California’s Iconic Coastline Drive Is Almost Fixed! I know, that view doesn’t suggest that anything is broken, does it? This shot gives you an idea of the incredible beauty of a drive along California’s iconic highway one – running from… Read More ›
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Bravo “My Octopus Teacher!” Academy Award Best Documentary Nominee! Plus Oscar’s Groundbreaking Year For Women!
A Golden Year For An Octopus! The Academy Award nominations were announced today, and while there are many great films and Artists nominated – both in front of and behind the camera – it’s the category of Best Feature Documentary… Read More ›
The Engrossing New Film “Nomadland!” Frances McDormand Is Riveting! Filmed In “Empire”, An American Ghost Town!
Take A Journey Through “Nomadland!” This brilliant new film has just begun streaming on HULU, and also available in theaters where open and to rent online as well. Frances McDormand gives another career-making performance – completely fearless and totally exposed… Read More ›
The Gorgeous Sri Lanka Has An “Elephant Complex!” Fascinating Book Is A Cautionary Tale For America!
“One day I went to the Vijitha Yapa store for a book on the conflict. ‘I’m sorry’, said the salesman, ‘but they’re still being written.’” Those words sum up the story of Sri Lanka, a proud country recovering from a… Read More ›
Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge? Yes, that’s paradise, also known as Bondi Beach in Sydney Australia…to me, this shot inspires me to travel every time I see it… and the majesty of Bondi was a great way to jump… Read More ›
Exploring the Magical Beauty Of Venice! My “Travel Challenge” Day #5 Has Glass Blowing And The Bridge Of Sighs!
Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge – And A Gondola Traffic Jam? I shot this image in 2018, and it summed up so much of life in Venice Italy at that time. Why am I sharing now? As we suffer… Read More ›
Palau’s Pandemic Crisis! This Slice Of Paradise Is Under Siege – Not From The Virus, But The Quarantine!
Want To Visit Paradise? As we get 2021 underway, we are all hopeful that we can overcome our current worldwide medical catastrophe and open the world up again to travel and explore. As the picture above shows, it’s an incredible… Read More ›
A Ghostly “Empire”! Nevada’s Mining Ghost Town! “Cult Movie Monday” Has The New Film “Nomadland” Captures A Desolate America!
Welcome To Nowhere! This edition of “Cult Movie Monday” begins with a trip back in time before highlighting an acclaimed new film that is already getting Oscar buzz! Some of you know by previous posts that I am fascinated by… Read More ›
Exploring Patagonia – By Train And Motorcycle! My “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has Paul Theroux – And Ewan McGregor!
Who’s Up For A Train Trip Like This? As always, legendary Travel Writer Paul Theroux was, and the trip was one of his greatest ever. Here’s how they set it up: “Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station… Read More ›
“Just stay alive for the first 120 hours and then you’ve got it made…” Imagine if those were the first words you heard when you landed in a foreign country. But that’s the setup for a riveting look at the… Read More ›