Welcome To Fogo Island! Not familiar with the place? It’s OK – Fogo Island is a bucolic getaway off the coast of Newfoundland on the eastern end of Canada…far far away from most of us – and it is known… 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 ›
Terrific “Theater Of Fish!” This “Wednesday Bookmobile” Baits The Hook Of Newfoundland, Labrador And The Collapse Of Cod!
Welcome To Newfoundland! Yes, it’s a country that many people don’t know much about, and yes, it has icebergs that drop in all the time, providing amazing pics like these! this “Wednesday Bookmobile” takes you to the northeastern edge of… Read More ›
Meet “The Island President!” This “Cult Movie Monday” Has Real Life Political Treachery And A Disappearing Island Nation!
Imagine Life In Paradise! This week’s “Cult Movie Monday” takes you to a gorgeous string of idyllic islands in the Indian ocean…but political treachery and climate change threaten to destroy these islands forever… This is Male, the capital of the… Read More ›
Cannibals! Headhunters! Paradise!? The “Wednesday Bookmobile” Heads To The Wild Wild Wild South Pacific!
It’s A Wild Wednesday Bookmobile! Look at the title of this book! How can you not love it! This “Wednesday Bookmobile” heads to the South Seas – not quite as exotic as you might imagine! Great travel writer J. Maarten… Read More ›
“Cruising Attitude” Rips The Lid Off Modern Airline Travel! My Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile Hits The Runway!
Talk About Flying The “Friendly Skies!” Yes, this is a real ad for an airline – talk about making their product more appealing! Today’s “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile” talks about what it’s REALLY like to work in the airline industry! In… Read More ›
Hurricane Walaka Wipes Out East Island! Surveying The Devastation And Impact To Sea Turtles…
One of the world’s most beautiful – and smallest – islands is no more…as The Huffington Post Reports: A powerful hurricane in the eastern Pacific washed away an 11-acre island in the French Frigate Shoals, part of a national monument… Read More ›
“Theater Of Fish!” Terrific Memoir Of Newfoundland, Labrador And The Collapse Of Cod!
Welcome To Newfoundland! Yes, it’s a country that many people don’t know much about, and yes, it has icebergs that drop in all the time, providing amazing pics like these! It’s OK if you aren’t quite sure where you are,… Read More ›
Amazing Newfoundland Iceberg Washes Ashore! Massive Wall Of Ice Becomes Instant Tourist Attraction!
Talk about a wall of ice! A small town in Newfoundland reports that an iceberg has washed ashore and has become a huge tourist attraction! Here is the story from The Guardian: A towering iceberg is causing traffic jams in… Read More ›
An Iceberg The Size Of Delaware Has Broken Off In Antarctica! Amazing Places Going Underwater!
UPDATE! Disturbing News From Antarctica… The Larsen C iceberg has broken off from Antarctica! The New York Times is reporting that the Larsen C ice shelf has broken, creating a massive iceberg. The Washington Post also had a terrific and… Read More ›