The Secrets Behind The Venetian Mask In Venice

image of Santa Maria della Salute, venice, italy

After completing our tour of a Murano glass factory in Venice, Bob and I were anxious to get back to the Grand Canal.  In no time, a water taxi whisked us across the water.  Santa Maria della Salute rose high on the horizon where it stands at the junction of the Grand and Giudecca Canals. Read more

Hordes of Ostriches On The Way To Cape Town

image of orange sunrise, mossel bay, south africa

Sunrise must have been a little before 5:30 a.m. because that is when I woke up to a bright sunbeam that found a chink in the room-darkening drapes.  I jumped out of bed and snapped a photo but already the brilliant orb was a short distance above the horizon. Read more

Our Travels To Otorohanga Kiwi House In New Zealand

entrance to otorohanga kiwi house & native bird park, otorohanga, new zealand

On one overcast and damp day in New Zealand, Bob and I decided to drive from Rotorua into the countryside for a tour of the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.  It seemed a good way to make use of a dreary day.  Before our tour, we passed a couple of hours at the Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park. Read more

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