The salt flat in Bolivia is a natural wonder that is not only awe-inspiring, but also seems to be the best place to play with perspective. With reflections that play tricks on the eye and constant bright sunshine, Salar de Uyuni is a veritable dreamland for the photographer with a sense of humor.
Potosi was probably the most humbling, most haunting, and most horrific experience in all of my travels. The visit to Potosi gave me a history lesson on the ugliness of greeds.
The excursion involved many grueling hours of endless miles bouncing, in a 4X4 jeep, over bumpy, rutted, sometimes non-existence, roads and staying at basic accommodation with no heats at altiplano. Despite the physical discomfort, we were greatly rewarded with the otherworldly views and wildlife that had permanently ingrained in my mind.
I had seen more beautiful wave-worn limestone cliffs than the ones at Cave Point County Park. However as the fog rolled in and shyly softened the sight of the white limestone cliff with lush green at the top and the white moving crashing waves at the bottom, the view became mystically breathtaking.
From the colorful tall and narrow buildings standing alongside the canals that are filled with passing little boats to the forever lighting and most romantic city of Paris where Eiffel Tower stands tall and straight, rain or shine, one do feel the pleasure of strolling in these cities.
From the hustle and bustle of London to the winding road on the hilly meadows of Bradford-on-Avon, to the Royal Crescent building of Bath, to the Irish pub in Dublin, each city presents its uniqueness and beauty for enjoyment...
Want to travel with your aging parents but feel apprehensive with all the arrangements due to their physical mobility? It needs not be. It does require two ingredients though: patience and research. Love conquers all obstacles, such is my belief.
Need a break from the hustle and bustle of Chicago city life? Galena may be the answer.
My understanding and definition of poverty changed and redefined forever after the 7-day Haiti trip. A country where I learned about the possible seems impossible and yet the impossible seems possible.