• Mar 8, 2015

     September 2011 Pocahontas County, West Virginia Annual Roadkill Festival in the hills of West Virgina, just a short drive down the mountain from the Green Bank facility. This small-town festival drew a big crowd, hungry for some cl...
  • Tikal National Park, Peten, Guatemala
    Mar 8, 2015

    March 2009 Guatemala After spending a week in the jungles of Western Belize, we took a day trip over the border to Guatemala. Our goal was to see the ancient city of Tikal. They say the journey is half the fun ... and it certainly was a ...
  • Mar 8, 2015

     March 2009 Belize During a trip to Belize and Guatemala, we took a snorkeling tour from Caye Caulker to the Hol Chan Reef and Marine Reserve. It was amazing. We were out in the middle of nowhere, and surrounded by amazing underwate...
  • The Great Pyramid at Giza, Nazlet El-Semman, Al Haram, Giza Governorate, Egypt
    Mar 8, 2015

    May 2008. Egypt and Jordan. Visited the Great Pyramids and Sphinx. I was a little disappointed that such marvels are on the outskirts of Cairo, quite literally within walking distance of the Cairo ghetto. The Nile was more of a stream, d...
  • Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland
    Mar 8, 2015

    April 2014 Iceland The volcano that crippled air traffic in 2010... and was nearly impossible for the world to pronounce. It was in southern Iceland, and worth a stop. There is a large farm set back into the mountainside, and it is the p...
  • Mýrdalsjökull, South, Iceland
    Mar 8, 2015

    April 2014 Iceland On a trip around the southern tip of Iceland, we came across the Myrdalsjokull Glacier. This particular glacier covers a large volcano. There are tours you can take to hike on the glacier, or just park a mile away and ...
  • Blue Lagoon, Reykjavik, Capital Region, Iceland
    Mar 8, 2015

    April 2014 Blue Lagoon, Iceland We stopped at the Blue Lagoon on our way to the airport after 5 days in Iceland. It was snowing, VERY cold, and we were on a large shuttle bus with our luggage and other travelers. We thought it would be a...
  • Reykjavik, Capital Region, Iceland
    Mar 8, 2015

    April 2014 Iceland I had no interest whatsoever in going on to a boat in the middle of the Arctic Ocean for 4hrs in hopes of maybe seeing a whale. It was cold. It was snowing. ...and it was AMAZING. By far, the most surprisingly favorite...
  • Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, West Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL, United States
    Mar 8, 2015

    July 2009 Trip to Florida Love me some giraffes. The Tampa Zoo is one of my favorites, and has a great giraffe-feeding station.  
  • Crystal River, FL, United States
    Mar 8, 2015

    January 2015 Crystal River, Florida Much more amazing than I even imagined! Although the water was very cold (the manatees only come up into the river and springs during the winter months), it was a breathtaking experience in itself. I...
  • Reykjavik, Capital Region, Iceland
    Mar 8, 2015

    April 2014 Iceland Nope. The Northern Lights look nothing like the pictures you see. IF you're lucky enough to see them, you'll know that you were in the middle of nowhere in the winter...likely freezing your tail off, just for a...
  • Mar 8, 2015

    April 2014 Iceland Beautiful waterfall off Highway 1 in Southern Iceland. There is a mossy trail that leads you behind the big waterfall, and along the ridge to several other smaller falls. Absolutely stunning.  
  • Mar 8, 2015

     May 2008. Trip to Egypt and Jordan. Visited the Great Pyramids and Sphinx. I was a little disappointed that such marvels are on the outskirts of Cairo, quite literally within walking distance of the Cairo ghetto. The Nile was more ...
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