The Original Adventure

As most of you know on May 1, 2011, I left on what would turn out to be a two year journey across the United States and Canada. Below are the original blog posts chronicling my adventure. I had absolutely no idea of the natural wonders I would encounter, the beautiful, remote places I would visit and the dozens of wonderful people who would turn out to be lifelong friends. While that particular journey is at an end, the adventure certainly continues. My hope for this section of the new website now is that it can be used by anyone looking to visit the remote and wonderful places you might not otherwise find across North America.

Come For The Art —Stay For The Architecture !

April 27, 2022

I had a chance to visit the new building at the Denver Art Museum this week,  The Lanny & Sharon Martin Building  The collection was impressive, they even had a Wilfredo Lam on display, but the thing I was blown away by was the view and the architecture from the outside terraces.   There were…

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Cuba’s Hidden Jewel-Las Terrazas

April 24, 2022

Ever since my first trip to Cuba I’ve wanted to see Las Terrazas. Las Terrazas is a small community and nature reserve in the municipality of Candelaria, Artemisa Province. It’s located in the Sierra del Rosario mountains, which was designated a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1984 It has beautiful nature, talented artists and is…

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Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls—Why not when they look like this !

April 14, 2022

LINK TO VIDEO OF WATERFALL DAA04DD4-844A-4406-B982-699EF01B05A4 Our recent visit to the most beautiful waterfall in Topes de Collantes National Park near Trinidad, Cuba.  A long trek down and a long climb back up, but so worth it.  The swing was a bonus!  ALWAYS chase waterfalls ❤️

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A Week in the Colorado Mountains

August 14, 2020

Nothing like a little nature to make you remember what’s important.   I took a much needed sojourn to the mountains last week.   I rented a great little house called “The Dressmaker’s Cottage.   Leadville has always been one of my favorite mountain towns.   Its weird and quirky and artsy Leadville was first…

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Sunsets and The Malecón

September 15, 2019

Two of my very favorite things about Havana!  There’s nothing better than a sunset stroll along Havana’s iconic Malecón.  Most of the photos are taken on The Malecón, some elsewhere and the really good ones are Leo’s ??  

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