Category Archives: Travel

Acorn to Arabella

I don’t have cable so YouTube is my TV entertainment… I recently watched a few maritime videos after which YouTube suggested other maritime-related pieces. That’s how I came upon “Acorn to Arabella“, a project based in Western Massachussetts to build … Continue reading

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Israel to launch moon spacecraft

Amazing news!  According to Newser, Israel will launch this week (Feb 18 2019) what it hopes will be the first private spacecraft to land on the moon   The landing craft, dubbed Bereshit, or Genesis, will fly atop a SpaceX Falcon … Continue reading

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Kaohsiung night market – Taiwan

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I had the chance to visit Taiwan a few weeks before typhoon Soudelor.  My first outing was at the Ruifeng night market, one of the largest in Kaohsiung.   The market is a feast for the eyes and the palate, … Continue reading

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Sun Moon Lake – Taiwan

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I had the chance to visit Taiwan a couple of weeks before typhoon Soudelor, including tea farms in Nantou County, Sun-Moon Lake and the Taroko National Park.   Sun-Moon Lake is a beautiful lake that is now a major tourist attraction … Continue reading

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Around the World in 10 Photos – Set 10

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Ten random photos with legends. Click on a photo to start the slide show. Check the other sets too!  

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Around the World in 10 Photos – Set 9

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Ten random photos with legends. Click on a photo to start the slide show. Check the other sets too!  

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Solar Impulse landing in Hawaii

Wow, I am watching the live arrival of Solar Impulse in Hawaii after a historic 5-day flight from Japan only powered by the sun.   Not only is this a historic event in the attempt to fly round the World with … Continue reading

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A summer of photos from around the world – Set 8

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Ten random photos with legends. Click on a photo to start the slide show. Check the other sets too!

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Still more photos from around the world – Set 7

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Ten random photos with legends. Click on a photo to start the slide show. Check the other sets too!  

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Even more photos from around the world – Set 6

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Ten random photos with legends. Click on a photo to start the slide show. Check the other sets too!

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