My first trip abroad took me to South America, where I saw extreme poverty for the time. My personal story and what you can do to help those in need.
A photo tribute commemorating Lonesome George, a Galapagos tortoise and last of his kind, who sadly died just yesterday.
As Peru commemorates Machu Picchu’s 100th anniversary, it’s important to remember that Hiram Bingham did not discover but rather rediscovered this magnificent place.
Learn about Galapagos tortoises at The Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Clara Island. See the famous Lonesome George in the flesh (or in his case shell).
While we all visit destinations like Nazca, Peru to see famous sites like the Nazca Lines or Cerro Blanco, we are sometimes touched by things of simple beauty such as flowers unexpectedly growing along a fence in middle of the desert.
Capturing memories of my 2010 travels through a photo essay of my trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in March/April 2010.
Canadians need to apply for a tourist visa to be able travel to Brazil for their vacation. Learn about what you need to do to get one of these visas.
This week’s photo is of a Blue Footed Booby, a bird that inhabits tropical/sub-tropical islands in the Pacific Ocean, most notably the Galapagos Islands.
The first photo in a new “Travel Photo of the Week” series is of a Land Iguana in the Galapagos Islands which was taken in May 2007.
Things to see and do in Rio de Janeiro.
My final days in Rio ended in a whirlwind tour of the city, almost missing my flight home, and leaving me with a peaceful and blissful feeling.
On the seventh day in Rio, I ventured to the Leblon area to do some retail therapy at a mall called Shopping Leblon.
On days 5 and 6 of my epic adventure to Argentina and Brazil, I departed Iguassu Falls and returned to Rio de Janeiro to stay in the luxurious Santa Teresa Hotel and enjoy more of the city.
While touring Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a stop to see the Selaron Stairs (Escadaria Selarón) is required.