Travel, Morocco

The Jardin Majorelle

A twelve-acre oasis awaits you in Marrakech, the Majorelle Garden is botanical and artist's landscape garden in Marrakech, Morocco. It was designed by the expatriate French artist Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s and 1930s, during the colonial period when Morocco was a protectorate of France. We visited this during our first day in this lively city.… Continue reading The Jardin Majorelle

North Carolina, Travel

Spanish Mustangs of Corolla

A recent extended weekend gave us time to explore a part of North Carolina we miss. The OuterBanks of NC offers a variety of things to do such as exploring the coastline, eating delicious seafood, fishing, and learning about the history of this beautiful coast of NC. We were wanting to finally see the Spanish… Continue reading Spanish Mustangs of Corolla

Sicily, Travel

Exploring Noto Sicily

Noto is an interesting town with its share of beautiful palazzos, excellent restaurants, gorgeous cathedrals, and municipal buildings. The city appeared rather quiet during our time visiting. According to our tour guide, the city is a contrast between wealth and poor. Tourist revenue is major for the city and it's definitely hurting with this pandemic.… Continue reading Exploring Noto Sicily

Sicily, Travel

A Roman Villa in Sicily

Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage, the Villa Romana del Casale is worth the short trip from the town of Piazza Armerina, Sicily (~ 3km). This ancient Roman villa or palace is known for its 40 beautiful mosaic floors. One could spend hours here exploring these decorative mosaics. This open-air museum differently should be part… Continue reading A Roman Villa in Sicily

Sicily, Travel

Caltagirone, Sicily

Garden of Caltagirone -Ceramic Image Sitting on the east slopes of Mount Etna, you will find Caltagirone, a picturesque city that is known for his ceramics. Located about 68 kilometers (about 42 miles) from Catania, Caltagirone is about 600 meters (~1900 feet) about sea level. Santa Maria del Monte Stair The Santa Maria del Monte… Continue reading Caltagirone, Sicily

South Africa, Travel

The Big Five – Africa

We are planning our next visit to Africa. This would be our 4th time. Great pictures here. Thanks for sharing. Checking out the Big 5 Five by 100 Country Trek.

100 Country Trek

In Africa, the Big Five game animals are, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhinoceros and Cape Buffalo. We saw many of these in countries where we have travelled including, Zambia,Zimbabwe, Namibia, Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa.

Young Male Lion – Kenya

Leopard – Sabi Sands ( Private Game Reserve) – Kruger

Kruger -Elephant walking towards us – We should have stayed in the Jeep.

White Rhino – Tanzania

Cape Buffalo – Kruger

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Travel

Lens-Artists #198: Light and Shadow

Some excellent photos, great ideas, and hints from a fellow blogger. Check them out!

100 Country Trek

Here are my entries for Patti’s of the Lens-Artists Photo A Week Challenge.

SHADOW Tunnel in Cartagena, Colombia.

She is happy holding with a tray of Fruit and loves being in the SHADOWS!

She is so happy enjoying her lunch with sun is so BRIGHT !

The Taj Mahal is so BRIGHT with ivory-white marble in the Indian city of Agra.

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Sicily, Travel

A Winery In Marsala, Sicily

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com One could argue that Sicily is the main wine region of Italy. The island leads Tuscany and Piemonte in wine manufacturing and avoids stereotypes about southern wine. This microcosm of Italy is real. The weather of Sicilian combined with its regional differences from sea level to the elevations seen with… Continue reading A Winery In Marsala, Sicily