Amboseli National Park in Kenya was my first ever safari experience, back in November 2006. Weyn, a fellow volunteer, was planning a solo visit to Amboseli before heading home and when I got a call over breakfast letting me know that the school where I was volunteering would be closed for the next three days [...]
Before I opened my eyes this morning I threw up a little prayer and imagined myself swimming with whale sharks in Australia, admiring the Northern Lights in Iceland and summiting Aconcagua in Argentina. Then I rolled over, checked my phone and let out a sigh of disappointment. The Biggest Baddest Bucket List finalists were announced [...]
In honor of these first few FREEZING days of spring, here's one more of the snowy lighthouse in Charlevoix. The rest of the collection can be viewed here. Do you like my photos? Want to see more? Please help me win the Biggest Baddest Bucket List contest and send me on a photographic safari around [...]
Every Chicagoan knows the best place to be on St. Patrick's Day in the city - along the Chicago River! Each year the Plumber's Union dumps a special orange dye (originally used to detect illegal waste in the river) that turns the water a bright, almost neon green! A video of the entire process (I'm [...]
A few more of the Charlevoix Lighthouse from my trip last week. Ice is insane, so many patterns! I love nature. Do you like my travel photos? Want to see more? Then please help me make my dreams come true and vote for me to win the Biggest, Baddest, Bucket List!
While in Charlevoix I ventured over the Depot Beach a couple of times. Like everything else, it was covered in snow but this evening brought blue sky and ideal light to capture frozen Lake Charlevoix and the beach in hibernation.
My first full day in wintertime Charlevoix. Woke with no agenda, here's a photo essay (provided by my iPhone) of the day. Tomorrow is a new day and with it comes new adventures.
It seems like all I have been thinking about lately is the Biggest Baddest Bucket List competition and scrambling to get votes for my entry. Though the more I think about it, the more I think of it as a job application because, if I win, it would be a ginormous advancement to my career. [...]