There is no greater word to describe Cristo Redentor than iconic. The soapstone statue of Christ gracefully extends his arms atop Corcovado mountain welcoming all visitors to Rio de Janeiro below. Most people focus on taking a selfie with the statue — it’s absolutely a bucket-list photo — or […]
Ask any jet setter about what they think are the world’s prettiest cities, and it’s almost certain Rio de Janeiro will make their top five. Rio de Janeiro, “a cidade maravilhosa,” is indeed the marvelous city. No superlatives can adequately describe the city’s stunning natural beauty along the […]
I had just finished hiking the world-famous Circuito W in Chile’s Parque Nacional Torres del Paine. On my walk to the bus stop at Laguna Amarga, I happened to turn around when I heard a vehicle in the distance. I captured this photo of a microbus crossing a ridiculously narrow […]
Tuesday – December 18, 2012 – After sailing the more than 700-mile voyage across the Drake Passage on Sunday and Monday, this morning we sailed into Ushuaia. It was great to be back to civilization in southern Argentina, but part of me missed the wilderness and wildlife of […]
Saturday – December 8, 2012 – Today was the big day. We would finally be leaving for Antarctica! This is a tremendous privilege and we consider ourselves very lucky to travel to a destination that very few travelers ever have the opportunity to visit. My brother and I […]
Friday – December 7, 2012 – Antarctica … the land of ice, snow and no permanent residents. I never thought I would have the opportunity to visit the world’s most isolated landmass, so my excitement level was through the roof last night as I traveled to Buenos Aires […]
Watch some rough video from Brazil as I explore Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon and Foz do Iguaçu.