For years, we’ve been making an annual summer pilgrimage to visit relatives who live on the coast of New Hampshire. And for years, seduced by lazy days on the water, we put off making an obvious side trip,…Continue Reading
It’s dawn in mid-summer. We’re driving slowly through Arches National Park just outside Moab, Utah. No other car is in sight. Billowy, lavender clouds drift overhead and turn incandescent as the sun rises.
To the west, enormous…Continue Reading
Those of us old enough to have vacationed in Florida in the early ’60s recall the paradise we call “Old Florida.” Back then, we stayed in beachside cottages hidden in the scrub,…Continue Reading
In 1969, TV anchor Walter Cronkite, citing an EPA report, declared that Chattanooga was “the dirtiest city in America.” What a difference half a century makes! Today, Chattanooga (population 176,000)…Continue Reading
Antigua is the oldest colonial city in Central America. Founded by the Spanish in 1524 and twice relocated, Antigua—known as Santiago de Guatemala at the time—was Guatemala’s capital until 1773 when a series of devastating earthquakes…Continue Reading
October 21 – November 7, 2017
“The stark polar lands grip the hearts of men who have lived on them in a manner hardly understood by people who’ve never got…Continue Reading
Puerto Madryn, October 21, 2017
Today we arrive in Puerto Madryn, a town on Argentina’s coast, nearly two hours by air from Buenos Aires.
The dining room of our hotel in Puerto Madryn looks onto the sparking blue waters…Continue Reading
We leave this week for the adventure of a lifetime on the Sea Spirit, an expedition ship owned and operated by Poseidon Expeditions (poseidonexpeditions.com). Founded in 1999, the company has a reputation for high quality, excellent-value cruises to the Arctic, Subantarctic and Antarctic regions. Poseidon Expeditions also offers…Continue Reading