Category Archives: Hiking

Exploring Aruba on a Cruise

I thought the recent events of COVID-19 and the pretty much shutdown of all cruises was a time to reflect and look at what destinations I had visited based on a cruise that I have not posted about (yet). Cruising … Continue reading

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Great Wall of China

This morning we headed north to the Badaling national park and great location to hike and visit the Great Wall of China. It is about a 1.5 – 2.0 drive from central Beijing to get there, but definitely worth it. … Continue reading

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Palm Springs and Joshua Tree Park

Palms Springs is definitely a great weekend getaway.  It is also very different than many people may think.  It is much more than just ritzy golf clubs and celebrity events. We stayed at the Ritz Carlton which overlooks the city … Continue reading

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Red Rock Canyon – Near Las Vegas

It is only a half hour’s drive away from Las Vegas, but you can get totally isolated in the desert and see almost nobody for a long time if you would like to hike the mountains. You do need to … Continue reading

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Hiking in Switzerland

I had a free afternoon to explore and walk around Zurich which I captured in this blog posting. What else do you do when you have a full free weekend day when you need to spend extra time in order … Continue reading

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Hiking Around Oslo

We explored a lot around Oslo today by foot.  It was a pleasant 70 degrees F and sunny. Lots of architecture and city can all be found in the city center. First we checked out the famous Opera House which … Continue reading

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Iguassu Falls – Crossing the Border

In case you missed it, here is my first Iguassu Falls blog posting when I was in Brazil. Today, we crossed the border near Iguassu Falls into Argentina. It is a very small customs and immigration office, and fortunately we … Continue reading

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Arrived in Ushuaia on Way to Antarctica

A quick introduction to Ushuaia. It is the most southern city on the planet earth and the closest point to the Antarctica continent.  We took a charter down down here from Santiago Chile that I posted about yesterday in this blog … Continue reading

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