Wales by rail.

I'd previously visited Scotland, Northern Ireland, and England, and I wanted to see the fourth part of the United Kingdom.


The ten hikers on my Switzerland trip by the peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.
Big Rookie Mistake
Embarrassing. I should know better.
It's "Elementary Travel 101."


Eastern Tajikistan's magnificent Pamir Mountains viewed from the Pamir Highway.

Tajikistan is the smallest of the seven "-stans." It's about the size of Greece or Illinois.


In northern Afghanistan by the Panj River looking across to Tajikistan.

I first saw over two hundred miles of northern Afghanistan along the Panj River.


The big Baroque cathedral of little Piazza Armerina in central Sicily.
Sicily was super...
  • picturesque piazzas,
  • charming medieval towns,


Riding camels near Merzouga, Morocco.
Over 17 days in Morocco, visited Casablanca, Rabat, Fez, Volubilis, Meknes, Erfoud, Rissani,

Myanmar (Burma)

Balloon over Bagan floating above the 2,200 temples and pagodas (I'm 3rd from right).

Stop whatever you are doing and book a trip to Myanmar. Seriously, go now.

Sri Lanka (#4)

Christmas in Colombo

Enjoyed the surprising Christmas celebrations in the capital of Colombo, along with some nice fireworks to welcome in AD 2017.

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