Columbia ~ Medellín

Medellín's most famous artist and sculptor was Fernando Botero known for his smooth bloated creations. (Some bloating in front of the sculpture too.)

French Polynesia

Helmet diving in Bora Bora, one of the highlights of this ill-fated trip.
Solar eclipse trips can take you to fascinating locales and dazzle you with mind-blowing celestial thrills.

Thailand ~ Phuket

Acro Yoga at Phuket Cleanse, a phenomenal retreat in Phuket, Thailand.
After reading wildly enthusiastic reviews on TripAdvisor, I gave this


Setting foot on Antarctica, my seventh continent, at blustery, beautiful Neko Harbour.

South Georgia Island

Adolescent elephant seals relaxing in South Georgia Island.
(Courtesy of Brit Brenda for whom seals and penguins eagerly posed.)

Falkland Islands

First day in the Falklands, punk Southern Rockhopper penguins like these stole the show amid the large colony of black-browed albatrosses at West Point Island.

Cruise to Antarctica

The Silver Explorer and a few of the penguins at Salisbury Plain, South Georgia.

Seventh and my last continent, here I come. But I did not want to cruise this far south and only see Antarctica.

India ~ Chennai, Goa, Delhi

With fashion designer and writer Wendell Rodricks (right), his partner Jerome Marrell (left), model Charmaine Shackleton, and Sophia posed too.
After Sri Lanka I flew north to

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