Airboats and Gators

Alligators! When you think of Florida wilderness, you think alligators. Florida is famous for its Everglades, a vast tract of wetland at the southern tip of the state. It is an area heavily populated with alligators. But the whole state is dotted with lakes and swamps and you can find alligators in all 67 counties. There […]

Photo Gallery: Wild Florida

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional pictures of our Wild Florida visit. Our guide Will revs up the engines! A flock of birds takes flight as we approach. Large cypress tree up Dead Man’s Creek A haunting wilderness – the swamps of the upper Everglades – Dead Man’s Creek at Cypress Lake A giant […]

Photo Gallery: The Kinsol Trestle

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional photos of the Kinsol Trestle. The Kinsol Trestle spans a salmon spawning river in rural Vancouver Island. Looking down at the river below from the top of the bridge The Koksilah River The Kinsol Trestle The trestle is a truly massive structure, one of the largest trestles in […]

The Historic Kinsol Trestle

Follow us on Facebook! If you’re a railroad buff and visiting Vancouver Island, you might want to check out the historic Kinsol Trestle. It is a restored railroad trestle on the old abandoned CN Rail line and now part of the Trans Canada Trail. The trestle is truly a marvel to see. The largest railroad trestle in […]

Photo Gallery: The Dali Museum

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional photos from our visit to the Dali Museum in 2009. The town square at Figueres, across the street from the railroad station. Yes, that’s a Spanish-English Dictionary Janis is holding. Many tents were set up as artisans and merchants displayed their wares for the May Day celebrations. The […]

Hello Dali!

Follow us on Facebook! “I want my museum to be like a single block, a labyrinth, a great surrealist object. It will be a totally theatrical museum. The people who come to see it will leave with the sensation of having had a theatrical dream.”  – Salvador Dali Figueres is the birthplace of noted surrealist painter […]