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 …

Kennedy Space Center: The Space Shuttle Atlantis

Follow us on Facebook! This is the second of two parts on the Kennedy Space Center. Part 1 looked at the bus tour which takes you to the Apollo-Saturn V Center. Today we continue with a tour of the Visitor Complex. The handy map of the Visitor Complex at the Kennedy Space Center notes some twenty attractions and lists …

Kennedy Space Center: The Apollo Moon Missions

Follow us on Facebook! While the closest attractions to Orlando are Disney World and Universal Studios, the most interesting attractions we visited were an hour’s drive away. One of them was the Kennedy Space Center. In fact, it was the main reason I wanted to visit Orlando. So on a sunny Sunday afternoon we headed …

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 …