Category Archives: North America & Caribbean
St. Croix is the largest of the United States Virgin Islands at 82 square miles in area. As such, it offers much from fine dining, rain forest hikes and sunny beaches.
With good communications and plenty of hotels, Peurto Rico is an easy an attractive island to explore. The bonus is that no passport is needed in this day and age for those still without their paperwork. Continue reading
The average American may not know who his grandfather was. But the American was, however, one degree better off than the average Frenchman who, as a rule, was in considerable doubt as to who his father was.
- quoted in “Stories of Mark Twain,” C. D. Williard, Pacific Outlook, 4/30/1910
With palm-fringed white-sand beaches, turquoise waters teeming with sea life and rum-and-merengue soaked nights, the Dominican Republic might just be paradise. Continue reading
This cycle of photos was taken in November 2007 over Thanksgiving Holiday. This also coincided with a 40th birthday. Luckily, a great group was there to help ring in another decade. Continue reading