The idea of spending significant time on a boat does not appeal to me. Once, when Rachel was two years … Continue reading Boots on the Ground in Galápagos
The air is cool, the wind blowing against my back. The waves crash into the rock behind me. My arms … Continue reading Our First Rock Climb
Road trips are often an adventure. You can discover great places, and have interesting experiences along the way to your … Continue reading Gozalandia Waterfall…If You Can Find It, You’ll Love it!
The evening streets are chaotic. Filled with people, there is not a car in sight. Music blasts out of the … Continue reading Frontier Towns
After a summer off, I am finally back to writing. I dedicate this story to our friend Virginia Maxwell, who … Continue reading Beneath the Volcano
The jungle closes in quickly. Huge green leaves, bamboo trees and vines surround us. The sun is blocked by the … Continue reading A Day in El Yunque National Rainforest
My heart starts to pound in excitement as our raft eases closer to the island. The breeze has died down … Continue reading Penguins…the Stars of the Show