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Jan152020

Unlucky 13? Not when Point Lobos whale spotting.

Gray whale migration is swimming south this January past the Monterey Peninsula of California’s Central Coast. I walked from Highway 1 into Point Lobos State Reserve around 11:40am and after a little more than a mile walk through the Monterey pine forest, reached the ocean view around 12 noon. In sight of the sea the…

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Jan022019

Windsor Castle and The Long Walk

Windsor is a 30 to 50 minute bus ride from London Heathrow Terminal 5 depending on which bus you take. Thames Valley #8 turned out to be the slow bus at 50 minutes, but it was enjoyable and informative when the British lady from Old Windsor started telling us stories about the area and local…

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Feb282018

Amsterdam’s green parakeets

In Amsterdam thousands of green ring-necked parakeets live in the trees of city parks and other urban environment areas of the city. There are estimated to be more than 10,000 parakeets across Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. Green parakeets are birds I spotted on previous trips to Amsterdam, but forgot about these feral foreigners…

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Jun132015

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

Jekyll Island Club Hotel is located on Jekyll Island, the smallest of the populated barrier islands off the coast of Georgia. The entire island is managed by Jekyll Island Authority, a state agency responsible for stewardship of the island as Jekyll Island State Park. Jekyll Island, from Gilded Age Country Club to Georgia State Park…

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