Category Archive: Snapshots

Snapshot Sunday – Persistence

    Persistence is a trait of champions. Those who continue on the path even in the face of adversity in the endless pursuit of the difficult. The optimistic who believe that the objective is… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – In search of Paradise

  Searching for paradise is a journey all travelers pursue. Even everyday people plan and wish to visit such a location. I’ve been blessed with finding such locations and continue to pursue more of… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Table for One

      Solo travelers around the world know the feeling of dining alone. Traveling without a companion means you will most likely dine alone until you befriend fellow nomads. It takes a certain self confidence knowing… Continue reading

Being Lost to Find Myself

  Tale of a Solo Traveler   Age brings wisdom through the multitude of experiences. Through the good times and definitely through our mistakes, we learn and define ourselves. In the comfort of… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Kneel in Amazement

  Kneel in Amazement I travel the world collecting experiences and sometimes I come across such beautiful vistas I’m compelled to kneel in amazement. Breathtaking views that knock you off your feet and… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – The Long Road

  The Long Road   The long road can be grueling and monotonous. And, sometimes the road can be as beautiful as the destination. Keep your eyes open and enjoy the surroundings.  … Continue reading

To Share the World With You

      To Share the World With You   I can’t wait to share the world with you. I want to share my journeys, to take you on a dusty road in… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – The Shore

  The Shore   Hug the shores, let others try the deep. – Virgil Man Cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.  -Andre Gide  … Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Thanks!

  Thanks!   It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in the United States so I wanted to use this opportunity to give thanks to god for such a wonderful year of travel and experiences. Thank you… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Dawn Awaits

    Dawn Awaits   Awake, open your eyes to the light of a new day. Dawn breaks on this wonderful world. Rise, shake of the misfortunes of the previous day as dawn awaits. Cherish the… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Downhill

    You’ve done all the hard work and preparation. You toiled and reached the pinnacle. Enjoy the fruits of your labor and the downhill portion of life. But, be wary as other… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – The Ledge

    Some need to tread near the ledge to feel alive. Staring at disaster and conquering one’s fears can be quite exhilarating. There are times to walk the edge and other times to just… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Three Wise Monkeys

  Three Wise Monkeys see no evil, hear no evil, and speak no evil. They go about there lives with enjoyment, swinging from tree to tree, enjoying the fruits of the forest. From… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Playtime

      Playtime   Most of the world is not fortunate enough to have playgrounds filled with swings and slides for children to play with.  How do they exercise their pent-up energy? The world becomes their playground.… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Shimmering Sunset

  Shimmering Sunset   The golden hour, the end of another day. No matter how awful it was it will always end with magic. The lucky few enjoying the end of the day… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Succulent Beauty Inspires

     Succulent Beauty Inspires   In a world full of despair, it’s hard to find a silver lining. Social and political conflicts hang over our lives like a gloomy cloud lingering in… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Family Bond

    Family Bond   Your family bond can be strengthened if you share goals, do family responsibilities together, have family meetings, encourage and support each other, and eat meals together. Accomplish these… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Take Me To Church

  Take me to church on time so I can be closer to god, so I can be in the front pews, so I can admire the centuries old architecture, and so I can… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Again and Again

  Again and Again   When you love something so much, you want it over and over.. again and again. When you’ve found a part of the world you truly enjoy, you make… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Shady Tree

  Shady Tree   In the vast Savanna of the Rift Valley, a shady tree can be your best friend. The heat can make the grassy fields appear to be on fire. Under… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Ghostly Figures

  Ghostly Figures    For those who believe in the paranormal, anything is possible. The deceased roam the world, caught in purgatory, unable to enter heaven. Existing in the same world they once inhabited… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Desert Timber

  Desert Timber   In a sea of sand the occasional tree sprouts. Does it know it’s fight for survivor is fleeting? Yet, it reaches for the sun. The same sun that hinders… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Hilltop Hitching Post

  What a beautiful hilltop hitching post and me with no horse. A great place to rest, replenish my energy with a protein barn and rehydrate for the hike down the trail. But… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Golden Zanzibar

  Golden Zanzibar Zanzibar is beautiful in the daylight. The view in the clear blue waters isn’t bad either. But, definitely, don’t miss the sunset as the dhows dart across the horizon and darkness blankets… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Gift shop and more

  Gift shops are commonly viewed with disdain for selling useless items. These shops can be the life blood of small towns around the world who depend on them, economically. Realistically, they’re vital… Continue reading

Lovable

  Lovable He’s not a model of beauty by any means. His character, charm and quick wit will be missed by all if judged solely by his appearance.  He’s one you’ll keep in… Continue reading

SnapShot Sunday – Faded

  Faded A life full of long days filled with strenuous work, moving dirt and boulders around the worksite have taken its toll. This little bulldozer has seen better days and it wears its… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Floral Endowment

      The maker gave us flowers to remind us of the beauty that can come from this, sometimes, cruel world. The nectar of flowers gives bees sustenance and a foundation for their honeycombs.  This… Continue reading

Love’s True Stripes

    Love’s True Stripes It’s said that love knows no bounds, a colorless emotion that can control lives. A level of adornment equal to the worship of deity. For some, its elusive as… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Chasing Waterfalls

  Chasing waterfalls The explorers looked for new passages and conquistadors lusted for gold with the same enthusiasm as todays travelers chasing waterfalls. They are said to be the legendary source of rainbows.  Waterfalls exude power while… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Aging of History

  Aging of History, a redundant statement but one to be heeded. The beautiful become worn and the powerful weaken with age. The ruins of Cahal Pech in Belize was once a symbol of the… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Glow of Sunset

Glow of Sunset A beautiful day of 70 degree weather and not a cloud in the sky. Newly bloomed flowers cover the desert floor, a site so rare, it only happens every few years. The… Continue reading

Astonishing Scale

    Astonishing Scale Travel can teach you many things. If your visual and mental awareness is keen and you are able to accept the scope of the moment, It is unavoidable to witness the astonishing scale… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Monoliths in the Sky

  Monoliths in the sky piercing the calming blue hue of the ceiling above. Only reachable by birds and the winds that propel them, the peaks stand as centuries over their realm.   photo:… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Nostalgia Beach

  Nostalgia Beach, located in the vivid corners of your memory.   Here, you worshiped the sun and bathed in the warm salty waters as the waves lapped your slowly tanning body.  It stretches… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Aging Hillside

  The aging of nature and slowly the gray has come to this hillside confirming the age of the landscape.  It verifies that the hills have aged gracefully, still holding on to beauty.  How many… Continue reading