Monthly Archives: August 2011

Travel Photo of the Week 27Aug11 Bali

  This week’s Travel Photo of the Week is a statue of a Barong in the artist community of Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Masks and other artwork featuring Barongs are some of the most iconic of souvenirs brought back from the … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 18Aug11 Arlington, Virginia

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to Arlington, Virginia to the Marine Corps War Memorial also referred to as the Iwo Jima War Memorial. The monument stands as a proud tribute “In honor and memory of the … Continue reading

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Man In The Moon Or The Rabbit On The Moon?

As a kid I would hear of the man in the moon, but I never saw it. I had a very active imagination -  my mother would argue an overly active imagination – but I never saw the man in … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 5Aug11 Nicaragua

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week whisks us off to the Central American gem of Granada, Nicaragua. Founded in 1524 by the famous Spanish conquistador Cordoba, Granada has a rich colonial heritage evident in it’s construction and layout. One of … Continue reading

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August’s book review Lost In Shangri-La

This Month’s Travel Book of the Month is Mitchell Zuckoff’s Lost in Shangri-La. Set in 1945 New Guinea the war is drawing to a close and a contingent of Army air corps in a remote base is becoming bored and … Continue reading

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