Flamingo

Venezuela “Color is joy. One does not think of joy. One is carried by it.” —Ernest Haas (from my book One World: A View of Seven Continents)

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Dead Lake

Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia “The poetry of earth is never dead.” —John Keats (from my book One World: A View of Seven Continents)

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Common Kingfisher

Keoladeo National Park, India “It was the Rainbow gave thee birth, and left thee all her lovely hues.” —W.H. Davies (from my book One World: A View of Seven Continents)

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Flamenco Dancer

Barcelona, Spain “The evidence indicates that woman is, on the whole, biologically superior to man.” —Ashley Montague (from my book One World: A View of Seven Continents)

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Red-footed Boobies

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador “Barkis is willin’” (Barkis’s proposal of marriage to Peggoty in “David Copperfield”) —Charles Dickens (from my book One World: A View of Seven Continents)

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New trip report from Namibia

Did you know that the Namib desert stretches for 1,400 barren miles along the coast of southwest Africa and is the oldest desert in the world? Or that the highest dune in the area is 1,200 feet high? Learn more in the latest Round the World Trip Report

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Calving Glacier

Inside Passage, Alaska “The ice was here, the ice was there, the ice was all around: It cracked and growled and roared and howled, Like noises in a swound.” —Samuel Taylor Coleridge (from my book One World: A View of Seven Continents) A glacier is an accumulation of compacted snow and ice that slowly moves…

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