Snapshot of Iceland, PT. 1

Sorry friends, family and followers!

I’ve neglected my blog for some time (life gets busy…you know) but you’ll start seeing posts more frequently with images from my recent travels – starting with Iceland.

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Skógafoss, Southern Iceland

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Typical picturesque views from Ring Road

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Fun street art in Reykjavík

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The clear and very cold Silfra water that you can snorkel or scuba dive in at Þingvellir National Park

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Check out all of those stars!

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Farm along Ring Road in South Iceland

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Solheimajokull Glacier hiking

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Where can you take a car ride into the clouds?

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Guanabara Bay, (Rio de Janeiro), Brazil

This cable car ride provides magnificent views of Rio’s bay, city, and beaches. 

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“The Sugarloaf cable car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, one of the world’s best known attractions, has received over 37 million visitors since its opening in 1912.

The ride is divided into two stages, each lasting 3 minutes. The first stage goes from Praia Vermelha (Red Beach) to Morro da Urca (Urca Hill), at an altitude of 220 meters. The second stage goes from Morro da Urca to Sugarloaf Mountain at an altitude of 528 meters. Cable car speed varies from 21 to 31 kilometers per hour. Each car has a capacity for 65 passengers.”

Every tourist attraction has a cost: Adults= $27 , Children ages 6-12= $16 , Children under 6= No charge

Underwater fun in the Western Caribbean



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Israel – Beautiful people & country




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Hiking Masada, beautiful views!

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Camel Trekking

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Dead Sea

More information and photos to come, but in summary, this was one of the most beautiful countries I have ever been to.  I have only positive things to say; the vibe, people, and landscapes are amazing.  Sometimes you cannot describe things in words, rather you must experience it to understand.

Where can you explore beautiful caves WITHOUT a headlamp?!

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Waitomo Caves, New Zealand!!

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There are a few popular caves in New Zealand that have these amazing glow worms, but most reviews online recommended the Waitomo Caves. The most popular excursions to experience these caves are the boat rides, and tube white water rafting.  If you’re looking for a more “relaxed” excursion i’d recommend the boat ride, and for an “adrenaline pumping” excursion i’d recommend the tube white water rafting!

Note: If you’re looking to do some additional “adrenaline pumping” activities like zip lining, climbing, or repelling most of the touring companies offer a package deal with all of these excursions included!

Parks in Philadelphia – Nature, Beauty

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