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The 3 Best Tourist Attractions in the Fabulous City of Buenos Aires

Filed in Adventures in South America!, Travel by on May 29, 2017 2 Comments
The 3 Best Tourist Attractions in the Fabulous City of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires was a fantastic surprise when I visited in January of 2017, and these are the 3 Best Tourist attractions in my opinion. I did not expect the incredible European architecture, the cosmopolitan city, and the diversity of its citizens. My friend Annie and I very wisely chose a great, private tour company,  Maria Corbalon […]

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Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

My husband and I have visited the Texas Hill Country a few times, and loved it. We plan to spend much more time in the area! Ah, the longer we stayed on Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country, the more I liked it!  Lakeway is a wealthy, small town with all the amenities, easy […]

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4 of the most Amazing Reasons I go on Citizen Science Trips

4 of the most Amazing Reasons I go on Citizen Science Trips

I participate in Citizen Science trips because I am a big believer in giving back. When we receive a benefit, I believe we should provide a benefit in return somewhere, somehow. Scuba Diving is a passion for me, animals are a passion, and photography underwater is a passion. I love the ocean, the earth, and […]

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Our Last Day In Raja Ampat was the Most Colorful Yet!

Filed in Travel by on May 16, 2017 16 Comments
Our Last Day In Raja Ampat was the Most Colorful Yet!

Any diver will tell you that the last few dives of a dive trip tend to be among the best of the entire journey! Our last day was the most colorful. I’m not sure why that is, perhaps the ocean and its creatures want to make sure we will come back to see them. Whatever the […]

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Foto Friday presents Views of the Fabulous Texas Hill Country!

Filed in Travel by on May 12, 2017 6 Comments
Foto Friday presents Views of the Fabulous Texas Hill Country!

Texans love the Hill Country! For non-Texans, the diversity of Texas scenery may come as a surprise. From prairie to mountains to coast to piney woods to desert, Texas landscape changes are frequent. The Hill Country encompasses Austin and San Antonio, Kerrville and Fredericksburg, San Marcos and New Braunfels. I have been to the region, driving […]

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How to Perform Citizen Science with Manta Rays!

How to Perform Citizen Science with Manta Rays!

There are few things in this world I enjoy more than scuba diving, and when I can combine my love of the ocean and its creatures with performing citizen science, I feel like I am doing something to contribute in a positive way to help our environment. I love to travel with my friend, Dr […]

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Win a Free Copy of my First Published Book on Amazon!

Win a Free Copy of my First Published Book on Amazon!

My first published book on Amazon! Yes, I finally did it! I wrote a book on a subject near and dear to my heart, our intriguing fish friends in the ocean. FISH FACES, Photos and Fun Facts, is a photo book of common reef fish from all over the world. Children of all ages (that includes […]

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It was an exciting dive in the Dampier Strait!

It was an exciting dive in the Dampier Strait!

On day 8 of one of the best dive trips of my life, the Arenui Liveaboard headed into the Dampier Strait of Raja Ampat. Our dive sites were Cape Kri, Blue Magic, and Saonek Jetty. Saonek Jetty brought the biggest shock of the day! The dive site is at a jetty, just as it sounds, […]

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Diving Day 4 in Fabulous Raja Ampat!

Filed in Dive Adventures, Diving in Indonesia, Travel by on April 2, 2017 10 Comments
Diving Day 4 in Fabulous Raja Ampat!

On diving day 4 in Raja Ampat I had become somewhat comfortable with my camera and housing, and I decided to try my hand at macro-photography (closeup photography). I know photographers who take absolutely amazing macro images and I have always wanted to do it myself. I know these do not come close to their […]

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Dive Days 2 and 3 in Raja Ampat on board The Arenui!

Dive Days 2 and 3 in Raja Ampat on board The Arenui!

Dive days 2 and 3 on The Arenui were spent fighting with my new camera and housing! I had difficulty with color on day 2, which was irritating because we saw an incredible shoal of Humphead Parrotfish and I really wanted the photos to be colorful. Day 3 was a little better in the color […]

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