Enter into the ‘Rose City’

July 2017–Petra, Jordan I have to be honest, I wasn’t overly excited for my visit to Petra while in Jordan.  Since everyone claimed it was a must-see destination, and since I had previously put the goal into place to visit ALL of the new seven World Wonders, it also became a must-see for me.  So…

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SUPERMOON Sightings!

December 3, 2017–Garden City, South Carolina The BIGGEST and BRIGHTEST, ONLY Supermoon of 2017! I recently ordered a new zoom lens (75-300mm), and I absolutely LOVE it.  What better way to experiment with it, then to get out and shoot the moon!  I was SUPER excited about the upcoming cold supermoon, and had been counting down…

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Chichen Iza: A Mayan Mystery

November 2017–Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula After my tequila-filled, cultural tour of Mexico City for the Day of the Dead celebrations, I jetted over to Cancun, Mexico for the sole purpose of exploring the massive architectural complex of Mayan ruins that is Chichen Itza! In my mind, Chichen Itza consisted of one major step pyramid, with a…

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Journey to the New Seven World Wonders

June 2017–Agra, India It all started with a quick 36 hour escape to Delhi to visit a few temples, with a day in Agra to experience the Taj Mahal.  I needed to cash in some Etihad flight miles… So what better way than to see a World Wonder? In all honesty, I didn’t have a…

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Dia de los Muertos Festivities

October 30-31, 2017–Mexico City, Mexico Arriving a few days before Dia de los Muertos, the festivities were in full effect!  I was lucky enough to stay in the heart of the Centro District, right smack in the middle of all the excitement.  There was a festival to my right, and a festival to my left. …

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Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) ” There is no life, except by death”

November 2017–Mexico City, Mexico Ask any one of my people…”What’s Trish’s drink of choice?” They will answer with extreme clarity, TEQUILA!  With this in mind, I absolutely could not pass up the opportunity to come to Mexico to celebrate Dia de los Muertos with the locals.     November 1, 2017: Continued… After a picturesque cruise…

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