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Lake Nicaragua from Ometepe Island, February 1994

Nicaragua’s Canal Dreams

This dreamy view was taken from a coffee cooperative located just below the midway point up the Maderas volcano on Ometepe Island on Lake Cocibolca, or Lake Nicaragua, taken in February 1994. My apologies for the lousy scan. But it’s here...

Project Ice screen cap

Project: Ice – Review

There’s a lot to like about PROJECT: ICE, a new feature length documentary about the Great Lakes of North America, now making the rounds on the festival circuit. It’s part history, part folklore and part geology lesson, all beautifully shot...

Puerto Varas, Chile, March 2013

SURDICO: Primera Bienal de Arte...

Facebook reminded me today that SURDICO: The Second Biennial of Contemporary Art in Puerto Varas, Chile, will be held next Spring. That provided the perfect opportunity to finally publish this small gallery of images snapped when I stumbled up...

A dock on North Carolina's Bogue Sound just before sunset

Bogue Sound Sunset (Pic du Jour)

While many visitors to Bogue Banks focus their attention on the Atlantic shore side of this North Carolina island, quite a few opt for the north-facing side and Bogue Sound which separates the island from the mainland portion of Carteret...

Carribean sunset over Panama's San Blas Islands

San Blas Sunset

I’ve been enjoying very nice sunsets on North Carolina’s Bogue Banks island this entire week, which prompted a quick look back to other memorable sunsets. Like this one, facing west from Elephant Island in the Caribbean. And while...