Category Archives: UNESCO World Heritage Site

Frozen Waters Four: Glacier Bay, Alaska

August, 2016 Before going to Glacier Bay, we took a train ride on the White Pass & Yukon Railway, from Skagway to the Canadian border. The route took us between mountains where we saw several glaciers. When explored by Captain George … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Nineteen: Iguazú Falls, Argentina and Brazil

March, 2017 Iguazú Falls is my favorite waterfall to date, and yes, we’ve been to Victoria Falls. This waterfall is located in Iguazú Falls National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The name means “big water” in Guarani, an accurate description. … Continue reading

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Falling Waters Thirteen: Seljalandsfoss and Öxarárfoss, Iceland

May, 2014 We certainly have seen a lot of waterfalls on our travels. Seljalandsfoss was the first one where we could actually walk behind it – pretty cool! Seljalandsfoss (I’ve double and triple checked the spelling and I’m still not sure … Continue reading

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The Ostrich Capital of the World

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Our ship docked in Mossel Bay, the bay of mussels, this morning. The name dates back to 1595 or 1601, depending on which story you believe. Mossel Bay is part of the Garden Route, of South … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls 

Friday, March 2, 2017 Our cruise ended today in Buenos Aires. We checked into our hotel, then headed to the airport for a quick trip to Iguazú National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the northeastern tip of Argentina. … Continue reading

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Chiloé National Park

Saturday, February 11, 2017 Our ship pulled in this morning at low tide, outside of Castro, a city on Chiloé Island, and the capital of Chiloé province. We could see several boats sitting on land. By late evening, at high … Continue reading

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