Travel Tips: Brazil

I just got back from a three-week Brazilian cruise, starting in Buenos Aires, Argentina and then traveling north along the Brazilian coast to the Amazonian city of Manaus. Along the way we stopped at Montevideo, Rio de Janeiro, Buzios, Salvador de Bahia, Ilhabela, Natal, Fortaleza and Santare̒m. It was a terrific trip! I’ll give some … More Travel Tips: Brazil

Chautauqua, New York

Let’s escape from the snow and cold of January by viewing some summertime pictures of Chautauqua Institution in southwestern New York, which I visited a few years ago. Each summer, this beautiful lakeside resort offers nine weeks of thought-provoking presentations on religious, social and political topics. The topic for the session I attended was healthcare. At 17 … More Chautauqua, New York

Money Grab Visits Trümmelbach Falls

Have you ever climbed inside a mountain to see a waterfall? There aren’t many of them around. Trümmelbach Falls, located in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, is the only accessible, mountain-enclosed, glacier-fed waterfall in Europe. Each year the waterfall transports over 20,000 tons of boulder detritus from the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau glaciers. The water flows through the … More Money Grab Visits Trümmelbach Falls