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Where Sheep Roam – Patagonia

March 15, 2013 5 Comments »


They were lurking in the landscapes – I knew they were there – but you seldom see them. Occasionally – among the flat golden grasses you’d see one, on his horse, with his signature gaucho beret hat, quiet aura, and chiseled features. He had an eye on the cattle or sheep with the help of […]

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Antarctica’s Winged Mascot

January 11, 2013 29 Comments »


If Antarctica had a mascot, it would most definitely be the penguin.  They are the main population on Antarctica, and they are damn cute.  Sure – they smell…badly – but I found the odor pretty easy to overlook in light of their general adorableness.  I personally think they could make a run to de-thrown the […]

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Turtle Soup

November 20, 2012 3 Comments »

sea turtle up close

We arrive at Polihua beach after a long dirty off-roading drive. We get out of the jeep, slam the creaky door, dust ourselves off, and step out from the scruffy trees that we parked near. Immediately the wind catches me and blows me back catching me off guard and unstable rocking in the sand. Polihua […]

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The Purrfect Sanctuary in Lanai

November 16, 2012 16 Comments »

LARC feature

We use the expression “herding cats” to refer to refers to an attempt to control or organize a group which is uncontrollable or chaotic.  It depicts something difficult, challenging, and nearly impossible.  However on the island of Lana’i “herding cats” is common place – and the volunteers of Lana’i Animal Rescue Center (LARC) make it […]

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A Presidential Park

September 7, 2012 6 Comments »

Buffalo Head

The 2012 presidential race is on here in the US like it or not.  Yesterday I even went and filled out my absentee ballot form so that I can get the ballot sent to me since I will be traveling in Lanai, Hawaii at the time of the election – far away from my polling […]

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