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Travel Theme: Deep

Travel Theme: Deep

I have been gone for far too long from this little page of mine. Ailsa’s weekly challenge is here to the rescue: This week’s theme is Deep. Deep like the tunnels of San Cristóbal in Puerto Rico. Down-down they go to the  dungeon, with its walls peeling, grooves for explosives over your head, and–the centerpiece of … Continue reading

Fins, Wings, and Whiskers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Fins, Wings, and Whiskers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Growing up in a dry, landlocked country, I was spellbound with Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. For months, I was Professor Aronnax, exploring the undersea wonders with Captain Nemo and his submarine, Nautilus. Many of the book’s most memorable discoveries were figments of Verne’s imagination. At the Monterey Bay Aquarium, I was startled to … Continue reading