D Day June 6, 1944 D Day was the day of the Allies assault on Normandy, France beaches, most famously, Omaha Beach. Much has been written, spoken and filmed about this day, in one film dubbed “the Longest Day”. Now, over seventy years later, the immensity of that day both in military terms and in […]Continue reading
I love this piece of HD timelapse Video. I think you will, too. The principal photographer is Shane Black. I found this video, and many more on a website called allyoucanlove.com. This site has a wide variety of content that it believes you “can love”. I guess that may have an element of individual taste […]Continue reading
What Will the Gorillas Do after 12 years? Here is a really neat video of the reunion of two gorillas, Djalta and Bimms, raised in captivity but released back into the wild 12 years ago, with their former human guardians. Damien Aspinall and his now fully grown daughter, Tansy, find the gorilla pair and are […]Continue reading
per Worldsiteguides.com Sleeping Beauty Castle History The Sleeping Beauty Castle or Dornröschenschloss as its known in German, has a long history by itself. However, one cannot talk about the Sleeping Beauty Castle without talking about the Brothers Grimm. The two famous German fairy tales writers Wilhem and Jakob Grimm are the ones who created […]Continue reading
My wife, Lynn, and I had the good fortune a number of years ago to take a combination business/pleasure to Venice in the early summer.Continue reading
What and Where are the Keukenhof Gardens? There is nothing in the world like Spring at the World Famous Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands. Here in the USA, especially the northern parts of the country, it is cold and snowy in February and March. Many of us yearn for the coming of Spring with […]Continue reading
When is a House Truck a Castle? Watch! This video profile of a house truck you have to see to believe. Completely road legal, this off-the-grid truck folds out and transforms into a fantasy castle. This is one Tiny House tour you don’t want to miss! It has over 7.9 million views. I found this particular […]Continue reading
I’ll soon be adding an Exquisite Beauty Underwater Photo gallery to the blog.
Before I do, here is a beautiful and informative 4 minute HD video of the Great Barrier Reef by National Geographic.
Two Spectacular Yosemite Timelapse VideosHere are two spectacular timelapse videos of Yosemite National Park produced by Sheldon Neill and Colin Delehantyin an undertaking they call Project Yosemite. I have reversed the order in which they were produced because I think the second video is even better than the first.Very spectacular, I’d say! How about you?Project […]Continue reading
This is the tenth repost in a series of Rick Steves’ European Christmas traditions I originally posted in 2103. I have been posting throughout December until Christmas week. These posts were well received last year and I hope they will be a blessing this year as well. This is the final part of […]Continue reading