Photos from free sources.
|View of Seth Peterson/FLW cabin from below|
|Angles highlight the entrance to the cabin.|
|The bedroom in back is surrounded by windows, |
bringing nature inside.
|Glass walls, angles, and geometric decorations are well-known|
architectural elements that Wright used.
|Asters and other flowers |
still bloomed in September.
|Larry is on the dock from which we|
launched the canoe. Mirror Lake
is known for gorgeous reflections.
|Enjoying the peacefulness of Mirror Lake.|
|An idyllic setting beautifully showcased at Mirror Lake.|
|Winter at Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin|
|German vendors offer carved wooden|
nativities and ornaments for sale.
|I loved these exquisite blue and silver glass |
|Modern shops occupy vintage buildings, like this one where we|
samples wine, cheese, and crackers.
|Cookie decorating was a favorite of the younger set.|
|Snow covered the lakeside in a beautiful blanket of white.|
|Icebergs are common year-round in Greenland's fjords.|
|Traditional wooden homes lie in the shadow of new, modern buildings.|
|Beautiful scenery includes hanging clouds over |
Saddle Mountain in Greenland.
|Summer waterfalls flow from melting winter snow and ice.|
|Whales are an important part of Greenland's economy and culture.|
|Just imagine snow up to the windows|
of Pauline's house!
|We enjoyed an assortment of delicious pastries that Pauline prepared.|
We also enjoyed her stories about living in Greenland.
|Know suitcase limits for the|
airline on which you are flying.
|Tag luggage before arriving at |
|Packing lightly makes the|
whole process go smoother.
|Be kind and patient when waiting at luggage carousels.|
|Backpacks are easier for kids|
to manage themselves.
|Chilean sea bass makes a tempting dish--but if you care about protecting |
marine life, you might choose to order something else.
|Chilean sea bass is a favorite seafood choice of chefs, |
many of whom don't know the back story.
Besides being illegal, over fishing upsets the balance of nature. Patagonian toothfish is the main food of orca whales and seals that inhabit the cold southern hemisphere seas—and not just around Chile. As Patagonian toothfish have become less plentiful, whales and seals that depend on this food source must seek new waters—or die from starvation.
|Without Patagonia toothfish in cold ocean waters, orca whales |
and seals lack a necessary food source.
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|Following orders to "get down" on the bottom of the raft.|
|Everyone had oars but not everyone was effective at paddling.|
|Larry is ready to enter the raft and begin the white water adventure.|
|Huge waves of water engulfed our raft many times.|
|White water rafting on the Zambezi River is not for the faint of heart!|
|We paddled hard while riding the crescent of the waves.|
|Oars up salutes a successful trip.|
|Looking back over the wild river we had just navigated|
|A crude ladder was our only way |
out from the Zambezi River.