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Posted in 2019 Trip Arctic Arctic Wildlife Birds Faroe Islands Northern Hemisphere

Rugged, incredible, “other worldly” scenery, in the middle of the North Atlantic (and sheep) – the Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands are in the North Atlantic, midway between Scotland and Iceland, at the latitude of Oslo (Norway), which is, small factoid, also the…

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Posted in 2019 Trip Arctic Iceland Northern Hemisphere

Land of Ice, Fire (and Sheep) – Iceland

The Icelandic Age of Settlement (principally by people from the Nordic Countries, seeking a better life from their increasingly overcrowded homelands) lasted from 874 to…

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Posted in 2019 Trip Animals Arctic Arctic Wildlife Birds Greenland

The last bit of Greenland

The wonderful visit to Greenland ended with a few days in the capital city of NUUK (18,000 people). Here are some pictures (and a few…

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Posted in 2019 Trip Arctic Greenland

Greenland – Wonderful Experiences !!!!! – Part Two

As Promised, here’s PART TWO: The magnificent glaciers and icebergs in and around the Ilulissat Icefjord in Disko Bay (Greenland’s first-ever UNESCO World Heritage Site);…

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Posted in 2019 Trip Greenland Iceland

Greenland – Wonderful Experiences !!!!! – Part One

What pops into your mind when you think of Greenland? Green and fertile? Wrong ! It’s almost entirely covered by the Greenland Ice Sheet /…

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Posted in 2019 Trip Arctic Arctic Wildlife Birds Northwest Passage Polar Bears

Into The Canadian Arctic – September 2019

The Canadian Arctic is vast! “How big is it” you may be asking? Larger than all of Europe, as you can see on the overlay…

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Posted in 2019 Trip

It’s Time for Another Adventurous Trip!

Last year, at just about this time, as many of you know, I left for an extraordinary adventurous trip, all through Southern Africa, Patagonia, West…

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Posted in Accolades (nice things people have said) Uncategorized

My Alma Mater just did a very nice story about me !

They hope to get some other Alum’s engaged to coming to “Reunion” in Boston on June 7,8,9. I have no idea if this link will…

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Posted in Himalayan Stove Project Uncategorized

An “out of this world” Experience

Apollo Astronauts honored at Explorers Club 115th Annual Dinner (ECAD) – New York – March 16, 2019 Each year ECAD has a theme – 2016,…

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Posted in 2018 Trip Antarctica Shackleton Southern Ocean

The Epic of Sir Ernest Shackleton (The Boss) and his 27 man crew – December 1914 to August 1916

For all you Shackleton Fans (and everyone else also) the Saga of Sir Earnest Shackleton and the 27 members of his crew on their 1914…

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