Top 10 Travel Photos of 2015 #5

2015 brought me good fortune and even greater photos.  My camera followed me from New Years Eve with my family in New Jersey then back to Korea before enjoying Lunar New Year in Thailand and short stint in Taiwan for Buddha’s Birthday.  Then we went up a few Korean mountains and swam in stunning Korean islands before heading back Read More …

Longshan Temple – Taipei, Taiwan

Even if you only have a half day in Taipei make sure you get to the Longshan Temple!  Its a stunning Buddhist temple with regular visitors and local parishoners.  Founded in 1738 as a haven for Chinese immigrants from Fujian the settlers built Longshan in honor of Kuan-in the Buddhist goddess of mercy. How to get Read More …

The “Lost City” of Petra

There we were, stopped on the side of a highway in the middle of the desert.  Mohammed’s cab wasn’t a fan of the heat any more than we were and apparently it requires water just like us.  Mohammed emptied a 2-liter bottle of water into the engine and off we went.  Before I tell you Read More …