Cameras are for older people

That was the heading of one of the paragraphs in this report about the state of camera sales in 2016...

Finding the right combination

While I was in Cuba, I experimented with a few camera settings and finally settled on some that were outside...

Giddy up! Viñales, Cuba

About a 3-hour ride west of Havana is a small town called Viñales. Here is where they have good conditions...

Most stressed

One day, during our bus ride, the topic of groups by country came up. We were talking to one of...

Four birthdays in a row!

It was pretty remarkable that our small group of about 22, including guides, had not only 4 birthdays in February...

Cuban to American, brother to brother, friend to friend

One morning, a group of us were out early, taking pictures. We happened upon this man who was preparing to...

I realize that that which I’m about to say is truly and fully a first-world problem. Here, in southwestern Charlotte, at least in my neighborhood we have two choices for internet service. We can go with TWC (Time Warner Cable)…

It’s Friday afternoon; the house is warm and smells of rotisserie chicken; it’s snowing outside – nature’s little reminder to those of us that live in Charlotte that it’s still winter, and it’s pretty quiet inside, nothing but the hum…

On the way to Munnar, India, the driver stopped for lunch at a local vegetarian restaurant. I went to the washroom to wash my hands before eating and was greeted by this sign, one posted over each of the two…

Slightly over a month ago, Christmas Eve, I was parked on the edge of a river, next to several rice paddies. I spent the night on a houseboat in the backwaters of Kerala, brackish lagoon waters off of the Arabian…

Death may be a bit strong of a word, but let us just say that, for this year, I think that my travel bug will be a bit, shall we say, less adventurous, closer to home, and certainly less expensive…