My Seven Super Shots

I was excited when Katrina contacted me to participate in HostelBookers’ 7 Super Shots. I’m pretty sure someone else contacted me about it months ago and I turned it down because I just didn’t have time. ¬†Since I just wrapped up blogging about my road trip, I thought this would be a fun post to […]

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Montage Monday: The Most Amazing Sunset I’ve Ever Seen

Maybe this should have been titled, ‘The Most Amazing Sunset I’ve Ever Seen (Surprise! It’s not in Africa)” because I always brag about the sunsets in Africa. But while staying in Los Angeles, Stella and I asked my friend’s mom, our host, where to go for dinner. One of her recommendations was in Hermosa Beach, […]

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Montage Monday: A Spark of Creativity (South Africa)

This photograph turns out to be one of my favorites from South Africa. I can’t help but smile every time I see it. Our village was set about 5 km. down a dirt road off of the main tarmac road. We could use this route to drive to town, however on one particular day, my […]

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Montage Monday: Sunset on the Bosphorus River

As we left the Asian side of Istanbul to ferry back to the Old City, we caught sight of a cargo ship passing under this intensely orange sunset on the Bosphorus River. It was absolutely beautiful.

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Street Vendors & Shops in Istanbul

Istanbul is a very walkable city. Despite the cold from going in December, it was great to stroll through streets and alleys and along the river. Here are a few snapshots from our short stay in Istanbul: 

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