A good hotel can make or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. The best hotel in the worst place, on the other hand, can be something of an oasis. Take the best hotels and put them in the […]
Archive | May, 2014
Antartica collapsing beauty.
Categories: El Medio Ambiente, Environment, Oceans, Planet Earth
A massive glacier system in West Antarctica has started collapsing because of global warming and will contribute to significant worldwide sea-level rise, two teams of scientists warn in a pair of major studies released Monday. Scientists had previously thought the two-mile-thick (3.2 kilometers) glacier system would remain stable for thousands of years, but new research […]
A Cabin For My Weekend! #6
Steep Ravine Mt. Tamalpais, Mill Valley, California. One of the secrets of California state parks are the nine Steep Ravine cabins on Mt. Tamalpais just north of San Francisco. Mt. Tam, of course, is one of the birthplaces of mountain biking. It shelters 6,300 acres of redwoods, oaks, and meadows, with views to the Farallon […]
Oceans are the lifeblood of Earth, if they go, we go with them.
Categories: Environment, Marine Ecosystems, Oceans
I grew up near the ocean, the ocean was always a part of me, it becomes a big part of the lifestyle; people make their living from fishing, while surfing, diving, and family outings to the beach are commonplace activities. One of my fondest memories as a child in Nicaragua was to had the opportunity […]