December, 2012 Archives

St Marys Cathedral, 2009 Lights of Christmas

December 21st, 2012 Permalink

Australia’s largest church, in all its Christmas splendor.

St Marys Cathedral Lights of Christmas

December 2009

St Marys is a minor basilica and the seat of the Archbishop of Sydney.

Avenida de Praia Grande, Macau

December 20th, 2012 Permalink

Happy 13-year anniversary, Macau and China.

Avenida de Praia Grande Macau

August 2010

Avenida de Praia Grande winds its way through Macau’s central business district, eventually taking the traveler to the door of the famous Casino Lisboa.

New Zealand Blackbird

December 19th, 2012 Permalink

In the Karori bird sanctuary, Wellington, New Zealand.

New Zealand Blackbird

November 2009

The blackbird isn’t even endemic to New Zealand, but is a largely destructive introduced species. So what?

The Columbia River Gorge

December 18th, 2012 Permalink

The mighty Columbia River.

Columbia River Gorge

August 2002

Youre ‘looking at the border between Oregon and Washington State, and the biggest of all rivers in America’s Pacific Northwest.

Lights of Christmas 4: St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney

December 17th, 2012 Permalink

Lights of Christmas 2009 at St Marys Cathedral in Sydney, New South Wales.

Lights of Christmas St Marys Cathedral Sydney 4

December 2009’s look back at the 2009 Lights of Christmas at St Marys Cathedral in Sydney continues.

Arc de Triomphe

December 16th, 2012 Permalink

The towering nexus of Paris, France.

Arc de Triomphe

June 2002

Nearly 200 years old now, France’s Arc de Triomphe is a memorial for the fallen soldiers of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic periods.

Maui Skies

December 15th, 2012 Permalink

Another amazing Maui sunset.

Maui Skies

August 2009

The skies over Maui, as seen from atop Mount Haleakalā.

Nha Trang, Vietnam

December 14th, 2012 Permalink

A rooftop scene from Nha Trang, a bustling tourist hub in Southern Vietnam.

Nha Trang Vietnam

March 2010

With around 300,000 residents, Nha Trang is one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam’s South Central Coast region.

2009 Lights of Christmas: St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney

December 13th, 2012 Permalink

The Lights of Christmas celebration continues.

Lights of Christmas St Marys Cathedral Sydney 3

December 2009

Here’s the third in our four-part tour of the 2009 Lights of Christmas celebration at St Marys Cathedral in Sydney, Australia.

Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand

December 12th, 2012 Permalink

Lake Wakatipu, South Island, New Zealand

Lake Wakatipu New Zealand

December 2009

The South Island’s Lake Wakatipu is the home of the always uproarious Queenstown, New Zealand.