Two Days in San Francisco

We arrived in San Francisco the afternoon of Wednesday the 21st of December. We arrived early, so before checking into our hotel we headed over to the Holy Virgin Cathedral Russian Orthodox Church on the recommendation of the wise people of the Internet as an interesting place to see. As we walked by we noticed that the front door was open and stepped inside. The church was full of people, both in the main sanctuary as well as an outer vestibule. We stood and watched the service with interest. After a time, the service seemed to be closing down and…

2016 Florida Adventure

From time to time I’ll post stories of journeys I’ve taken in the past. This is from a trip to Florida in February of 2016 that inclujded Everglades National Park, Key West, the Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, & Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. 2016 started with a February trip to Florida for some wildlife photography and exploring. We boarded the redeye in San Francisco at nearly midnight and arrived in Ft. Lauderdale the next morning at about 7am. There, we rented a car for a five-day excursion. We had done our research…