Reykjavík has a Famous Phallic Fascination

We had been intrigued, no obsessed, with visiting the isolated island nation for nearly a decade, ever since our eldest sent photos and videos of her trip. In typical Gypsynester fashion went right for the weird stuff… CONTINUE READING >> 

We had been intrigued, no obsessed, with visiting the isolated island nation for nearly a decade, ever since our eldest sent photos and videos of her trip. In typical Gypsynester fashion went right for the weird stuff… CONTINUE READING >> 

Hunting the Big 5 with our Camera – Safari South African Style


As luck would have it.

The phrase doesn’t necessarily refer to good luck; sometimes it can preface a lament of ill fortune.

In the case of our photo safari in South Africa, as luck would have it, we were about as (good) lucky as anyone could get… CONTINUE READING >>


As luck would have it.

The phrase doesn’t necessarily refer to good luck; sometimes it can preface a lament of ill fortune.

In the case of our photo safari in South Africa, as luck would have it, we were about as (good) lucky as anyone could get… CONTINUE READING >>

Shear Madness: Fall Festivals of the Catskills

When autumn arrives in the Catskills, there’s a good bet a party is happening nearby. 

The explosion of color on the mountainsides brings in folks from far and wide, so putting on a festival is a natural thing to do.
Visit the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, a Sheep and Wool Festival and, because it’s October, or shall we say Oktober… CONTINUE READING >>

When autumn arrives in the Catskills, there’s a good bet a party is happening nearby. 

The explosion of color on the mountainsides brings in folks from far and wide, so putting on a festival is a natural thing to do.
Visit the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, a Sheep and Wool Festival and, because it’s October, or shall we say Oktober… CONTINUE READING >>

Power Pedaling from Paris to the Sea (and back again)

For us biking is the best way to see the sights up close and at a speed where we can cover more ground than walking yet still take everything in. Our recent ride through the Normandy region of France certainly accomplished that…

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For us biking is the best way to see the sights up close and at a speed where we can cover more ground than walking yet still take everything in. Our recent ride through the Normandy region of France certainly accomplished that…

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Taking Time for Tapas… Eating Our Way Across Spain

What would a visit to Spain be without sampling the tapas? Incomplete we’d say.
But then tapas are a culinary style that is right up our alley…

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What would a visit to Spain be without sampling the tapas? Incomplete we’d say.
But then tapas are a culinary style that is right up our alley…

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