I regularly lead trips to Cuba and Vietnam/Cambodia–and, on a one-time basis, to many other places around the world. Recent other trips I have led were to Iceland and Greenland and China, Tibet and Nepal.

Upcoming trips include:


Croatia / Slovenia

October 2019


October 5-13, 2019

An unforgettable Nine Days along the Dalmatian Coast, from Dubrovnik to Split, inland to Plitvice Lakes, on into Slovenia—Postojna Cave, beautiful Lake Bled in the Julian Alps, and Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, and then back into Croatia to the capital city of Zagreb.

Bled Island Bled_Castle_02




December 2019 or January 2020


Dates and details to be announced soon

An adventure in the Southern Hemisphere summer, almost to the southernmost place on land in the world apart from Antarctica.

Patagonia is a rugged, sparsely populated region with spectacular mountains (the southernmost Andes), fjords, glaciers, icebergs, waterfalls, Guanacos (~ to Llamas), penguins, and flamingos.

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Vietnam & Cambodia (& possibly Laos)

Hoi An impression

Ha Long Bay

Angkor Wat reflection

May 2020

Exact Dates, Itinerary and Price to be announced soon.

Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hue, Khe Sanh, Hoi An, My Son, My Lai, Saigon, Cu Chi, Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, and possibly either Dien Bien Phu (Vietnam) or Luang Prabang (Laos)



June/July 2020


Copenhagen waterfront-SM

Norway, Denmark, Sweden & Finland, with optional extensions to Estonia and St. Petersburg, Russia

Dates and details to be determined.

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Cuba Arts Culture History Culinary Tour Collage

       Cuba Arts, Culture, History & Culinary Tour (Click for Information):

                 Next date uncertain, but I’ll be returning to Cuba before long.


My Favorite Places:

Click here to see a list of my 25 Favorite Places I have visited around the world:

Doubtful Sound from Wilmot Pass, Fiordland NP 4-15-07


Pix from Some Past Trips:



(trips began in 2009)

Hoi An street scene


Hoi An

Sara Katherine, Luther, Merrit and Mary Chris in sampan-Ha Long-5-17-12

                                                               Ha Long Bay


Hoi An-Japanese Bridge

Hoi An

Women working in rice paddy - VN1 S of Hoi AnWater Buffalo - Highway 1-A


(trips began in 2009)

Angkor Wat reflection-5-24-2010

Angkor Wat

Buddhist monk, Phnom Kulen - 5-30-12 Kevin, Claire, Andrew and Frazer at Phnom Kulen Falls-2012

Phnom Kulen



(trips began in 2011)

Convent of San Francisco de Asis, Trinidad - 9-5-13-SMBob with David, owner-chef of Paladar Davimart - Trinidad - 3-15-2017

Trinidad de Cuba

Dancer at Buena Vista Social Club - 6-29-12 85. Kendall and Kate dancing with singers-Buena Vista Social Club-01-04-13-B

Buena Vista Social Club

Havana waterfront from Regla, w gulls-12-17-11 Surf and El Morro - 3-14-13 - photo by Helen Stephens





Anne-Anna-Bob at KnossosBob at Lions Gate-Mycenae

                     Knossos                                                                Mycenae



Delphi Temple of Apollo-2




Us at Oia Poseidon sunset-photo by Lauren

                Oia, Santorini                                         Temple of Poseidon


China, Tibet & Nepal



Bob at Great Wall-5-18-2016

The Great Wall

Forbidden City pano
Forbidden City, Beijing

Group at Tiananmen Square-5-19-2016 Tibetan women-Phalkot Monastery-5-23-2016

        Tiananmen Square                                                    Tibet


Bob at highest point at Everest Base Camp - ca 17,200 feet-cropped
at Everest Base Camp, Tibet

DSC_0290Durbar Square, Bhaktapur-5-27-2016

Sacred Cow on Kathmandu street-5-28-2016 Sun Dhoka - Golden Gate-Durbar Square, Bhaktapur-5-27-2016 Swayambhunath-5-27-2016



Niagara Falls, Ontario & New York


Niagara Falls - 7-13-2015

Anne & Bob at top of Horseshoe Falls - 7-12-2015



Bob at Taj Mahal -9-27-14

 Humayun's Tomb, Delhi - 9-26-14 rest room signs, Indira Gandhi Airport

Birla Mandir, Delhi - 9-26-14 Bad Karma I would guess - ISKCON Temple

Greenland & Iceland


G18a. Ilulissat White Nights panorama-7-11-14
White Nights – Ilulissat, Greenland (below, left: 2 AM)

White Nights-Ilulissat-2 AM-7-12-14 Blue ice iceberg reflected in Disko Bay-7-12-14

Eqi Glacier w refelction-7-12-2014
Eqi Glacier

Group at Sermermuit-7-13-2014 Gulllfoss waterfall-7-14-14

  Group at Sermermuit, Greenland                         Gullfoss Falls, Iceland

Þjórsárdalur church-7-15-14 House in Reykjavik housing a museum - No not THAT one-7-10-14

                    Þjórsárdalur church                                  House in Reykjavik




St. Peter's Basilica in early morning light - 10-23-13 Pope Francis-St Peter's - 10-23-2013



Colosseum - classic view - 10-22-13-sepia



Cezanne out our window, Cortona - 10-28-13 Cortona Magnifica-11-5-2013


Dumo-Florence Arno River & Ponte Vecchio from the Uffizi, Florence-11-7-13



Vernazza from south-3 - 11-11-13
Surf at Vernazza-2 - 11-10-13

Morning View from our window, Riomaggiore - 11-10-13 Manarola-1a - 11-11-13

Cinque Terra




View from our hotel room balcony-8-17-13

Eagle Beach-8-17-13Bob on diti-diti tree, Eagle Beach-8-13-13

Cacti silhouette against sunshine-on-sea, Arashi Beach - August 15, 2013




Street in la Boca-4 Feb 2013-b Bob at Casa Rosada - 02-04-13

Buenos Aires

Evita balcony, Casa Rosada - 4 Feb 2013

Evita Balcony


Iglesia Matrix, Colonia, Uruguay-02-03-13 house w grass growing on roof, Colonia, Uruguay-02-03-13

Fishing in Rio de la Plata, Colonia, Uruguay-02-03-13 Faro-Colonia, Uruguay-02-03-13

Colonia, Uruguay


Iguazu-Panorama-not my photo

15. Top of Garganta del Diablo, Iguazú-6 Feb 2013 Saltos Floriano and Santa Maria, Iguaçu, Brazil-5 Feb 2013

San Martin and other falls from lower path, Iguazú, Argentina side-6 Feb 2013

Iguazú/Iguaçu Falls, Argentina/Brazil



(2011, 1998, and many other times)

Portland Head Lighthouse-6-30-2011


The Bubbles, Jordan Pond, Acadia NP-B - 6-27-2011 Porcupine Islands from Cadillac Mountain, Acadia NP, Maine - 27 June 2011

Acadia National Park

West Quaddy Head Lighthouse - 6-28-2011

                                                         West Quaddy Head Light


St. John, Virgin Islands


Trunk Bay - St John-2

Cinnamon Cay Cinnamon Bay-2 - St John

Rainbow over Cruz Bay St John

Tulum, Mexico


Tulum-1 Tulum-2

Papua New Guinea


Owen Stanley Range from Tugubaga Hill lookout 5-18-07 Papua New Guinea singers 5-17-07



(2007; 2004)

Seagull & surf at Bluestone Bay, Freycinet NP 5-3-07 Pink granite shore, Coles Bay from Freycinet Lodge 5-3-07 Millhouse on the Bridge, Coal River, Richmond, Tasmania 5-5-07


Ayers Rock climbing track 5-7-07 Desert Storm, near Alice Springs 5-10-07

The Red Centre

Kangaroos at Aurora Kakadu 5-13-07 Nabulwinjbulwinj, Nourlangie Rock 5-13-07 146. Crocodile, Adelaide River, NT-c 5-14-07

The North End

Michaelmas Reef, Great Barrier Reef 5-19-07 The rainforest meets the beach, Myall Beach, Daintree NP 5-20-07


(Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest)

Sydney Opera House from Circular Quay 5-23-07 Sydney CBD from beneath Harbour Bridge 5-23-07


Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road, Victoria


New Zealand

(2007; 2004)



Pohutu Geyser - Rotorua - B - 2-07 Thermal Pool - Whaka Village - 2-10-07


Reflection-1-from-our-window-Feb-20-07 BNZ Centre-2 - 4-6-07


Haze over Kaikoura Bay - 3-30-07 Morning Tidal Pool-Kaikoura - 3-31-07


Anne & Bob - Lake Matheson 4-12-07

Rainforest - Lake Matheson – Westland Tai Poutini NP 4-12-07 Franz Josef Glacier, Westland-Tai Poutini NP 4-12-07

Fox Glacier – Westland Tai Poutini NP - 4-13-07

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Doubtful Sound - West Arm, Fiordland NP-1-b 4-15-07Doubtful Sound from Wilmot Pass, Fiordland NP 4-15-07 Fiordland_NP

Mitre Peak Milford-w-Bowen-Falls_Mist Mirror Lakes, Fiordland NP - 4-16-07

Fiordland National Park

Mt Cook & Lake Pukaki 4-20-07 Kura Tawhiti, Castle Hill-e 4-21-07

                    Aoraki (Mt. Cook)                                                     Kura Tawhiti





Southern Africa
























Puerto Rico