Iceberg straight ahead! ~ The most defining moment on the Titanic, made famous on the big screen by the characters portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.
When snow fell on Antarctica many, many years ago, they formed glacial ice made of fresh water. This is also the reason why Antarctica has the largest reserve of freshwater in the world!!
As the glacial move toward the sea and break off – an iceberg is born! Continue reading
On November 2013, I began sharing my travel stories on WordPress. Slowly over the last few months, I have realized what a great, supportive community this is to be a part of!
Thank you for reading my ramblings!! I look forward to sharing more of my past travel experiences with all of you – in hope of motivating more people to travel Planet Earth and beyond! I hope you’ll be here when I launch into the next phase of my life.
Karen – the elated Single Woman jumps for joy on Easter Island
When friends I met while traveling in Turkey asked if I wanted to join them on a trip to Bhutan – I thought… that would be cool! Why not?!
At that point, I knew nothing much about Bhutan except for these 3 things.
- It is known as the “Land of the Thunder Dragon”.
- They focus on their “Gross National Happiness” index.
- It is described as the last Shangri-La.
We arrvied at the Paro international airport a week after the Young King, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck had married his wife, Jetsun Pema. Continue reading
Back in 2009, I packed my bags and went to Eastern Australia for 6 weeks. The plan was to get my scuba diving certification at the Great Barrier Reef, visit friends I met while traveling who live in Sydney and Melbourne and fill in the blanks on the go.
I was scared and excited – total mixed bag of emotions, I tell ya!
The KINK => I cannot swim, not really. I am scared of water. I can kinda swim the back stroke but if water splashes onto my face (with goggles ON) – I freak! I have drowned in a swimming pool, during adult swimming lessons, where the water was just deep enough that I cannot touch the bottom. So yes, there’s a slight problem. Reason for fear of water: I drowned to death in a past life – this is a recent discovery. Continue reading