Sperm whale tail

Photographing a sperm whale tail is something you hope for when sailing out. When we arrived that morning in Kaikoura, on the New Zealand South Island, a storm warning was in effect. Kind of a bummer, but I decided to go anyway. Not too many people on the boat: the bad weather kept most people away. Read more

Travel to Madeira

While these days keep me busy at work and in the preparation of my antarctic trip, it also allows me to look back on some past travel, and to share that. Today: Travel to Madeira.

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Walking in madeira along the levadas

Madeira Levada Walks

Madeira Levada walks are one of Madeira’s strong points. When you travel to Madeira, you should take the time to discover the Levadas. On Madeira, Levada walks gain popularity year over year. That is if you are not afraid of heights and in good condition.

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Estalagem Ponta do Sol, Madeira

Estalagem Ponta do Sol is a Design hotel, on a cliff at about 20 minutes out of Funchal.

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Levada das 25 Fontes, Madeira

When visiting madeira, walking the levadas is one of the attractions one should not miss.
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Quinta Jardins Do Lago, Funchal Madeira

On one of our trips to Madeira, we stayed in this cozy Hotel

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Madeira Cliff Bay Hotel

The Cliff Bay Hotel, Funchal Madeira

This was the first hotel I ever stayed in on Madeira.  Read more

Ticker Tape Parade in NYC!

When a public event in NY that exists for about 130 years, only happened 5 times in the past 15 years, it’s worth taking the time to be there!
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