Category - Americas

Carribean sunset over Panama's San Blas Islands

San Blas Sunset

I’ve been enjoying very nice sunsets on North Carolina’s Bogue Banks island this entire week, which prompted a quick look back to other memorable sunsets. Like this one, facing west from Elephant Island in the Caribbean. And while...

Sunset, Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Pic du Jour – Sunset, Emerald Isle

Today’s Pic du Jour, the 280th straight, was actually taken today. This is the Atlantic side of the city of Emerald Isle, located on the 21-mile long Bogue Banks barrier island in North Carolina where the seven day forecast promises a warm...

Morning mist lifting along the Enchanted Forest Trail

Pic du Jour – Misty Morning, Queulat...

This was the scene near the terminus of the Enchanted Forest Trail, a beautiful hike in southern Chile’s pristine Queulat National Park. To this day it remains one of favorite hikes on the planet. More about the park, and another 25 photos...

Sucre, Bolivia, from the east

Pic du Jour – Sucre, Bolivia’s...

This is a view of the historical center of Sucre, Bolivia, as seen from the city’s 413-year-old Recoleta Plaza which sits above the country’s constitutional capital to the east. Why the center of Bolivia’s most beautiful city, a UNESCO...