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Great law prevails. A sign in St. Regis Mahawk Reservation, NYS

Sola Going French – Entering Quebec

Crossing borders I instantaneously found myself in a different human milieu. Quebec at that particular border was not especially welcoming, but I quickly made the mental adjustments. Staying a desolate night in an off-season campground in Nicolet was a surreal experience, as I was making efforts to follow the second presidential debate on my electronic devices in pouring rain.

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Tilted geological strata in cliffs by road 132, Gaspe QC

Gasping for Beauty – Gaspe Peninsula

Route 132, Gaspe Peninsula. On way to Forillon villages with churches. Holy Marys, windmills, castles, seabirds and trees in colors. Most spectacular were the famous cliffs appearing mid-drive. I ended the day as sola guest in an out-of-season B&B, enjoying the comforts, hearing interesting life stories from owner .

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Gannet chick and adult, Des Colonies, Bonaventure Island, Gaspe Peninsula, QC, Canada

Perce , Bonaventure Island, and the Largest Gannet Colony

The huge gannet colony on Bonaventure Island is a peak experience for any naturalist. This is a bird lover paradise. Unfortunately, poor boat arrangements did not enable me to enjoy the experience to my heart delight, Still… except for Galapagos, second to none…Also, the amazing Perce rock, a geological marvel.

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Forest changing colors, NB, Canada

Alice in Wondeland

Seasonal beauty on Road 132 from Perce, QC to the NB border. New Brunswick to Maine: In Campbelton, quaint bilingual border town, I heard local stories at the cozy Super 8 spa. Crossing the border at Van Buren was a bit challenging. I rounded up the day with a seafood meal in Machias, ME, and the Bluebird Motel.

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Syrian-African Rift in Clouds

Syrian-African Rift pics were taken on a cloudy February day (2016) on a drive up north. Route 90 – the longest in Israel -reaches from Eilat in the South to Kiryat Shmona in the North. In the section shown in this gallery, the road passes very near the Jordanian border.

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With Nikki and Yair at Tanglang La, Ladakh

The Road from Manali/Jispa to Leh , Part II – Ladakh

Jispa to Leh, the second leg of the trip from Manali to Leh includes the highest motorized passes in the world. Awesome views of peaks, glaciers, undulating rivers, pristine lakes, erosive formations, as well as charming stop-overs where you can have a Ladakhi dish or buy a woolen hat.

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Great law prevails. A sign in St. Regis Mahawk Reservation, NYS

Sola Going French – Entering Quebec

Crossing borders I instantaneously found myself in a different human milieu. Quebec at that particular border was not especially welcoming, but I quickly made the mental adjustments. Staying a desolate night in an off-season campground in Nicolet was a surreal experience, as I was making efforts to follow the second presidential debate on my electronic devices in pouring rain.

Read More »
Tilted geological strata in cliffs by road 132, Gaspe QC

Gasping for Beauty – Gaspe Peninsula

Route 132, Gaspe Peninsula. On way to Forillon villages with churches. Holy Marys, windmills, castles, seabirds and trees in colors. Most spectacular were the famous cliffs appearing mid-drive. I ended the day as sola guest in an out-of-season B&B, enjoying the comforts, hearing interesting life stories from owner .

Read More »
Gannet chick and adult, Des Colonies, Bonaventure Island, Gaspe Peninsula, QC, Canada

Perce , Bonaventure Island, and the Largest Gannet Colony

The huge gannet colony on Bonaventure Island is a peak experience for any naturalist. This is a bird lover paradise. Unfortunately, poor boat arrangements did not enable me to enjoy the experience to my heart delight, Still… except for Galapagos, second to none…Also, the amazing Perce rock, a geological marvel.

Read More »
Forest changing colors, NB, Canada

Alice in Wondeland

Seasonal beauty on Road 132 from Perce, QC to the NB border. New Brunswick to Maine: In Campbelton, quaint bilingual border town, I heard local stories at the cozy Super 8 spa. Crossing the border at Van Buren was a bit challenging. I rounded up the day with a seafood meal in Machias, ME, and the Bluebird Motel.

Read More »

Syrian-African Rift in Clouds

Syrian-African Rift pics were taken on a cloudy February day (2016) on a drive up north. Route 90 – the longest in Israel -reaches from Eilat in the South to Kiryat Shmona in the North. In the section shown in this gallery, the road passes very near the Jordanian border.

Read More »
With Nikki and Yair at Tanglang La, Ladakh

The Road from Manali/Jispa to Leh , Part II – Ladakh

Jispa to Leh, the second leg of the trip from Manali to Leh includes the highest motorized passes in the world. Awesome views of peaks, glaciers, undulating rivers, pristine lakes, erosive formations, as well as charming stop-overs where you can have a Ladakhi dish or buy a woolen hat.

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