Author Archives: Leif Petersen

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Incredible India Revisited: The Last 5 Days

Day 12 – November 5:  Pushkar to Jaipur Before leaving the Pushkar Palace Hotel, I got a few shots in and around the hotel.     The bus couldn’t come down the street to the hotel, […]

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Incredible India Revisited: Days 6 to 11

During the trip, I made daily Facebook posts, but this blog keeps everything in 1 place, helps me remember the daily events and allows me to share it with other friends who don’t use Facebook. […]

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Antarctica: My 7th Continent

On February 20, 2020, I embarked on a trip that has been on my bucket list for many years: Antarctica.  With this trip under my belt, I have now set foot on all 7 continents. […]

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Incredible India Revisited: The First 5 Days

I recently returned from a 2.5 week photo tour to India, from October 23rd to November 9th, which I co-hosted with my good friend, Bishwambhar Dass.  This was our 2nd trip to northern India, the […]

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Day 20: May 30 – La Colonica > Rome > Oshawa

Our last day! Up at 6:30, packed up the car and departed La Colonica, after saying goodby to Cesare, at 7:20. The drive to the airport, in Rome, was just over 2 hours. After turning […]

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Day 19: May 29 – Marciano Della Chiana > Lucignano

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them And yet another overcast, cloudy rainy day. On a positive note, Bonnie’s cough is almost gone. We stayed in most of the morning, since it was raining […]

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Day 18: May 28 – La Colonica > Sinalunga

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them Guess what….rain forecast again for today! Our plan for the day was to go to the market at Sinalunga, have lunch at ‘Podere Le Caselle’, return to […]

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Day 17: May 27 – La Colonica > Lago Trasimeno (Lake Trasimeno)

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them Once again it rained a lot through the night, but the sun was breaking through the clouds in the morning. It was forecasted to rain about 2:00, […]

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Day 16: May 26 – Marciano Della Chiana

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them As promised by the iPad weather gods, we had lots of rain today, with downpours throughout the day; however, our luck continued as it rained only when […]

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Day 15: May 25 – La Colonica > La Foce > Montepulciano > Cortona

Pictures can be viewed larger….just click on them We all slept in a little later this morning – I didn’t get up until close to 8:30 and Bonnie was behind me. The plan was to […]

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