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18 April 2016

KwaZulu-Natal Holiday: Howick Falls

Over the next two or three weeks I’ll be sharing some pictures from my recent week-long holiday in March to the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. A week is not nearly enough time to fully explore this beautiful part of the world. However, my husband and I managed to see a fair amount! We took a flight from Cape Town (our home city) to Durban and then we drove through to …


13 September 2014

Chamarel Waterfall, Mauritius

Today I’m continuing with sharing some pictures from my March 2014 trip to the volcanic island of Mauritius. You can see some of my previous posts on Mauritius here, here, and here. Mauritius is a tropical island, so in many places the lava rocks, particularly the older ones, are covered by thick green vegetation. However, there are some places where you can see the lavas well. One of those places is …


29 October 2012

Monday Geology Picture(s): Berlin Falls, Mpumalanga, South Africa

For this week’s geology picture post I thought I would share some more pictures from my sister-in-law’s recent honeymoon in the Mpumalanga region of South Africa. Last week I shared some pictures of Bourke’s Luck Potholes. This week I’m sharing two pictures of Berlin Falls. What a lovely waterfall!


1 October 2012

Monday Geology Picture: Niagara Falls

I’ve only visited Niagara Falls once. I visited the American side of the falls for a few hours back in 2005 when I went with my mom, dad, and sister on a roadtrip from New Hampshire to Ohio. We drove to Ohio to pick up my parents’ new dog from a friend who had a litter of puppies. I didn’t have a very good camera back in 2005, so I …