Each summer, countless visitors across the country enjoy taking their families to zoos and aquariums all across the United States. There’s something about watching wild animals that’s captivating. There’s a level of curiosity that entrances both children and adults as they view the animals in a habitat where they can get up close and personal and learn more about them.
Have you ever read a book with such an extraordinary sense of place that you either felt at home –or longed to feel at home– there? Have you ever traveled to a place where you immediately felt at home? What is the unique draw of these places? And why do these places affect each of us so differently?
From our cottage at Sørfjorden, Vesterålen, Northern Norway. A great day, and my daughter Nathalie (9) trying to catch some salmon, with bad luck. Later this evening, the sun set, and gave us some great colours at the sky, reflecting the clouds in the fjord. August 6 2014
Midnight, July 26 - blue nights in Vesterålen, Northern Norway
Photos from Kvalsaukan, Sortland, Norway. As you can see, is a lovely place to live. Over the fjord, “Hognfjorden,” you may see my home, a little to the right. A beautiful cloudy day, and the flowers, with the lovely purple-pink colours, are called “Geitrams” in Norwegian - Rosebay Willowherb in Eenglish.
How can the Amazon, which holds 1/5 of all of the world’s fresh water, have a lack of clean, drinkable water? This is just one of the questions an intrepid bear named Bella set out to answer during her Amazon Adventure!ShareThis