Moonlight Brilliantly Lights Up Belle Of Cincinnati On Ohio River.

We were lucky to be in the right place at the right time when a full moon lit-up the Belle of Cincinnati that was at berth on the Ohio River.

Helena, Arkansas – Mississippi River Delta Charm.

In his 1883 memoir of his days as a steamboat pilot legendary author, Mark Twain described the town of Helena, Arkansas as “one of the prettiest situations on the Mississippi”. The port town of Helena, Arkansas was founded 50-years earlier on the mighty Mississippi River and with Helena growing from the agricultural wealth of the Delta region. The Civil War found it’s way to town with the 1863 Battle of Helena and an attempt by the Confederate Army to relieve pressure on the besieged ...

Stunning Lunar-Like Landscape Travelling I-8 From San Diego, CA To Phoenix, AZ …. Video.

It was a few months back but I was reminded the other day of travelling from La Jolla, and where we were staying for the Farmers Insurance Open, and bound for the Career Builder Challenge in Palm Springs. However early in the journey along Interstate 8 (I-8) we passed through some stunning scenery and very lunar-like in appearance. I-8 runs from the southern edge of Mission Bay at Sunset Cliffs Boulevard in San Diego, California, almost at the Pacific Ocean, to the junction with I-10, just southeast ...

Don’t Head Home After Holly … Augusta Post The Masters.

Madison Drummond, Augusta, GA … Once the final putt has dropped at the Masters, here’s five things to see and do outside the National. 1. Take a walk down the Riverwalk This scenic path that stretches parallel to the Savannah River and has many beautiful sights of nature. Patrons still desiring one more walk in Augusta should make this a pit stop. After your walk, visit one of the many shops or eateries around the Riverwalk, like Boll Weevil Cafe, known for their rich slices of cake ...

Memories Of Those Long Hot Sydney Surfing Summer Days On Route To Austin, Texas.

Austin, TX … It was clearly a case of memories of those long hot summer days spent sunning and surfing in Sydney in seeing a line of VWs, and some with surfboards, travelling in convoy in route to this week’s WGC  Dell Match-Play Championship here in Austin, Texas. VWs with surfboards strapped to the roof seemed to be a common sight up and down the sun-splashed beaches of Sydney. My brother, Steve has the great shot taken in his twenties with his long hair Proudly standing beside his ...

Muirfield Back Onto The Open Rota By Sadly Still 123 Male Members Voted ‘No’.

Bay Hill, Orlando, FL … Muirfield has been warmly welcomed back into the Open Championship rota following the Edinburgh’s club’s historic decision to allow women members. There needed to be two-thirds majority vote among the 498 members but in very sad revelation 123 males members or 19.8% voted against the move. Overall the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers decision was clearly the right move with a postal pole of 498 members voting in favour of the move. The R & A had ...

Two Walkers, Two Dogs & A Lone Surfer On Wild & Woolly Carmel Beach, California.

Pebble Beach, CA … In a first visit to the region for many a year it’s been a bleary return to the Monterey Peninsula. Apart from some respite on the eve of this week’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am it has been winds and rain spoiling what is a wonderful region of California. I was first here in ‘inspecting’ the Pebble Beach Links course, and one of three host venues this week, in November 1989 and in what was a first visit to the States. But I worked out it was 1988 ...