There He Is

It’s taken several trips to the beach to get him used to it, but now he absolutely loves running up and down the beach, through the water chasing after any wildlife that moves.  Today he discovered the little sand crabs.

20160725-IMG_7958-HDR-Edit

Waldo found his happy place.

Nerves

I wonder when I’ll get past the nervous feeling I get when I’m flying over water.  Still, it makes for some awesome footage.

Weekend Getaway

“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.”

Robert Orben


Shark!

Yeah, it wasn’t that impressive, but I wonder if its big brother is still lurking…

DCIM101GOPRO

In no way did we harm this shark. It had washed up on the shore. Just FYI.

DCIM101GOPRO

Stress Relief

Works every time…

Great therapy session today.

Great therapy session today.

Travel

After 18 hours, 4 and 1/2 states and only three Red Bulls, the vacation really begins.  We chose to drive straight through and I’m kinda glad we did it that way.  It may not be so easy on the way home though.

My view for most of the day.  With an 18-hour day, this is about the extent of my shooting today.

My view for most of the day. With an 18-hour day, this is about the extent of my shooting today.

Winning

And that’s how you pack for a two-week vacation to the beach.

Notice how almost half the car is my photography equipment.

Notice how almost half the car is my photography equipment.

Icy

When I was a kid, my family had a traditional vacation spot.

ICE CAVE ENTRANCE

Sure, we went other places, but we had a specific place we visited more than others.  It’s not been that way since I have my own family now.  We kinda like to be adventurous and see different places.

Sure, we’ve been to places more than once, but that’s usually a weekend or shorter trip.  Not the BIG summer vacation.

Austria, however, is the place that both my wife and I agree that we want to repeat.  It was simply a great place, great sights, great food including the incredible Salzburger Nokerl.

But if/when we go back, I’d like to visit a place we just couldn’t squeeze in the first time.  In the mountains behind this castle are the giant Salzburg ice caves.  It would’ve been very cool, but apparently it was quite a hike and very icy.

BURG HOHENWERFEN PANO

Any activity we were doing had us driving past this huge castle on the hill. The ice caves entrance is just to the right of the castle in the image. And these mountains are monstrous. Order a print of this image. Read more http://www.sallerhof.com/en-attraction-ice-caves-werfen.htm