Sunrise to Sunset – Sochi and Soldotna


Sunrise to Sunset Fifth Edition Sunrise over Sochi, Russia In 1980 the Soviet Union hosted the Olympic Summer Games, several days ago the Russian Federation had it’s opening ceremonies celebrating the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The sun is certainly rising over Sochi which boasts a comfortable population of about 400,000 people. It lies with Krasnodar … More Sunrise to Sunset – Sochi and Soldotna

Mirror Reflections – Maldives & Russia


Life in the “Maldives“ One of the Maldives best underwater videographer and photographer’s Shifaz “Shivaz” Mohamed reveals the secrets of the Maldives’ underwater world.   He imparts his his experiences photographing the best dive sites in the country.   Born on a dhoni, it seems that Shivaz’s destiny as a ‘water baby’ was mapped out … More Mirror Reflections – Maldives & Russia

Mirror Reflections – Grenada & Russia


St. George, Grenada St. George’s is the capital of Grenada, a small (approx. 110,000 people) island nation in the Eastern Caribbean Sea. I spent some time in the downtown part of St. George’s yesterday for the first time on my holiday visit to Grenada and the first time in a bit over a year. New development has occurred in the … More Mirror Reflections – Grenada & Russia

Cave Bears, Dolmens, and Waterfalls “Oh my” Ten things to do in Sochi


Akhshtyrskaya cave 1. The Akhshtyrskaya cave site is one of the most famous in all of Europe. The cave was discovered at the beginning of XX century by a French scholar, E. Martel. During all the years of excavations more than 6000 bones have been accounted for, 92% of which belonged to cave bears. The … More Cave Bears, Dolmens, and Waterfalls “Oh my” Ten things to do in Sochi