The Northeast Megalopolis

50 million people live in the Northeast megalopolis, stretching from Boston to the suburbs of Washington, DC. Boston, Massachusetts Founded in 1630 by Puritan colonists from England, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Boston is…

Western United States

Seattle, Washington Seattle is surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests. Denver, Colorado Denver is the largest city and capital of the state of Colorado.

British Columbia

After a cruise to Alaska, I spent some days in British Columbia – the westernmost province of Canada. Vancouver Vancouver is the third largest metropolitan area of Canada. Victoria Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia.

A cruise to to Alaska

I went on a cruise on Holland America’s Oosterdam from Seattle to Alaska in July 2013. The trip went through Puget Sound to Tracy Arm, then to Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan, before a final stop in Victoria, British Columbia. Juneau…

Costa Rica

San José San José is the capital of Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano I made a day trip to Arenal Volcano in the north-western part of the country.