Category Archives: wildlife

Wildlife Spotting At Custer State Park, South Dakota

What makes me smile, makes me happy? Hmmm… Well, the first thing that jumps to mind is animals. Like all the critters we saw at Custer State Park in South Dakota. Custer was South Dakota’s first state park and remains … Continue reading

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‘Step’ Back In Time At The Copper Ridge Dinosaur Tracks, Utah

Utah is covered with dinosaur tracks. Who knew? Well actually, I had a bit of an idea, since I’ve seen some of them myself! Copper Ridge Dinosaur Tracks are located north of Arches National Park, just east of Hwy 191. … Continue reading

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Isla de los Pájaros (Bird Island), Ushuaia, Argentina

I’ve had a break from blogging for the last couple of months, primarily because Rich (the fingertips behind everything related to Jaspa’s Journey) underwent heart surgery at the start of January! Thankfully, his recovery is progressing brilliantly and so… I’m … Continue reading

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New Arrivals at Chester Zoo

I visited Chester Zoo in England early in the New Year, just in time to see a couple of their new arrivals. I have to admit to having mixed emotions about zoos, but Chester is one of the good ones, … Continue reading

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Pelican Patrol Over Viña del Mar, Chile

The Roca Oceanica is located just north of Chile’s UNESCO World Heritage Site of Valparaiso. From its craggy slopes we saw this amazing flight of pelicans against the backdrop of the dramatic Dunas De Concón. Our local guide, Antonio, told … Continue reading

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UNESCO Patagonian Penguins

I was really torn before our visit to Puerto Madryn in Argentina. We had time to visit either the Península Valdés (Valdes Peninsula) UNESCO World Heritage Site or Punta Tombo Magellanic Penguin Colony, the largest in South America. Both these … Continue reading

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Serengeti Great Migration!

What’s Kathleen got in her hand? A copy of the recently re-published Jaspa’s Journey: The Great Migration, of course. But look more closely. Because the real question should be Where are Kathleen and her book? Amazingly, the answer is: In … Continue reading

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