Date Palms

The Date Palm tree is very similar to human beings.  Yup, check it out; here are a few facts I learned about the tree commonly found in Israel. The life span of a Date Palm tree is similar to humans; i.e. about 65 years.  There are male and female versions of the tree and both … Continue reading Date Palms

Desert Kites

The first stop on my photo safari was the Great Sand Dunes NP near Alamosa, CO.  Its a very interesting place, giant sand dunes in the middle of nowhere nestled up against the Rocky Mountains. I was pleased to see people walking/hiking/playing on the dunes to provide some scale to the photos.  I especially liked … Continue reading Desert Kites