One 77 degree day in March we headed to the beach just outside Atlantic City to soak up feel of early summer. On the beach itself was cold from the wind coming off the ocean but the shore town itself was warm and bubbling with signs of summer.Read More
In late July I had the opportunity to photograph another LanternFest, this time in York, PA. I took Ari along for the exhilarating experience.
My 3 Suggestions for Attending a LanternFest:
❉ Explore getting cheaper tickets on Groupon or Living Social.
❉ The lantern lightening takes places after sunset but I suggest getting there early, after the gates open to soak up the vibes, take advantage of the kids activities (face painting, costumed characters & bouncy houses) and make amores.
❉ Hang out after all the lanterns are in the air until the traffic out of the event location eases up.
If you have never been to Barbados, you should put it on the list along with the rest of the Caribbean. Seriously! The Caribbean is so much more than beaches and sun. The food, the music and the people make the Caribbean worth exploring.
When we were South Florida over Christmas, we were in traffic at a stop light. The light turned green but the traffic did not move. We suddenly saw people jump out of cars in front of us and rush ahead. For a minute we wondered if someone was ill or if an accident occurred as we could not see what was happening ahead. We then realized that a van had broken down in the middle of this 3 lane road. No one honked their horns, no one screamed at the driver to get his van out of the road. At least 5 persons happily got out of their cars and helped the driver push the van out of the road and into a strip center.
I am not sure if it was the Christmas spirit, but I hope 2018 brings more evidence of community spirit and hope.
As the new year has started off so cold and snowy, here is some warmth via photos taken on a Caribbean Cruise we took last year.