Marty’s photo of the day #3572: This golden chrysalis will become a clearwing butterfly, named Sally. Photographed in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru.
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Month: April 2021
Marty’s photo of the day #3571: While working on my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents, Deb and I spend a delightful day hiking La Garganta Divina in northeastern Spain. Much of the hike was an old, narrow mule track that hugged the side of the gorge—often high above the river.
Marty’s photo of the day #3569: This is a leaf-mimic lizard, photographed in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru.
Marty’s photo of the day #3568: Gentoo penguins on a foggy day, on a tiny island, off the coast of Antarctica.
Marty’s photo of the day #3567: My wife, Deb, and Bonnie—a baby silver wallaroo. (Photographed in the Queensland, Australia outback)
Marty’s photo of the day #3566: I took this photo, looking up at the Cathedral Viejo, a massive thirteenth-century Catholic church in Plasencia, Spain. There are actually two parts to this church, with the new section being built during the time of the Spanish Inquisition. I didn’t realize that there were old and new sections […]
With Easter weekend here, millions of white, Trump-voting Christians will be flocking to churches to celebrate Christ dying for their sins. While they do that, most won’t have a second thought about the hundreds of thousands of people who died for Donald Trump’s sins. Then, come Monday, those same Trump-Christians will go back to cheering […]
Marty’s photo of the day #3564: This excerpt from my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents, tells the story: Our adventure began on Friday, April 11, 2003, when we landed at Kuching Airport. Our guide, Bayang, picked us up with the Borneo Adventure van. He was a muscular, round-faced man in […]
Marty’s photo of the day #3563: This is a white-lipped tree frog, photographed in Queensland, Australia. Photographic note: I took this photo with my first digital camera—a Sony Mavica that recorded directly onto a mini cd. Digital cameras have come a long way since then, but I have yet to find a camera that does […]