Busch Gardens

I visited Busch Gardens Williamsburg the last time I was here.  I visited it again partly just because I liked it, and also because the Food and Wine Festival is happening now. So I drank a lot of beer, ate a lot of food, and spent a lot of money.  😉 A few photos. ​The … More Busch Gardens

Fort Monroe

Fort Monroe guards the mouth of the harbor at Hampton and Norfolk. It is the largest stone-and-brick fort built by the US. Constructed after the War of 1812, the Fort remained in Union hands during the Civil War, and was the place where Confederate President Jefferson Davis was imprisoned after the war. Today the Fort … More Fort Monroe

Virginia Zoo

I visited the Zoo the last time I was in Norfolk.  Back then, the reptile house had just opened, and some of the enclosures didn’t even have occupants yet. Some photos from another visit: ​Inside the zoo ​Young people can move the world ​Choo-choo ​Watching the Asian Small-Clawed Otters (and vice versa) ​The glamorous life of … More Virginia Zoo

Some Virginia Critters

Some critters I found in the past few days wandering round in Norfolk VA. A Harvestman, also known as a “Daddy Long-Legs” This moth was well-hidden on the tree bark, but I spotted her anyway This Ladybug was drinking something from this leaf Tiger Beetle. The brightest shiniest most dazzling electric green you can imagine. … More Some Virginia Critters