Our series on thoroughbred horses is galloping toward the finish line, which is the perfect spot to see how hard these horses work. American Pharaoh, living in luxurious stables and spending his days making whoopee is the equine dream, but the reality for most thoroughbreds is day after day of hard work.
At 64° North Latitude and only 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle, Iceland has no shortage of cold and snow. With roughly 10% of the island covered by glaciers, the name “Iceland” seems perfectly justified.
At the end of a hot, steamy, equatorial day, Terri and I sipped a cold Bintang beer on our hotel balcony.
While gazing at the panorama of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, a strange coincidence occurred to me. I realized that the first and last stops on our RTW are both locations which have active volcanoes.