Kayaking Sea Caves of the Apostle Islands

With the right equipment, training and experience (or hiring a guide service), the sea caves of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore are fantastic, other-worldly places to explore by sea kayak. Last week we made return visits to the Mainland sea caves and the caves of Sand Island. In previous trips to the islands we also explored the caves of Devils […]

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Chilly diving at Gozo

I wish I could give you an in-depth review of diving Gozo. Unfortunately I cannot because we dove only one day, hardly enough time for a fair evaluation. The water was simply too damn cold during our late-April visit. Our original plan: dive two days while on this westernmost island of Malta, possibly three days if we really liked the […]

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Apostle Island Sea Caves – winter and summer

For the past two weekends, visitors have been drawn to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore mainland sea caves to gawk at the unusual beauty of the ice formations. It’s not that the ice formations themselves are an unusual occurrence. Huge icicles form most every winter when water seeps through the sandstone or flows over from the top of the cliffs. […]

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