places to see

St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco) Venice, Italy by JD Andrews

Famous for the most expensive coffee in Italy!  

Capturing the Sun at Palazzo Senatorio - Rome Italy by JD Andrews

This Renaissance building is home to the city government. Statues of Romans Castor and Pollux can be seen at the top of the staircase.

Sunset on the Serene Desert Sands made of Gypsum - New Mexico by JD Andrews

The White Sands National Monument

It's hard to believe Water created all this Beauty - Carlsbad Caverns by JD Andrews

You can hike on your own down the natural entrance or take an elevator from the visitor center.

Geeks and Nerds Only - VLA (Very Large Array) in New Mexico by JD Andrews

One of the world's premier astronomical radio observatories.

VLA, stands for Very Large Array. Located in the Plains of San Agustin, about fifty miles west of Socorro, New Mexico. Featured in some sci-fi movies: Contact, Terminator etc.

27 radio antennas in a Y-shaped configuration

Each antenna is 25 meters (82 feet) in diameter. The data from the antennas is combined electronically to give the resolution of an antenna 36km (22 miles) across, with the sensitivity of a dish 130 meters (422 feet) in diameter.