Marc Cappelletti has worked as a small ship cruise director, an NFL beer man, a marketer, writer, photographer, and is currently is the director of expedition development for Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic, crafting small ship expeditions in Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Central America. He is on a mission to help others see the beauty of places both near and far.
“Yo! Dude! Get this one!” this kid yelled before jumping into the shot I had framed of tourists taking photos in LOVE Park. Click. “Pretty cool trick!” I said, suddenly realizing that I sounded like someone’s dad. “Want me to email you the shot?” “I have to set that stuff up,” he said, catching his breath. “Set what stuff up?” “Email, Google Plus, a YouTube channel, you know? Twitter, all that crap,… Read More
Passing by New Eddystone Rock in Misty Fiords National Monument, Alaska, I am reminded of the turmoil that shaped this land. Sometime in, oh, the last 5 million years, this formation, basalt, came to be because fractures in the floor of the Behm Canal allowed molten lava to rise. Like the formation of the Hawaiian Islands to the west, over time the cooled lava formed a land mass. Only here, that land mass was… Read More
The sounds of Sinatra filled the streets. Red, white and green flags were everywhere. And yes, there was food. Lots of it. The four food groups in fact (cheese, salami, roast pork and other cheese), piled high on folding tables and carts, begging to be tasted. But even for me, a proud Italophile with an appetite, this feast of the senses was not the most interesting part of Philadelphia’s Italian Market Festival. Coinciding with the festival,… Read More
From my first weekend at the Jersey Shore. Stone Harbor and Avalon. It was brisk and quiet, but not without its surprises. Like this flock of migrating brant geese that stood at the water’s edge for a half hour before taking flight en masse. Then they were gone. And it was once again me, the beach and the ocean. Not a bad way to start the day. http://www.visitnj.org/