Friday, December 20, 2013

Kirkwood Mountain Resort: South Lake Tahoe, California--NOT OPERATING


Located 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe, Kirkwood Mountain Resort is a very large, yet usually uncrowded, family ski resort and is reputed to have the deepest snow in North America.


Sometimes during the Christmas season, Santa is available for photos.

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image courtesy of venue

Monday, December 2, 2013

Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, Las Vegas, Nevada


The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens in Las Vegas transforms into a magical place each holiday season, delighting visitors of all ages. Watch it happen!  During the rest of the year, you can visit to see the beautiful gardens.


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image c2013 Carole Terwilliger Meyers

Monday, November 11, 2013

Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior


Follow the green Rainbow Warrior “hippie ship” as she sails the globe on Greenpeace business.  She became famous in 1985 when the French sank her predecessor—the first Rainbow Warrior—during a protest against nuclear weapons.

Greenpeace Esperanza.


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image courtesy of Greenpeace website; depicts 2013 visit to San Francisco
updated 4-5-18

Friday, October 25, 2013

condors: Oakland Zoo, Oakland, California


This research condor webcam is set up in a condor sanctuary in Big Sur’s back country.


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image courtesy of Oakland Zoo
updated 4-5-18

Friday, October 11, 2013

Huntington Beach, CA


The sun always seems to be shining in Surf City (Huntington Beach webcam).


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image courtesy of Bonsai Surf School website


Sunday, September 22, 2013

Oktoberfest: Munich, Germany


It's Oktoberfest time again in Munich!  But only for three more days.




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video c2011 Carole Terwilliger Meyers

Monday, August 26, 2013

pandas: The Smithsonian National Zoo, Washington, D.C.



During daylight hours, you might see panda mama Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) and her male cub, Tai Shan--whose name means "peaceful mountain"--eating bamboo or sleeping.  If you’re particularly lucky, you might even see her newest baby cub.  Take your pick of two cameras.  Warning:  they do a lot of sleeping. 


More about giant pandas. 

See the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China.

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image courtesy of zoo website
updated 4-5-18


Friday, August 9, 2013

sun bears: Oakland Zoo, Oakland, CA


A sun bear is believed to have been the inspiration for the literary character Winnie the Pooh. Sun bears are the world's smallest bear species.  More about sun bears.

More about the Oakland Zoo.


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image courtesy of website

Friday, July 26, 2013

Tejon Pass; Lebec, CA


The Tejon Pass is at 4,144 feet and is often snowed in and closed for short periods during cold winter days.  It is wise to check the weather on the Grapevine before setting out to cross through this pass. This Tejon Pass/Lone Juniper Ranch webcam shows still shots.


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image courtesy of website
updated 4-5-18

Friday, July 12, 2013

Angel Island; San Francisco, CA--WEBCAM DEACTIVATED


Visitors disembark at Ayala Cove on Angel Island, as did the first explorers who sailed into the bay.  The island served as a detention center for immigrants from 1910 to 1940 (the island was once called the “Ellis Island of the West”), as a prisoner-of-war processing facility, and as a Nike missile defense base from 1955 to 1962.
 

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image courtesy of Angel Island Conservancy website

Friday, June 21, 2013

world's first webcam



Here is a bit of webcam trivia for your enjoyment.  The very first webcam was witnessed by John Briggs and others in 1994.


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image courtesy of wikipedia


story courtesy of John Briggs
image c2013 Carole Terwilliger Meyers

Friday, June 7, 2013

Transylvania, Romania


This cam is focused on Transylvania, where you’ll see celebrations and festivals of all kinds.


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image courtesy of EarthCam

Monday, May 6, 2013

Seattle, Washington


Enjoy a slow 360-degree view of the Seattle area from atop the Space Needle.


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image courtesy of Wikipedia

Friday, April 19, 2013

burrowing owls: WASHINGTON state


The tiny long-legged burrowing owl is found throughout the Americas.  Unlike most owls, they are active during the day.


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image courtesy of Wikipedia

Friday, April 12, 2013

African penguins: California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California



There's a new penguin chick at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.  Check it and the other penguins out on the PenguinCam.  While there, you can also enter the Name the Penguin Chick Contest. 


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image courtesy of California Academy of Sciences

Friday, March 29, 2013

it's nesting birds time!

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Old Faithful; Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming



Old Faithful is not the largest or most regularly erupting of Yellowstone park’s geysers, but it is the most frequent.


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image courtesy of webcam page

Monday, February 11, 2013

hummingbirds; Orange County, California


Time to watch the hummingbird again! More eggs have been laid. Check her out.


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Friday, February 1, 2013

Bourbon Street and St. Peter Street; New Orleans, Louisiana


Three cams show the action at street level, from above the streets, and from
upinside the Cats Meow Karaoke Bar.


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image courtesy of EarthCam
updated 4-7-18

Friday, January 18, 2013

Pacific Edge Hotel; Laguna Beach, California--WEBCAM DEACTIVATED


This cam is set atop the Pacific Edge Hotel, where at times the surf comes up so close to the Reef building that you can see baby sharks swimming in the shallow water below.


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image c2013 Carole Terwilliger Meyers
updated 4-7-18

Friday, January 11, 2013

Sydney Harbour; Sydney, Australia


See Sydney Harbour, the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge--the tallest steel arch bridge in the world!


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image borrowed from Wikipedia

Friday, January 4, 2013