Our 2016 Atlantic Journey

The Atlantic Ocean is  a place where people go to vacation, swim, snorkle, cruise, boat, snap photos and explore. It is an ocean with stories to tell, mysteries to solve, cultures to find and sights to see. Covering over 20% of the earth’s surface, the Atlantic is a true geographical wonder.

Today we are in West Palm Beach staying at the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham. Expect on page on this wonderful place soon…

Some Atlantic facts

What is the origin of the word “Atlantic” The word “Atlantic” is a Middle English term. It stems from the Greek Atlantikos, meaning from Atlas, Atlant. Initially Atlant  referred to the Atlas mountains near the ocean off the west coast of Libya. Over time the word evolved to mean the whole ocean. What are the… more…