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Re: Fitzroy Massif, El Chalten, Argentina. One of the most dramatic granite peaks in the world

PHeymont ·
Could have fooled me! Looks like that one in the Rockies that was in the Gumbo puzzle...
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Re: Fitzroy Massif, El Chalten, Argentina. One of the most dramatic granite peaks in the world

DrFumblefinger ·
We're going to have to educate you about mountains, PHeymont. This is a spire of granite. The other was a pyramidal mountain made of limestone. But both are beautiful!
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Re: Romania-top 10 destinations of 2014

Former Member ·
Thank you for the video alphabet About the lakes with flower: i don't know any lakes with blooming flowers but if you are really a fan of "flower-watching" you can visit the Piatra Craiului National Park which is located in Brasov county. In this National Park you can see flowers like those in the pictures i attached, they are endemic or rare species for this area. Also we have a lot of Botanic Gardens like the one in Cluj county or Iasi county, i attached pictures for them too. Enjoy the ...
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Lanzarote: an Undervalued Paradise

Ian Cook ·
Ian Cook shares a great photoessay and details of Lanzarote, one of the Canary Islands and a favorite of Ian's. It is a slice of underappreciated paradise.
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Yes, Winter's coming: France gets first snow

PHeymont ·
Massif de Sancy in this week's snow.                          Photo: Sancy Tourism Bureau After a summer of scorching temperatures all over Europe, central France has gotten its first...
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The Many Faces of the Paine Massif, Chile

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger loves mountains and has seen many great ones during his travels. A favorite is the three "horned" section of the Paines Massif in Chile's Torres del Paine National Park.
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January 22, 2018: Reminders of a Wildfire

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the site of a fairly recent wildfire in Patagonian Chile. He found the skeletal remnants of the small trees to be intriguing.
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One-Clue Mystery: Name the Place!

DrFumblefinger ·
This is all the clue there is: Is it enough for you to name the scene of a future TravelGumbo blog? Email answers to TGsuggestions@gmail.com.
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Art and Survival in the Tassili Plateau

Amateuremigrant ·
Bob Cranwell explores the heart of the Sahara -- a life filled with hardship, sand dunes and camel. A trip highlighted by the remarkable sights of Tassili n’Ajjer, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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The "Eiffel Tour" Only Starts with the Tour Eiffel

PHeymont ·
Everyone knows the Eiffel Tower, or Tour Eiffel. You could probably draw a pretty accurate sketch without even looking. And quite a few folks know that that Gustave Eiffel, who designed and built it, also provided the iron skeleton that keeps the...
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Australia’s Most Beautiful Islands For Your Bucket List

Sophie Armstrong (Guest) ·
Sophia Armstrong has several suggestions for interesting islands to visit off the Australian coast (sponsored content)
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Feeling On Top of the World

Amateuremigrant ·
Bob Cranwell shares yet another delightful travel tale well worth reading, if only for its final punchline!
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Mont Blanc glacier is in danger

PHeymont ·
Warnings of a possible runaway glacier have closed roads in Italy near the borders with France and Switzerland.
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Visiting Patagonia. 4) El Chaltén, Argentina (Where Gumbo was #146)

DrFumblefinger ·
El Chalten is a remote town in Argentinian Patagonia, close to the Patagonian Icefield.
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Travel Gifts for an Unusual Year

Marilyn Jones ·
This has been a year when luggage and travel gear has had to stay in place, but there are still plenty of travel-oriented gifts to give in Marilyn Jones's annual roundup
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