Tagged With "mountain paths"

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The Samariá Gorge, Crete

Ian Cook ·
The Samariá Gorge is a National Park in Greece (since 1962) and is situated on the island of Crete – a major tourist attraction of the island – and a World's Biosphere Reserve.
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The Charm of the Most Beautiful Mountains Will Amaze You!

Kaitlyn Angles ·
Many people drive inspiration from different things. What is your inspiration> well, if you ask in your circle and social groups; you might end up in mountains. There are many fellows who take inspiration from the charm and beauty of mountains. Have you ever pondered about the gorgeous mountains that the world has stored for you? Yes, the world is full of wonders and beauties. When talking about landscapes, sceneries, mountains and hills; there are plenty of options that are absolutely...
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Re: Nepal's Sherpas help rebuild Norway hiking paths

Travel Rob ·
Last Summer we went for a little hike to view Kragero in Norway and the path had a sign on it that it was built by Sherpas, which we really thought was cool. I'm glad to know the rest of the story !
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Krimml Waterfall, Austria

Ian Cook ·
Austria's Krimmel Falls descends 380 m in three stages. A hike takes you to the waterfall's edge and provides spectacular views!
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Idaho's Craters of the Moon National Monument

DrFumblefinger ·
 Sometimes when I reflect on my travels, trends stand out that I might otherwise never have noticed.  For example, I’d not have thought myself unusually interested in volcanoes or lava, but in the past few years I’ve visited a...
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February 22, 2016: Tengboche Monastery, Nepal

DrFumblefinger ·
Situated in the Khumbu region of Nepal, surrounded by the beautiful Himalayan mountains, this Buddhist monastery is half way point to the Everest Base Camp.
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Re: Frozen lake and snow, Cascade Mountains, Washington

DrFumblefinger ·
Taken from the plane window this morning as I was flying into and out of Seattle.
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Re: Frozen lake and snow, Cascade Mountains, Washington

TravelandNature ·
Exactly ! The view out of the window beats the in-flight movie every time. See the TravelGumbo discussion: Please Don't Shut the Shade !
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Re: Curious Cattle

PHeymont ·
Very cute cattle...wonder what they were thinking!
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Re: Curious Cattle

DrFumblefinger ·
Originally Posted by PHeymont: Very cute cattle...wonder what they were thinking! Same thing I likely was..... "I wonder what HE tastes like?"
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Re: Curious Cattle

GarryRF ·
Monday this week was a public holiday (UK) so I went off in search of new lambs being born in the local farms. No lambs yet - but the Aberdeen Angus family were having a family day ! Had to wait for an hour before the young Angus got to his feet.
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Re: Curious Cattle

DrFumblefinger ·
Excellent pic, Garry! Believe that's the first time we've shown a photo with an umbilical cord in it on TravelGumbo. Presume mother and child both did well....
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Re: Curious Cattle

GarryRF ·
I'll keep you posted ! You make it sound like POD material - but I'll refrain. Would make a good series though .. From Birth to Burger !
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Re: The Samariá Gorge, Crete

DrFumblefinger ·
Looks like a wonderful walk, but in the hot weather very challenging!
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Re: Gumbo’s Pic of the Day, January 2, 2015: Postcards from Morocco - the Berber nomad

IslandMan ·
another winner, Mac. Are you sure you don't photograph for National Geographic??
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Re: Gumbo’s Pic of the Day, January 2, 2015: Postcards from Morocco - the Berber nomad

Mac ·
Most flattering kind Sir - I would that I could reach that level of skill!
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Missoula, Montana — Home of Grizzlies

DrFumblefinger ·
While most Americans have no idea what’s inside the great state of Montana, I LOVE this state!  It’s breathtakingly beautiful, home to my favorite US National Park, Glacier National Park , and is filled with kind -- if opinionated --...
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Curious Cattle

DrFumblefinger ·
One never knows when a travel moment can become a lasting memory....   While driving to Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta (the twin park to Montana's Glacier National Park ), part of a UNESCO World Heritage site , I pulled off the...
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Gumbo’s Pic of the Day, December 12, 2014: Postcards from Morocco - sunrise over the Atlas

Mac ·
Sunrise over the Atlas Mountains in southern Morocco. The mountain peaks reach up into the pure blue sky and I breathe the crystal clear clean high-altitude air. A wonderful way to start another day of adventure!
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Gumbo’s Pic of the Day, January 2, 2015: Postcards from Morocco - the Berber nomad

Mac ·
  Happy New Year 2015 to all Gumbo-ists!! I wish you all health, happiness and prosperity in the coming year.   Today I am delighted to share my meeting with this gentle and friendly Berber nomad from his encampment above the Todra Gorge in...
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November 8, 2019: First Snow, Crowsnest Pass

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger enjoys the first snow on the peaks of the Rocky Mountains framing the Crowsnest Pass.
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December 24, 2019: Montana Sunset

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares some photos of a sunset he enjoyed while driving through Montana.
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July 8, 2018: Curious puppy

Pierre Renault ·
Pierre shares a photo of his very cute Bernese Mountain dog puppy.
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Re: Missoula, Montana — Home of Grizzlies

Mac ·
A fascinating piece Dr. F!! Great photos too, I can see why you like it so much.
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Re: Missoula, Montana — Home of Grizzlies

PortMoresby ·
I like this one because it reminds me of a time when my son was a naval fire fighter and was talking about becoming a smoke jumper after he was discharged. He changed his mind, something for which I'll be forever grateful. Read 'Young Men and Fire', by Norman Maclean and understand.
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Re: Missoula, Montana — Home of Grizzlies

PHeymont ·
I think it would be hard to find another place that size with so many different—and fascinating—attractions in it and near by!
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Re: Missoula, Montana — Home of Grizzlies

DrFumblefinger ·
Originally Posted by PortMoresby: I like this one because it reminds me of a time when my son was a naval fire fighter and was talking about becoming a smoke jumper after he was discharged. He changed his mind, something for which I'll be forever grateful. Read 'Young Men and Fire', by Norman Maclean and understand. Those smokejumpers are amazing! Absolutely fearless. When everyone's running away from a fire, they're jumping from planes to run toward it. Another good fictional book is the...
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Canmore, Alberta

DrFumblefinger ·
Canmore, Alberta
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Sunset over Bonner's Ferry, Idaho

DrFumblefinger ·
Sunset over Bonner's Ferry, Idaho
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Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

DrFumblefinger ·
Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
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Roadtrip through Fernie, B.C.

DrFumblefinger ·
Roadtrip through Fernie, B.C.
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Beautiful Crowsnest Mountain, Alberta

DrFumblefinger ·
Beautiful Crowsnest Mountain, Alberta
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Banff National Park: Hiking in the Subalpine Splendor of Sunshine Meadows

DrFumblefinger ·
    One of the most scenic hikes in the Canadian Rockies, and also one of my favorites, is in a high subalpine meadow in Banff National Park.  The season for hiking here is limited to only a few months because of the high altitude....
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Kluane National Park

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits remote Kluane National Park in the Yukon territory. The park is home to most of the largest mountains in Canada, including it's tallest peak, Mt. Logan. It is home to hundreds of glaciers and forms part of the world's largest non-polar ice cap.
 
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