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Visiting Patagonia. 3) Los Glaciares National Park: Perito Moreno Glacier

DrFumblefinger ·
  Our adventure in Patagonia is just beginning!  We're going to start visiting and exploring those places people travel thousands of miles to see.   El Calafate may be a pretty little town but no one comes to Patagonia just to see it....
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, January 13, 2015: Red Carp, Thousand Island Lake

Dr.Y ·
  The Thousand Islands Lake is a artificial lake located in the southwest of the city of Hangzhou.  There are 1,078 islands dotting a lake that covers 567.4 square kilometers.  In 1959, Xin’anjiang Dam, which is used to generate...
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Sri Lanka: A Land Like No Other (Part 4). The Rock Fortress of Sigiriya

DrFumblefinger ·
 “You absolutely must go to Sigiriya!”, Arthur C. Clarke insisted to me during my first visit to Sri Lanka.  “There are other countries with beautiful weather and beaches, but there’s...
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Sri Lanka: A Land Like No Other (Part 7). Kandy

DrFumblefinger ·
 The Sinhalese name for this city is Maha Nuvara (Senkadagalapura), impossible for the British colonialists to pronounce so they just called it Kandy.  Located in the forested foothills of the central mountains about 1500 feet (450...
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Washington state's Wild Horses Monument & Gingko Petrified Forest

DrFumblefinger ·
 The Columbia River is one of the most interesting and beautiful geographic features of the Inland Northwest, from its headwaters in British Columbia to the dramatic Gorge just east of Portland, Oregon.    When...
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Sri Lanka: A Land Like No Other (Part 10) Adam’s Peak

DrFumblefinger ·
 Adam’s Peak (also known as Sri Pada, or “holy footprint") is located in the southwestern part of Hill Country.  It’s 2,243 meters (7,359 ft) high, the tallest mountain in this region and the...
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Sri Lanka: A Land Like No Other (Part 9) Horton Plains

DrFumblefinger ·
My first introduction to Horton Plains National Park was in Hans Mohemius’ photo room at his home in Colombo.  Hans was a skilled amateur photographer who shared with me a magical photo of a sunrise...
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Sri Lanka: A Land Like No Other (Part 8) Hill Country

DrFumblefinger ·
   The coastal regions of Sri Lanka are fairly flat.  Given that and the relatively small size of the island, I was surprised to find impressive peaks (over 2500 m high) at its center.  These mountains, lush and...
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Back to Oaxaca: Hoofing It, El Picacho & Teotitlan

PortMoresby ·
PortMoresby sets out on the first of several walks in the countryside of southern Mexico, ending in a Zapotec weaving village.
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California Gardens 2017: Filoli, the House

PortMoresby ·
This week PortMoresby introduces us to a long-time favorite, magnificent Filoli, in Woodside, California.
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Dispatches from Ikaria: Part 2

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe's visit to Ikaria continues, this week looking at some of the island's geothermal springs which drew some of the first tourists to the island. Today the Greek island is a spa destination with a number of charming small towns and villages.
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Beldi Hill Lead Mine, Swaledale North Yorkshire.

Ian Cook ·
Ian Cook takes us on a journey into Britain's industrial past: the remains of a 19th century lead mine.
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Walk the Redwood Forest of Muir Woods

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L says "I am not much of a 'back to nature' kind of guy... But Muir Woods National Monument is a totally different experience." Share it with him!
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Yorkshire Views, and a View to the Future

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter, confined like many of us to our homes, shares some beautiful images from around his home in Yorkshire.
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Northern Arizona: Sedona & Surrounds, Part 2

Lestertheinvestor ·
Our trip to Northern Arizona, featured in Part 1 of this blog, included some spectacular natural scenery, along with an impressive church set into the mountains of Sedona, Arizona. In this installment, we include two National Monuments that were once...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, October 27, 2015. Flaming Gorge Reservoir

DrFumblefinger ·
    Flaming Gorge Reservoir  is in  Wyoming (and partially in Utah), created by the construction of the Flaming Gorge Dam across the Green River.  It was built between 1958 and 1964 and created a massive body of fresh...
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Exploring Namibia – Part 1

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe takes us on the beginning of a great safari adventure in Namibia, through some dramatic desert scenery.
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Central India, Pt.4: Mandu

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe's journey in central India continues, this week with a stop in beautiful Mandu, with visits to palaces, stepwells and monuments. Be sure you follow the good professor's travels!
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The Frick Museum and Gardens, Pittsburgh (Where Gumbo Was #257)

George G. ·
George G visits the lovely Frick House and Gardens in Pittsburgh, and shares the history of the home, its gardens and wonderful car collection!
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Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe shares a wonderful photogallery of wildlife he encountered while on safari in Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka.
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July 10, 2018: The Lonely Flower

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger admires this lonely flower growing on an isolated stump in a Colorado reservoir.
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Central India, Pt.6: Aurangabad and environs

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe's travels in Central India continue, this week in Aurangabad where he finds (among other travel gems) an amazing replica of the iconic Taj Mahal, a nice assortment of surviving historic city gates, and Aurangabad Caves, rock-cut Buddhist temples dating from the 6th and 7th century.
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High Force Waterfall, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Ian Cook ·
A lovely waterfall, one of England's largest, is beautifully captured and featured today by photographer Ian Cook.
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Sri Lanka: A Land Like No Other (Part 11). On safari in Yala Park, with a stop in Kirinda

DrFumblefinger ·
 Yala is the most visited National Park in Sri Lanka.  It’s remotely situated in the southeast corner of the country, a long day’s drive fromColombo and even from the central Hill Country, and covers almost 1000 square...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, August 30, 2014 : Rocky Mountains, Colorado

DrFumblefinger ·
  Today's highlighted photos were taken at the  Clinton Gulch Dam Reservoir in Colorado's Summit Country.  It was a nice summer day and it's was hard to believe we're at 11076 ft (3375 m) above sea level.   The treeline and...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, May 27, 2014: Grassi Lakes, Alberta

Dr.Y ·
    About a one hour drive west of Calgary using the TransCanada Highway, and near the town of    Canmore   and its Nordic centre, the incredibly beautiful Grassi Lakes are nestled between the   Ha Ling Peak...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov 19, 2014:

Still Country Photo ·
  Lake Koocanusa is where I spent all of my summers growing up, it is close to my heart and is filled with fond memories.  Because this lake is formed by a dam, every spring, we would watch the water slowly rise with great anticipation...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Jan 7, 2015: Sunset on the Glenmore Reservoir

Still Country Photo ·
  When I was working at the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary, I would like to take a walk along the Glenmore Reservoir on my way into and out of the building.  The sun was just setting as I left work and I was able to take the time to...
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October 26, 2016: Dillon Reservoir

Samantha ·
Samantha visits the Dillon Reservoir, a great spot in Colorado for outdoor recreation and beautiful views.
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Nov. 2, 2016: Loveland Pass, on the Continental Divide

Samantha ·
High in the Rockies, Loveland Pass is one of the beauty spots on the Continental Divide in Colorado.
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Five Things To Do At Chiang Mai, Thailand

anshu_travel ·
Chiang Mai is located in the Northern area of Thailand capital city, Bangkok. It takes 1-hour journey by plane from Bangkok to Chiang Mai or about 8 hours by bus. The government intentionally prepares Chiang Mai for tourism purpose. The city is well arranged, and it has some artificial rivers. Many trees are planted along the road. Chiang Mai certainly has many interesting tourism objects to visit such as elephant training camp, orchid park, Thai silk, waterfalls and many more. Elephant Camp...
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Financing Freedom - 8 Tips For Budgeting Your Journey

Abe (Guest) ·
Looking for ways to pay for your next travel adventure? Here are some suggestions you might find helpful (sponsored content)
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October 31, 2019: "Big Mike," Bozeman, MT

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares the story of Big Mike, a bronze cast of one of the most complete T rex skeletons in the world.
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The Hoover Dam, Nevada/Arizona border. Where Gumbo Was #28

DrFumblefinger ·
    Gumbo was visiting the  Hoover Dam , previously also called "Boulder Dam ".   This dam is a magnificent feature of engineering!  Built in Black Canyon on the Colorado River, it bridges two states, Arizona and Nevada....
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Dole Plantation, Oahu, Hawaii (Where Gumbo was #169)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting one of Oahu's most popular tourist destinations, the Dole Plantation!
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Kaprun Dam, Austria

Ian Cook ·
The Kaprun dams and power plant near Salzburg are a popular visitor attraction with beautiful views and a troubling past.
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Re: Nov. 2, 2016: Loveland Pass, on the Continental Divide

Samantha ·
It is a very nice side trip which we never did while driving from A-B. Glad we took the time to visit it specifically and check out the area. Thanks for the comment.
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Re: Nov. 2, 2016: Loveland Pass, on the Continental Divide

DrFumblefinger ·
I've always driven by on the Freeway. Can see it's worth taking the side road to the pass. Thanks, Samantha!
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Sunset, Derwent Reservoir, England

Ian Cook ·
Sunset, Derwent Reservoir, England
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Lunugamvehera National Park, Sri Lanka

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe shares a safari visit to beautiful Lunugamvehera National Park, and enjoys a large variety of wildlife.
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Singapore's Amazing Zoo

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the Singapore Zoo.
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Seven Sisters Hydroelectric Dam, Manitoba

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the Seven Sisters Hydroelectric generating station in eastern Manitoba.
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Croton Gorge Park: Supplying NYC Water for 150 years

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits New York's oldest water supply reservoir.
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A Fall Hike around Calgary's Glenmore Reservoir

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger explores an urban late fall hike in Calgary, on the popular Glenmore Reservoir Trail.
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Two Museums and a Hike in Westchester County, NY

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits historical, cultural and outdoor activity sites in Westchester County
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Swann Memorial Fountain, Philadelphia

PHeymont ·
An allegorical Philadelphia fountain honors a fan of fountains and also fits in a tale of three sculptors.
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Lake Elmo, Billings, Montana

Samantha ·
Samantha shares some pictures of beautiful Lake Elmo in Billings, Montana.
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An Egret and Cormorants in Central Park

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L noticed birds of a different feather near the reservoir in Central Park.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art

PHeymont ·
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is worth a long look, both for its collections and its massive building.
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Santa Barbara's Very California Botanic Garden

PHeymont ·
In Santa Barbara, the botanic garden is focused on the flora of California in its historic home on land once part of the Santa Barbara mission.
 
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