Category: TRAVEL

Oct 3, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve in Texas

Picture of the Day: The Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve in Texas

THE HAMILTON POOL NATURE PRESERVE IN TEXAS Photograph by DAVE WILSON PHOTOGRAPHY Located approximately 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Austin, Texas, the Hamilton Pool Preserve is a historic swimming hole which was designated a preserve by the Travis County Commissioner’s Court in 1990. Located 3/4 mile upstream from its confluence with…

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Oct 1, 2011

Picture of the Day: 5000 Year Old Neolithic Stone Carving in Northumberland

Picture of the Day: 5000 Year Old Neolithic Stone Carving in Northumberland

5,000 Year Old Neolithic Stone Carving in Northumberland Photograph by B. KERR The image above shows an extraordinary neolithic stone carving dating back approximately 5,000 years. Located in Ketley Crag, Northumberland (North East England), the discovery was made by a team of specially trained volunteers working on a four-year English Heritage backed…

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Oct 1, 2011

18 National Flags Made From Food

18 National Flags Made From Food

ITALY – Basil, pasta, tomatoes These delicious flags were designed for the Sydney International Food Festival by the advertising agency WHYBINTBWA. It’s a fantastic concept that creates a nation’s flag from the food associated with the country. Now many of you will likely disagree with some of the foods selected to symbolize a…

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Sep 28, 2011

Picture of the Day: Awesome Dutch Angle Shot of Endeavour Space Launch

Picture of the Day: Awesome Dutch Angle Shot of Endeavour Space Launch

AWESOME DUTCH ANGLE SHOT OF ENDEAVOUR SPACE LAUNCH Photograph by NASA/Sandra Joseph and Kevin O’Connell An exhaust cloud engulfs Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida as space shuttle Endeavour lifts off into the night sky. The primary payload for the STS-130 mission to the International Space Station is…

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Sep 27, 2011

Picture of the Day: Stunning Panoramic Atop Monte Civetta, Italy

Picture of the Day: Stunning Panoramic Atop Monte Civetta, Italy

STUNNING PANORAMIC ATOP MONTE CIVETTA, ITALY Photograph by FEDERICO (deeeeeeeep on Flickr) This is an incredible panoramic by Federico taken from Rifugio Tissi atop Monte Civetta in the Northern Italy province of Belluno. In the distance lies the village Alleghe, Lake Alleghe and the Civetta group between the valleys Cordevole, Val Fiorentina…

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Sep 27, 2011

Musha Cay and the Islands of Copperfield Bay [25 pics]

Musha Cay and the Islands of Copperfield Bay [25 pics]

Photograph by Imagine Nation Company, Inc. Hidden among the outer islands of the Exumas, in the Bahamas, lie the eleven private islands of Musha Cay and Islands of Copperfield Bay. Over 700 acres of lush natural beauty belong to you and 24 of your selected guests. Musha Cay is privacy redefined, featuring five spectacular…

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Sep 25, 2011

Picture of the Day: Unbelievable Lightning Show at the Grand Canyon

Picture of the Day: Unbelievable Lightning Show at the Grand Canyon

UNBELIEVABLE LIGHTNING SHOW AT THE GRAND CANYON Photograph by DAN RANSOM Photographer Dan Ransom took this incredible shot on August 28, 2011 during a wild electrical storm at the Grand Canyon. Just an amazing capture and event to witness. Nature is incredible. Camera: Canon 5D Lens: Sigma 20 1.8 Focal Length: 20…

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