Category: TRAVEL

May 9, 2011

Picture of the Day: Pigeon Point Lighthouse, California

Picture of the Day: Pigeon Point Lighthouse, California

PIGEON POINT LIGHTHOUSE, CALIFORNIA Photograph by TYLER WESTCOTT Photographer’s Description: Once per year, on the anniversary of the Pigeon Point Lighthouse, the original fresnel lens (which has since been replaced with an unimpressive aerobeacon) is illuminated with a 1 kilowatt light and its impressive original appearance is restored. This was taken in…

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May 8, 2011

Picture of the Day: Lights, Camera, Action at the Magic Kingdom

Picture of the Day: Lights, Camera, Action at the Magic Kingdom

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION AT THE MAGIC KINGDOM Photograph by CORY DISBROW Beautiful capture of ‘Fireworks Friday’ at the Magic Kingdom. The Magic Kingdom is one of four theme parks at the Walt Disney World Resort located near Orlando, Florida. It was the first park built at the resort and opened October 1,…

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May 2, 2011

Picture of the Day: ‘Crystal’ Ice Cave in Iceland

Picture of the Day: ‘Crystal’ Ice Cave in Iceland

‘CRYSTAL’ ICE CAVE IN SKAFTAFELL, ICELAND Photograph via Örvar Atli Þorgeirsson Photographer’s Description: Some of the magic beauty of glacier ice lies under its outer surface. One either needs to strip the surface layer or go underneath it to see its real beauty. The centuries old ice coming down the slopes of…

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Apr 30, 2011

Picture of the Day: Mt. Roraima 2 Billion Years in the Making

Picture of the Day: Mt. Roraima 2 Billion Years in the Making

MOUNT RORAIMA: 2 BILLION YEARS IN THE MAKING Photograph via Zadan.nl Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateau in South America. First described by the English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh in 1596, its 31 km2 summit area is defended by 400-metre-tall cliffs on all sides. The mountain…

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Apr 28, 2011

Crazy Party Compound in Las Vegas [20 pics]

Crazy Party Compound in Las Vegas [20 pics]

Less than 10 miles from the legendary Vegas strip lies the recently listed Primm Compound. This 10-acre luxury estate, built for wild parties and good times, can be yours for a cool $16.5 million US. With over-the-top features like an indoor shooting range, 20-car showroom and of course a grotto, an after-party here after…

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Apr 27, 2011

Picture of the Day: Epic Aerial of Barcelona, Spain

Picture of the Day: Epic Aerial of Barcelona, Spain

EPIC AERIAL OF BARCELONA, SPAIN Photograph by ALDAS KIRVAITIS Who knew Barcelona was so…. organized! Quite impressed with the city planning, amazing! via Aldas Kirvaitis on Flickr

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Apr 21, 2011

Picture of the Day: A Place To Ponder

Picture of the Day: A Place To Ponder

A PLACE TO PONDER Photograph by BORIS ISSAEV Stunning self-portrait by Boris Issaev at Horseshoe Bend in Arizona, United States. Camera: SONY DSC-W150 Focal Length: 5 mm Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec. Aperture: 8 ISO/Film: 100 via Boris Issaev on 500px

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