Category: TRAVEL

Jul 28, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Edge of Earth – Bunda Cliffs of Australia

Picture of the Day: The Edge of Earth – Bunda Cliffs of Australia

THE EDGE OF EARTH – BUNDA CLIFFS OF AUSTRALIA Photograph via Reddit The vast Nullarbor Plain is the world’s largest limestone karst landscape covering an area of 270,000 square km, extending 2,000 km between Norseman and Ceduna. Two thirds of the Nullarbor is within Western Australia and one third is in South…

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Jul 25, 2011

The Legendary Bassnectar Concert Family Photos [35 pics]

The Legendary Bassnectar Concert Family Photos [35 pics]

New York City – Photograph by BASSNECTAR.net The first time I saw Bassnectar live was at the Living Room stage at Shambhala in 2008. It was a dewy morning and I distinctly remember thinking, ‘this is one of the best live sets I’ve ever heard’. I’ve been fortunate to catch a few sets since…

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Jul 21, 2011

Picture of the Day: Flooded Ruins of Villa Epecuen

Picture of the Day: Flooded Ruins of Villa Epecuen

FLOODED RUINS OF VILLA EPECUEN IN ARGENTINA Photography by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images Back in the 1920s, a tourist village was established along the shore of Lago Epecuen, a salt lake some 600 kilometers southwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The resort town, named Villa Epucuen, soon had a railroad station, and it…

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Jul 21, 2011

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Greenland

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Greenland

Northern Lights: Nuuk, Greenland – Photograph by Rune Chritianse After posting yesterday’s ‘Picture of the Day‘ of the Elephant Foot Glacier, I realized I knew very little about the gigantic island/country/landmass thingy way up in the Arctic between North America and Europe. How many people live there? What language do they speak? How…

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Jul 19, 2011

Picture of the Day: Manhattanhenge

Picture of the Day: Manhattanhenge

MANHATTANHENGE Photograph by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images Manhattanhenge – sometimes referred to as the Manhattan Solstice – is a semiannual occurrence in which the setting sun aligns with the east–west streets of the main street grid in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. The term is derived from Stonehenge, at…

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Jul 19, 2011

The Stunning Beauty of Seychelles [25 pics]

The Stunning Beauty of Seychelles [25 pics]

Lemuria Praslin – Photograph via IdeePerViaggiare.it The Republic of Seychelles is an island country spanning an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. It is part of the Mascarene Islands along with Mauritius and Reunion. Just northeast of Madagascar, Seychelles is situated with Zanzibar to the west, Reunion to the south and Comoros…

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Jul 14, 2011

Picture of the Day: A Sinkhole in the Yucatan

Picture of the Day: A Sinkhole in the Yucatan

A SINKHOLE IN THE YUCATAN PENINSULA, MEXICO Photograph by MARC FILION Photographer’s Description: A diver explores a cenote, or freshwater sinkhole, on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. [Marc Filion] The Yucatán Peninsula, in southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, with the northern coastline on the Yucatán Channel. The peninsula…

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