Category: TRAVEL

Apr 2, 2011

Picture of the Day: Rago National Park, Norway

Picture of the Day: Rago National Park, Norway

RAGO NATIONAL PARK, NORWAY Rago National Park is a national park in the county of Nordland, Norway and borders Sweden’s Padjelanta National Park. Lakes Storskogvatnet and Litlverivatnet lie within the park along with several glaciers in the southeastern area. via Reddit

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Mar 28, 2011

25 Mind-Blowing Aerial Photographs Around the World

25 Mind-Blowing Aerial Photographs Around the World

Rano Kau volcano in Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island, Chile – Photograph by YANN ARTHUS BERTRAND For me, the allure of aerial photography is the unique perspective it gives. The world feels so different when viewed from above. It always gives me a newfound appreciation for this pale blue dot we call…

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Mar 24, 2011

Picture of the Day: Catacombs of Paris

Picture of the Day: Catacombs of Paris

CATACOMBS OF PARIS Photograph by STEPHEN ALVAREZ Photographer’s Description:In a sandy chamber known as the “beach,” a wave rolls across a wall painted (and repainted) by cataphiles in the style of Japanese printmaker Hokusai. Such works can take hundreds of hours—the painting but also the carrying in of supplies. via National Geographic…

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Mar 24, 2011

The World’s Largest Cruise Ship: Allure of the Seas

The World’s Largest Cruise Ship: Allure of the Seas

She’s the newest addition to the Royal Caribbean fleet and the world’s largest cruise ship. With 2,700 rooms spanning 16 decks, the Allure of the Seas is like a miniature city, travelling from Fort Lauderdale to the Carribbean at a comfortable 22 knots. Oh and there’s a Starbucks on board… Below you will find…

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Mar 19, 2011

Picture of the Day: Lovers Bridge in Paris

Picture of the Day: Lovers Bridge in Paris

LOVERS BRIDGE IN PARIS Photograph by PHILIPPE GARAVEL In the romantic capital of the world, lovers fasten padlocks to the railings of the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris. The couple then toss the keys into the Seine river below, symbolizing their eternal love

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Mar 14, 2011

Picture of the Day: Great Place to Put a Bench

Picture of the Day: Great Place to Put a Bench

GREAT PLACE TO PUT A BENCH Photograph by GIAN ANDRI GIOVANOLI Photographer’s Description: A photo from one of those summer days when the wind from the south brings up the clouds from Italy towards the valley of Engadine in Switzerland. Picture taken at late afternoon with my father looking down towards Maloja, a…

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Mar 9, 2011

Picture of the Day: Crystal Clear Waters

Picture of the Day: Crystal Clear Waters

CRYSTAL CLEAR WATERS Photograph by Gerald Backmeister Photographer’s Description: A diver explores Lake Sameranger in Tyrol, Austria. The photo was taken in a depth of approx. 3m (~9 ft.) in the fore waterside of the lake. Camera: Olympus E-510 Lens: Zuiko 8mm Focal Length: 8 mm Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec. Aperture: 6.3 ISO/Film:…

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