Tag: mountains

May 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: Same Spot, Different Seasons

Picture of the Day: Same Spot, Different Seasons

SAME SPOT, DIFFERENT SEASONS Photograph by spacetaco12 on reddit In this great comparison photo, we see the Mountain Quail Chute at the Telluride Ski Resort in Colorado during the winter and summer. The photos were taken by reddit user spacetaco12 who said the chute is located on the hike-to-terrain off of the…

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May 3, 2014

Picture of the Day: Just Hanging Out – Blue Mountains, Australia

Picture of the Day: Just Hanging Out – Blue Mountains, Australia

JUST HANGING OUT BLUE MOUNTAINS, AUSTRALIA Photograph by Andrew Smith / Sydney Work Travel Play In this fantastic capture we see Andrew Smith, perched on an outcrop, soaking up the surrounding views of the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia. The mountainous region borders on Sydney’s metropolitan area, its foothills starting…

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Apr 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Himalayan Dog Wanderer

Picture of the Day: The Himalayan Dog Wanderer

Photograph by SEBASTIAN WAHLHUETTER Website | Facebook | Twitter | 500px | Prints Available During a trek through the Himalayan outback, photographer Sebastian Wahlhuetter noticed a dog that had started following his group. As he recalls in a blog post: “This dog just appeared out of nowhere and followed us for an entire week…

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Apr 9, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Volcanic Eruption Seen from a Space Shuttle

Picture of the Day: A Volcanic Eruption Seen from a Space Shuttle

A VOLCANIC ERUPTION SEEN FROM A SPACE SHUTTLE Photograph by NASA In this incredible capture taken on 30 September 1994, we see a major eruption of Klyuchevskaya Sopka as seen by the astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour (mission: STS-68). The eruption cloud reached 60,000 feet above sea level and the winds…

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Mar 29, 2014

Picture of the Day: Schlegeis Lake, Austria

Picture of the Day: Schlegeis Lake, Austria

SCHLEGEIS LAKE, AUSTRIA Photographer Unknown via l0v4 on reddit Located in the Zillertal valley underneath the famous Olperer mountain hut, is the beautiful Schlegeis Lake in Tyrol, Austria. Like Zillergründl, Stillup, Durlassboden and Gmünd; Schlegeis is one of the five artificial lakes in the Zillertal valley. According to the official tourism site…

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Mar 19, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sunrise Over Mount Bromo

Picture of the Day: Sunrise Over Mount Bromo

SUNRISE OVER MOUNT BROMO Photograph by GUILLAUME BURET 500px | Tumblr In this sunrise capture by Guillaume Buret, we see the famous Mount Bromo in East Java, Indonesia. The active volcano has an elevation of 2,329 meters (7,641 ft) and is a popular tourist attraction in East Java. The volcano is situated…

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Mar 6, 2014

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

There are plenty of reasons to ask for a window seat. For starters you can lean on the window if you want to sleep, and you never have to get up for someone else! But it’s what’s outside of that window that is most compelling. The world is a wonderful place, one that looks…

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