Category: TRAVEL

Apr 11, 2011

The Ultimate Maldives Gallery [30 pics]

The Ultimate Maldives Gallery [30 pics]

Photograph via Beautiful places to visit Just like Bora Bora, the Maldives is another tropical paradise that feels like a fantasy world. Hundreds of lush islands, lined with the whitest sandy beaches, and surrounded by the bluest of water; the Malvides is a slice of heaven. Check out the beautiful photographs below along with…

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Apr 7, 2011

25 Haunting Shipwrecks Around the World

25 Haunting Shipwrecks Around the World

Turks & Caicos – Photograph by IPWNNOOBS Fellow blogger Tom Moran from Urban Ghosts inspired this post. His excellent article on ‘Ship Graveyards: Abandoned Ships, Boats and Shipyards‘ sent me on a quest to find some incredible photographs of shipwrecks around the world. The United Nations estimates that there are more than 3 million…

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Apr 6, 2011

Picture of the Day: Man Versus Mountain

Picture of the Day: Man Versus Mountain

MAN VERSUS MOUNTAIN Photograph by ALEXANDRE BUISSE Nic Mullin descends Aiguille du Plan in Chamonix, France. Aiguille du Plan is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps with an elevation of 12050 ft / 3673 meters. Alexandre Buisse Photography

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Apr 3, 2011

Picture of the Day: Central Park at Night

Picture of the Day: Central Park at Night

CENTRAL PARK AT NIGHT Photographs by ANDREW MACE Photographer’s Description: Looking north from around 57th Street over Central Park and the Upper West Side. You can see the George Washington Bridge faintly. via Andrew Mace on Flickr

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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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