Tag: national park

Jun 19, 2013

Picture of the Day: Giraffe Umbrella

Picture of the Day: Giraffe Umbrella

GIRAFFE UMBRELLA Photograph by Ben Matthew Wong | twistedsifter.com I took this photo in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. It was the middle of the afternoon and the sun was scorching. We drove past this lone giraffe that was getting shade and shelter from the sun by standing under this beautiful Acacia tree.…

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Jun 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Forest’s Eye

Picture of the Day: Forest’s Eye

FOREST’S EYE Photograph by Adry on Flickr Located in Nahuel Huapi, Argentina’s oldest national park, is this gorgeous hiking trail known as Sendero de Los Arrayanes. The photo was taking by Flickr user Adry, and she says it winds from Puerto Pañuelo to Lago Moreno. At this particular spot, with the trees…

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Apr 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Rocky Wave

Picture of the Day: The Rocky Wave

THE ROCKY WAVE Photograph by G.A. KOUT | gakout.tumblr.com The Wave is located on the Colorado Plateau, near the Utah and Arizona border. The area is a gallery of twisted sandstone, resembling deformed pillars, cones, mushrooms and other odd creations. Deposits of iron claim some of the responsibility for the unique blending…

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Mar 31, 2013

Picture of the Day: Erawan Falls, Thailand

Picture of the Day: Erawan Falls, Thailand

ERAWAN FALLS, THAILAND Photograph by Fat Tony | Prints available In this serene capture by my friend Fat Tony, we see the stunning Erawan Falls, located in Erawan National Park, Thailand. To get the shot, Fat Tony snuck into the park before sunrise to catch the first light of the day and…

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Mar 14, 2013

The Flowing Rock of Antelope Canyon

The Flowing Rock of Antelope Canyon

Photograph by Moondigger on Wikimedia Commons Located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona, Antelope Canyon is an incredible place where water and time have eroded the rock and turned it into a slot canyon. The result is an incredible formation of smooth, flowing rock. In 1997 the Navajo Tribe turned the area into a…

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Mar 5, 2013

21 Roads You Have to Drive in Your Lifetime

21 Roads You Have to Drive in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing like a road trip to really experience a country. From coastal highways and dizzying mountain passes, to scenic routes through national parks and bridges over great spans of water; roads are the circulatory system that connects a country. After an extensive search online, the Sifter has compiled a list of some of…

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Mar 2, 2013

Picture of the Day: Zion Canyon

Picture of the Day: Zion Canyon

ZION CANYON Photograph by Tom Anderson on Google+ Zion Canyon is a deep and narrow gorge in southwestern Utah, United States, carved by the North Fork of the Virgin River. Nearly the entire canyon is located within the eastern half of Zion National Park. The beginning of the canyon is usually delineated…

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