Full Bloom

This beautiful photo was taken by Mike Blake in California. Those are Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that bloom in March.

Full Bloom

This beautiful photo was taken by Mike Blake in California. Those are Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that bloom in March.


Angry Monkey in Pond

I love this picture. It was taken by “Stringer” in China

Angry Monkey in Pond

I love this picture. It was taken by “Stringer” in China


Isla Incahuasi

Incahuasi Island above Uyuni Salt Lake Worlds largest reserve lithium Mercado David

This photo was taken by David Mercado on Incahusai Island, above Uyuni Salt Lake, which is the World’s largest Lithium reserve.

Isla Incahuasi is an island situated in the middle of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia’s famous salt flat.

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Photo by Benjamin Giard

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Puffins

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Puffins Farne Islands off England Nigel Roddis

Puffins flying above Farne Islands off the coast of England

Photo Nigel Roddis

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Woo! Liebster Award!!

Woo! Liebster Award!!

A BIG thank you goes to Vasudha from Traveldefined for nominating me for the Liebster award!!

This award is passed on from traveler to traveler and is a great way to discover some up and coming travel blogs.

The conditions:

1. Thank the blogger who gives it.
2. Answer the 11 questions she/he asks.
3. Nominate 11 bloggers with less than 500 followers.
4. Ask these lovely 11 eleven questions.
5.…

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The Temple of Poseidon

This is a beautiful photograph taken by Yannis Behrakis of the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, Greece.

The Temple of Poseidon

This is a beautiful photograph taken by Yannis Behrakis of the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, Greece.


The Next Big Thing

The Next Big Thing

The Next Big Thing

Because of one fateful Yankees game that worsened the predictably horrific traffic on I-95 on the way to JFK, I received a complementary flight to Europe by Air France.

It turns out Air France had over booked a flight I was supposed to take to Amsterdam but, being as awesome as Air France is, they got me a flight that left just 30 minutes later and a complementary one to use in the future.

So,…

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Lumbard Street, San Francisco

Such a funny idea that driving down a road is a tourist attraction. Some of the people that lived in the apartments on this road still seem to get a kick out of the heavy traffic, waving to the cars as they inched by.

Lumbard Street, San Francisco

Such a funny idea that driving down a road is a tourist attraction. Some of the people that lived in the apartments on this road still seem to get a kick out of the heavy traffic, waving to the cars as they inched by.


Festival of the Crystal Sons

Festival of the Crystal Sons

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This photo was taken by Jeroen van Aar in Mae Hong Son, Northern Thailand.

What Jeroen van Aar has to say about his photo: “An initiate is checking his make up that his mother is applying to her sun during Poi Sang Long (festival of the Crystal Sons) in Mae Hong Son, Northern Thailand. This colourful festival is held every April in Northern Thailand. 7 to 14 year old Shan boys get ordained to…

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Tobacco Farmer

A tobacco farmer in Vinales, Cuba smokes his homemade cigar. Photo by Klemen Misic via National Geographic

Tobacco Farmer

A tobacco farmer in Vinales, Cuba smokes his homemade cigar. Photo by Klemen Misic via National Geographic