Blog Entries tagged 'lakes'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'lakes'
- Introduction to Amtrak[center]We arrived at New York Penn Station with a 15 day USA rail pass, tummies full of $1 pizza, some emergency vino, and very little knowledge or understanding of the US railway (why don't the people of America get the Posted by chiaramichael in 111 Days | Sep 23, 2013
- Lago de AtitlánThe next step of my travels took me to the Lake Atitlán, one of the most beautiful lake in the world, according to Aldous Huxley. I had several purposes for going there, the first of course was to admire the Posted by manolo84 in Around The World in 370 days | Sep 12, 2013
- Spinning our WheelsThe Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes is a more than a bicycle path. It’s a byway that bisects the beauty of northern Idaho, a 73.2-mile ribbon of smooth asphalt that laces rivers and lakes, the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation and Posted by davidmutticlark in Searchin' for Soul | Sep 11, 2013
- Salar de Uyuni, BoliviaUyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia
The Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat at 12,106 km² and sits at 3653m. The reason for the salt flats is there used to be a sea there; however due to movement is Posted by Roaming Rolts in Two Rolts, Two Continents, Two Rucksacks | Sep 8, 2013
- Mt Field National Park to Queenstown===Mt Field NP - Lake St Clair===
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/596544/P7166721.jpg thumb=http://photos.travellerspoint. Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | Sep 1, 2013
- Croatia - First stop: ZagrebWe arrived at Zagreb Airport and as we had booked from transportation earlier, we had the driver waiting for us there. The weather was almost tropical, with a hot yet stormy clouds (and some rain too).
Our accommodation was not near Posted by danics in World Away | Aug 29, 2013
- The Fifth OceanOur 86-hour train odyssey ended at Lake Baikal, the world's deepest and oldest lake, which will one day, due to moving tectonic plates, may become the world's fifth ocean, splitting the Asian continent in half.
The lake itself is absolutely beautiful Posted by feeverte in Second Star to the Right | Aug 19, 2013
- A full day in ChengduWe woke up at 6 and cracked the whip on the girls to make sure that we were downstairs for breakfast at 7 o'clock. Sandy was going to pick us up at 8 because he informed us that the Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 18, 2013
- Footsore in Mid ManhattanExcluding a brief visit a few days previously to watch an [[http://francisworldtrip.travellerspoint.com/131/|exhibition soccer game at the Yankee Stadium]], I had never visited New York despite it being one of those world cities like London and Paris that Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | May 29, 2013
- Best (and quirks) of the BritsThere were many things we were looking forward to in our few months in the UK, one was escaping the heat for a bit (especially with the pregnancy), but it seemed the heat followed us back to the UK, and Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Jul 23, 2013
- The High Tatra MountainsThe reason we were heading for Zakopane was quite simple. Some years ago, April and I were riding through Switzerland when we met a man from Brazil, in a cable car - I hasten to add we were not riding Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 5, 2013
- Dunedin to Milford Sound - Day 78I couldn't have my shower too hot this morning because the warmth burnt my ice cold hands and feet. It's safe to say it was pretty cold last night.
Baldwin Street is the steepest residential street in the world and Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Apr 10, 2013
- Vancouver to Summerland to KelownaThe first 48 hours of our trip have been a whirlwind! Paul and kids, along with our nieces Kassandra and Ariana, went to the Taylor Swift concert in Vancouver with 42,000 other teenage girls (Paul says he was one of Posted by thewierenga5 in The Wierenga 5 | Jun 30, 2013
- A few days in Summit County, ColoradoFor the first few days of my stay in Colorado we travelled up to my cousin's mountain house at Keystone in Summit County high up in the Rockies. On the way up into the mountains we stopped to visit [i]Mother Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | May 12, 2013
- Lake Wanaka - Day 75After the glaciers yesterday we drove to a campsite on Lake Paringa, near Haast, so we could get a head start for today.
Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Apr 7, 2013
- From Chicago to Stockholm… For the first time since I have been here I can honestly say that I loooove Chicago, this windy city that is known for its magnificent glass and steel architecture, its wonderful museums, and its fabulous mag mile.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.c Posted by CCFerguson in Cecily och Joakim | Sep 5, 2010
- Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers - Day 74Today we got to walk on a glacier! The day started with a beautiful view across the lake and a short drive to Franz Josef.
[img=h Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Apr 6, 2013
- Arthur's Pass to Franz Josef Glacier - Day 73Well, last night was freezing. Literally. The window screen on the van was frozen when we woke up and it was only 1 degrees, so it must have dropped below zero during the night. All night we kept waking up Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Apr 5, 2013
- To Milan and home again On Sunday morning, we checked out of the agriturismo and drove to Milan. Along the way, we stopped in Pisa and took a few goofy tourist shots of the Leaning Tower.
Our hotel for the last ni Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | May 31, 2013
- Fools Hollow Lake State Park, AZWe decided to leave Luna Lake, AZ to come to Show Low for a couple of days. Today being Memorial Day, we broke camp a bit later than usual so that we wouldn't get caught up in parade traffic. Posted by martin.galchutt in Marty's RV'ing blog | May 27, 2013
- Onward from QueenstownQueenstown is proud of its "Global Adventure Capital" billing but I did manage to find a couple of less adrenaline fuelled things to do while I was there. For starters there is the 2,395 feet (730 metre) long and 1,590 Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Apr 12, 2013
- Jetboating on the Dart RiverA lot of the wilder locations used for The Lord of the Rings were near Glenorchy on the north shore of Lake Wakatipu, about a 45 minute drive from Queenstown and the thought of combining a trip to see them Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Apr 12, 2013
- Waitomo Caves to Uretiti Beach Camp, Northland - Day 64Good morning!
Today was our trip to see the glowworms in Waitomo Caves. Instead of walking or taking a boat in the caves, we decided to tube it instead. This is basically a rubber ring Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Mar 27, 2013
- RotoruaNext we were onto Rotorua. I had been warned of how badly the town smells, but you really can't be prepared for it. It was pretty nasty and kind of makes you feel nauseous. The good thing (I think) is Posted by karencook in Karen's World Adventures | Apr 16, 2013
- Mount Ruapehu to Arohena - Day 63This morning we drove up two mountain roads in the Tongariro National Park for some good views and to see Mount Ruapheu better. The first went straight up Mount Ruapehu to a closed ski resort, which looks really odd in Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Mar 26, 2013