Blog Entries tagged 'landscapes'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'landscapes'
- Halong BayWe went out to Halong Bay for two days and a night, after booking with a small travel agency in old town, Hanoi. I would guess they all sell the same tours on various boats with slightly Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Aug 26, 2013
- Roaming through Rome
'Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.
Giotto di Bondone'
This was to be our first solo trip together. We had both travelled previously but it was always within the comforts of pre-packaged tour Posted by ForeignProblems in #Foreignproblems | Aug 26, 2013
- The Pride of Xi'anHarry met us in mid-morning for our drive over to the Wild Goose Pagoda. With a name like that, I wasn't quite sure what to expect. The pagoda, and surrounding buildings, is now a popular place for Chinese Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 21, 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
- Kissbone Cove Resort (St. Bernard)Hotel/Resort name: Kissbone Cove Resort
Location: Saint Bernard, Southern Leyte
Booking Year: 2011, 2012
Price: from 1.500 PHP
Staff service: Very good
Standard rooms: Good and clean.
Hot shower Posted by Odd-Arne in Hotel and Resort Review | Aug 17, 2013
- Xia Jian Guilin, Ni Hao NanningWe knew that there was a lot of excitement that had been generated over the last few days and the girls needed some rest. They both slept through most of the outdoor show, which was a shame, and so Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 12, 2013
- Some downtime...and entering the People's Republic of ChinaWhen we fell into bed Thursday night, after our excursion through Hong Kong, we decided to give the kids (and let's be honest, ourselves too!) some downtime in the morning. Our flight to Guilin was not until 4:10, and Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 10, 2013
- Romantic Romania10th July
Today we cruised around the rural Maramureș region of Romania in a van with a local guide.
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- A private DMZ TourSeveral weeks ago, I began a series of emails to set up a tour of the Demilitarized Zone just northwest of Seoul. A number of outfits offered this kind of tour but Bruce and I chose the USO because Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 7, 2013
- savor the flavor and jettison your labor behavior!===salutations my darling, young one===
Why, hello there ! Good to see you again. Just a moment while I scratch off the cobwebs from the keyboard. Mmm...looks like obsolescence hasn't swept this one up quite yet.
And so I find myself in Posted by ggithens in looking glass | Jul 18, 2013
- AustriaWe were heading for Krimml because Fred and Urmer, who we had met in Trutnov in the Czech Republic, had recommended a hotel there. Plus, Krimml waterfalls at 350m are the biggest waterfalls in Europe and the 5th largest in Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 15, 2013
- Bojnice, SlovakiaWe left Zakopane in Poland and quickly crossed the border into Slovakia. Our route was to take us through the Low Tatras to Bojnice . Avoiding the major routes we wound our way through forests that stretched as far Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 12, 2013
- Kew Gardens29th June
Today we visited Kew Gardens and Palace. There was a festival celebrating edible plants on, adding even more things to see to an already lengthy list. These humongous botanical gardens have been around for over 250 years, with some Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Jul 8, 2013
- Windsor Castle22nd June
The day of guided tour sight seeing started at Paddington station, birthplace of Paddington Bear. Paying homage to the bear is a modest statue, and a larger gift shop upstairs.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/484888/windsor_ Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Jul 6, 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
- Jesenik, Czech RepublicWe left Trutnov and headed for Jesenik in another ski area. This was an overnight stay on our way to Zakopane in Poland, where we intended to stay for a few days. The towns and the roads in the Czezh Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 5, 2013
- Trutnov, Czech RepublicAt last, as we made our way through the Czech Republic, we started to find bends in the road. The landscape became increasingly hilly as we entered the Carpathian mountain range that stretches in a great arc into Poland, Slovakia, Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 4, 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
- The Blue Lagoon - Top10 Beach WorldwideI hit the jackpot! Didn't we all dream about relaxing on a white beach under palm trees once? I found one - and it is not too far away! In lists of the top ten beaches in the world, next Posted by BillyHoliday in Top10 Holidays | Jun 27, 2013
- Sensational Scotland19th May
After a gruelling 9 hour coach ride with only 1 pit stop we arrived in Edinburgh, two day prior to the start of our group tour. Our hostel was surprisingly cosy, originally an old church that fell out of Posted by Wongderful in Ameizing Andventures | Jun 23, 2013
- West Rockies US 2013
Never thought that in this digital world I would be needing to carry more than 3kg of paper, maps, guides !
Thank you colleagues and friend for your contribution. :-)
[img=http://photos.tr Posted by Eddy VDR in West Rockies US 2013 (English) | Jun 22, 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
- Dizzying Heights
Post Lima gluttony we really thought we would put ourselves through some more altitude training and traipse back up to the Andes for a couple of day walks in the hills. In order to do t Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | Jun 7, 2013
- Bolivia - Old Ladies in Top Hats and a Death RoadSan Pedro de Atacama turned out to be a pleasant surprise considering we originally had no intention of going there, we ended up grateful for the border debacle! Armed with new friends, we booked our Salar de Uyuni trip Posted by moseyingmizuiks in Morning Coffee | Jun 2, 2013