Blog Entries tagged 'landscapes'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'landscapes'
- Grand Teton National ParkFive days in the Grand Tetons, and I could have stayed for many more -- what an awe-inspiring place! I could write a book, but not tonight, so let me just jot my most favorite experiences:
-- Gros Ventre Slide, a Posted by Joyful Feet in On the Road Fall 2013 | Sep 11, 2013
- Ninh BinhAfter another night in Hanoi, we hired a car to take us to Ninh Binh, roughly three hours away. We wanted to spend more time with Huyen, and to thank her for all she had done for us. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Sep 4, 2013
- A fitting finale to a tour of the Jinsha JiangAfter nine days of cycling with [[http://www.paintedroads.com|Painted Roads]] from Shangri-La to Dali, the legs weren't quite finished. We had completed 720km on our bicycles, winding through the valleys and gorges of the Jinsha Jiang (Yangtze to you and Posted by jparsons in Parsons on Tour | Sep 1, 2013
- 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
- Bulgaria 20th JulyBansko, a ski resort town was our home for the next two nights.
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- 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, no hot water Posted by Odd-Arne in Hotel and Resort Review | Aug 17, 2013
- Romania 14th JulyToday was a very touristy day. First stop was Bran Castle, which is thought of as Dracula's castle by many, though he was not the main resident if he even was one at all. This place sees 6000 visitors a Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Aug 13, 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
- Romania 12th JulyLeaving Sighișoara in the afternoon, after climbing the watch tower and visiting the small museums we headed to Viscri.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/484888/romania_day_3__4_. Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Aug 11, 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
- Romania 11th JulyThe symbol of the Maramureş is the wool spindle, as this was a primary source of income for the area.
Travelling from Maramureş to Sighișoara, the suspected birthplace of Vlad "te Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Aug 10, 2013
- Romania 10th JulyToday we cruised around the rural Maramureș region of Romania in a van with a local guide.
Starting with the UNE Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Aug 9, 2013
- 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
- Hungary 8th JulyUsing the train we made our way north-east to Eger.
Eger is wine country, with it's other claims to fame being Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | 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 GardensToday 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 of Posted by Dohscovery in Ameizing Andventures | Jul 8, 2013
- Windsor CastleThe day of leisurely 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.
After a br 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