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Photo Friday – The Colors of India

It’s been a while since any photography has been featured on this blog. And hopefully as world travelers you’ve been craving a few shots with which to upshift your imaginations into fifth. Because Friday shares a phoneme with photography and also because your relaxation neurons are starting to fire, I’m showcasing a few of the […]

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Gigapixel Photos from Around the World

Photography and travel go hand in hand. What would any trip be without taking home a few hundred thousand pixels of local street vendors, pretty landscapes and ancient buildings? Not much, that’s what. Everyone loves a well-taken picture. Your average photograph from a point and shoot camera these days consists of about 10 megapixels, that’s […]

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Just One of the Thousands of Falls of Plitvice

A Photoshop collage with 9 photos taken in Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia. This seemingly gravity-defying natural process was found about 1 hours hike into the park. © AirTreks & Nico Crisafulli

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Photo Friday: Wat Arun

Wat Arun, “Temple of the Dawn”, Bangkok The Khmer-era Buddhist temple located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok celebrated its 200 birthday last year. The temple’s more-than-a-mouthful complete name is Wat Arunratchawararam Ratchaworamahawihan. It can be climbed by purchasing a 20 baht ticket (about $0.60).

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Photo Friday: Inca Walls In Cusco

Photo Friday this week gives you an image taken in Cuzco (or Cusco), Peru. The photo was taken in an alley just off the Plaza des Armas in the city center. The walls you see here are original Inca construction dating back to the 14th century. So tightly do the wall’s stones fit together you […]

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Photo Friday: Ferry in the Morning Fog

Photo taken in Dubai, UAE. The craft is an abra, the traditional mode of transportation to cross Dubai Creek between Deira and Bur Dubai. Dubai Creek is less of a creek per se but a saltwater inlet that curves 9 miles inland, at the mouth of which the original city of Dubai was built. The […]

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Photo of the day: Our Lady, at night

Paris is an incredible city, one that absolutely lives up to its reputation, be it wonderful, dramatic or embittered. For anyone going, recently returned or have relentless memories of the fair City of Light, here’s an adorable little poem written around 1911 by American poet Sara Teasdale.

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Photo Friday – Provence, France

The Photo Friday feature returns with some darling little photos taken in a corner of the Provence region of France. Provence in its entirety covers the very southeast point of the hexagon that is France, from the Côte d’Azur to the southern Alps to the Rhône River at its western edge. Some of the most […]

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Taking Back Iceland

With holidays, family reunions and business meetings being interrupted all over the world, there’s probably a lot of quiet vitriol being directed at Iceland at the moment. That coupled with a stunning banking industry collapse, recession woes and fair dose of rotten luck, Iceland has had a tough few years. But they’re a plucky bunch […]

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Photo Friday

The triumphant return of our Photo Friday feature comes today! Seven great shots by way of our Flickr group pool, AirTreks World Journey, spotlighting some of the greatest locations in world travel. If you have any photos you’d like to contribute to the group please feel free to click here and join. We’d love to […]

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Photo Friday!

After a long hiatus, our Photo Friday feature is back! Today we feature some amazing travel photography from AirTreks World Journey member Timido (aka The Shy Photographer). Timido has traveled extensively around the world from central Asia, to South America, to Antarctica. His shots reveal his unending romance with travel, architecture and the natural world. […]

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Photo Friday

This week’s selections highlight British outdoorsman James Myatt, aka nzbuu, and his shots while trekking in the Lake District of Northern England. Enjoy!