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Dream Vacations – Tropical
Musha Cay, Bahamas #tropical #vacation #bahamas
an ocean scene with icebergs and waves crashing on the shore under a cloudy sky
Turquoise Icebergs Dot Iceland's Black Sand Beach
Photo credit: Sophie Carr
there is a small waterfall in the middle of this canyon with water running down it
Stories That Matter, Actions That Count
Gorge-us Known for its sheer gorges, waterfalls, and shimmering swimming holes, Australia's Karijini National Park is, to be sure, a backpacking utopia of the first order. Perhaps the most idyllic—and photographed—section of the park is Hammersley Gorge (seen above), famed for its dramatic rock-colorings and no doubt vertigo-inducing hikes. "The park is all about exploring serpentine tunnels of marbled rock, clambering over boulders, squeezing through narrow tunnels, inching your way alon...
a stone bench covered with moss in the middle of some trees and grass around it
Stories That Matter, Actions That Count
Forest Couch Welcome to Forest Couch. The first rule of Forest Couch: You do not talk about Forest Couch. The second rule: You do not talk about Forest Couch. Okay, I'm done—I promise. The couch is located in Pena Park, an area that encircles Portugal's Pena Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. As the story goes, the late great King Ferdinand II ordered trees and animals from distant lands to enrich and populate the environs of his sprawling castle. Apparently, Ferny didn't care about in...
an artistic view of some very colorful rocks in the water and plants growing out of them
Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada's Hidden Treasure
Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately 20 miles north of Gerlach, in Washoe County, Nevada. Called "one of the most beautiful sights in Nevada," the geyser is a little-known tourist attraction even to Nevada residents.
there is a small waterfall in the middle of this canyon with water running down it
10 Inspiring Entries in National Geographic's Traveler Photo Contest
Hamersley Gorge- Karijini National Park in WA national parks in Australia. The park is famous for its sheer gorges, waterfalls, sparkling rock pools and cool swimming holes. Photo and caption by Ignacio Palacios/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
a snowy mountain town sits on the edge of a lake
Stunning Shots of Reine, the Most Beautiful Village in Norway
Reine, a small Norwegian fishing village on the Lofoten islands, is today's extraordinary destination off the beaten path. (Shall we add it to this list?) Called everything from "postcard looking" to "idyllic,"
the sun is setting over a mountain with clouds in the sky and water reflecting off it's surface
Constantly Changing Majestic Beauty of Mount Fuji
Mount Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan, is already a spectacular natural phenomenon so it's hard to imagine capturing all of its splendor in one still photograph. However, photographer Yukio Ohyama has found ways to present the powerfully captivating landscape in incredibly unique and awe-inspiring ways.
the sun is setting behind a sailboat fountain
Spectacular Fountain Sprays Water to Look Like a Boat
fact a cleverly designed fountain sprinkling water out of its man-made pores. Located at Playa de la Malvarrosa in Valencia, Spain and known simply as Water Boat Fountain (or Fuente del Barco de Agua in Spanish) by visitors and locals alike, the sculptural fountain creates the illusion of both the hull and the sail of a boat with liquid jets.
two people are sitting on the edge of a lake
Surreal Sunken Platform in the Middle of a Lake
Theres a wonderfully picturesque spot in Vöcklabruck, Austria where visitors are able to sit in the middle of a pond without getting wet. The scenic landscape includes a path leading down to a hollowed out circular area where people can take a seat and relax amongst nature.
a frozen waterfall with snow on the ground and water running down it's sides
Stunning Nature Shots in 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Goðafoss Photo and caption by Joshua Holko/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Goðafoss is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. Located in the central north of the island, translucent aqua water cascades over the horseshoe shaped falls and races down the canyon. Icicles cling to its rock ledges and fresh snow lies across the landscape under soft diffuse light of the type that only Iceland can deliver.
a group of people in a boat watching the night sky from inside a cave with stars on it
Nau mai haere mai ki Waitomo Waitomo Glowworm Caves New Zealand
The glow worm, Arachnocampa luminosa, is unique to New Zealand. Thousands of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light as our expert guides provide informative commentary on the Caves' historical and geological significance.
an aerial view of a plan for a building with red lines on the ground and trees around it
La chatonniere
Hidden away in a secluded valley crowned by 18 acres of flowering cornflowers and poppies and with sweeping views across the forest of Chinon and the river Indre, the twelve remarkable gardens of La Chatonniere are a carefully guarded secret. The owner, Béatrice de Andia and her award-winning head gardener, Ahmed Azéroual, have combined their skills to realise their vision to create a series of enchanting terraced gardens open to the public.
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Utah's Breathtaking Blue Hills and Painterly Desert
Paris-born Emmanuel Coupe has received numerous awards for his breathtaking landscape photography. In 2009, he was named Landscape Photographer of the Year for a spectacular shot of a sunrise over Scotlands most famous rocky hill, Old Man of Storr. The photo beat out thousands of others because it beautifully showcased the rich and diverse landscape of the UK.