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Approaching Gorak Shep in Nepal

Approaching Gorak Shep in Nepal

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Today's travel photo is a view of Gorak Shep with Kala Pattar and the ice capped peak of Pumori towering above in Nepal. Gorak Shep is the last stop before reaching Everest Base Camp and if you see this view during your trek, it's likely that you will make it the rest of the way… Read More

Buffalo in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Buffalo in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

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Today's travel photo is of a buffalo in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. This buffalo kept a very close eye on me as I took its photo, and it continued to do so until we drove off. If you're chasing the "Big 5" on an African safari, you will need to spot one of these guys… Read More

Flinders Street Station in Melbourne

Flinders Street Station in Melbourne, Australia

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Today's travel photo is of Flinders Street Station in Melbourne, Australia. I only had a short time in Melbourne but it was long enough for me to find out that I really liked the city. Melbourne has some beautiful old historic buildings, but the most iconic would have to be Flinders Street Station. I took… Read More

Notre Dame Cathedral on the Seine in Paris

Notre Dame on the Seine at Night in Paris

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Today's travel photo is of Notre Dame Cathedral from the Seine at night in Paris, France. I took this photo after going for a late night walk around the city after dinner one night. The night air was cool and the city was all lit up, making it even more beautiful. River boats were still… Read More

Sunset over Ama Dablam in Dingboche, Nepal

Ama Dablam Sunset in Dingboche, Nepal

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Today's travel photo is of a lodge beneath Ama Dablam at sunset in Dingboche, Nepal. I reached Dingboche within the last few days of my recent trek in the Everest region of Nepal, but for those of you trekking the normal Everest Base Camp trek, you might stay here on your fifth day. Dingboche is… Read More

Trilathons at Stonehenge, England

Trilathons at Stonehenge, England

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Today's travel photo is a close up shot of some of the trilathons at Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. I wasn't expecting to be able to get so close to the stones as I knew that Stonehenge is fenced off for preservation reasons, but the pathway takes you around the stones and then up into the… Read More

A baby yak in Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Baby Yak in Namche Bazaar, Nepal

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Today's travel photo is of a baby yak in Namche Bazaar, Nepal. It's quite common to come across yaks, dzopkyos (half yak/half cow) and mules wandering through Namche and other villages in the Himalayas of Nepal. I was wandering around the streets of Namche Bazaar when I came across this cute little baby yak...at least… Read More

Prayer wheel in Chaurikharka, Nepal

Prayer Wheel in Chaurikharka, Nepal

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Today's travel photo is of a large prayer wheel in the village of Chaurikharka, Nepal. I passed through Chaurikharka during the last day of the first section of the my trek from Jiri, where I would then join onto the main trail to Everest. The Buddhist influence in this village was very apparent, and it… Read More

Boats on the Mekong River on Don Khone, Laos

Boats on the Mekong River in Don Khone, Laos

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Today's travel photo is of some boats on the banks of the Mekong River on Don Khone, one of the islands in Si Phan Don, Laos. I took this photo at the southern tip of the island where the river also marks the border between Laos and Cambodia. The river was a murky brown colour… Read More

Old farmhouse at Marie Antoinette's Estate in Versailles, France

Farmhouse in Marie Antoinette’s Estate at Versailles, France

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Today's travel photo is of an old 18th century farmhouse in Marie Antoinette's Estate at Versailles, France. Marie Antoinette, Queen of France at the time, wasn't fond of the court at Versailles. She much preferred the country life, so in 1783, she ordered the construction of her own secluded estate, with her own small palace and… Read More

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