Photo Of The Week
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

 {Kremlin Square in Vologda, Russia} read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

 {Popa Taungkalat Temple, Myanmar} This Buddhist monastery located in central Myanmar (Burma) is home to 37 nats, or spirits. It is a popular site of pilgrimage, but certainly not an easy one – there are 777 steps to reach the summit. read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

 {Sculptures of fractured faces in Lachine, Quebec, Canada} read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{An underground rock church in Coober Pedy, South Australia} Coober Pedy is a remote town in South Australia where many of the residents live in “dugouts” or underground homes carved out of the rocky earth. The practice was apparently started by WWI veterans who decided to mimic the concept of the trenches in France in... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{A wizard enters platform 9 and 3/4 in London, England} In honor of the impending release of the final Harry Potter movie, I thought it only fitting to give fans something to look forward to after the final credits roll… a visit to platform 9 and 3/4. And yes, that is a luggage trolley half-disappearing... read more
Photo (actually video) of the week

Photo (actually video) of the week

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeiMfLmJtzk&w=550&h=390] {Cueva de los Cristales in Naica, Mexico} Remember Superman’s fortress of solitude? This is pretty much the real-life version. The Crystal Cave is 1000 feet below the earth in the Mexican state of Chihuahua and was discovered during a mining operation. The crystals, which are made of selenite, are massive – up to 4... read more
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Photo of the week

{An historic castle in the Bawka district in Farah Province, Afghanistan} Doesn’t this look like someone sculpted a giant sandcastle in the middle of the desert? Amazing. Probably not on most of our travel destination lists right now… but maybe one day. read more
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Photo of the week

{The Stilt Fishermen of Sri Lanka} Fishermen in Galle in the south-western part of Sri Lanka still fish the traditional way – perched above the ocean on stilts. The men sit on a cross bar attached to the vertical pole for hours, waiting for their catch.   read more
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Photo of the week

{The Masjid al-Haram Mosque against a contemporary skyline in Mecca, Saudi Arabia} Mecca is the holiest Islamic site in the world and every Muslim is required to make a pilgrimage there once in their life (if they are able to). Only Muslims are allowed into the Mosque – in fact, you can’t even get into... read more
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Photo of the week

  {The Dhoni Suites resort on Cocoa Island in the Maldives} Just amazing. Definitely on my list of places to visit someday.   read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

  {Mont Saint-Michel against a stormy backdrop.} Mont Saint-Michel is an island about half a mile off the coast of Normandy, France. It’s what’s known as a rocky tidal island, meaning it’s only connected to the mainland by a thin strip of land during low tide and isolated at high tide. This area of France... read more
Photo of the week

Photo of the week

{A gorgeous vintage car parked in the cobblestoned streets of Trinidad, Cuba.} There are about 60 000 classic cars still running in Cuba, with most dating from the 1950s, but plenty from the 30s and 40s as well. Old Russian and American cars have been one of the few vehicle options for Cubans since the... read more