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New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Visiting Biscayne National Park, FL: Snorkeling, Camping, Tours & More. Daufuskie Island Is Hard to Get to and Even Harder to Leave. I Capture The Magical Beauty Of Winter In The Ukrainian Carpathians (31 Pics) Have you ever wandered the snowy Ukrainian Carpathians?

I Capture The Magical Beauty Of Winter In The Ukrainian Carpathians (31 Pics)

Have you ever taken a breath of nice, frosty air? Or maybe Coldness has tickled your eyes and your cheeks have been kissed by Winter? The Winter Carpathians are a special, magical world of dreams: a snow-white planet created of fairy firs, rocks, and mountains embraced by the silver hands of Winter. The American Perimeter Trail: the Longest Hiking Route in the U.S.? In June 2019, hiker Rue McKenrick left his home in Bend, Oregon, and headed into the Three Sisters Wilderness to then walk south along the Pacific Crest Trail.

The American Perimeter Trail: the Longest Hiking Route in the U.S.?

When he hit the end of the Sierras, he turned east, walking across the Mojave Desert in California through Death Valley. Why NASA Set up Shop in Russia's Forbidden Star City. Visiting One of the Last Fragments of Miami's Eccentric Native Forest. It’s January in Florida—divine, sun-soaked, not humid enough to be buggy—and Frank Ridgley is driving a golf cart across the sprawling grounds of Zoo Miami.

Visiting One of the Last Fragments of Miami's Eccentric Native Forest

The zoo is home to many endangered species, from the native Florida bonneted bat to the African painted dog, but on this day it’s not an animal Ridgley is going to see. Behind its menagerie, Zoo Miami hosts one of the world’s most endangered habitats: pine rockland forest. The forest once covered 185,000 acres of Miami-Dade County, from North Miami Beach to Long Pine Key in the Everglades. But today, this ancient, snaking ridge is largely indistinguishable from its surrounding habitat: crystalline condos, strip malls, and asphalt voids. Walking Distance - Longest Trail in the World. The suspected longest walking route on Earth is 14,000 miles from South Africa to extreme north Russia.Pilgrimages like the Camino de Santiago or the Appalachian Trail are short by comparison.The real-life walk would be grueling, filled with scary animals and diversely bad weather.

Walking Distance - Longest Trail in the World

Interesting Engineering has the latest reminder of what we believe is the longest walkable single distance on Earth, from South Africa to the far northeastern Russian city of Magadan. At no point would you need to use even a small boat to ferry across a river, because the entire route is made up of roads with bridges. To go further into northeastern Russia, you’d need to cross through terrain that isn’t currently walkable. Hiking Cormac McCarthy's Western Wilderness During an Immigration Crisis. The stories hadn’t prepared me.

Hiking Cormac McCarthy's Western Wilderness During an Immigration Crisis

I’d expected barren land, the “razorous plane” of Cormac McCarthy’s books, flat-cut for violence. Instead, the Chihuahuan Desert of southwestern Texas appeared like an endless, whimsical garden: huge green succulents crowned with delicate purple knobs or creamy white blossoms. And before me, the Chisos Mountains rose like dark fingers, some curled, others outstretched, both supplicating. The terrain was otherworldly, yes, but also welcoming, a strange and better planet than where I’d come from. Why here? The Best Hike in Every National Park. From Alaska’s remote bush to downtown Cleveland, our national parks provide us with millions of acres of public land to explore.

The Best Hike in Every National Park

We compiled a list of the best hikes in each park, according to the wilderness guides, park rangers, and hikers who know them. Acadia. The Hippie Caves of Matala that housed Joni Mitchell. Mansion of the Month: Miami's Villa Viscaya. This mighty river courses through a troubled history. PUBLISHED August 16, 2019 To most people in the Caucasus, the Enguri River is a border, and a de facto one at that.

This mighty river courses through a troubled history

For a good stretch of its 130-mile route, the river demarcates the boundary between Georgia, a former Soviet republic that declared its independence in 1991, and Abkhazia, a region that declared its own independence from Georgia a year later. And Now, in Overlooked Urban Adventures: The Pet Cemetery. A French Chateau Hoarding the World's Largest Private Collection of Fighter Jets. Where to Find the Best Swimming Holes in the U.S. Sister City New York, Don’t Overlook This NYC Hotel Because It’s Inexpensive. Long before Jeffrey Epstein boasted of his billionaires-only client list—and long before his arrests for molesting underage girls in Florida and New York—the perverted financier was an eligible bachelor in the glossy pages of Cosmopolitan.

Sister City New York, Don’t Overlook This NYC Hotel Because It’s Inexpensive

In July 1980, Epstein was featured as the magazine’s “Bachelor of the Month,” a tiny section advertising successful single men across the country. At the time, the future sex-offender was a Bear Stearns trader and asked potential dates to write him at the investment bank's former headquarters in Lower Manhattan. Australia Is The Land Of ‘Nope’, And Here Are 40 Pictures Proving It. The Best Small Beach Towns in the U.S. Great small beach towns come in many forms.

The Best Small Beach Towns in the U.S.

They can be surrounded by sands baking under a constant sun or tucked away in the mist of a distant forest. They can be lively or pin-drop quiet retreats. But they also share many attributes: idiosyncratic charm; fresh local food, usually hauled off a boat in nearby waters; somewhere chic and cozy to bed down for the night. From Hawaii to Virginia via the Pacific Northwest, these are some of our favorite small U.S. beach towns to recharge and recalibrate in 2019. La Push, Washington. 15 Unsung American Destinations - InsideHook. I Spent 10 Years Photographing The Romanian Countryside Which Looks Like A Fairy Tale (New Pics) In the past years, I have photographed the sunrise and the sunset from different corners hidden from circulated roads or modern cities, in the beautiful region called Transylvania situated in Romania.

I Spent 10 Years Photographing The Romanian Countryside Which Looks Like A Fairy Tale (New Pics)

I chose to use some techniques of photography and post-processing to emphasize the feelings and moods I personally felt in these places. In this series, I photographed fortified churches built by Transylvanian Saxons, mountain pastures, villages where transport is based on ox and cart, portraying the pastoral idyll of Transylvania. It’s not hard to see why Transylvania’s landscape has sparked the imagination of so many writers. The Sagamore Hotel South Beach.

Why You Should Visit Cat Island, the Best-Kept-Secret in the Bahamas. There are no swimming pigs on Cat Island. There are no cruise ship ports, either. In fact, I didn’t even see a single cat on Cat Island when I was there recently for a long weekend. Named after the pirate Arthur Catt—instead of the animal—Cat Island is one of the Out Islands (locally known as the Family Islands) that make up the eastern boundary of the Bahamas. The 48-mile-long island has approximately 1,700 residents and no big-brand resorts, making it an ideal place to seek out if you’re looking to disconnect from the rest of the world (especially from the cruise ship crowds that you’ll often find on other popular Bahamian islands). Staying there. This Man ‘Travels’ In Google Maps And Some Of The Things He Has Discovered Are Bizarre. Instagrammer's Tour of Mérida. Mérida is bursting with color (and quite possibly magic, too). Photographer Ana Linares recently returned from a wanderlust-worthy trip to Mérida, Mexico, where she gained inspiration from the rainbow facades and cobblestone-clad streets of the vibrant colonial city.

We caught up with Linares to discuss her love for travel, photography, color, and above all else—her passion for this dreamy Yucatán destination. Tell us about yourself: “I worked as a designer in New York City for 14 years before transitioning into photography. I spent most of my time working for big fashion labels, which is how I began forming connections with my current clients. What inspires your photography? “I feel most inspired when I travel.

What made you fall in love with Mérida? “Mérida is one of those cities that stays in your mind after you leave and makes you want to come back. Article continues below ad What is your travel philosophy? Magical Mérida Photo by Ana Linares. I Went on the World’s Deadliest Road Trip. This story originally appeared in October 2013. This reprint is David Axe’s final story for War Is Boring. Sprinting through a gap in the barbed wired at the border between Turkey and Syria as a Turkish armored vehicle pursued us and soldiers fired warning shots in the air. Waiting in a Syrian pomegranate grove for our ride: a pair of veteran Syrian rebels driving a pastel yellow Hyundai. Shaking hands. Swapping cigarettes. Climbing a mountain road through Harem, a town in northern Syria where, earlier this year, a band of amateurish Islamic terrorists held three German aid workers and several Syrians captive, torturing them, starving them, holding out for ransoms that were never paid—and fleeing Harem after the three Germans broke their locks and escaped.

Stopping briefly in Bab Al Hawa, the Syrian side of a major border crossing and the nerve center for the rebel Free Syrian Army’s northern sector. Book.messynessychic. Can Miami’s Allapattah Survive Gentrification? Tofino, on Vancouver Island, Offers Foodies Foraging, Fishing & Fine Dining. “Mornings like this make it feel pretty magical,” says the bearded, beanie-capped chef Nick Nutting, of Canada’s acclaimed Wolf in the Fog restaurant, as he navigates his van down a dirt logging road near Tofino’s Kennedy Lake. A dense fog is turning the tall coniferous treetops into seeming mirages, casting a golden glow that feels downright mystical: I wouldn’t be surprised if a fairy flitted out of the misty rays of light.

This dramatic fog phenomenon rolls into British Columbia’s small surf town at Tofino—a favorite summertime destination on Vancouver Island for surfing, whale-watching and black bear tours, and hot springs—each August. Official Miami Beach Hotel Website. We Sold Everything And Moved Into An Old Truck To Travel And Show Our 4-Year-Old Son The Beauty Of Our Planet. Map Direct. Naples, Marco Island & Everglades. Oaxaca Mexico Travel Guide — Adventures in Cooking. Where to See Five of the Planet's Most Mysterious Geoglyphs. 5 Private Islands You Can Rent on Airbnb. Best European Cities to Visit Off the Beaten Path: Genoa, Oslo, Riga - Thrillist. 24-amazing-beaches-in-the-united-states?email=puhnner@hotmail. Where to Find Old-World New York City. Where-to-find-old-world-new-york-city?email=puhnner@hotmail. San Francisco (1955 Cinemascope film) : Tullio Pellegrini.

Cinemascope homage to the city of San Francisco made by amateur filmmaker and inventor Tullio Pellegrini. Run time 21 minutes 28 secondsProducer Tullio PellegriniAudio/Visual sound, color Reviewer:DonEagle - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 18, 2017 Subject: My Time in San Franisco This video presentation brought back found memories of living in the bay area and working in San Francisco. I commuted from San Mateo to my job as a branch manager at a wholesale hardware distribution center located on Zoe Street, between 3rd and 4th streets, near the S.F. court house and Al's Trans Bay Tavern. The time frame was 1966 to 1967, and the area near our warehouse was inclusive of eclectic neighbors. Reviewer:Jmacc - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 15, 2013 Subject: Slice of time SUper!

Reviewer:Iannikag - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 25, 2013 Subject: I left my heart in San Francisco Love..... Reviewer:Robert B. I loved living in The City. 10 Hilariously Bitchy TripAdvisor Reviews. Coolmaterial. Go Inside Son Doong, The World's Largest Cave. It's Magnificent. Maps of the Earth's Most Cursed Destinations. 7 U.S. National Parks You Didn't Know You Needed To See. (Photo: Getty Images) Havasu Falls, Big Sur, Niagara Falls, and the Most Beautiful Place in Every State. 10 Affordable and Unspoiled American Beach Towns You Can Afford. Travel Tips From 1875. Coolest All-Inclusive Resorts: The Best American Plan Hotels. 6 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent. Rio Grande Gorge Bridge - 5 popular retirement destinations abroad — the dream and the reality. 10 Most Psychedelic Looking Places That Actually Exist. Deep Freeze Reveals Lake Superior's Secluded Ice Caves.

Welcome to the Island of the Dolls, the Creepiest Place in Mexico. A Rare Look at the Tunnels Under San Francisco. Tour the Ten Courts of Buddhist Hell at Haw Par Villa in Singapore. Lake Nyos killed 1,746 when it released a huge pocket of CO2. Hike of the Week: San Francisco's Best Kept Secret Gardenista. Off the Tourist Grid in the Bahamas. The World's Most Livable Cities In 2012: Mercer Survey. Gallery – Street View – Google Maps. World Wonders Project. My Icelandic adventure. Fascinating Photos of 11 Abandoned Schools.

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner: Are You Ever Too Old To Learn A New Language? Ex-Pats in Costa Rica Discuss "Espeaking The Espanish" Secretary Of Transportation Spends 3 Hours Cleaning Up Wikipedia Page On Roundabouts. Calke Abbey in Aspic Gardenista. 25 Places That Look Not Normal, But Are Actually Real.