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The Winding Path, a photo from Zuid Holland, South Critiques | Translate v_vicky Hello Pepijn, it seems like a path from a fairytale!! I like the colours and the atmosphere. Watkins Glen State Park Watkins Glen State Park is the most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks located on the edge of the village of Watkins Glen, New York, south of Seneca Lake in Schuyler County. The main feature of the park is the hiking trail that climbs up through the gorge, passing over and under waterfalls. The park has a lower part that is next to the village and an upper part that is open woodland. Watkins Glen State Park is in a 400-foot-deep narrow gorge cut through rock by a stream that was left hanging when glaciers of the Ice age deepened the Seneca valley, increasing the tributary stream gradient to create rapids and waterfalls wherever there were layers of hard rock.

Captured: The Ruins of Detroit Posted Feb 07, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare850 Up and down Detroit’s streets, buildings stand abandoned and in ruin. French photographers Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre set out to document the decline of an American city. Their book “The Ruins of Detroit“, a document of decaying buildings frozen in time, was published in December 2010. Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Nature photography by Patrick Zephyr Posted on March 17, 2011 in Photography If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed or follow us on Facebook or Twitter . Thanks for visiting! Rate this Post (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Canadian Rockies, Alberta The Canadian Rockies are the easternmost part of the Canadian Cordillera, the collective name for the mountains of Western Canada. They form part of the American Cordillera, an essentially continuous sequence of mountain ranges that runs all the way from Alaska to the very tip of South America. The Cordillera in turn are the eastern part of the Pacific Ring of Fire that runs all the way around the Pacific Ocean. photo source Flanking Alberta’s western border with their rugged peaks and ranges, the Canadian Rockies are home to alpine meadows, emerald lakes, wild waterways, backcountry wilderness, and some of the best hiking and skiing in the world.

22 Incredible Photos of Faraway Places Thailand Chances are you already know Steve McCurry as the man who took one of the most iconic photos of our time. It was of a 12-year-old Afghan refugee girl who's piercing green eyes told us her harrowing story. Cape Lookout National Seashore - Beach camping All camping within the park is primitive beach camping: there are no designated campgrounds. Permits are not generally required for camping, but overnight groups of 25 or more are required to obtain a Special Use Permit. Permit applications can be downloaded from the Camping Permits webpage. Awe-inspiring scenes from Mother Nature Summer is the perfect time to get out and see how much nature has to offer. Photo from EarthAirFire You Might Also Like: Comments: Leave a reply: Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) 98 Flares Facebook 13 Twitter 15 Google+ 60 StumbleUpon 0 Pin It Share 10 10 98 Flares × Kayangan Lake, Coron islands, Palawan, Philippines Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves – Zakynthos Island, Greece

Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee (click images for detail) For the better part of three decades multidisciplinary artist Guy Laramee has worked as a stage writer, director, composer, a fabricator of musical instruments, a singer, sculptor, painter and writer. Among his sculptural works are two incredible series of carved book landscapes and structures entitled Biblios and The Great Wall, where the dense pages of old books are excavated to reveal serene mountains, plateaus, and ancient structures. Of these works he says: So I carve landscapes out of books and I paint Romantic landscapes. Mountains of disused knowledge return to what they really are: mountains.

World's Best Ski Resorts Tons of white fluff, proper elevation, vast skiable area and plenty of lifts – these are the prerequisites. But an ideal ski vacation is as much about whizzing down well-groomed slopes as about enjoying oneself afterwards. When we speak of world's best ski resorts we mean places that combine excellent conditions, scenic routes, ample off-piste opportunities and a unique après-ski scene to give your sore body a little bit of pampering. Zermatt may be quite small but as the highest altitude snow sport location in the Alps, it is definitely one of Europe's premier ski resorts, with legendary slopes to schuss on all year round, amazing alpine vistas, comfy accommodation and brilliant cuisine to complete the picture. Backdropped among others by Monte Rosa (Switzerland's highest mountain) and the fabulous Matterhorn, the resort welcomes skiers of all skills, ages and challenge desires.

25 Stunning Entries for National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012 The 24th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is over and the judges are about to announce the winners. Over 12,000 amazing images were submitted from all over the world in these four categories: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. National Geographic will announce the winners next month and meanwhile we are sharing 25 of our favorite entries. Marvel at the Magnificent Marble Caves [35 PICS] Can you imagine something happening that would endanger these exquisite azure caverns? It might if Chile continues with plans to build five hydro-power dams in Patagonia. Photo #7 by © Jorge Leon Cabello The water has eroded the marble to create cavities and marble caves. There are different color shades, depending on the contents’ impurities.

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