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Patagonia Baby!

ARGENTINA | Mon, 21 Oct 2019 | By mtmmeyer | Views [121]

I arrived in El Calafate yesterday and almost immediately went to explore the nature reserve that I thought Juan Paulo, the front desk clerk, said was fifteen minutes away.  I love a Latin accent but it does lead to misunderstandings sometimes. ... Read more >

Tags: glacier

St. Mary's Glacier Colorado

USA | Mon, 22 Jun 2015 | By middlemalizia | Views [383]

St. Mary's Glacier Hiking Buddy/Boyfriend: Matt WIldlife: Birds and Squirrels Elevation: 10,848 Mileage: 1.5 (one way) middlemalizia.com I'm always on the hunt for a shorter hike to take visitors who are not used to the altitude, but ... Read more >

Tags: alpine lakes, colorado, colorado wild, glacier, glaciering, hammock, hiking, idaho springs, st. mary, wanderlust

Iceland: Let's party til it gets dark!

ICELAND | Sun, 21 Jun 2015 | By dohnster | Views [1056] | Comments [2]

Welcome back! I'm sipping a Pilsner in a famous establishment in Prague right now called Mlejnice about to indulge in a beer goulash with cranberries, followed up with a beef stew soaked in plum sauce. So exciting! It's also costing me about $11 USD, ... Read more >

Tags: daylight, geyser, glacier, hike, hot springs, iceland, snorkel, waterfall

Bariloche, Northern Patagonia

ARGENTINA | Tue, 17 Mar 2015 | By e_c_whittome | Views [425]

We arrived around lunchtime so once we had checked in we went for lunch, a chicken schitzel napolitana, and then walked around the town together.  We saw the civic square, the cathedral and the many chocolate shops.  We went to the best one ... Read more >

Tags: glacier, hiking, lake, mountains, on the road, volcano, waterfall

Middle Age in Middle Earth.

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 5 Feb 2015 | By wtarmstrong | Views [620] | Comments [1]

I consider myself a youngish 44. I’m not saying I look any younger than I am. Possibly the opposite. But in spirit….I feel younger, or at least act younger than many people my age. I like hanging out with younger people. I’ll get ... Read more >

Tags: aspiring, canyoning, glacier, helicopter, milford sound, new zealand

Jökulsárlón, the famous Glacial Lagoon

ICELAND | Thu, 17 Apr 2014 | By kurenai | Views [608]

Jökulsárlón is almost at the other end of Iceland when you travel from Reykjavík. Situated at the edge of the Vatnajökull National Park on the lower east side of Iceland, it is an amazing lagoon full of powder blue glacial ... Read more >

Tags: glacial lagoon, glacier, ice, iceland, jökulsárlón

Franz and Fox

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 16 Jul 2013 | By hannahhackett | Views [509]

The day we left Queenstown actually started as a lovely day, we drove up past Lake Wanaka and through the Haast Pass and Mount Aspiring National Park.  The scenery was just stunning, so many beautiful lakes and mountains everywhere you looked! ... Read more >

Tags: glacier, hail, helicopter, hiking, power cut

To the home of the iceberg

GREENLAND | Sun, 24 Mar 2013 | By rodeime | Views [342]

  "ICEBERG dead ahead." Once a feared encounter on the high seas, tourists now clamber to see these mighty menaces. With that alert from the bridge, passengers abandon their champagne and hors d'oeuvres and scramble like startled children ... Read more >

Tags: arctic, cruise, glacier, greenland

This toe is on fire!

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 28 Dec 2012 | By jess_dan | Views [714] | Comments [7]

Dear All,   It’s 4:30pm on Thursday afternoon and my legs and toes are still recovering from our huge day yesterday….   I should probably go back a few days further before I talk about yesterday. We met our tour group ... Read more >

Tags: el chalten, fitzroy mountains, glacier, viedma

The Navimag is NOT a cruise

CHILE | Tue, 26 Jul 2011 | By rachelina | Views [1828]

The ship´s map system, informing us we´d reached the Glacier I realise I haven´t properly explained what the whole Navimag shebang really is, so here is a quick explanation: As Lonely Planet was at pains to point out repeatedly, the Navimag is ... Read more >

Tags: chile, glacier, laguna san rafael, navimag, puerto montt

Fjords & Bonfires in Bergen

NORWAY | Wed, 22 Jun 2011 | By drmitch | Views [985]

My ticket directed me to the "family car" of the train to Bergen where I was the only passenger. I was a bit worried that I'd caught the wrong train until the ticket collector came through and put my mind at rest! There had been a fire ... Read more >

Tags: bergen, fjord, glacier, hiking, mt floyden

My Photo scholarship 2010 entry: Moments by Water

WORLDWIDE | Sun, 17 Oct 2010 | By miles | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Firstly, my images. The place is: by water and there are 5 different ways of water: a glacier, a sound, a lake, a waterfall and a creek. More about them in a moment. Now me. Last week I was on the palate of a forklift shooting an aerial shot of a ... Read more >
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Tags: #2010wnphoto, australia, glacier, lake, new zealand, ocean, sound, travel photography scholarship 2010, water, waterfall

the pay as you go plan.

ICELAND | Mon, 19 Jul 2010 | By ejpredny | Views [622]

The tentacles of the city rose up from the ocean and captured me in its depths with a voracious appetite for frustration. As I circled Reykjavik for the first hour of my car rental, I was stalling and starting as I got reacquianted with ye olde stick ... Read more >

Tags: glacier, iceland, jökulsárlón, lake myvatn, landmannalaugar, the circle road, volcano

Sweet as....! South Island N.Z

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 5 Oct 2009 | By thebigtrip | Views [2251]

(Sweet as is a phrase we hear every where in N.Z, every one says it and it means, cool, great, excellent sometimes it means yes or thanks or your welcome etc. ) New Zealand is all it’s cracked up to be! Amazing scenery and non stop adventure…! The ... Read more >

Tags: glacier, heli hiking, kayaking, milford sound, south island, whale watching

Mt Cook & Queenstown

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 7 Apr 2009 | By liam_omalley | Views [1076] | Comments [1]

Today we set off up along the east coast and stopped for lunch at Fleurs Place, Moaraki before heading inland and into the mountains. The further we went the more dramatic the scenery became, as we neared the mountains we passed some dams and canals ... Read more >

Tags: blue, bungy, dam, glacier, lake, mountain, mt cook, new zealand, queenstown

Heli-hiking, horse riding and a country fair - Franz Josef and Wanaka

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 12 Mar 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [1511] | Comments [1]

We spent the night in another DOC site at the end of Lake Mahinapua, near Franz Josef, home of its namesake glacier. It was really difficult to find in the evening. I had booked a Heli-hike up the glacier for the following morning and Claire ... Read more >

Tags: camping, fair, glacier, helicopter, horse, hostel


PERU | Sun, 29 Jun 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [1699]

We arrived in this lovely mountain town with great plans to trek across the national park and maybe even climb a mountain. We leave having done a half hour walk spending hours on a bus to get there. The problem was that it was just so hard to try ... Read more >

Tags: fauna, flora, glacier, huaraz, lake, mountain, national park, peru, south america, trek

El Calafate Perito Merino glacier

ARGENTINA | Sun, 9 Mar 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [2239]

For once, the hype is all true. The Perito Moreno Glacier is truly one of the most awesome things I have ever seen. The thing is massive, a huge great big wall of pure solid blue ice in the most spectacular setting, crashing down into a lake of turquoise ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, boat, camping, el calafate, ferry, glacier, lake, mountain, perito merino glacier, stream


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