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Month: March 2013

Travel

Oslo Culture Clash – Weekly Travel Photo

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Today’s feature highlights an interesting cross-section of history. Snapped in the Oslo Fjord, it is of a small fisherman’s church (or shrine, I’m not sure which) *Scratch that, I’ve been told it is a converted lighthouse that is now a restaurant – see the comments for more!* situated on a tiny piece of rock.   I took the photograph ...

Travel

Bubbles Against The Alps – Weekly Travel Photo

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While visiting Innsbruck I had the pleasure of connecting with local and fellow travel blogger Lea from Escape Town.  As we enjoyed an incredible spring day while watching a local snowboarding competition on one of the slopes overlooking the city, she procuded a bottle of bubble solutions.   This photo is the end result – looks photoshopped ...

Travel

Berlin Bike Graffiti – Weekly Travel Photo

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Berlin is famous for the graffiti along the Berlin Wall. Beyond that though, it has also fostered a graffiti culture across a many parts of the city.  Situated just off of Alexanderplatz/Hackescher Markt station is a small side alleyway full of graffiti, bicycles and small alternative shops.  One such shop is situated on the second floor at ...

Backpacking

When Sky, Fire and Water Meet

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The sweat from my palms soaked the steering wheel as the tense muscles in my hip throbbed.  My body was on edge and had been for the entirety of the drive south.  Upon arriving in Zambia, I’d been informed by my family that I would be the one responsible for driving our rental car.  Ordinarily not a big deal, ...

Travel

Elephants Feeding – Weekly Travel Photo

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Wild elephants are incredible creatures.  They are intelligent, curious, and have a certain personality to them that conveys a compassionate spirit.  Their relationships with other members of their herd, and their young in particular, offers insights into the emotional bond they share with each other.  It also doesn’t take long to see just how different their personalities can be. ...