BREATHTAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL BRYCE CANYON

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60 million years ago, this was a shallow sea that receded when the land lifted up to form the Colorado Plateau. Water later eroded the sediments then cracked them up carving out these fantastic shapes called hoodoos. (Eight shots with … Continued

FRANSCHHOEK: THE FRENCH CORNER

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The beautiful wine-growing valley of Franschhoek is a sight to behold from the top of the scenic mountain pass that we drove by coming from Capetown, SA. Though difficult to pronounce, (comes from the French word meaning “French Corner”) it’s … Continued

ALBAYZIN DISTRICT

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Peeking out of one of the palaces of the Alhambra, I couldn’t resist NOT shooting this view of the Albayzin district with its whitewashed, stucco-walled houses cascading down the hillside. Makes you feel like moving to Granada! (Shot with a … Continued

HALF DOME ROCK

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Driving through Yosemite Park, we came to this vantage point overlooking a deep valley with the famous half dome rock in the far distance. Millions of years ago when the glaciers slowly retreated up north, they gouged the landscape and cut this … Continued

SERRATED MOUNTAIN RANGE

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The rock formations that look like serrated peaks gave rise to the name of Montserrat where a beautiful basilica is located, the Santa Maria de Montserrat which houses the Black Madonna. We visited this on a daytrip from nearby Barcelona … Continued

THE GREAT WALL

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Snaking 8,000+ kms. through the mountains of northern China, the Great Wall is such an amazing sight that nothing quite prepares you when seeing it for the first time. No matter how many pictures and images you’ve seen of it, still, … Continued

TABLE MOUNTAIN

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Rising a sheer kilometer above the coastal plain, Table Mountain dominates Capetown with its looming presence visible from all over the city. You can climb the top either by hiking through wild vegetation or, like what we did, take the … Continued

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