LAKE MISURINA

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This small picturesque lake is a few kilometers from Cortina d’Ampezzo,┬áright in the heart of the Italian Dolomites. Since it has a few hotels here┬áit makes the place a good base to explore the surrounding mountains which abound in many … Continued

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO

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High up in the Italian Dolomites lies this verdant valley surrounded by jagged peaks all around. This is the picturesque town of Cortina d’Ampezzo where we drove through a winding, oftentimes zigzagging road on our way to Lake Misurina where … Continued

GAZING AT THE HIMALAYAS

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After zigging and zagging on the winding, narrow road that could barely fit two cars going in opposite directions, the taxi driver stopped and said, “This is the place, Sir!”. I got down, camera in hand and peered hard through … Continued

THE MATTERHORN

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This 4,478-meter high rocky pyramid found in Zermatt has become the emblem of the Swiss Alps and straddles the border between Italy and Switzerland. We took the cogwheel train to Gornergrat to have a good view of this pinnacle and … Continued

HIMALAYAN COW

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While tramping around the mountainside filled with pine trees below the Himalayan range one early morning, I reached this small village where a cow stood inside a pen right beside the houses with their stone walls and slate roofs. She … Continued

DHAULADAR MOUNTAIN RANGE

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The snow-capped Dhauladar mountain range which is part of the the Himalayan chain, towers above the green pine forests of the hills in Dharamsala, India. It was a beautiful day with the sun gloriously shining but in this place, you … 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