Snorkeling at Dravuni Island – Fiji Part 1 of 2

Dravuni Island is a tiny island that is home to fewer than 200 residents which is located about 40 miles from the main island of Fiji. The island is set in the middle of the Great Astrolabe Reef in the South Pacific. Being completely surrounded by a living reef makes the island a perfect place…

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Mirage Casino’s Volcano Show – Nevada

Las Vegas has no shortage of entertainment but one of the most popular show to watch is the Mirage Casino’s Volcano Show that is free to the public. The show is a “must see” event for every visitor to Las Vegas and I always make sure to see it every time that I have been…

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Spotted Dove – S. E. Asia

Spotted Doves are common throughout Asia and are often seen in parks and gardens. Most doves including the Spotted Doves are easily approachable in major cities but they will only let people get within a few feet before they fly away to a safer distance. Their body is mostly brown with a grey head but…

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Ban Gioc Waterfalls – Vietnam

Ban Gioc Waterfalls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls that I have ever seen and is on most top 10 list of waterfalls of the world. The falls is fed by the Quay Son River that marks the border between Vietnam and China. It is the largest waterfall in Asia and the fourth largest…

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Flowers and Plants of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a popular travel destination known for beautiful nature, tropical wildlife and adventure activities. When most people think of Costa Rica, they probably think of hot steamy weather and endless sunshine. This is partially true but the Costa Rica climate is somewhat varied. The middle of the country is mountainous with the highest…

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Market Hall – Netherlands

Market Hall is a residential and office building with an oversized market running through its center that is located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This spectacular building is unique in almost every aspect. Its modern architecture resembles a horseshoe-shaped arch but on the outside it reminded me of a futuristic airplane hangar. The building is 11 stories…

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Common Myna – Asia/Pacific

The Common Myna is a large black and brown bird with accents of yellow on its bill, legs and behind their eyes. They are often seen in groups and it is obvious when they are around because they are noisy birds. They are one of the most common birds in southern Asia but they have…

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Marsa Salt Ponds – Peru

The Marsa Salt Ponds are located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas near the city of Cusco, Peru. The salt ponds were built between 200 and 900AD which pre-dates the Incas Civilization. The salt ponds are located at an elevation of 3,000 meters above sea level in the Andes Mountains which is an unusual…

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Fushimi Inari-taisha – Japan

Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine is located in Kyoto, Japan and is one of the most iconic sights in Japan. The shrine was founded in 711 AD and is one of Kyoto’s oldest and most significant places. The complex consists of five main shrines and several sub-shrines scattered on the wooded sloping hillside but the shrine is…

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Metropol Parasol – Spain

Metropol Parasol is a contemporary landmark located in Seville, Spain. This extraordinary flowing structure consists of six huge linked parasols made of waffle type crisscrossing wooden beams. The structure’s size measures 492 feet long, 246 feet wide, 92 feet high and is coated with a clear polyurethane that makes it weatherproof but is elastic and…

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Indian Peafowl

As the name suggests, the Indian Peafowl is primarily found in the wild in India and is the national bird of India. Indian Peafowl have been raised in captivity for centuries as historical documents mention them in Egypt, Greece and Rome. They are currently kept all over the world in zoos, aviaries and by individuals….

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Hyde Park – Australia

Hyde Park located in Sydney is Australia’s oldest park and covers an area of almost 40 acres. It is split into two sections with Park Street dividing it into Hyde Park north and Hyde Park south. Hyde Park north’s most iconic elements is Archibald Fountain which is featured in my lead photo and the three…

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