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10 Outstanding Photos Inside Glaciers by Eric Guth

14 Jun , 2012  

  Eric Guth has found a photography niche that dazzles the mind. Traveling in some of the most remote places on Earth, like Alaska and the Arctic, gave him the chance to experience ice and glaciers up close. Here is the story behind these photos inside glaciers. Eric Guth  took an interview for My Modern […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Home of Over 4000 Glaciers: Kluane National Park, Canada

7 May , 2012  

Kluane National Park is located in the south-west corner of Yukon Territory, Canada and covers an area of 22,016 square kilometres. Mountains and glaciers dominate the park’s surface, covering 82% of its landscape. The highest mountain in Canada, Mount Logan ((5,959 m) is a part of Kluane National Park and reigns over this beautiful region. […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Kaghan Valley, Pakistan: Beauty Between Glaciers

12 Jul , 2010  

Kaghan Valley is located in the north-east of Mansehra District of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. The valley is named after the town of Kaghan, a nice place which is at its best during summer (from May to September). In May, the temperature ranges between a maximum of 11 °C and a minimum of 3 °C. The […]

Europe, Get Extreme

10 Adventure Travel Experiences in the South of Iceland

21 Jul , 2017  

Iceland has a mind-blowing landscape, which offers plenty of opportunities for exploring. “Europe’s open-air adventure park” is known to push limits and make people rethink their notion of a “comfortable escape”. During our stay in Iceland, we were lucky to experience some unique adventure tours, once-in-a-life-time experiences that brought us closer to respecting this pristine […]

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Europe, Travel Journals

Skogar to Thorsmork Hike, Iceland: What You Need to Know

5 May , 2017  

It often happens that one adventure triggers the next. We were hiking the outlandish volcano formations in Westman Islands, Iceland, when this lovely Czech-Swedish couple told us about the Skogar to Thorsmork hike, “the best they ever did”. We knew them enough to trust their nature skills and mountain tastes, so we decided to take […]

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4 Of The Best Cycling Routes In The World

1 May , 2017  

Cycling around the world often seems reserved to professional cyclists who set a goal to circumnavigate the Earth. We believe the contrary. That long-distance cycling is a fun and realist challenge for most biking enthusiasts. You just need to find the courage and time to train before a major adventure. On this note, here are […]

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North & Central America

Giant Floating Iceberg Greets Fishing Village in Canada

22 Apr , 2017  

This small fishing village in Ferryland, on Canada’s East Coast recently became dwarfed by a giant blue iceberg floating off-shore. The iceberg is 150 feet tall (about 45 meters), counting of course only the part that you can see. It is now in shallow water and stagnant, so it might remain here for a while. Its […]

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Asia, Hidden Places

Hidden Colorful Pools in Huanglong Scenic Valley, China

20 Sep , 2016  

Today we are sending you to China, to travel the southwest of the country and discover a hypnotizing landscape. We are talking about the Huanglong Scenic Reserve, part of the Huanglong National Park. Even if the conditions are a bit harsh, with an average temperature of 7 degrees Celsius all year round and altitudes that might be […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Nature Up-Close: Best National Parks in the U.S. for Hiking

30 Sep , 2015  

Since many happy campers read our small blog, we decided to remind you of 5 United States National Parks (some are more known than others) that we consider ideal for mountain activities, especially hiking. This is a subjective choice; needless to say, all the national parks in the US are special and worth exploring step by step. […]

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Antarctica, Hidden Places

Frozen Waves, a Unique Nature Display in Antarctica

23 Nov , 2012  

We had a few posts here on ice caves and ice hotels and we figured since we started a trend anyway, we should continue with something no less spectacular: ice waves. This unique phenomenon occurs in Antarctica, so if you’re ever in a wild expedition near Earth’s southernmost continent, you may come across it. According […]

Europe, Hidden Places

Romantic Traveling Adventures Along Norway’s Largest Fjord

19 Jul , 2010  

For those of you who did not yet figure out where to escape this summer, here is a romantic traveling idea. Sognefjord is the largest fjord in Norway and a place with so much natural beauty that it is almost impossible to discover it in a single trip. If you forgot this particular Geography lesson- […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Ellesmere Island Expedition, White Silence and Half Year of Icy Darkness

29 Jun , 2010  

Far away from the urban racket, Ellesmere Island is located in a land so hostile, that it seems purified by the rigors of its own climate. The air here is so pure, that the entire landscape- the wide icy plateau, the unusual looking mountains and the imposing glaciers- are very clearly “sketched”, down to the smallest details, […]

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Hidden Places, North & Central America

Lake Louise, A Breathtaking Landscape

11 Jun , 2010  

Lake Louise is a lake in Alberta, Canada. The glacial lake is located in Banff National Park, 5 km (3 mi) from the hamlet of Lake Louise and the Trans-Canada Highway. Lake Louise is named after the Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848–1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and the wife of the Marquess of […]

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