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Archive | March, 2010

Patagonia Glaciers

Photo of the Day: Perito Moreno Glacier in El Calafate Argentina

The Perito Moreno Glacier is located in the Los Glaciares National Park in the south west of Santa Cruz province, Argentina.  The 250 km2 (97 sq mi) ice formation, and 30 km (19 mi) in length, is one of 48 glaciers fed by the Southern Patagonian Ice Field located in the Andes system shared with […]

Lake Atitlan

Photo of the Day: Lake Atitlan Boat Dock

Watch our HD Adventure Travel Video: Climbing Volcano San Pedro at Lake Atitlan in Guatemala Lake Atitlán is recognized to be the deepest lake in Central America. The lake is shaped by deep escarpments which surround it and by three volcanoes on its southern flank. Lake Atitlan is further characterized by towns and villages of […]

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Travel Photo of the Day: Bright Green Humming Bird

This travel photo was taken during our trek in the Valle de Cocora near Salento, Colombia. Salento is located in the heart of the Colombian coffee tucked between Pereira and Armenia. At Valle de Cocora you can also see the tallest palm trees in the world.

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Travel Photo of the Day: Black & White Sunset on Lake Titicaca

Copacabana is a holy city on the shores of Lake Titicaca in northwestern Bolivia. Once sacred to the Incas, Copacabana is now home to the revered statue of La Virgen de la Candelaria, the patron saint of Bolivia. This city is far less famous than the beach of the same name in Rio de Janeiro, […]

Photo of the Day: El Casco Viejo in Panama City Panama

The neighborhood of Casco Viejo is currently under revitalization. In this photos you can see the contrast between a remodeled building and an old one. The building on the left is where, according to our free public tour guide, Manuel Antonio Noriega (former general and military dictator) was caught by US troops. The entire neighborhood […]

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Travel Photo of the Day: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

For more information watch our video of San Juan del Sur. This travel photo of San Juan del Sur was captured while on our zip-lining tour up on the hills behind the beach. San Juan del Sur is a coastal town on the Pacific Ocean, in south-west Nicaragua. The town is a popular tourist location […]

Photo of the Day: Brugmansia Red Angel’s Trumpet Flower

During our trek of the Quilotoa Loop high in the Andes mountains of Ecuador we discovered many beautiful flowers along the trails.  We didn’t know the name of this flower, but Andy Murdock from the Lonely Planet Staff was able to identify it for us as the Brugmansia Sanguinea, the Red or Scarlet Angel’s Trumpet […]

Photo of the Day: White Christ Overlooking Cusco Peru

This photo was taken in Cusco, Peru high on the hillside overlooking the city from the ruins of Sacsayhuaman.   The Cristo Blanco (White Christ) stands 25 meters tall and was a gift from the Palestine Arabs to the people of Cusco.  At night the statue is lit and can be seen from the Plaza […]

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