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Moorea | French Polynesia | Photo Essay

Moorea | French Polynesia | Photo Essay

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

  When I visited the French Polynesian islands, Moorea was the place I was most looking forward to exploring.  It is a less frequented island in this area of the Pacific, overshadowed by the legendary Bora Bora and Tahiti which garner all the attention. But given that it is only 25km from the big island, […]

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Istanbul | Turkey | Photo Essay

Istanbul | Turkey | Photo Essay

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Blue Mosque at dusk: A classic icon of Constantinople and modern day Istanbul, it is the grandest mosque of them all, and the only one in the world with six minarets – Sultanahmet area   Inside the blue mosque, peering out of its ornate windows as the sunlight floods in.   Sultanahmet old town […]

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Rio De Janeiro | Brazil | Carnival and the City

Rio De Janeiro | Brazil | Carnival and the City

| September 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

  Copacabana Beach, the one beach to rule them all in Rio. A few friends and I visited what is arguably Brazil’s most iconic city during carnival time and Copa is at its busiest then. Raucous, loud, and unabashedly beautiful, Rio is a delightful attack on all senses.   Copacabana beach   The massive statue […]

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Petra | Jordan | Photo Essay

Petra | Jordan | Photo Essay

| August 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

  No trip to Jordan is complete without visiting the ancient city of Petra. And the best way to first experience it is to walk along the bottom of this giant fissure (known in Arabic as a siq) in the sandstone mountains, to its most famous landmark and structure called the Treasury.   Walking through […]

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Phuket | Thailand | Photo Essay

Phuket | Thailand | Photo Essay

| August 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

  Phi Phi Islands: The visual feast that is Maya Bay. DiCaprio’s ‘The Beach’ was filmed here. When organizing trips to these islands be sure to get on a small boat as they are the only vessels that can come right up to the shore and drop anchor.   Maya Bay’s calm clear azure waters […]

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Uluru | Outback | Australia | Photo Essay

Uluru | Outback | Australia | Photo Essay

| July 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Ayers Rock or Uluru as it’s known among the aboriginal people, is the largest monolith in the world and Australia’s most recognizable natural icon. Standing at over 1100 feet above the ground, only a small portion of  this huge formation is exposed above the earth’s surface.  As the sun sets, the rock goes through various […]

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