Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

Category: Travelling

Montezuma Falls. Amazing Tasmania

Montezuma Falls. Time-travel through Tasmanian mining history on this easy walk in lush, leafy rainforest to one of Tasmania’s tallest waterfalls. Why does Tasmania’s highest single-drop cascade Montezuma Falls (104m) bear the name of Mexico’s last Aztec emperor? Because it’s named after the Montezuma Silver Mining Company, founded in 1891, which found gold and silver, the […]

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Johnstone Strait

Johnstone Strait. British Columbia

Johnstone Strait. British Columbia.  “Visitors come to Johnstone Strait to be among the orcas,” Graham Vaughan began, “but they’re also looking for a wilderness adventure. You can get this experience on Johnstone Strait. The remoteness and serenity of the place, not to mention the abundance of wildlife—salmon, sea lions, seals, bald eagles, dolphins, and minke […]

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Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye. Belize is a small Central American country blessed with a very large reef. Formerly known as British Honduras, it’s tucked on the southeastern quadrant of the Yucatán Peninsula, between the Quintana Roo province of Mexico to the north, Guatemala and Honduras to the west and south, and the western extremes of the Caribbean […]

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Tasmania. Southwest Coast

“The southwest coast of Tasmania is a true wilderness,” Mark Grundy began. “There are no roads, no settlements, and very few hiking tracks. It can be a harsh environment. Heavy trade winds—the roaring forties—blow through, bringing many heavy storms in the winter. This has discouraged modern human development. However, the winds begin to dissipate in […]

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Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon. Colorado River

Grand Canyon. “When people first call to inquire about rafting the Grand Canyon,” Breck Poulson observed, “they ask about the rapids—how big are they, how gnarly. The night before the trip begins, it’s still about the rapids. But when they’ve actually been out on the river for a few days, it’s no longer about the […]

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