Posts Tagged ‘travel photos’

Written By: jeff

Posted On: January 10th, 2014

All around the Vancouver Boat Harbor,  are several flower beds with all sorts of colorful varieties. I was there jsut as fall was hitting and many, like these sunflowers, were on their last leg. Even though they were slowly wilting away, I couldn’t help but see a bit of beauty hanging on. And, now that [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: January 3rd, 2014

The National Art Museum of Catalonia (Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya) is one of the great museums of Barcelona which is saying a lot (dare I say this is in Spain?). The city is teeming with any number of iconic museums and great artists: Miró, Dali, Picasso, not to mention Gaudí who left an ongoing legacy [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: December 27th, 2013

In general, I’m not a fan of Panama City, Panama. But, that’s not to say that there aren’t pockets of charm that you should visit. The old city is such a place. Reminiscent of Cartagena, it will take you back in time. Unlike Cartagena, the old town of Panama City feels like a ghost town. [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: December 20th, 2013

One of my favorite places in the world is the southernmost tip of Africa, Cape Agulhas. Part of it is nostalgia. When I was an exchange student in South Africa, one of my host dad’s was from the region. So, I got to spend a bit of time there. There’s not much there. It’s a [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: December 13th, 2013

Last week I showed off a boat tour in Bariloche that you can take to explore the lakes  in the area.  One of the stops on the trip shows off this innocuous cabin in the woods. Does it look familiar? It might. Apparently Walt Disney traveled to Bariloche. Upon seeing this cabin, the locals claim [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: December 6th, 2013

Bariloche is a favorite spot in Argentina whether it’s in the summer or winter. Blessed with mountains and lakes, it’s an adventure lovers paradise. I spent a month here during my break skiing, one of my goals during my career break. On one of my days off, I took a long boat trip on the [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 29th, 2013

Quito may be best known for lying on the equator. But, there’s an even more important data point for you to know – it’s altitude. At 9350 feet / 1800 meters above sea level, you will feel how thin the air is. And, as high as that is, you can get even higher. The Pinchincha [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 15th, 2013

Monserrate is one of the most iconic tourist sites in Bogotá. The mountaintop sits high atop the already sky-high city that can impact anyone altitude challenged. Bogotá sits at 2600 meters/8530 feet above sea level, while Monserrate sits at 3150 meters/10,300 feet. Once you ride up on the gondola or funincular, you’re treated to the views [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 8th, 2013

Sailing down the protected waters of the southern Chilean coast in Patagonia is about a sublime experience as you can get in travel. You can see parts of the world practically inaccessible to humans. The Navimag company provides the service whose main role is to shuttle cargo between Puerto Montt and Puerto Natales and a [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 11th, 2013

Fancy a stroll along the harbor in Vancouver, Canada? Yeah, it really is this nice. No story today. It’s all about the view in this Suh-Weet Shot. If you like this post, sign up for our newsletter or subscribe to our RSS feed to keep up with Career Break Secrets’ career break and travel advice.

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