I took this photo at Laguna Amarga in Chile’s beautiful Torres del Paine National Park. When I first spotted them, these flamingos were standing in the water, but I could tell they were getting ready to fly. I kept my camera trained on them, and when they took off, I managed to track them and [...]
Of all the archaeological sites I’ve visited in Egypt, one of my absolute favorites is the magnificent temple at Luxor, particularly after the sun has gone down. It’s impressive enough in daylight, but the nighttime illumination adds warmth to the stone, and the shadows bring the intricately carved hieroglyphics into sharper contrast. With the golden [...]
A lodge with the word “sleeping” in its name may sound like a lazy type of place, but at Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, you’d be doing yourself a disservice if you waste all your time snoozing. Tucked away in the woods alongside Icicle Creek, at the base of Washington’s Cascade Mountains (whose ridgeline shape is the [...]
Some brides-to-be dream of walking down the aisle in a white dress, but not Randi Lass. Instead, she dreamed of visiting Bhutan, a country that had fascinated her since she first read about it in National Geographic as a child. When she and her fiancé, Patrick Reyes, decided to make the trip, Randi had an idea. [...]
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Crossing Time Zones shares travel-related stories, photos, news, and reviews by Annika Hipple, a freelance writer, photographer, and tour leader based in Seattle, Washington. A dual citizen of the United States and Sweden, Annika is a lifelong traveler with particular interests in adventure travel, ecotourism, and sustainable travel.
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