Baja California is a land of striking contrasts: deep blue seas and arid brown deserts, a seeming barrenness that, upon closer look, reveals an abundance of life. During my recent visit to the Loreto area I was continuously reminded of other places – the landscapes and plant life recalled the two years I spent in [...]
Picture this: relaxing on your own private terrace overlooking the Sea of Cortez, with volcanic islands and desert hills on the horizon. This was a pleasure I enjoyed last week as a guest of the Villa del Palmar resort at the Islands of Loreto in Baja California Sur. I flew to Loreto on one of [...]
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 [...]
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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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