Post Tagged with "The Great Outdoors"

Picture Postcards: Cycle path in Japan

cycle path Niigataken Japan

This is a cycle path in my old village in Niigataken, Japan that led to the mountains. You can see from the trees that it is springtime. Although this photo captures the edge of the suburbs, the path becomes more rural as you cycle on passing rice fields and then forest.

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December 9, 2013 Comments disabled

Picture Postcards: The Great Outdoors in Argentina


Today’s photo was taken by our Contributing Editor, Ana, who says,

This photo was taken at the beach resort town of Mar del Plata in Argentina.
The summer months of January and February are the most popular with
beachgoers, who clearly don’t mind large crowds.

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Argentinian Customs: asado al asador
Argentinian Customs: Street coffee vendors
The Legend of the Irupé

November 25, 2013 Comments disabled

Picture Postcards: The Great Outdoors in Kazakhstan

hiking in Kazakhstan

Today’s capture is from our contributor in Kazakhstan, Celia, who describes it as,

Two young men hike up out of Charyn Canyon, near Almaty in southern Kazakhstan. Charyn is a popular site for tour groups, and features a hike through sandstone canyons to a small stream with picnic areas.

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Great Outdoors in New Zealand
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November 17, 2013 Comments disabled

Picture Postcards: The Great Outdoors in New Zealand

Waiheke Island
This week we begin a series of photos of the “Great Outdoors” around the world. To start, here is my son skipping stones on Waiheke Island, in the Hauraki Gulf, in Auckland, New Zealand.

November 11, 2013 1 comment