Category Archives: Travel Photo of the week

Travel Photo of the Week 9Mar12 Dhow in Abu Dhabi

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week is a traditional dhow juxtaposed against the back drop of modern skyscraper construction in the United Arab Emirates city of Abu Dhabi. Little more than a fishing village before the discovery of oil … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 24Feb12 Vietnam

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week is an artisan working on traditional Vietnamese lacquerware. This art form, popular in India and Asia is based off of a waterproofing technique used for wooden bowls and vessels since before 5000BC. The … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 8Feb12 Nepal

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the steamy grasslands of the Himalayan foothills in southern Nepal to meet a female Asiatic one horn rhino and her calf. These magnificent creatures were photographed cooling off in a … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 23JAN12, Lantern Festival

This weeks Travel Photo of the Week is a Lantern festival. The Lantern festival is the last day of the Chinese New Year celebration, the fifteenth day of the first lunar month. It is also the first night the full … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 13Jan12 Bali, Indonesia

Padma, the sacred lotus, is a native to tropical Asia and Queensland Australia and the subject of this week’s Travel Photo. Commonly found in water gardens, they are also commercially grown in farms as a food source as well as … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 20Dec11 Nicaragua

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week is a cacao pod  – the source of chocolate! YAY!  The cacao tree is native to the Americas but can be found across the planet from 20 degrees to the north and the … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 8Dec11 Singapore

  Nicobar Pigeons are the closest living relative to the famously extinct Dodo birds. These colorful birds range from the Indian island of Nicobar in the Bay of Bengal, part of the northern range of the Malay archipelago to Thailand, … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 22Nov11 Costa Rica

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week is a Violet Sabrewing hummingbird in Costa Rica. Humming birds are among the world’s smallest birds and range from southern Alaska to Tierra del Fuego in South America and the Caribbean. By flapping … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 10Nov11 Angkor Wat, Cambodia

  This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the world’s largest religious complex Angkor Wat, Cambodia. This week’s “model” is an Apsara or in this case a Devata  – the differentiation comes from the posture of these … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 3Nov11 Vietnam

  This week’s Travel Photo of the Week is of traditional water puppets in Vietnam. The art of water puppetry began over a thousand years ago in the rural farming communities of the Red River delta in northern Vietnam. Most … Continue reading

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