Tag: travel destination

  • Cockroach Cove

    written by natalieerachel on 2011-05-03 #places
    Cockroach Cove

    Don't worry, there aren't any cockroaches. Just a lot of sand, sun, water, and fun!

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  • Memorial to the Holodomor Victims (Kiev, Ukraine)

    written by plyshbel on 2011-01-13 #places
    Memorial to the Holodomor Victims (Kiev, Ukraine)

    Seventy-eight years ago, a famine killed (according to various estimates) between seven to 10 million people in Ukraine. A memorial was put up for the victims of the Holdomor in Kiev. The gloomy atmosphere in the place provides a haunting - yet interesting backdrop for lomographs.

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  • Lamma Island (Hong Kong): Paradise of Cats

    written by gateau on 2011-06-19 #places
    Lamma Island (Hong Kong): Paradise of Cats

    Lamma Island, being the "Paradise of Cats" in Hong Kong, is also a unique wonderland in my heart. So, where’s your own paradise?

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  • Dunedin, the Most Scottish Town in New Zealand

    written by vicuna on 2011-01-07 #places
    Dunedin, the Most Scottish Town in New Zealand

    Dunedin is one of the biggest cities in the south island of New Zealand and has a very Scottish identity. Through words - and of course, lots of analogue photographs, let me show you some of the main points of interest in this city!

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  • Gunung Mahameru the Great Mountain

    written by specialblewah on 2010-12-03 #places
    Gunung Mahameru the Great Mountain

    Once an active volcano in Indonesia, Semeru is an integral part of the volcanic belt of Asia called, the "Pacific Ring of Fire". It is located in East Java and is 3,676 metres high. This "stratovolcano" is also known as Gunung Mahameru (the Great Mountain) due to its supreme attributes. In fact, Mahameru actually refers to the Hindu god Siwa in local dialects. Siwa the Destroyer (Dewa Pemusnah) is the most powerful one, hence, it comes to no surprise that Mount Semeru is named after this forceful deity.

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  • Beijing Summer Palace In Winter

    written by phiphu on 2010-08-09 #places
    Beijing Summer Palace In Winter

    One of China’s greatest historical treasures is the magnificent Summer Palace in Beijing. The Summer Palace is the largest and best-preserved imperial garden in China. Its Chinese name, YiHeYuan, translates as 'Garden of Nurtured Harmony' or 'Garden for Maintaining Health and Harmony'. If you go in the depths of winter, you’re in for a big surprise…

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  • Salamanca - The Golden City of Spain

    written by aranmanoth on 2010-08-01 #places
    Salamanca - The Golden City of Spain

    Salamanca is a wonderful city in the northwest of Spain. It does not have a beach, but it's really amazing and its golden light is wonderful. I invite you to walk the streets of this amazing city the next time you find yourself in Spain! You won't regret it!

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  • Bishop Museum

    written by rav_bunneh on 2010-10-13 #places
    Bishop Museum

    From tourists to the security guards -- claims of hauntings shroud the Bishop Museum in mystery. Founded in 1889 Bishop Museum was founded by Charles Reed Bishop as a way to honor is late wife Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, the last descendant of the royal Kamehameha family.

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  • Kyunghee University, the Most Beautiful Campus in Korea

    written by wallflowersforjane on 2011-05-31 #places
    Kyunghee University, the Most Beautiful Campus in Korea

    Kyunghee University’s Seoul campus is considered as the most beautiful campus in the Korean nation. In the spring, the cherry blossom trees bloom lushly around the campus, making walking to school a pleasurable experience rather than a dreary drudge.

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  • Across the Causeway - Downtown Johor Bahru, Malaysia

    written by kiwikoh on 2011-03-04 #places
    Across the Causeway - Downtown Johor Bahru, Malaysia

    Johor Bahru - a city located in the southern part of Malaysia. Based on population size, it should be Malaysia's second largest city. I already mentioned Johor Bahru in my previous article, now, what does this city that is just across the water from Singapore have to offer?

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  • Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

    written by vicuna on 2011-01-19 #places
    Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

    Coming close to the end of our round trip of New Zealand's south island, the last part of our travel took place in the Marlborough Sounds, between the cities of Nelson and Picton. Another inspiring destination with picture-perfect views.

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  • Voringfoss Waterfall - A Breathtaking Sight in Norway

    written by azurblue on 2010-10-21 #places
    Voringfoss Waterfall - A Breathtaking Sight in Norway

    When you go to the beautiful land of Norway, you quickly understand that it is the land of the fjords and the waterfalls. The first glimpse that you get of the Voringfoss waterfall and you're sure to fall instantly and madly in love.

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  • Abandoned Boats along North Side River

    written by charliewagers on 2010-09-27 #places
    Abandoned Boats along North Side River

    Invisible from the road, there is a lot where several old boats and barges have been permanently "docked" along the Allegheny river.

  • The Bridges to Wayne, Alberta

    written by dirklancer on 2010-10-03 #places
    The Bridges to Wayne, Alberta

    This is a story of crossing eleven bridges in 6 kilometres and discovering the hamlet of Wayne - population 27. Wayne is a hamlet in the Canadian province of Alberta. Once home to thousands of coal miners and residents who worked in support of this industry, now home to 27, according to the changeable sign near the saloon.

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  • Crash Boat Beach

    written by reneg88 on 2010-08-26 #places
    Crash Boat Beach

    Crash Boat is the most famous beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Everyone who visits Puerto Rico must come to Crash Boat, and YOU are no exception. It is definitely one of the country's best beaches so what are you waiting for? Visit and take a swim now!

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  • Kat Hing Wai (Hong Kong) – Take a Closer Look at the Walled Village Culture

    written by gateau on 2011-07-25 #places
    Kat Hing Wai (Hong Kong) – Take a Closer Look at the Walled Village Culture

    Kat Hing Wai is the very first traditional walled village that I’ve visited. There isn’t any strong man blocking the road nor any fierce dog guarding the village. The walled village is in fact not as scary as I was told!

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  • My Favourite Market

    written by blondielocks on 2011-08-23 #places
    My Favourite Market

    Camden lock market, this is my favorite market in London. For one thing Camden shops and most of the stalls here are open 364 days a year.

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  • Picnicking in Victoria Park

    written by neja on 2011-04-04 #places
    Picnicking in Victoria Park

    Top place for barbecuing.

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  • The Haunted Castle:Kellie's Castle

    written by eva_eva on 2011-03-16 #places
    The Haunted Castle:Kellie's Castle

    Want to have an adventure-filled outing? Plan a trip to this castle…at night. No. I will not pay a visit to this castle at night. I'm afraid of the dark. But based on the rumors I've heard, this castle is really haunted, especially during night time.

  • Mindoro Beach: A Historical Town's Hidden Gem

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2010-09-01 #places
    Mindoro Beach: A Historical Town's Hidden Gem

    Perhaps not a lot of people visiting Vigan City in the province of Ilocos Sur are aware that at the edge of the historical town is a roaring, charming beach named after a quiet fishing village on the shores of South China Sea.

  • IKEA Malaysia

    written by jhen89 on 2010-08-03 #places
    IKEA Malaysia

    After reading articles and seeing Lomo shots from IKEA in other countries, it's now finally our turn -- IKEA MALAYSIA! Sure, some of the things, products and items might be the same but IKEA Malaysia has charm all its own.

  • Hutan Bandar, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

    written by kiwikoh on 2011-03-16 #places
    Hutan Bandar, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

    Located in Johor Bahru, Hutan Bandar Recreation Park has always been an ideal location amongst locals for family picnics, hiking, and outdoor activities. If you happen to be in town and have some time to kill, why don't you drop by Hutan Bandar? You might be in for a surprise!

  • Welcome to Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo - Known as the Football Capital of the Philippines

    written by ethermoon on 2011-01-31 #places
    Welcome to Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo - Known as the Football Capital of the Philippines

    Last December I went to the Football Capital of the Philippines, locally known as Barotac Nuevo to spend the afternoon and take some photos. There were some guys practicing football and I just can't help but start clicking away.

  • Largest Outdoor Shopping Center in the World

    written by rav_bunneh on 2011-01-30 #places
    Largest Outdoor Shopping Center in the World

    Sometimes even Lomographers need to head to the mall. So with that in mind, why not do it in style? I know a place where you can do just that, the Ala Moana Center! Located in Honolulu, Hawaii on the isle of Oahu this is a very popular mall with earnings of $1 billion in annual sales.

  • The Town of Sara

    written by ethermoon on 2010-10-09 #places
    The Town of Sara

    Sara, Iloilo is a town non-comparable to other towns. This is the place where I grew up. It's really simple. Places like this where you enjoy living in simplicity is like a gem to my heart. Read on for more of my childhood adventures!

  • Ulupo Heiau: Ancient Hawaiian Temple

    written by i8pie2day on 2011-04-26 #places
    Ulupo Heiau: Ancient Hawaiian Temple

    Part of the state's extensive history, a "Heiau" is a temple built by the Hawaiians of old where various ceremonies were held. Ceremonies can range from asking the Hawaiian gods to bring rain to making human sacrifices. This particular Heiau is a popular tourist destination due to its easy access. If you come to Hawaii, this is one of the must-see locations.

  • A Place to Spot a Celebrity in NW8

    written by blondielocks on 2011-11-05 #places
    A Place to Spot a Celebrity in NW8

    St John's Wood is a location with a lot of celebrities.

  • Finding Art Around You: The Murals of Columbus' Short North

    written by lislisdotnet on 2011-09-20 #places
    Finding Art Around You: The Murals of Columbus' Short North

    If you're looking for artistic inspiration in Ohio, look no further than Columbus's Short North. Labeled as the Arts District, there's even more to see than just the art galleries (of which there are plenty). My personal favorite exploration comes through the street art.

  • Capilay Spring Park in San Juan, Siquijor

    written by antibiotyx on 2011-02-10 #places
    Capilay Spring Park in San Juan, Siquijor

    Siquijor province is home to many natural cold springs. One of them is Capilay Spring Park in the town of San Juan nestled on the southwest coast of the island-province.