Oregon Total Solar Eclipse

And then, the total eclipse happened. We crossed from a cloudless, hot, lovely Pacific Northwest August morning to the chilling night within a matter of seconds. It is one of the most magical moments I have ever experienced, one that cannot be described by words. – Corvallis, Oregon. August 21, 2017.

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Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls, or Mosi-oa-Tunya, The Smoke That Thunders, saddling between Zimbabwe and Zambia, is the largest waterfalls in the world. On the Zimbabwe side, the Victoria Falls National Park situates on the cliff that is facing directly across the Falls line. Supposedly there are 16 viewpoints point, stretching around 1.5 km or 3/4 of the […]

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A Summer of Midnight Sun

About three months ago, in July 2015, I set out to climb a small hill in Norway. The journey started with a flight to Sweden, followed by a meet-up in Stockholm and city walking tour with a good friend, two more flights to Norway, a four hour ferry ride, two hour of hiking, six hours […]

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Beach Day

the best seats in paradise, originally uploaded by Cåsver. A beach. A perfectly sunny beach. A perfectly sunny beach 3 miles long. A perfectly sunny beach 3 miles long and pretty much to your own. A perfectly sunny beach 3 miles long and pretty much to your own, in Maui. A perfectly sunny beach 3 […]

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En Route in Gannan

untitled, originally uploaded by Xuan Rosemanios. I don’t know why I adore this frame. It’s out of focus, heavily scratched, through a dirty minibus window. I was soaking wet and felt terribly awful. Doesn’t matter. It’s still the best memoir for me, reminds me of Iceland, of Sigur Rós, of my dearest friends, of that […]

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Muztagh Ata and Lake Karakol

karakoram highway – muztagh ata and lake karakol, originally uploaded by Xuan Rosemaninovich. Muztagh Ata, also known as the “Father of Ice Peaks”, rises above the Pamir Plateau at 7,546m or 24,757ft. It is the easiest to climb mountain over 7,000m, thanks to the gradual slopes, and you can even skiing or snowboarding right from […]

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