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Lake Abraham and Frozen Bubbles

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While this stunning image of frozen Abraham Lake in Alberta, Canada may look like a perfectly tranquil and picturesque postcard scene, something more menacing – and explosive – lurks beneath the surface. The crisp, bluish-white, cotton wool-like formations are actually frozen bubbles of flammable methane gas trapped in the icy manmade lake. As spring sets in and the lake thaws, the bubbles break free and rise to the top. And when the ice cracks, the bubbles escape and vanish into the … [Continue reading...]

Monte Santo di Lussari, Italy

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Tarvisio  in the Province of Udine, the northeastern part of the autonomous Friuli-Venezia Giulia region in Italy. The town is situated in the Canal Valley (Val Canale), between the Carnic Alps and Karawanks ranges in the north and the Julian Alps in the south. Located at the border with both Austria and Slovenia, Tarvisio and its neighbouring municipalities of Arnoldstein and Kranjska Gora form the tripoint of Romance, Germanic and Slavic Europe. The height west of the town centre marks the … [Continue reading...]

Whiskey and Ice

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I frequently get asked about the appropriate way to serve whiskies. Should they be served neat? On the rocks? Or perhaps with a splash of water in the classic Bourbon and branch water tradition? While the simple answer is to enjoy your whiskies any way you like to drink them, here are some suggestions for […]

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“The Roaming Gnome” and Travelocity Team Up for New Travelocity YouTube Web Series

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You heard it right. Travelocity fans can check out YouTube and view various countries through the eyes of Courtney Scott and see the wonderful sites. The first trip in the web series is New York City. New York City is known for its buildings, arts, and entertainment that would keep anyone from out of town […]

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Under a Glacier

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People stay speechless at the first sight with beautiful frozen glaciers. They are one of the most beautiful things one can see in the frozen world. Imagine yourself bellow tons of ice inside beautiful glacier. There are not so many things in the world that can be measured with this experience and this is probably […]

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The Glacier Waterfalls

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I think there’s nothing more beautiful than seeing a tons of melted ice cascading into sea. Those awesome pictures are taken near Spitsbergen, the largest and only permanently populated island of the Svalbard archipelago in Norway. The pictures has been taken by Keenpress Photography and they are big refreshment to see in those hot summer […]

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Frozen Plitvice Lakes

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Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia. The national park was founded in 1949 and is situated in the mountainous karst area of central Croatia, at the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The important north-south road connection, which passes through the national park […]

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Edge of The World – Mt. Huangshan, China

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Huangshanis a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. The range is composed of material that was uplifted from an ancient sea during the Mesozoic era, 100 million years ago. The mountains themselves were carved by glaciers during the Quaternary. Vegetation on the range is thickest below 1,100 meters (3,600 ft), with trees growing up […]

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Turquoise Ice, Northern Lake Baikal, Russia

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The Northern Lake Baikal is famous for it’s unnatural beauty. During the winter, the Turquoise Ice cubes are formatted on the top of the lake. This ideal Winter Holidays destination offers beautiful scenery that will take your breath away. Located in Siberia, the Baikal lake is deepest and and clearest. The outstanding water create tirquise […]

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Laguna del Inca – Chile

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The beautiful place ideal for  winter holidays from pictures bellow is Laguna del Inca in Chile. The laguna is close to the border with Argentina. If you visit the lake during the winter, you will be able to try out ski experience on  Portillo ski resort, located at the south end of lake. There is […]

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