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Epic Photo Travel Contest

A lifetime's exploration

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I have entered this photo of island views from Fiji into a competition. The prize is simply for the winning photo to become the main homepage image on the BarrelHopping website when in relaunches in a couple of weeks time.

If you like my pic please click here or copy and paste this URL:

Scroll down under the pic and click the yellow star to vote!

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Bir fotoğraf: Kuantum düşüncesiyle birlikte seyahat

The beauty of Bryce Canyon

On the Luce

A land of delicately carved rock spires in sunset shades, Bryce Canyon was an out-of-this-world start to my southwest US national park hopping. The park is made up of a series of amphitheatres along the edge of a plateau, filled with thousands of rock formations called hoodoos.

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Readers’ photos: more wildlife from Idaho

Why Evolution Is True

Our correspondent from near Silver Creek, Idaho, sent more wildlife pictures.  You might remember his photographs of the bald eagle nest, and here are the female (presumed) with her two chicks, clearly close to fledging:

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There’s also an insect photo, identified as follows:

This is a Brown Drake mayfly on Silver Creek. These are huge and prolific mayflies, and the trout go nuts for them. Billionaires fly here on private jets to fish this hatch.


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Coldest Spring In England Since 1891

Watts Up With That?

By Paul Homewood

Originally, it was thought to be the coldest spring since 1962.

Winter? Teesdale in County Durham blanketed in snow on May 23 in what is likely to be Britain's coldest spring since 1962

Winter? Teesdale in County Durham blanketed in snow on May 23 in what is likely to be Britain’s coldest spring since 1962

According to the Central England Temperature Series, England has just experienced its coldest Spring since 1891. The average mean temperature of 6.87C ranks the 31st coldest on records starting in 1659, and is 2 degrees lower than the 1981-2010 average of 8.9C.

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Peru in Pictures: The Colors

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I finally got through the 1,400+ photos from our recent trip to Peru. There were so many that I loved, so I’ll be sharing a few (or 40) each day this week if you’re interested. Throughout our trip, we were constantly mesmerized by the beautiful colors we encountered in this country – from the textiles, to the people, to the city and countryside, everywhere you look there’s vibrant color .

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The Starry Nights of Florida

nomadruss in words and photos

There is much talk of our disappearing night sky, and fortunately in 2001 the National Park Service took the formal step of recognizing the night sky as a natural resource. There are still places in the Eastern US where you can find a bit of darkness, and the Everglades is one such place. One image was made on a pure night sky, the other accompanied by the glow of the moon, both in the Florida Everglades.

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