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Sunrise at Monument Valley

The landscape of Monument Valley, straddling the state line between Arizona and Utah, is spectacular at any time of day. But at sunrise it’s simply magical. Expand the minds of you and your children by travelling the World with Jaspa’s … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Sunrises & Sunsets

I love a good sunrise or sunset. The way the glow of the Sun, close to the horizon, seems to set the entire sky ablaze. The long, distorted shadows cast at these times of day. And the bands and streaks … Continue reading

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Haleakala Sunrise, Maui

Driving to the top of the 10,023 feet (3055 metre) high Haleakala volcano to witness the sunrise is one of the things they say you must do when visiting the Hawaiian island of Maui. I don’t know who they are, … Continue reading

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Grand Symbols Over Maui

I had the most incredible day today. It began over 19 hours ago, with a pre-dawn drive up the mighty Haleakala volcano on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The trip to the top was quicker than expected, so we arrived … Continue reading

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Sky High Light in Kauai

The last few days have been incredible. On Monday we arrived in Kauai, making Hawaii our 50th state visited. Since then we’ve explored, hiked and even spent time at the beach (geocaching). But the highlight has undoubtedly been a flight … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Connections

I’ve got into the habit of trying to tie the photo theme challenges from Where’s My Backpack? and The Daily Post into a single post, but this week I’m drawing a blank. I just couldn’t find a strong enough travel-related … Continue reading

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Snowstorms, Dust Storms, Monument Valley and More Snow: Southwest USA (2012) Days 10 & 11

There were times on Thursday night when it looked like this was going to be a very short blog called something like A Weekend Stuck in a Snowstorm in Brian Head, Utah. According to the weather forecasts on Thursday evening, … Continue reading

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