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favorite natural sites…pre-rtw edition

Obviously these lists are totally subjective and limited to what I have experienced but here are some of my favorites…

Favorite Cliffs:

Photo by marcooooo on Flickr

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Photo by net_efekt on Flickr

White Cliffs at Dover, UK

Favorite Delta:

Photo by geoftheref on Flickr

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Favorite Desert:

Photo by Wolfgang Staudt on Flickr

Mojave Desert

Favorite Island:

Photo by MarcelGermain on Flickr

Photo by MarcelGermain on Flickr

Santorini, Greece

Photo by Ash Lourey on Flickr

Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

Favorite Lake:

Peyto Lake, Canada

Favorite Lake Crossing:

Photo by adapar on Flickr

Cruce de Lagos (Andean Lakes Crossing), Chile – Argentina (Takes all day but it is stunning. That’s Volcano Orsorno.)

Favorite Mountain:

Photo by Starfires on Flickr

Mt. Fuji

Mt. Shasta

Favorite National Park:

Photo by Alaskan Dude on Flickr

Yellowstone National Park, USA

Photo by Shelby PDX on Flickr

Chobe National Park, Botswana

Favorite Reef:
Photo by richard ling on Flickr Great Barrier Reef (I’ve only been to one! Sad to say the colors weren’t as vibrant as I expected in the area we dived…)

Favorite Volcano:

Volcano Orsorno, Chile By Ruben Lohaus Brito (Coleccion Personal) via Wikimedia Commons

Volcano Orsorno, Chile

Favorite Waterfall:

Photo by Claudio.Ar (working time online) on Flickr

Iguassu Falls, Brazil – Argentina border

Photo by only_point_five on Flickr

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Zambia border


my favorite cities…pre-rtw edition

I love cities. Big cities especially. Of all the places I have been to so far, here are my favorites:

Favorite North American city: New Orleans
Runner up: Montreal
Honorable mentions: Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Savannah, Austin

Favorite South American city: Rio de Janeiro
Runner up: Buenos Aries
Honorable mentions: Santiago, Lima

Favorite European city: London
Runner up: Barcelona
Honorable mentions: Paris, Amsterdam, Fira (Santorini, Greece), Venice

Favorite Asian city: Tokyo
Runner up: Shanghai, Taipei
Honorable mentions: Bangkok, Beijing

Favorite Oceanian city: Sydney
Runner up: Melbourne

Favorite African city: Cape Town
Runner up: Victoria Falls

Up next, favorite natural sites…