Category archive - Cold Places

Mt. Kosciuszko: Landscape Photography in the Snowy Mountains

Mt. Kosciuszko: Landscape Photography in the Snowy Mountains


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Tips for Photographing the Northern Lights

Tips for Photographing the Northern Lights

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Photo Essay: Snæfellsnes Peninsula and The Golden Circle, Iceland

Photo Essay: Snæfellsnes Peninsula and The Golden Circle, Iceland

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Hiking in Alaska: Lion’s Head, Glacier View

Hiking in Alaska: Lion’s Head, Glacier View

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Photo Essay: Winter Wonderland in Scotland

Photo Essay: Winter Wonderland in Scotland

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Patagonia: Hiking to Mount Fitzroy, Argentina

Patagonia: Hiking to Mount Fitzroy, Argentina

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Solo Travel in Iceland: The Verdict

Solo Travel in Iceland: The Verdict

 

I am the first to admit that solo travel for women is not always easy. As wonderful as it is to have the freedom to do as you please, go where you please, and hang out with anyone you please there are always extra considerations to ensure personal safety.

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Alaska Range From the Air: Denali National Park

Alaska Range From the Air: Denali National Park

 

It turns out diminutive five-seater planes and I don’t really see eye to eye. As we begin our bumpy ascent and the world starts to spin a little, I’m beginning to think that a scenic flight over Denali National Park in Alaska’s central interior was not such a great idea.

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Mount McKinley, Alaska: ‘The Mountain’

Mount McKinley, Alaska: ‘The Mountain’

 

It is known to the locals in Alaska as ‘The Mountain’.

Unfortunately, the chance of seeing Denali (Mount McKinley) in Alaska is only around twenty percent and many visitors leave the Denali National Park disappointed, having seen only the mass of cloud cover that keeps North America’s highest mountain hidden.

It is there, however: in all its 20,300 feet of snow-covered glory.

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Walking the Camino de Santiago: Winter Pilgrimage

Walking the Camino de Santiago: Winter Pilgrimage

 

Since the release and unexpected success of the film The Way, it seems that walking the Camino de Santiago is on everyone’s travel bucket list. When I first walked the Camino back in 2003 it was little known to travellers outside of Europe and we felt quite the intrepid adventurers revealing our plans to walk across Spain.

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