Travel Photo Gallery – April 2, 2008

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This Week’s Travel Photo Gallery

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This week’s entries take us all around the world, from New Zealand to Argentina to the North GA mountains. If you don’t see yours here this time, please keep trying! Clark personally comments on one of these photos in Thursday’s Travel E-Scapes newsletter, so subscribe now.


Submitted by: Carol H.
Destination: Linn Cove Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 304.6, NC
Best deal found: Friends have a cabin about 20 minutes from where this photo was taken last fall. We are fortunate enough to be able to use the cabin quite often for getaway weekends.

 
Submitted by: Dawn A.
Destination: Lake Burton/Clayton
Best deal found: Quick getaway from Atlanta. One of North GA’s best kept secrets. Incredible mountain and lake views and TONS of things to do and see!

 
Submitted by: Richard S.
Destination: Moscow
Best deal found: We were approached by a local policeman and paid him an 800 Ruble “bribe” (about $40 US) and got into Lenin’s Tomb before any other tourists were allowed inside! Otherwise the wait in line was more than 3 hours!

 
Submitted by: Anita S
Destination: Maine
Best deal found: We happened to be near Bailey’s Island, and went through Cundy’s Harbor on the way back from an excursion on the water, and saw the sign for the Middlebay Lobster Company. It’s a totally no-frills seafood restaurant with concrete floors and folding tables. But let me tell you the best part! Three succulent Maine lobsters for lunch…all for about $24!  Where’s the melted butter???

 
Submitted by: Rhonda G.
Destination: Chipembi, Zambia
Best deal found:  Our group stayed at places where you would share a connecting bathroom with another member of the group. The Reed Mat Lodge in Lusaka, Zambia was $38USD for a single room, and you could get a full “English Breakfast” for under $4USD.

 
Submitted by: Gary S.
Destination: Alaska
Best deal found: Denali National Park Denali Backcountry Safari

 
Submitted by: Stephanie D.
Destination: Benton Island, Indonesia
Best deal found: Cheap food.

 
Submitted by: Tim L.
Destination: Arches National Park, Utah
Best deal found: Camping in the rented VW camper for 3 weeks.

 
Submitted by: William W.
Destination: Telluride CO
Best deal found: Beautiful scenery.

 
Submitted by: Leslie G.
Destination: Sedona, AZ
Best deal found: On the way to Sedona, AZ via Tucson, my father and I stopped at Arcosanti and purchased several bells. They are truly works of art. Our best deal of the day was staying for lunch. Wonderful food at a good price. This picture was taken in Sedona just as the sky was clearing from an afternoon rain storm. Beautiful.

 
Submitted by: Jenn P.
Destination: Milford Sound, New Zealand
Best deal found: Sky Luge in Queenstown! So much fun and the best view in the city!

 
Submitted by: Sandi H.
Destination: Las Vegas
Best deal found: Photo of us at “LOVE” show (Mirage). We got our room (3/24) at the Plaza on Fremont Street for only $35.00 a night. Not the best casino in Vegas but, you don’t stay in your room that much. Staying in the “old” part of Vegas is a plus. You won’t kill your self walking to other Casinos. All the casinos are within five blocks. Cheaper food and games but, most are very old hangouts. The Golden Nugget has been redone and looks wonderful with upscale everything. They even have a shark tank in the pool area. Very Cool! Lot’s of entertainment but, at the Plaza Thurs.-Sun. the band was like hearing my cat scream… They do have interesting street shows and shops on the outside walking Mall that cuts right though the downtown area. Check out the “Fremont Experience. ” Mainly go to the Hotel Casino web sites for the best deals on rooms.

 
Submitted by: Dana F.
Destination: Mt. Pilatus, Luzern, Switzerland
Best deal found: Gelata ice cream. I think God was warning this church that if they didn’t straighten out, the landslide would be closer next time.

 
Submitted by: Tracey H.
Destination: San Francisco
Best deal found:

 
Submitted by: Cassandra C
Destination: Scalerno, Italy
Best deal found: We were there when the dollar hit an all-time low so, there really were no good deals.

 
Submitted by: Karmen D.
Destination: Mendoza, Argentina
Best deal found: Privately guided wine tour through “Uncorking Argentina.” The value for the money was phenomenal!!

 
Submitted by: Cynthia M.
Destination: Glacier Lagoon, Iceland
Best deal found: Iceland was not cheap since they don’t have a growing season and most of the food and supplies are imported. BUT the scenery was worth every cent! Also, in the summer the sun only sets for a couple of hours.

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