Travel Photo Gallery – March 19, 2008

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The Week’s Best Travel Photos!
WOW! What a way to kick off our Travel Photo contest! Every photo submitted was great– we see it’s going to be difficult to whittle it down to just a few each week. Here are some of the most compelling photos submitted by our listeners last week. Clark will comment on his favorite photo every week in the Thursday edition of Travel E-Scapes newsletter. (Want to subscribe?)

Remember, you can submit one new photo each week, so keep ’em coming people!


Submitted by:: Bill C.
Destination: Superstition Mountains near Phoenix, AZ
Best deal found: The best deals are free! We went on this hike in the foothills of the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix, AZ. Parking and trail access was free and we had the place to our selves. It did cost a few calories but was well worth it.

 
Submitted by: Leo L.
Destination: Segovia, Spain
Best deal found: Friend works for delta 🙂

 
Submitted by: James M.
Destination: Amsterdam
Best deal found: View of Amstel river from canal close to hotel

 
Submitted by: David G.
Destination: Northern Ireland
Best deal found: Everything in Northern Ireland was cheaper than the more tourist based Republic of Ireland. We had to cross the Carrickarede rope bridge to get to the spot where my fiance is on the edge of the northern sea. Here’s a link: http://www.travelsinireland.com/northern/carrickarede.htm A bed and breakfast is cheaper and much more fun than hotel stays in Ireland.

 
Submitted by: Chuck L.
Destination: Bodega Bay, Calif.
Best deal found:  Bar-B-Qued Oysters at the “Boatdock”

 
Submitted by: Bill C.
Destination: Holland
Best deal found: The Best Deal on this Trip: Staying with family seriously saved us tons of cash! We also pre-planned much of our sightseeing maximizing much of our time. Picture of: This is a picture of myself and my godson… he was very adamant about flying in the air mimicking the windmills in the background.

 
Submitted by: Kevin S.
Destination: Oahu – North Shore
Best deal found: We stayed at the Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore. Two bedroom condo for less than $89 a night.

 
Submitted by: Chris V.
Destination: Prague
Best deal found:

 
Submitted by: Jenn P.
Destination: Australia
Best deal found: Camping on Fraser Island for 3 nights for $100. The company supplied the 4WD vehicle, all camping equipment and island passes so we the freedom to enjoy the beautiful island without the hassle!

 
Submitted by: Nola P.
Destination: Egypt
Best deal found: Best deal was just being in a country that was so exotic and completely different from anything I had ever experienced.

 
Submitted by: Kim H.
Destination: Thailand
Best deal found: Everything in Thailand is inexpensive. We took a 1 1/2 cab ride round trip, elephant show and then rides, river raft ride, buffet lunch, feed the elephants, and 2 stops at local craftsmen shops for $18/person. A nice hotel in Pattaya is $50/nt. Delicious pad thai $2, 2 hr massage $15. Be careful of ripoffs and your surroundings, but the people are service oriented, attentive, and the countryside is beautiful.

 
Submitted by: Sheila L.
Destination: Antarctica
Best deal found: Before boarding the cruise ship to Antarctica, we found the price of restaurants to be very reasonable in Argentina, thanks to the favorable currency exchange.

 
Submitted by: Chris P.
Destination: Antelope Slot Canyon, Page AZ
Best deal found: The company I work for paid my way. Free for me!

 
Submitted by: Bri P.
Destination: Dresden
Best deal found: Making friends with locals before the trip who then showed us around once we arrived.

 
Submitted by: Chriss H.
Destination: Salem
Best deal found: Dining free at my brother in laws…. This is a up close picture, to remind travelers to stop and smell the roses along the way. Don’t let your vacation turn into a whirlwind of rushing to get ready, and then standing in line.

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