Travel Photo Gallery – August 13, 2008


This Week’s Travel Photo Gallery

See winners from previous weeks in our Photo Gallery Archives.

Here are some of the most compelling travel photos submitted by our listeners this week. Clark will comment on one photo each week in the Thursday Travel E-Scapes newsletter. (Subscribe.)

Submitted by: Rick G.
Destination: Coastal Maine
Best deal found: Lobster right off the boat at very reasonable prices.


Submitted by: Gary M.
Destination: Callaway Gardens GA
Best deal found:  Whether you’re visiting in Spring, Summer or Fall, Callaway Gardens is the perfect “stay-cation”. It’s one and a half hours southwest of Atlanta and the entry fee is a bargain. Do not miss the Butterfly House.

Submitted by: Chris M.
Destination: Hawaii
Best deal found: Best deal was using my skymiles with Delta.

Submitted by: Rebecca F.
Destination: San Ramon, Costa Rica
Best deal found:  We visited an orphanage in San Ramon, Costa Rica. One of the 14 kids had a birthday, so we threw a birthday party for all of them. We had the privilege of buying shoes for all of them. The airline ticket was $460.00. The shoes were $300.00. The smiles on the kid’s faces, priceless.

Submitted by: John E.
Destination: Riga, Latvia
Best deal found: Total trip cost $781.00

Submitted by: Curtis B.
Destination: Catalina island, CA
Best deal found: Hermosa Hotel $79 per night total for two adjoined rooms 1/2 block to beach.

Submitted by:  Jerry J.
Destination: Key West
Best deal found: Stuffed Lobster at Key Fisheries Restaurant in Marathon Florida, just 50 miles from Key West. Don’t miss the CONCH train in Key West.

Submitted by:  Doug J.
Destination: Louisville, KY
Best deal found:  Walking around the Old Louisville area just south of downtown seeing the historic homes and this fountain…it was FREE!

Submitted by:
Mary J.
Destination: Honolulu, Hawaii
Best deal found: My 11-year old granddaughter “swam” with the sea lions at Sea Life Park. It was expensive, but well worth it! (The best deal we found was our hotel, known as “Oahu’s Best-kept Secret” because of its prime location and incredibly low price!


Submitted by: Yvonne E.
Destination: Biloxi, MS
Best deal found:

Submitted by: Tracey F.
Destination: Lisbon, Portugal
Best deal found: We did a “Tram & Trolley” tour of the city, which allowed us to see most of the major city highlights, try a few of the local delicacies, and enjoy an authentic trolley ride through downtown Lisbon.

Submitted by: David K.
Destination: Yellowstone/Grand Teton NP
Best deal found: Stayed free at a friends house in Driggs, ID, which is 30 miles west of Jackson Hole.

Submitted by: Seong K.
Destination: Seattle,Washington
Best deal found: Airfare for $169 R/T

Submitted by: Robert G.
Destination: Ngorongoro Crater
Best deal found: Great airfare. Around the world for $1600.

Submitted by:
Margaret S.
Destination: NC Mountains
Best deal found: I got a great deal on this trip. I lived there, NC mtns, and this was my sunrise for 8 yrs. NC has so many great places to live and visit. I have only been here for 22 yrs, came and don’t want to leave. I am from MS and I love MS, But I would not live anywhere but NC. I have traveled lots, but only to Mexico and Canada, and my husband of 51 yrs has worked all over the world. With our 4 children we have camped in 37 states. I have visited all the states except ND, don’t know why I missed it. I love your radio show, you keep me from paying tax on my home after living in it for 3 years…..thanks.
Submitted by:
Raymond T.
Destination: Ireland
Best deal found:

…and now, the next installment in the adventures of Dana F. and his 1976 bicentennial Appalachian Trail  hike!
Submitted by:
Dana F.
Destination: Appalachian Trail
Best deal found: This is the oldest shelter on the AT. It was built in 1923 and is in New York. I am putting the door back on its hinges. Hey, we saved money on hotels.


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