Travel Photo Gallery – January 7, 2009


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: Nathaniel O.
Destination: Victoria, BC
Best deal found: The roundtrip fare from Port Angeles, Washington to Victoria, BC was only $25!!!!

Submitted by: Paul P.
Destination: Crystal River, Fla.
Best deal found: We used Vacation Rentals By Owners, and had a great location for the price! It was with in swimming distance of the location of where the Manatees where.

Submitted by: Michael S.
Destination: Beijing, China
Best deal found: Clark, Beijing built a 200 yard long street of food vendors for tourists. If offers a wide variety of Chinese dishes from dumplings to salamanders. I frequented this street during my travels in Beijing. The best part of course were the prices. Usually 8 Yuan was more than enough to fill me up. This is not only a great deal for Americans but also for the Chinese.

Submitted by: Lynne M.
Destination: Cannon Beach, OR
Best deal found: The Saturday markets! Every thing possible, and bargaining to boot!! All locally made products which are wonderful, like recyled wood spoons – great gifts.

Submitted by: Aaron N.
Destination: Cozumel, Mexico
Best deal found: Plane Tickets and hotel package using for $1500.00 round trip.

Submitted by: Jeffery N.
Destination: Cartagena, Columbia
Best deal found: I paid 799.00 per person for a balcony cruise for eight nights.

Submitted by: Justin W.
Destination: Interlaken, Switzerland
Best deal found: Had a Eurail Pass. So cheap.


Submitted by: Amy G.
Destination: Key West Florida
Best deal found: The best deal about going to Key West is camping instead of renting a hotel room. You get to save money while enjoying the spoils of paradise.

Submitted by:
Monte M.
Destination: Chicago
Best deal found: In addition to being able to buy pumpkins and gourds on the “honor system,” this stand also offered homemade jam and honey. The gourds were 2 for $1 and the pumpkins ranged from $1 to $6 (for a huge one!) Beautiful farmland with fields of wheat, corn, watermelon and pumpkins in season is located just an hour ourside of Chicago in LaSalle, Dekalb and Dupage Counties. This photo was taken near Dekalb, Illinois.

Submitted by: Ricky A.
Destination: Alaska
Best deal found: The White Pass train ride was great!

Submitted by: Leanne T.
Destination: Belize
Best deal found: We booked our cruise through a travel agent. We paid $ 1800 total (2 people).

Submitted by:
Kelcy F.
Destination: Monterey, CA
Best deal found: The free scenery was amazing. We did not feel like we needed to go to DisneyLand! A majority of the State, Regional and National Parks are FREE! and the sites are unreal!

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