Travel Photo Gallery – October 21, 2009


This Week’s Travel Photo Gallery

Here are some of the most compelling travel photos submitted by our listeners this week. See Clark’s favorites every week in the Thursday Travel E-Scapes newsletter. (Subscribe.)

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Submitted by: Howard S.
Destination: Grand Tetons
About this photo: An attempt to get the Ansel Adams shot of the Tetons and Snake River at about 7:30 in the morning
Best deal found:
The Subaru Outback on Priceline for $26/day

Submitted by: Katie M.
Destination: Seagrove, Florida — Deer Lake Park
About this photo: White sand dunes as far as the eye can see at Deer Lake State Park in South Walton county, between Destin and Panama City on the Florida Panhandle. This area is a “well-known secret” to those in the Southeast, with Caribbean blue water, not too crowded, miles of bike paths, great food and shopping, lots of outdoor events and best of all, some of the best scenery in the world. No passport required either.
Best deal found: The area itself. We used to fly to the Caribbean until we discovered South Walton. All the amenities and water quality of the Carib, at a fraction of the price. has more info about the area.

Submitted by: Alan M.
Destination: Shell Beach, California
About this photo: I know this is not traveling but on 5.5.09 Vandenburg AFB, California launched a missle that made for a great picture. I did not know it was going to be shot I just got lucky & had my camera close by.
Best deal found:

Submitted by: Doug T.
Destination: Cochem, Germany
About this photo: Looking down on the village of Cochem, Germany on the Mosel River from one of the many castles that line this river. In times long past, the castle owners would collect tolls from the river traffic, thus the strategic location.
Best deal found:

Submitted by: Joel R.
Destination: Petrified Forest and Painted Desert, AZ
About this photo: Colored layers in the rock in the Petrified Forest and Painted Desert.
Best deal found: $10 entry per carload for the day.

Submitted by: Kathleen K.
Destination: Passing through Columbus, GA
About this photo:
Taken at highway speed out the passenger window while crossing over the Chattahoochee River near Columbus GA. Misty river at sunset.
Best deal found: Gas was really cheap a couple weeks ago…

Submitted by: Michaell T.
Destination: St. Ives, England
About this photo: Typical Lobater Salad at the Sloop Inn (circa 1312 AD)
Best deal found: Food and drink in St Ives. The arts festival runs from 12 September-Sept. 26th.

Submitted by: R. Gates.
Destination: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
About this photo: “The smoke that thunders” is visible from above the falls in this photo taken in April 2009.
Best deal found: The varied itinerary offered by Atlas Springbok Tours: South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana.

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