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Nervión River Falls – Spain

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A True Torrent  Located Roughly 50 km from the  industrial port city of Bilbao, this waterfall, (known as Salto del Nervión), drops over 270 meters from the higher lands of Castilla, into a jagged and sprawling valley, which guides its waters' long descent into the region of Basque Country.
Learn more and begin planning your visit at Basque Country.

Hui Hang Caravan Trail

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Hui Hang Caravan Trail – Anhui Province, China

Getting to Hui Hang Caravan Trail, Anhui Province
Early May, 2013: In the mountains of old Anhui province, my friends, brother and I navigated the ancient merchant trail used for transporting goods between Anhui Province to Zhejiang Province. The trail is known as the Hui Hang Caravan Trail, or Huihang Gu Dao (徽杭古道) to Chinese people.
The trail is now a travel destination complete with rustic lodging along the path. Owing to hiking during the week, the trial was pleasantly mostly empty, save for old women selling nuts and water. Here’s how the adventure went.

Jixi City The city of Jixi (绩溪) is located in Southern Anhui province, a four hour’s drive west of Shanghai off of the G56 freeway. It is here, nestled in the valley of the river that runs through Jixi that quality accommodation may be found.

After spending China’s labor day holiday in Nanjing, the capital of China during the days of Chiang Kai-Shek, we rented a car for 150RMB per da…

Mount Grinnell – Glacier National Park

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Arguably the most magnificent view across the entire great state of Montana












Start Planning your trip to Glacier National Park:TripAdvisor.com – Glacier National Park, Montana
Hike 374 – Climbing Mt. Grinnell
National Geographic Travel – Glacier National Park

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Leutaschklamm Gorge – Austria / Germany Border

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Trek paths that soar over vibrant turquoise rapids within this craggy natural labyrinth 

Start here:Trip Planning for Leutaschklamm Gorge (alltrails.com)
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Name that Island: Japan (Amazon gift card contest!)

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Win a $5 Amazon Gift Card Now! Can you identify this volcanic crater island in Japan?
Hint: It is part of the Izu archipelago, off the southern coast of Tokyo.

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Beyond Key West: Dry Tortugas Quietly Awaits

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Southern Florida's Path Much Less Traveled 
"Almost 70 miles (113 km) west of Key West lies the remote Dry Tortugas National Park. The 100-square mile park is mostly open water with seven small islands. Accessible only by boat or seaplane, the park is known the world over as the home of magnificent Fort Jefferson, picturesque blue waters, superlative coral reefs and marine life, and the vast assortment of bird life that frequent the area."(nps.gov)



Sources and Additional Info National Park ServicesDry Tortugas InfoNY TimesSeaplane ExcurisionsMap
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Posted by Really Makes You Wander on Thursday, March 30, 2017

When Two Amazonian Rivers Meet

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The result is a blend as natural as oil and water. If you know the name of these two rivers that meet in Brazil, call it out I'm the comments section! 

"At the place where they meet, the rivers don’t mix. They leave a fairly clear boundary and flow side by side without mixing for about six kilometres. That happens because of the big difference in their flow speed, density and temperature."  (AweSci)