Worth the Read: Great Travel Stories

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A catalog of discoveries that have descriptions that fascinated me.
Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, GermanyNeuschwanstein CastleSchwangau, GermanyNeuschwanstein Castle, which literally translates to New Swan Stone castle, is located in Bavaria, Germany. It was originally called New...Sedlec Ossuary, Kutná Hora, Czech RepublicSedlec OssuaryKutná Hora, Czech RepublicThe Sedlec Ossuary is located beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints in the Czech Republic. Its origin story is a long one, beginning with an...Hallstatt, AustriaHallstattAustriaA picturesque Austrian village nestling by Lake Hallstatt, Hallstatt is arguably one of the most beautiful places in the world. Referred to as "the...Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, GermanyNeuschwanstein CastleSchwangau, GermanyKing Ludwig II of Bavaria commissioned the cliffside castle in 1868, just two years after Austria and Bavaria were conquered by Prussia during the...Bethlehem, Palestinian TerritoriesBethlehemPalestinian TerritoriesNext to the Flower Chucker, this is one of my favorite pieces done by Banksy. Again it is on a random wall in town. Unfortunately, finding an...Bethlehem, Palestinian TerritoriesBethlehemPalestinian Territories"Some people represent authority without ever possessing any of their own." -- Banksy, on his work in Palestine. The image of a Palestinian...Bà Nà Hills Resort, Hoà Phú, VietnamBà Nà Hills ResortHoà Phú, VietnamNam Views | Da Nang: “Where we’re going we don’t need roads” They are no roads to get to the theme park area of Sun World Ba Na hills so it’s...Koggala, Sri LankaKoggalaSri LankaAccording to stilt fishermen, this art requires a lot of patience and endurance. The first lesson is to strike a balance while sitting on the...WOMAD, Wiltshire, EnglandWOMADWiltshire, EnglandEvery July in the UK a #festival like no other appears in a flash of carnival colour and music. The WOMAD festival (which stands for World of Music...Yuen Po Street Bird Garden, Hong Kong, Hong KongYuen Po Street Bird GardenHong Kong, Hong KongThe Bird Market in Hong Kong is a curios place. As a photographer i wanted to find something a little less discovered and i definitely found that...Headington Shark, Oxford, EnglandHeadington SharkOxford, EnglandThe Headington Shark is a rooftop sculpture of a shark embedded head-first in the roof of a house in Oxford, England. The shark first appeared in...Cabo de la Vela, La Guajira, ColombiaCabo de la VelaLa Guajira, ColombiaThe Cookie Monsters While driving the off road desert routes we were stopped several times. The people of the nearby villages had placed a rope...Allenspark, ColoradoAllensparkColoradoThis beautiful stone church is no longer open but the setting is quite beautiful. The Chapel on the Rock as it is known, was the dream of Monsignor...Saint Malo Retreat Center: Chapel on the Rock, Allenspark, ColoradoSaint Malo Retreat Center: Chapel on the RockAllenspark, ColoradoThe Chapel on the rock, or Saint Malo chapel. The absolute best find of the day. We were driving down the road and saw this chapel on the side of...Ape Canyon, Skamania County, WashingtonApe CanyonSkamania County, WashingtonThere are some very legitimate ways that a place will come by its name. First and foremost is the popular "give it the same name as that guy we'd...Mahon Pool, Maroubra, AustraliaMahon PoolMaroubra, AustraliaClose to some of Sydney’s busiest beaches, Mahon Pool has managed to remain mostly unknown to ‘outsiders’, making it a favourite spot for locals to...ทะเลแหวก จ. กระบี่, Thailandทะเลแหวก จ. กระบี่ThailandTup Island, also known as Koh Tap, is off Krabi coast and can be easily reached. There are daily tours named "4 Islands Tour" departing from AoNang...Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, KenyaGiraffe ManorNairobi, KenyaSome waffles, with bacon and some orange juice. Oh and some pellets for my friend here. One of the incredible things about staying at giraffe manor...Lake Elsinore, CaliforniaLake ElsinoreCaliforniaDinosaurs didn't go extinct, they just shrunk! This #HornyToad #ShortHornedLizard made it tough to get a straight on shot due to its camo and...Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Hood River, OregonColumbia River Gorge National Scenic AreaHood River, OregonA throwback to last Spring in the Columbia River Gorge. Immersing yourself in the lush spring foliage of this area is an unforgettable experience....
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            I got lost in these for 30 minutes!
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