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Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster – Face to Face

Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster – Face to Face
Yorkshire Wildlife Park is home to the charity, the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation. The Yorkshire Wildlife Park was built on land formerly occupied by the 260-acre Brockholes Farm Visitor Centre, and currently occupies about 100 acres of the site. It offering a unique view into the world of animals with walkthough areas including Lemur Woods and Wallaby Walkabout, South America Viva, Polar Bears and just arrived two critically endangered black rhinos. The park offers an unrivalled opportunity... 

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park is located on the Island of Hawai’i, 96 miles from Kailua-Kona and 30 miles from Hilo. Founded in 1916, the Park encompasses 333,000 acres from the summit of Maunaloa to the sea. Here you’ll find 150 miles of hiking trails through volcanic craters, scalded deserts and rainforests as well as a museum, petroglyphs, a walk-in lava tube and two active volcanoes: Maunaloa, which last erupted in 1984 and Kilauea which has been erupting since January 3rd, 1983.... 

Devils Lake State Park

Devils Lake State Park
The clean, blue lake and rocky bluffs it left make Devils Lake one of the most scenic spots in the state, and a great place to mountain bike. Devil’s Lake State Park is a state park located in the Baraboo Range in eastern Sauk County, Wisconsin. It is the biggest state park in Wisconsin. It is around thirty-five miles northwest of Madison, and is on the western edge of the last ice-sheet deposited during the Wisconsin drift. This 9,217-acre state park is known for its 500-foot-high quartzite... 

Yosemite National Park 2016

Yosemite National Park 2016
Located in central California, Yosemite National Park was established in 1890. It is managed by the National Park Service, covers an area of 747,956 acres and reaches across the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. About 3.8 million people visit Yosemite each year: most spend the majority of their time in the seven square miles of Yosemite Valley. credit: sam_churchill  Read More →

Dobbins Lookout on South Mountain in Phoenix

Dobbins Lookout on South Mountain in Phoenix
Dobbins Lookout is located on South Mountain. It is one of the most recognizable mountains in Phoenix. South Mountain Park is known for its excellent hiking trails. The park is open to the public with no entrance fees The viewing area at Dobbins Lookout is at 2,330 feet; the highest public access point in the park. credit: etzel42  Read More →

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond
The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located at 1800 Lakeside Avenue, on the North Side of Richmond, Virginia. Garden have been voted the No. 4 public garden in North America by readers of USA Today! With year-round beauty on 50 acres, the Garden also offers great dining, shopping, exhibits and events. Explore more than dozen themed areas including a glass Conservatory, interactive Children’s Garden with accessible Tree House, Asian Valley, Wetland Garden teeming with wildlife... 

Hiking to la Vuardette

Hiking to la Vuardette
La Vuardette is a 2,463 m mountain peak near Orsieres, Valais, Switzerland. The nearest peaks are Pointe du Parc, Pointe de Terre Rouge, Pointe de Toules, Mont Rogneux, Grand Laget, and Pointe de Boveire. credit: rouilleralain  Read More →

Britains Cheddar Gorge in Somerset

Britains Cheddar Gorge in Somerset
Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near the village of Cheddar, England. It is the biggest and most dramatic gorge in Britain with cliffs rising to 450ft and reaching over 3 miles in length. Formed under the sea 300 million years ago. There are seven great attractions to explore at Cheddar Gorge, including the spectacular Gough’s Cave, Britain’s most beautiful stalactite cavern. Cheddar Gorge and Caves lends its names to many things – cheese, flowers and Britain’s... 

Capitol Reef National Park in Utah

Capitol Reef National Park in Utah
Capitol Reef National Park is an evocative world of spectacular colored cliffs, hidden arches, massive domes, and deep canyons. It is a place that includes the finest elements of Bryce and Zion Canyons in a less crowded park that can offer a more relaxing experience than either of those more-famous Utah attractions. It is named for a particularly colorful section of the fold where rounded Navajo sandstone forms capitol-like domes and sheer cliffs form a barrier to travel, often referred to as a reef.... 

Orchid Show in New York Botanical Garden

Orchid Show in New York Botanical Garden
The New York Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Show never fails to disappoint, and this year’s show is no exception. The visual style is deliberate. “Orchidelirium” harks back to the era when orchid mania swept Victorian England with such intensity that it required a new word to describe it. The spectacular centerpiece of the show, above, is a “mountain” of volcanic rock and orchids built over a cleverly-hidden structure of steel and chicken wire. credit:... 
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