Fjaðrárgljúfur is hard to pronounce but easy to love

Another highlight of the south includes Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon, it is 15 minutes south of Kirkjubaer on a compact dirt road (Look for a yellow sign pointing to Laki/Holt) and follow the road. You cant miss it! It is worth the drive and the trek to the top. These ancient canyons are breathtaking to see in person.

via Travelling to Iceland? A Ring Road Guide to the Best Destinations – Rebecca Moore

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Tranquil reflections on Lake Obersee

Obersee is only accessible by boat and there is nowhere to stay once you get there, so we were repeatedly warned that if we miss the last boat, we were stuck on our own! The boat ride was about an hour long and the whole way we were surrounded by amazing views.

via Day 16: Lake Kongissee – Matt and Rosie’s Travel Diary

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Bouillon, rural pearl in The Ardennes

An oasis in the heavily forested area of rural Belgium, Bouillon sits proudly on the edge of the river Semois. You won’t have to drive far into the town before catching a glimpse of the magical Bouillon Castle, which has presided over the streets below since the Middle Ages.

via IT’S TIME TO EXPLORE! FAMILY ADVENTURES IN WALLONIA – P&O Ferries Blog

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Connemara, land of many moods

As we travelled on the bus today from Galway toward Connemara, rows and rows of many layers stone walls and colourful hedgerows reminded me of the romantic Irish landscape in books and films. I realised how this land could get under the skin of so many artists, writers and poets alike.

via Connemara, Ireland – unepenséepartagée

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The aquamarine pools of Plitvice

Sometimes, words don’t do a place justice, so I will keep this brief. Aquamarine pools, waterfalls bubbling over green moss and water shooting down from the earth like a natural fountain makes this park a truly special place.

via Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia – Travel Adventure Discover

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La Roque-Gageac on a frosty morning

The following morning we awoke to a light frost, the frosty whiteness sticking all the loose fallen leaves to the picnic table beside us. We got moving reasonably early, with a plan to jump over to the next beau village, La Roque-Gageac, only a handful of miles along the valley floor. We soon arrived and parked up, before walking first to the banks of the passing river to take in the wonderful reflective view of the town’s collective façade.

via France – Domme & La Roque-Gageac | Aaron and Nicky’s travels

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Jutland, land of enchanted light

Huge sand dunes whipped up by vicious North Sea winds are threatening to swallow it completely, and the coastline that it stands proudly upon is being eroded alarmingly quickly. Buried by sand or collapsing into the sea?

via The land of enchanted light: Camping in Nordjylland, Denmark – The adventures of Daisy the bus

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Summer on Lake Saimaa

Lake Saimaa is one of the best places to see the unique greens and blues of the Finnish countryside. The colors of summer. You can go swimming or rowing in the lake, before heading to the surrounding forests for some hiking… or maybe even find some wild berries, which are plentiful in all of Finland!

via Enjoying the Summer Sun on Lake Saimaa | come and go

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