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Posts Tagged ‘Hiking’
 

 
Wild Goose Island in St. Mary's Lake is one of the most photographed spots at Glacier National Park.

Why I Was Underwhelmed by Glacier National Park, but You Should Visit Anyway

If there’s one problem with traveling a lot, it’s that, just like a heroin addict requires more and more heroin to reach the same high, my tolerance for beauty increases with each amazing site I see. Described as th...
by Jim Cheney
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A waterfall in New Hampshire's White Mountains.

Photo of the Week: A Blissful Waterfall in New Hampshire

I love waterfalls! It really doesn’t matter how big or small they are, whether a lot of water goes over them or just a little; I really just love looking at them and listening to the beautiful sound of rushing water. A fe...
by Jim Cheney
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The Summit of Ulsanbawi in Seoraksan National Park just outside of Sokcho, South Korea.

Don’t Let the Adjumma Pass You By: Hiking in Korea’s Seoraksan National Park

Panting for breath, I sat down on a rock just next to the narrow hiking trail. Watching people twice my age walk by me, I consoled myself that my plight was the cause of the high altitude and not because I was out of shape. Jus...
by Jim Cheney
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The View of Tiger Leaping Gorge from the Hiking Trail, Yunnan Province, China.

Tiger Leaping Gorge: China’s Most Breathtaking Hike

Sitting just outside the town of Lijiang, in China’s southwestern corner, is Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. On one side of the mountain is one of the region’s most popular destinations, Yulong Snow Mountain Scenic Area,...
by Jim Cheney
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A fishing boat waits for high tide on Seonudo Island in South Korea.

Seonyudo: My Favorite Place in South Korea

When I think back to my time in South Korea, and the extensive traveling that I did while living there, there is one place that keeps coming to mind as my absolute favorite place: Seonyudo Island. Located any hour by ferry from...
by Jim Cheney
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The view of downtown Seoul from the top of Yongmansan Mountain.

Photo of the Week: Overlooking Seoul from Yongmasan Mountain

When I moved to South Korea, I was very surprised to find out how mountainous the country was. In fact, downtown Seoul is full of small mountains and even has a large national park inside of the city borders. Nearly every mount...
by Jim Cheney
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