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In case you missed it: San Diego Zoo Global researchers have confirmed the presence of rare black leopards living i… https://t.co/CKdXfHs1kdAn early visitor to Chile's Torres del Paine called it "one of the most ... spectacular sights that human imaginati… https://t.co/aAk5TI4JWBBeneath the island’s rainforest, explorers search for new discoveries deep within some of the Earth’s largest, long… https://t.co/ohu2HmrGME
2/16
2019
"The snow made an abrupt line on the mountains today, in the Oregon Coast Range," writes Your Shot photographer Joa… https://t.co/hCKLd9wxRNThese gems are lesser-known, but no less deserving of appreciation. Is your state's on the list? https://t.co/5LAq2l7hmSLive hygge, be happy https://t.co/eT7BHbxA05There's nothing quite like drifting off to sleep in the canopy of a forest https://t.co/PcIt7nmAP0Get a bird's eye view of our big, beautiful planet https://t.co/rzbqOeRSYqAmerica’s state parks may keep a lower profile than the renowned national parks, but that doesn’t mean they’re any… https://t.co/3lbx6kdXUqThis City by the Bay is California’s original bohemian gem https://t.co/Pq0BZ769k3
2/15
2019
These creatures literally smother each other—for survival https://t.co/ijaUf3skM0You're guaranteed to fall in love here—if not with a person, then certainly with a place. Happy Valentine's Day! https://t.co/XYDrygtQnvOops. https://t.co/XZSNuDj8vs“Drifting down the river for a few days is like escaping into a different world." https://t.co/X4pvzJyEVSRead a book, book a trip https://t.co/sFzaxA6k81Get lost in the mesmerizing karst formations of Vietnam's legendary Ha Long Bay. https://t.co/ceHScIoEkHFrom the awe-inspiring Dolomites  to the hilltop town of Ragusa risen from the ruins, discover Italy’s road less tr… https://t.co/hsBAT23V5y“Drifting down the river for a few days is like escaping into a different world.” https://t.co/LF2PCHuEuVFor adventurers eager for a celestial experience, here are some terrestrial destinations with distinctively off-pla… https://t.co/Kq2czsofiIWe humans will do almost anything for love—including moving across the world https://t.co/W1s4zBj64Q
2/14
2019
What have you learned from journeys on your own? https://t.co/pgRQNkScBCIf you're headed to Peru, consider staying a while in the Sacred Valley rather than just passing through https://t.co/Gg8IcUbWbtIn perfect symmetry, a cave ceiling reflects on the water below in this captivating image by Your Shot photographer… https://t.co/ND6dSCjYWgWhen the sun goes down, these skiers hit the slopes. https://t.co/gFPHzN6SnrFrom the bold tulips of Holland to the sunsets of Santorini, the world comes alive with color in this stunning gall… https://t.co/XvMf8XomUOWhen the sun sinks below the horizon, not everyone turns in for the night. For certain adventurers, evening brings… https://t.co/wJbP9qmrXsFor travelers ready to explore around the Mediterranean coasts, we’ve spotlighted five lesser-known towns and citie… https://t.co/nPR4cLKFAoChase the light around the world through these photos of landscapes blanketed in golden hour hues. https://t.co/lIK4XKYGGbFrom the high peaks of South Korea to an Irish landscape of heather and bogs, these hikes draw believers from aroun… https://t.co/wXJLmmSnii
2/13
2019
Impress your Valentine this year with a story about one of these legendary pairs—from Caesar and Cleopatra to Frida… https://t.co/qg5mKMQUoRThe strange thing about this particular quake is that it lasted for so long, and not a single soul felt it https://t.co/jVXsTZymDlHurtling over cliffs, forging canyons, and sometimes creating their own clouds, waterfalls' relentless course resha… https://t.co/TUNammpBNwTake a literary adventure across the globe with these classics https://t.co/sfyur5GvEaNew Zealand's South Island was made for road trips. Here are some of our favorite pit stops. https://t.co/6tz4bGLocbFrom the turquoise waters of Ibiza to the medieval architecture of Toledo, there is so much beauty to take in throu… https://t.co/cf6XNFXGfdAjax and his human companion are on a mission to save New Zealand's endangered kea—but finding them amid the South… https://t.co/AGEkQF5lbrDating back millennia, the kukeri dancers' dramatic ritual is equal parts fascinating and terrifying https://t.co/pwh79OJISWA miraculous sight over Saint Jacques tower shows the super moon at its absolute best over a clear night in Paris.… https://t.co/aeRwuq2S5D
2/12
2019
Dive into this ultimate guide to exploring your sweet tooth—from the charming villages of Switzerland to the cacao… https://t.co/nuvr6lNYBKVenturing just outside of Tokyo opens up a different world—with rugged volcanic landscapes, tropical sandy beaches… https://t.co/rSX77VXNfUThe most popular U.S. parks deserve all the love they get, but these ten lesser-known gems are well worth the trip. https://t.co/oEphGTAeIfThe Badlands Wall may not conform to everyone's idea of beauty, but nobody can deny its theatricality https://t.co/Mham4HT81XKnown as the "Queen of Mantas," Andrea Marshall has studied the graceful swimmers for more than a decade. Here's ho… https://t.co/MTjk6Hp92jWhy not step outside of the ordinary the next time you book a hotel? https://t.co/Y2ParyvrSAFind the perfect night sky, experience a traditional camp, and trek along the red sand dunes of this famed desert https://t.co/NhnIY9dN6ASometimes torturous and always inspiring, Patagonia lives up to its reputation. https://t.co/DQ2MQfOiXYFrom Potola Palace to the fields of Provence, these stunning destinations belong on your bucket list https://t.co/fv1ZJLx1Vs
2/11
2019
These are a few of your favorite things https://t.co/lXvAQ66cSpTake in the gorgeous views of this sacred site https://t.co/Kx6WiTWgZDPhotographer Tom Peschak was down to the last frames on his roll of film when he captured the photo he'd been waiti… https://t.co/1KSYakPHDAFall in love with the winding alleyways, sunsets and Adriatic charm of this stunning locale https://t.co/8ByU9pdPFJSee our favorite photographs from this stunning and captivating country https://t.co/TVTasOcbK1 https://t.co/IRsa0zFrf1Let instant calm wash over you with these soothing photos of the world's watery wonders. https://t.co/CYJJ0Yr2tZThey may not be mermaids, but an encounter with these graceful animals is equally unforgettable. https://t.co/Ol07AlNzqgCrawford's forest garden, which is abundant, diverse, edible—might just be one answer to the future of what we eat https://t.co/ipBCTauWhzGet your feet wet with our picks for the world's greatest dive sites—from Ecuador to Australia and everywhere in be… https://t.co/kv3bdO551gWhile a well-intentioned effort—success of the bans, so far, is mixed. https://t.co/LRdyxRj2ev
2/10
2019
Go behind the fascinating world of India's Sassoon Docks https://t.co/IrbRtik2Yq“Nathan later told me he was glad that he came back with his ‘limbs intact,'" says photographer Fred Pompermayer wh… https://t.co/ZqzYWozPkM"Stay passionate, find balance and treat everything as a learning experience as you continue developing your passio… https://t.co/mKG1g4pptCThe Whitney Plantation Museum is one of the only sites in the U.S. focused solely on educating about the slave expe… https://t.co/LIY0ypEASqWander through these impressive architectural wonders https://t.co/WiZByZs16N"Waterfalls, the deep jungle, and a massive volcano! East Java literally has it all," writes Your Shot photographer… https://t.co/KF14BpF7NXGet a glimpse of subterranean life in these stunning photos of some of the world's most spectacular caves. https://t.co/RraF8xgnOFWith friendly locals, lively music, and a delicious foodie scene, you're going to love everything about Dublin. https://t.co/vPgmMgWEjd
2/9
2019
Find secret speakeasies and cozy reading nooks throughout the East Village and other iconic neighborhoods. https://t.co/UfE0jwUMClExtraordinary photos cast a new light on this spectacular land https://t.co/P1ZnpTHY8WAfter years of attempts and a partner’s heart attack, David Lama finally made it to the top of Nepal's tallest uncl… https://t.co/L3OEcbVRk6Is Morocco's port city as romantic as the film portrays? https://t.co/XtFC138m9xThese incredible icy experiences immerse us—comfortably—in the glory of winter. https://t.co/aakm7BsVkgTake a look back at some stunning images https://t.co/69w0RRet8zThese unique lodges offer front-row seats to some of the world’s most remarkable places. https://t.co/YZa8WMf1S5If your passion for travel is only matched by your love of wine, this is an experience you shouldn't miss—and it's… https://t.co/isOt0CdmKCImmerse yourself in gorgeous landscapes, challenge your abilities, and see a new part of the world—all in just a da… https://t.co/SapZmQCFLlStep outside your own life for a few days, and enjoy the ultimate extravagant adventure on one of these picturesque… https://t.co/HpzcEAnydi
2/8
2019
A freediver follows a spotted eagle ray over sand flats in the Bahamas in this inspiring scene captured by Your Sho… https://t.co/8w4mQmZ8eyTo a growing legion of ice climbing enthusiasts, it's the perfect way to step outside the nine-to-five comfort zone… https://t.co/HbTMM04YRMDespite this city's disorganization—or maybe because of it—it's one of the most strikingly unique cities in the wor… https://t.co/RnAGYHOcfs“A rabbit enjoys an evening snack on Jericho beach in Vancouver,” writes photographer David Leeming. "I got lucky w… https://t.co/gQJ6jPCxelAsia is packed with dramatic sights and beautiful scenery. https://t.co/p83561A56TOften considered to be Japan’s last frontier, the untouched wilderness of Hokkaido is chock-full of adventures for… https://t.co/v9cbrN4BKzWould you have the patience for the longest train ride in India? https://t.co/yyZSGAtCNeClimbing Mount Fuji is hardly a painful, solo, personal experience. For thousands of Japanese, the ascent is one of… https://t.co/bI99wqU5SIIn ancient times, Fuji was considered home to divinities. Today, it endures as a national symbol. https://t.co/WIKs4BeCYa
2/7
2019
Consider these scenarios before you hit 'share' on that next geotagged photo https://t.co/n87YD8mSReSurrounded by towering oak trees and waist-high, yellow-tipped grass, these rescued foxes are getting a second chan… https://t.co/8bnPdGJflAConserving wildlife at the extreme edges of the natural world presents huge challenges, from poor roads to hypother… https://t.co/8q9r9zwKcqThese unreal destinations offer some of the world's most wild and precious natural landscapes https://t.co/C7hVww6lgCSee the awe-inspiring ways that humans have copied nature to create these extraordinary structures https://t.co/R8y9qkNwqeFrom historic ports in Norway to medieval towns by the sea in Estonia, these charming destinations are worth adding… https://t.co/u8n7kMkgAVBy not respecting our national parks, we risk losing them. Here's how you can keep parks wild for future generation… https://t.co/iEXyplyrOs"This is a bittersweet image to me," writes Your Shot photographer Ryan Oswald. "I love seeing more people enjoying… https://t.co/nAECyvJQ1MHere's what to do—and what not to do—when encountering one of these big cats on the trail. https://t.co/tjCYhKXEfjHis failing catamaran was carried to Budelli Island nearly three decades ago by chance. He never left. https://t.co/BAbDAOR3Si
2/6
2019
From the spectacle of soy sauce making in Vietnam to sub-zero street vendors in Sweden, see some of the world's mos… https://t.co/y5tgZ2gkrH“Things are acting very strangely at high latitude." https://t.co/CXZcaE611BHappy Chinese New Year and #YearofthePig! https://t.co/UAsX7zOBPXWith the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet train, travelers can now explore a completely new side of Japan… https://t.co/YhVhZULSuYGet a glimpse into some amazing arboreal accommodations around the world https://t.co/ekcz94XfYcDeserts cover more than a quarter of the land on Earth—that's a lot of room for exploration. https://t.co/iD2Kq9V95o
2/5
2019

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