Category Archives: Photo of the Day

Astana, Putting Kazakhstan on the Map

This beautiful night photo of Astana, Kazakhstan as featured on the National Geographic really puts Kazakhstan on the map. Photograph by Gerd Ludwig, National Geographic    

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Who are you looking at?: Praying Mantis

We don’t know what this Praying Mantis is doing, but if we were bug sized, we wouldn’t be hanging around to find out.  But considering we like bugs and have an affinity to nature at Travel Directory 101, we thought … Continue reading

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Elephant in the river Zambezi in Africa

Besides the 5 great films we listed, this image captured by SURzet a Russian Photographer showcases the beauty of African nature in one single image.  This elephant was photographed wallowing in the shallows of the River Zambezi in Africa.

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Night Time Chatter in Greece

We came across this great photo by Spixpix on Flickr and thought it captured a great candid moment of night time chatter amongst three men in a Greek town. Can you think of a ‘funny caption’ to summarise this photo? … Continue reading

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Aliens have landed..no wait…

Aliens have landed..no wait…it’s a hotel! This strange looking capsule resembling alien aircraft is actually a hotel in Dombai, Russia.  Dombai in Russia is a mountainous region home to ski resorts and strange looking hotels.

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Champagne Pool, hot thermal spring, Rotorua, New Zealand

The Champagne Pool found on New Zealand’s North Island is a spectacular geothermal pool.  Located about 20 miles south of Rotorua it is a fascinating place to visit in New Zealand.  The geothermal ‘s name ‘Champagne Pool’ is derived from … Continue reading

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Meteora Greece

Meteora is one of the most important regions in Greece home to a complex of Greek Orthodox monasteries.  Literally suspended in the air the monasteries were purposefully built and perched on top of the natural rock towers and are well … Continue reading

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