Australian Fossil Mammal Sites

From the Australian Fossil Mammal Sites: World Heritage inscription: Australia is regarded as the most biologically distinctive continent in the world, an outcome of its almost total isolation for 35 million years following separation from Antarctica. Only two of its seven orders of singularly distinctive marsupial mammals have ever been recorded elsewhere. Two of the …

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Glacier National Park, Montana

Glacier National Park sits in northern Montana along the US/Canadian border. Across the border in Alberta is Waterton National Park, which is its sister park. Together they make up the Waterton/Glacier International Peace Park UNESCO World Heritage Site. Glacier, as the name would suggest, best known for its glaciers, many of which are no longer …

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Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Located due south of Yellowstone National Park and connected by the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, Grand Teton National Park offers some of the most picturesque mountain views in the United States. Named after the largest peak in the Teton Range, the park is home to elk and moose as well as Jackson Lake …

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My 2013 Travels in Airport Codes

During 2013 I’ve kept track of every flight I’ve taken, including connections and layovers. As all my flights for the rest of the month are already booked, I am able to publish a complete list of every flight of 2013. Believe it or not, I didn’t qualify for elite status on any airline this year! …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 157

This week’s guest is Andrew Evans, National Geographic’s Digital Nomad. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: Tourists with a history of depression unable to enter the United States A Fake Slum for Luxury Tourists Who Don’t Want to See Real Poverty Picks of the week: Chris – Antwerp Belgium’s Red Star Line Museum Jen …

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is not only the first national park in the United States but the first national park in the world. Created in 1872, Yellowstone has held its position as the greatest of the parks in North America. It was also one of the first 12 sites to be named a UNESCO World Heritage …

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