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Photo Essay: Snapshots from Our Train Journey through Slovenia

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Over the week, we journeyed from the western edge to the eastern coast of Slovenia by rail, taking in its backcountry from the comfort of the train windows. Train travel has always held the romance of travel to us and we savored it even more so here in the compact but nature-rich Slovenia. Despite its [...]

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Travel Sketches from the Road

Sketch Southeast Asia

They say a picture paints a thousand words – but I think a painting does an even better job of capturing the poetic beauty of a place. Since my friend and fellow writer, Candace Rose Rardon, first published her sketches, I’ve been hooked. Hooked to the lines, the colors, and the magic she’s transmitted on [...]

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Diving Molokini Volcano Crater off Maui, Hawaii

Molokini from above

Dark rocks, giant boulders, and aged patches of lava surround us. In the midst of these rock tunnels and small coral caves, our marine biologist guide Pauline shines her torch to find endemic marine animals poking their heads out, curiously staring at us. Instead of the usual colorful spectrum of corals that we see underwater, [...]

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Shades of Blue: The Grenadines From Above

A beauty beach from above

Over the past week, we found all means to explore the islands of St Vincent and the Grenadines: on foot, by car, and by boat. We hiked La Soufriere volcano, drove inland to see its waterfalls and towns, and island-hopped by boat. But it was only when we took to the sky that our understanding [...]

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Highlights of Whistler’s World Ski & Snowboard Festival

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The World Ski and Snowboard Festival in Whistler, Canada is famous for its vibrant energy, with a vast array of music, sports, and arts jam-packed into ten sleepless days and nights. Boasting Canada’s largest free outdoor concert series, the music starts early and stays up late, with over 10,000 visitors passing by its two stages. [...]

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Sunrise Over the Masada Desert Fortress

View of the surrounding mountains

It was 3am when we awoke. Darkness engulfed us as we left Jerusalem behind us and wounded down the valley towards the ancient desert fortress of Masada. Poised at the edge of the Judean Desert, Masada looms above the sands, overlooking the Dead Sea and the Moab Mountains in Jordan. At just 1,300 feet high, it’s perfect for a morning hike – providing [...]

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Photoblog: Nordic Charm in Trondheim

Of all the places we visited on the Ice Run, Trondheim has got to be the biggest surprise for us. Surrounded by fjords,  the city is a charming Nordic enclave rich in history and traditional flair. The town itself is tastefully built around a hill, studded with narrow cobble stoned alleys, classic Norwegian houses and [...]

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2012: Our Year in Photos

Philippines

Just when we thought 2011 was the best year of our lives, 2012 came along and surprised us. This year has been one of tremendous changes: Alberto left his job at the beginning of the year to join WildJunket; we became semi-nomadic, spending most of our time on the road; and in January, we launched WildJunket Magazine together. [...]

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Kodak Moment: Cruising through Lemaire Channel in Antarctica

Cruising into Lemaire Channel

The bright sunshine bounced upon the glassy water surface, reflecting off all the white surrounding me –the white from the icebergs that floated past us, the white from the mammoth mountains that enveloped us and the white from the glaciers that slide off ice cliffs. It was a gorgeous morning, with the sun lighting up the [...]

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My First Penguin Encounter: Danco Island, Antarctica

Gentoo colony

Flippers in the air, a group of penguins tobogganed down the icy slope like kids in a playground. “Weeeeee!” I could almost hear them cheer as they swooshed across my trail one after another. Once on land with their mates, they waddled clumsily back up to the top of the ridge again, for another round on the slope. I [...]

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Antarctica in Photos: Icebergs, Glaciers and Penguins

Our first landing on Dangor Island

Ice in various shapes and shades of blue sparkle and shimmer under the midnight sun. A few crabeater seals and Gentoo penguins squawk and wiggle on the ice floes nearby, surrounded by water so crystal clear the reflection of the sun’s rays is almost blinding. It’s fiercely quiet; all we can hear are the crackling of the glaciers in [...]

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WildJunket Magazine Winter Issue Out Now!

We are back after a long break! Our last issue was a Wildlife Photography Special edition where we brought you the best of our wildlife images. Hope you enjoyed it! If you haven’t downloaded it, just subscribe here to receive a free copy. In this winter issue, we’ve lined up plenty of stories from snowy [...]

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An Island of Inspiration: Tasmania

Cradle Mountain

We’ve just spent a week exploring Tasmania, an island 150 miles (240 km) away from mainland Australia – so similar yet different in every sense of the word. Having been separated from the continent about 10,000 years ago, Tasmania and its wildlife have evolved into a unique world packed with endemic flora and fauna. It [...]

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How Technology Has Changed the Way We Travel

For someone who loves traveling, I’m not entirely good at it. I have no sense of direction, speak only two languages, and have a tendency to forget essential items (like passports and underwear) when packing my bags. Luckily for me, I have an internet connection at home, and even when I travel, my smartphone is [...]

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Travel Photography Tips Part IV – 5 Basic Post-processing Tools

Editing in Aperture

Have you ever arrived from a trip excited about your pictures, only to find they don’t exactly look right? You shot what you wanted to capture, the light conditions were perfect and you got the frame just right but somehow the resulting picture looks dull, dark or not perfectly focused. Although there’s some debate about [...]

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