Thursday, November 29, 2007

From other Travel Blogs...

red rocks park, coloradoRed Rocks Park near Morrison, Colorado

TRAVEL NARRATIVES:

Dave from GoBackpacking started his round the world trip today. His first stop is Tahiti, but I'm not at all jealous. I like the below freezing temps we are experiencing in Minnesota, really. Ha! In a recent post, Dave shared his packing list and a photo of everything he is bringing on his trip. Could you pack like that for a year on the road?


TRAVEL DESTINATIONS:
Learn about the history of Central Park on Eyeflare.

National Parks Traveler has two articles that caught my eye: Paddling Into Yellowstone National Park and How the National Seashores Came to Be.

Read about the Big Sur Coast in California on Real Travel.


TRAVEL TIPS:
Nath at Ubertramp is at it again. He is sharing even more travel tips with Hidden Money Belts and How to Hide Money on your Person.

Not just for women, Beth at Wanderlust and Lipstick shares 5 tips for solo women travelers.

TRAVEL WRITING:
Check out Vagabondish for some great tips on How to Write a Travel Journal That's Worth Reading. I especially like the suggestions to use different color pens to mark different days, and to create an index of your entries. I even have one of those pens with 4 different colors to choose from.


TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY:
The holidays are here, and it seems like cameras are on sale at all the stores. If you are thinking of buying a new camera for yourself or someone else, here are some good resources to help you choose a digital camera.

Digital Photography School has several tutorials on how to buy digital cameras.

Should you buy a DSLR camera? Check out the traveler's notebook useful article and quiz to help you decide.