Welcome to the May 28, 2012 edition of Traveler’s Show and Tell.
This week’s Traveler’s Show and Tell blog carnival features thirteen travel bloggers from all corners of the globe. Read on to discover:
- … where to experience alien landscapes – on earth.
- … budget friendly ideas for a day in Seattle
- … why New Year’s in Sydney, Australia is such a memorable experience.
- … and much, much more!
This Week’s Travelers
Tui Snider presents Are you going to Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, Texas? posted right here at Mental Mosaic: Even Home is a Travel Destination, saying,
“Have you ever been to a historical reenactment? Sure, going to a Ren Fair is silly, geeky fun, but – to me – it’s like visiting a dynamic, hands on museum. Here is a photo essay from one of my trips to the Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, Texas.”
“Before I visited Las Vegas, I thought that the red rocks I’d seen in Denver were the most alien landscape I’d ever seen. But when I visited Red Rock Canyon on the outskirts of Las Vegas, I stood corrected. Because this place is basically *Martian*. Beautiful & Martian. Don’t believe me? By the end of this article, you will.”
“Seattle is a city where we could have easily spent a lot more time than we had…There is so much to see and do- and much of it is free or cheap which is exactly the way we like to roll whenever possible… I’m a tropics kind of gal, and it was way too chilly for me to head out on any boats, which would be fun in some other, warmer season. Still, there was plenty of other fun to be had near the water.”
Laura Edgar presents Eating Your Way Through San Diego: A Local’s Guide posted at NerdWallet | Travel, saying,
“San Diego is not only about sunny weather and perfect beaches; it also has a thriving restaurant industry, and not only in Mexican cuisine. Let a local give some delicious suggestions for where—and what—to chow down.”
“Photos from my daily experience as an American living in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia. I spent a week traveling the area all the way up to Brisbane and attending the iconic Byron Bay Bluesfest.”
“A blog post talking about the highlights of bringing in the new year in Sydney, Australia.What river is the longest river in the world? Rivers aren’t easy to measure in length, what with all their twists and turns, but with the help of modern technology, we can get a pretty accurate measuring, so we can see which river is truly the longest.”
“This blog is an adventure in the first year(s) of marriage. Our travels, destinations, thoughts, etc.”
Theresa Torres presents A Trip Fit for a Princess: The Top 4 Castles to Visit posted at Sofluna Travel, saying,
“Many of us are fascinated by castles and their history. So if you’re planning on a romantic European vacation or want to take your family to see Europe, here are some castles to include in your list of places to visit.”
Jennifer Miner presents ION Rooftop Pool Bar JW Marriott Downtown Los Angeles posted at Huntington Dog Beach in Huntington Beach, California, saying,
“The JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. Live is a high-end hotel and the ION rooftop bar is a great place for an upscale smal group get-together.”
“What river is the longest river in the world? Rivers aren’t easy to measure in length, what with all their twists and turns, but with the help of modern technology, we can get a pretty accurate measuring, so we can see which river is truly the longest. “
That’s it for this week’s blog carnival, Traveler’s Show & Tell.
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Tui Snider is an author, speaker, and photographer who specializes in North Texas travel, cemetery symbols, and haunted lore. As she puts it, “I used to write fiction – but then, I moved to Texas!”
Snider’s best-selling books include Paranormal Texas , Understanding Cemetery Symbols, and 100 Things to Do in Dallas - Fort Worth Before You Die.