Exploring Victoria Falls National Parks

This article was written by Phin Upham.

The national parks at Victoria Falls are actually separated into two territories. The Mosi-oa-Tunya national park is roughly sixty-six square kilometers. The Victoria Falls national park proper is the smaller of the two, coming in at 23 square kilometers, but wildlife is free to move between zones without bother. The parks have an abundance of wild and plant life open for exploration. Continue reading

How the First Expedition to Antarctica Almost Failed

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Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer who had found fame by sailing the Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific. In 1910, Amundson was preparing to lead an exploration into the Antarctic, his sights set on the most prestigious prize left in the world of exploration. The meticulously planned goal was to reach the South Pole, but the journey started with folly. Amundsen had been preparing for an expedition North, when he head that British explorer Robert Scott was headed South. So Amdundsen, sensing the competitive spirit, abruptly switched directions to pursue the South Pole. Continue reading

Amazing Monkeys of Amazon

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The Amazon has one of the densest populations of monkeys in the world, with so many varieties that scientists have yet to see and categorize them all. Most monkeys in the Amazon actually have a prehensile tail that can serve as an additional limb for gripping. Here, we read about some of the more common species of monkey that call the rainforest home. Continue reading

New Orleans Pictures by Phin Upham

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Here are some pics from New Orleans. Included are: Abandoned Six Flags, Boomtown Casino, Cajun Cafe, Garden District Home at Night, Museum of Art, New Orleans at Night, New Orleans City Park, New Orleans Hotel Bar, New Orleans Morial Converntion Center, New Orleans Streetcar, Night View Of The City, Social-Media-New-Orleans, St. Joseph Church, St. Louis […]

Hong Kong Pictures by Phin Upham

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Here are some photos of Hong Kong. Included are: Avenue of Stars, Double-decker buses, Giant Buhhda at Lantau Island, Golden Moon, Guan Yin Buddha Statues at Repulse Bay, Hong Kong Clock Tower, Hong king Disneyland, Hong Kong Ocean Park, Nan Lian Garden, World’s Longest Escalator, Victoria Harbor Hong Kong, Ten-Thousand Buddhas Monastery, Symphony of Light, […]

Istanbul Pictures by Phin Upham

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Here are some great pics from Istanbul, capital of Turkey. Included are: basilica cistern, Blue Mosque, Bosphorus Bridge, Chora Museum, Doner kebab, Grand Bazaar, hagia sophia, Istanbul, Istiklal street, Kusadasi, Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük, turkey. -Phin Upham

Hawaii Pictures by Phin Upham

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Here are some great pictures from Hawaii. Included are Waioli Huiia Church, Dancers in Hawaii, Floating Lanterns, Lahain View, Maui beaches, Waikiki, Tunnels beach in Kauai and Hawaiian landscapes. -Phin Upham Dancers in Hawaii                        

London by Phin Upham

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Here are some photographs of London that I like. Included are: Tower of London, Big Ben Elizabeth Tower, Cityscape Gherkin, Club Fabric, St. Paul’s Cathedral Dome, Temple Church, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral Dome, Oxford Street, Westfield Mall London, Parliament at Sunset, Millennium Dome at Dusk and NBFL London Bus. Visit youtube to see these […]