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My 7 travel shots

My 7 travel shots

Thanks to Michela from I am taking part in HostelBookers 7 Super Shots.
I wasn’t surprised how difficult it can be to pick only 7 photos from 1000s I have in the archive. It probably would be easier to pick Top100, but here we go.

A photo that…takes my breath away

I was siting on the cliffs where Nullarbor Plain meets Great Australian Bight with whales swimming under my feet and was watching to endless horizon of the Great Australian Bight in South Australia. The view which takes your breath away.

Great Australian Bight, Indian Ocean, South Australia
Great Australian Bight, Indian Ocean, South Australia

A photo that…makes me laugh or smile

What a polite squirrel I met in the market 🙂

polite squirrel
polite squirrel

A photo that…makes me dream

Who wouldn’t want to spent time on pure white sand beach with crystal water? Champagne beach is called best beach in Vanuatu and is one of best beaches in the South Pacific and I can’t argue with that.

Champagne beach, Vanuatu
Champagne beach, Vanuatu

A photo that…makes me think

Everybody heard about global warming, but not so many people saw what is happening. Glaciers are one of best examples to see effects of climate change. I saw it in Southern Alps in New Zealand, in Rocky Mountains in Canada and US. This is current photo of Mikkajekna glacier in Sarek National Park in Sweden. The mark on the rock shows where tip of glacier was 22 years ago. Will be any glacier here in 50 years?

Mikkajekna glacier, Sarek National Park, Sweden
Mikkajekna glacier, Sarek National Park, Sweden

A photo that…makes my mouth water

Have you ever tried to taste Beaver tail? You should try one in Canada. BeaverTails is chain of pastry stands which sells pastry shaped like beaver’s tail. It was one of my favorite desserts in Canada. I would love to have one now 🙂

BeaverTails pastry
BeaverTails pastry

A photo that…tells a story

There is a statue in Sydney near State Library of New South Wales. It was erected in honor of Matthew Flinders who was first to sail around Australia. Can you tell what is so special about this statue?

Matthew Flinders statue, Sydney
Matthew Flinders statue, Sydney

Need a hint? Check behind the statue. Can you see another small statue in the lower left corner? It is Trim. The cat. The statue was erected by Trim’s admirers and I just want to quote Matthew Flinders:

“The best and most illustrious of his race the most affectionate of friends, faithful of servants and best of creatures. He made the tour of the globe and a voyage to Australia, which he circumnavigated, and was ever the delight and pleasure of his fellow voyagers”

Trim the cat

A photo that…I am most proud of (aka my worthy of National Geographic shot)

This is hard one, because I have tons of aka worthy of National Geographic shots 🙂 But because I can show only one, so it will be this one. It was taken during my volunteering in game reserve in South Africa. It wasn’t most friendly lion, but I loved to make shots of it.

Lion at Kwantu game reserve in South Africa
Lion at Kwantu game reserve in South Africa

Uff, I done it!

Now I would like to nominate 5 other bloggers I love to read and I could see they have lots of pictures to show

Lis @
Sophie @
Marlys and Michael  @
Lili @
Jade @

The rules of 7 Super Shots are here. I will be waiting to see your shorts.


49 responses to “My 7 travel shots”

  1. Love the last shot! I’ve always wanted to go to Africa for the longest time.

    1. So just go for it 🙂

  2. Wonderful photos and that lion is superb!

    Thanks for popping by my bog and checking out my Super 7.

    1. thanks Kathryn and you welcome, yours photos are nice too.

  3. Amazing lion shot!

    1. thanks Alex

  4. Jeremy Avatar

    So many details on that Lion, great pic!

    1. thanks Jeremy

  5. Nice shots, thanks for checking mine out, Vi.

    1. Thanks Nate

  6. Great shots, especially the lion…although I would like to try the beavertail once too, looks delicious… Thanks for your comment on my blog ! Greetzzzz, Marcellinho.

  7. I was going to say my favourite was dreaming away on a beach with coconut in hand, but gee, the glacier shot really is one to make you think –
    Great shots, and I never knew about Trim’s statue 🙂

  8. Fantastic shots!! All I can say to the mouth watering shot is great minds think alike.

  9. Very nice! Thanks for visiting mine–so I could see yours!

  10. Very nice.

  11. Very nice shots, love the lion. Thanks for visiting my blog.


  12. Love the Champagne Beach shot and the lion is an amazing photo! Believe it or not, I just had my first BeaverTail last month when my younger daughter and I visited Ottawa – delicious!!

  13. What a great collection of super shots! I love the Vanuatu shot. It’s so tropical and one that need to be hung to remind us of a vacation. That lion shot is absolutely beautiful. Wow on those teeth.

  14. really love the lion shot!

    1. thanks Denice

  15. Fantastic shots! Thanks for sharing, I love the lion.

    1. thanks Jennifer

  16. That glacier photo is disturbing. and wow! You have gone to many places! I love them all!

    1. Still there are too many places I want to go 🙂

  17. Rayyan Haries Avatar
    Rayyan Haries

    Oh Vi, all the shots are amazing! 😀

    1. thank you Rayyan

  18. I liked the “polite squirrel” and the “glacier” shots the most!

    Thanks for leaving a comment on my 7, too!

    1. thanks for coming by, Henry

  19. Cute lion!! 🙂

    1. I would say he is angry 🙂

  20. Great shots, especially the lion. How far was it from you? 🙂

    Thanks for dropping by my blog. I hope to see you more often.
    The cover photo of your FB page is awesome. Have ‘liked’ it. Here’s mine
    Tell me how it is.

    1. thanks Nisha. I follow your fb page too.

  21. You’re right to be proud! That lion looks scary and lovely at the same time. (^_^)

    1. thank you Muza-chan

  22. fienuts Avatar

    Wow these shots are amazing! I loved the lion the most!

    1. thanks fienuts

  23. Hi Vi, Thanks for commenting on my blog, great pics esspecially the one with the glacier. x

    1. thank you Claire

  24. Great shots, thanks for directing me towards your collection when you commented on my blog recently. The first one I think is stunning indeed.

    1. thanks Emiel

  25. You did get that nice, sharp photo of the lion at just the right moment. Great photos all.

    1. thanks Allison

  26. The Lion, indeed, looks handsome! Great job!

    1. thanks memographer

  27. I so love Trim’s statue! He’s so cute! (obvious cat lover here). But I agree your lion shot was great. What perfect timing!

    1. Thanks Aleah

  28. I love following your journey through these shots…that lion is fantastic

  29. Thanks Svetlana, I will join your game too 🙂

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