Travel Pursuits Winning Photos

We hold a photo contest for each of our Travel Pursuits trips. We look for images that

capture something of the essence of a place, without being a familiar cliché. We have been remiss in

announcing the winners for the last year. Enjoy the five winning photos below.

(You can enlarge the photo by double clicking on it)

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Goreme as landscape red

TALKING TURKEY
Fall 2013
Alfred Siemens, North Vancouver BC
Göreme, a town in Cappadocia, is located among the “fairy chimney” rock formations.

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CONFOUNDED + BEWITCHED IN INDIA
Winter 2014
Gary Schoepfel, Chicago IL
Visit to school for dalit (untouchables) in village of Narlai in Rajasthan

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RUSSIA’S GOLDEN AGE
Spring 2014
Jean-Paul Ginestier, Toronto ON
A dancing lesson at Catherine Palace (summer residence of the Russian tsars) in the town of Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin), 25 km southeast of St. Petersburg

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LITERARY ICELAND
Fall 2014
Ann Sofia, Tampa FL
An early morning walk from our farm stay at Smáratún is located in Fljótshlíð in South Iceland. This is the area, the ancient Icelandic Saga of Njál took place.

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PO’BOYS + NAUGHTY GIRLS IN N’AWLINS
Fall 2014
Pat Schoepfel, Chicago IL
Cooling at off between cooking classes. Teaology on Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

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