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Travel inspiration from myself (www.fractionsoftheworld.com / Twitter: @WorldFractions) and others!
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Mafate: a village cut off from the world

Mafate: a village cut off from the world | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
It's hard to imagine that there are still places left in the world where no car ever drives or no bus ever stops, but they do exist. The village of La Nouvelle on la Réunion island is built on the ...
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The Manhattan skyline in a fall sunset

The Manhattan skyline in a fall sunset | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
New York, New York... I visited you a few years ago and this year, we'll finally meet again! Here's a picture of our first encounter: the view of the Manhattan skyline in flaming autumn colours, ta...
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From blog to book: 22 travel bloggers that launched a book

From blog to book: 22 travel bloggers that launched a book | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
If you're a fan of travel blogs, I have good news for you: these next travel blogs are not only blogs, they're books, too! From print versions to eBooks (free and paying) and from vivid travel adve...
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Snowscape in Belgium

Snowscape in Belgium | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
A freakin' freezing cold but beautiful day in Turnhout, Belgium. Waking up to an unexpected snowfall is one of those great little joys in life, especially in a country like Belgium where white wint...
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15 pictures showing Yellowstone in a different light

15 pictures showing Yellowstone in a different light | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
When it comes to pictures of Yellowstone National Park, you've probably seen them all: the Old Faithful geyser in action, the rainbow colors of the Morning Glory pool from above and the Grand Canyo...
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Waiting for a ride

Waiting for a ride | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
During my stay in the Gambia I loved walking around on the beach. I've seen the Atlantic Ocean many times, but the vibes and the colors are entirely different out here. Whenever I visited the Bijil...
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In pictures: abandoned factory site

In pictures: abandoned factory site | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
Close to where I live, there's a factory site that will be torn down in the next couple of months. I went down there on three different occasions to make a series of pictures before it's all turned...
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Pinnawala: close encounter with elephants

Pinnawala: close encounter with elephants | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
It's one thing to find yourself eye to eye with an elephant in a circus or in a zoo. It's a whole different story to have a close encounter with these majestic beasts in picturesque Sri Lankan surr...
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15 seconds of monkey entertainment

15 seconds of monkey entertainment | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
Here's a line I never thought I would write: fat monkey scratching himself with a rock... You'll find this big chap at the Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park in Phetchaburi, Thailand.
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Mother and son on Banjul Beach

Mother and son on Banjul Beach | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
Mother and son walking on Banjul beach in The Gambia. I spotted them during lunchtime and just really liked the way their colorful silhouettes stood out against the ocean backdrop. They were walkin...
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2 days in Bangkok, 9 things to do

2 days in Bangkok, 9 things to do | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
First time in Bangkok? If you're only staying for two days like me, good luck trying to fit all of the worthwhile attractions in your tight schedule... Or here's another idea: follow my lead as I t...
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Bangkok - city of selfies

Bangkok - city of selfies | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
I have never seen people take so many selfies as in Bangkok... Really! Everywhere you look in the city, people are stretching out their arms and snapping away with their phones and cameras. The rea...
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Six off-the-beaten-path camping spots in Australia's wild west

Six off-the-beaten-path camping spots in Australia's wild west | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
To genuinely understand the Australian outback spirit, see the wildlife, explore the natural parks and enjoy the remote coastlines, you need four-wheel drive, a campervan (or a tent) and a few supe...
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20 pictures of beautiful & quirky trees around the world

20 pictures of beautiful & quirky trees around the world | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
When was the last time you stopped and admired a tree? Can't remember? These twenty shots of trees in different parts of the world will surely help you revalue their beauty, their diversity and the...
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Place du Molard in Geneva: walking on luminous cobblestones

Place du Molard in Geneva: walking on luminous cobblestones | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
The city of Geneva salutes you. Literally! At the Place du Molard in the heart of the city, hundreds of glass cobblestones have greetings on them in various different languages. The stones light up...
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La Réunion from the air: the most amazing helicopter ride

La Réunion from the air: the most amazing helicopter ride | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
La Réunion is a small French overseas department in Africa, east of Madagascar. Even though it's a tropical island, the true beauty of this 'petit paradis' in the Indian Ocean isn't its beaches. De...
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Leipzig on a budget: 7 hidden culinary gems

Leipzig on a budget: 7 hidden culinary gems | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
Leipzig is an honest, down to earth and very 'gemütlich' city, but it's also the largest city of Eastern Germany after Berlin. So it's easy to get lost in the abundance of choices when it comes to ...
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5 medieval towns in Sicily worth visiting

5 medieval towns in Sicily worth visiting | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
Sicily is known for many natural and archaeological treasures, but it's the well-preserved towns and old villages that will truly amaze you the most. Here are five medieval and baroque gems worth v...
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Breaking the walls

Breaking the walls | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
Every now and then I try to combine a good travel quote with one of my pictures. In this case, the picture has the travel quote already written in it. I found this mural in the Pietermaai district ...
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10 things I bet you didn't know about Curaçao

10 things I bet you didn't know about Curaçao | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
The island of Curaçao in the southern Caribbean Sea may be small, it's still full of surprises. Here's 10 fascinating things I learned during my visit.   1. Free WiFi! There's free WiFi in Willemst...
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To wish or to plan?

To wish or to plan? | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
Every now and then I try to combine a good travel quote with one of my pictures. I read this quote by Eleanor Roosevelt on the Twitter page of Two People One World and the picture is taken on the r...
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Idaho in 20 Instagrams

Idaho in 20 Instagrams | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
It may be the most misunderstood and underrated state of the U.S., but it's also one of the most surprising, welcoming and beautiful places I have ever been to. Here's Idaho in 20 Instagrams.  1. B...
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Montana (and a bit of Wyoming) in 15 Instagrams

Montana (and a bit of Wyoming) in 15 Instagrams | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
Travelr Network claims that Montana is the most Instagrammable state in America and I have to agree. It's very hard to make bad pictures when you have dramatic mountain ranges, gorgeous lakes and a...
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What's cooking? Cabbages and a whole lot of condoms...

What's cooking? Cabbages and a whole lot of condoms... | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
There are plenty of cool restaurants to choose from in metropolitan Bangkok, but let me tell you right now that Cabbages & Condoms will be unlike anything you've ever seen. The restaurant treat...
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VIDEO: Paragliding in La Réunion

VIDEO: Paragliding in La Réunion | Fractions of the world Travel blog | Scoop.it
Cruising through the air with a wing on a string, it's something I have always wanted to do. I finally did it on Réunion island!  And I took my camera along for the ride, of course. Ile de la Réuni...
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