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Photos of the Week: I am a Rock Photo

Photos of the Week: I am a Rock

Posted on April 5, 2012 in Photos

They might not be mountains, but some of our members have scaled some pretty impressive rocks! From the UK to New Zealand, take a look at some Goliath boulders... Continue reading Photos of the Week: I am a Rock

April Showers | Rainy Day Photos from Around the Globe Photo

April Showers | Rainy Day Photos from Around the Globe

Posted on April 2, 2012 in Photos

April showers bring May flowers- or in our case, some fantastic member photos! Storm clouds make some of the best backdrops for some of the world’s most stunning scenery as taken by our members... Continue reading April Showers | Rainy Day Photos from Around the Globe

St. Patty's Day Green Photo

St. Patty's Day Green

Posted on March 14, 2012 in Photos

As the most ubiquitous saint’s memorial holiday, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated all over the world. One of the most well-known St. Patrick’s Day traditions is the wearing of the green... Continue reading St. Patty's Day Green

IgoUgo's Best in Show Photo

IgoUgo's Best in Show

Posted on February 17, 2012 in Photos

With dogs on our minds this week, we took a look at some of our members’ coveted canines, whether they accompany their owners on their travels or are natives to the area... Continue reading IgoUgo's Best in Show

IgoUgo's Favorite Love Locks Photo

IgoUgo's Favorite Love Locks

Posted on February 10, 2012 in Photos

A recent romantic phenomenon that seems like an old-world tradition can be viewed on bridges, fences, and railings around the world. Padlocks called “love locks”, inscribed with couples’ names, are locked on with hopes of locking in eternal love... Continue reading IgoUgo's Favorite Love Locks

Photos of the Week: Rest Easy Photo

Photos of the Week: Rest Easy

Posted on February 2, 2012 in Photos

Okay, we admit it: we're suckers for decent animal photos. From the wary eyes, to the matted fur, to the hint of the feral that exists in the cutest of creatures, animals inspire a primitive empathy that nothing else can compete with... Continue reading Photos of the Week: Rest Easy

Photos of the Week: Stone Still Photo

Photos of the Week: Stone Still

Posted on January 20, 2012 in Photos

Statues like Michaelangelo's David are a part of our historical consciousness. When somebody we know makes a reference to the piece, we know what he's talking about, and we know that its name is a kind of shorthand for the Renaissance... Continue reading Photos of the Week: Stone Still

More Photos from Notes From the Road Photo

More Photos from Notes From the Road

Posted on January 9, 2012 in Photos

Back in August we brought you a blog post about the photographic beauty of Eric Gauger’s work. Eric shares another round of photographs by this traveler that emphasize not only the beauty of the places he has visited, but also his photographic style... Continue reading More Photos from Notes From the Road

Photos of the Week: In the Mirror Photo

Photos of the Week: In the Mirror

Posted on January 5, 2012 in Photos

It's common for major artists to have paintings more famous than they are. In the case of Vincent Van Gogh, for example, you can recognize Starry Night -- but there's a very good chance you can't say much about the painter behind the image... Continue reading Photos of the Week: In the Mirror

IgoUgo’s Top Picks for Summer in Sydney Photo

IgoUgo’s Top Picks for Summer in Sydney

Posted on December 22, 2011 in Photos

IgoUgo asks, “Where does one of Forbes Top 5 billionaires holiday with his family?” Perhaps it’s some remote Island in the middle of the ocean. (Well, kind of.) Try Sydney, Australia. Bill Gates and family are spending a month-long vacation there... Continue reading IgoUgo’s Top Picks for Summer in Sydney

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