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Great curassow
monarch butterfly
Griffon portrait
Tree Frog
Officer Mommy
The wrinkles of India
monarch butterfly
The motorist guarded by peace and liberty!
What we do at 6:37 am in Detroit
Nature personified
Street art in Istanbul
Reflection
Roadside Market in Mulanje, Malawi
Tea Trees after the Rain
Laundry Day on the River
Mulanje Massif
Smoked
Hungry Hippo
Tea Lover's Paradise
A Lioness and Her Cubs
Sunset on the distant Half Dome
Sunset over the Great Salt Lake
Peach Iris
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Reflection

Lake Marion, nestled within the wild of New Zealand's Fiordland National Park, is often undetected. Hidden from the long road that bee-lines for the famous Milford Sound, this undisturbed lake surrounded by glacial mountains is often left motionless and still. For explorers and adventurers alike, it is places like Lake Marion that make you realize how unexpected nature really is. With Milford Sound at the end of the line, all else should pale in comparison, right? So I was told. For me, exploring and appreciating the world around me is about finding the hidden treasures that serve as a reminder that the world isn't divided into distinct natural wonders, but that the magic is found in the stillness and from reflecting within.

TAGS: Adventure, Exploring, Hiking, Lake, Nature, New Zealand, Reflection, Sustainable Travel

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© Kate Vlessis.
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Date Taken: 03.2014
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