Travelogue

Archive for July, 2011

Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary

Many foreign visitors coming to Kuala Lumpur like to visit tropical forest more than the concrete jungle. So when we brought Christine’s French buddies to eat Durian at Raub, the real destination was visiting the famous Elephant Sanctuary at Kuala Gandah, Pahang.

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Impressions of Salt Lake City

I did not know how big is so called the largest salt water lake in the northen hemisphere, but I am excited to visit the “Dead Sea of America”. The salinity of the lake can up to 7 times greater than that of the sea water. Amazingly, there are organisms still strive in such inhabitable place. If anyone invite you to taste how salty is the water, you better think twice.

Great Salt Lake

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Glimpse of Grand Teton

I was lucky to have a glimpse of the “large tit” on my way to Jackson Hole. One version of the origin of the name of this mountain “Grand Teton” was from French word “teat” (tit).

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Impressions of West Thumb Geyser Basin

The first impression of this basin was “another mud holes and boiling pond”? The answer was yes and no. Yes because there are again many geysers and geothermal activities. No because they are more spectacular.

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Searching for Elk Antler Arches @ Jackson Hole

There is a famous town square at Jackson Hole where it erected four arches made of Elk antlers.

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Impressions of Old Faithful Geyser

Perhaps it was due to the great expectation of the famous Geyser in the world – the Old Faithful Geyser,  I felt a bit of let down by the eruption.

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Impressions of Bison at Yellowstone

The beast was massive, especially when one could get so close to the wild American buffelo.

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