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Travel Posters by Heads of State

Travel Posters by Heads of State website travel San Francisco posters and prints Philadelphia New York cities Chicago

Travel Posters by Heads of State website travel San Francisco posters and prints Philadelphia New York cities Chicago

Philadelphia design firm The Heads of State launched a great new web site today with a treasure trove of impressive poster and illustration work. They also have a fancy new store with some prints for sale, including this great travel series.

Behold: Excalibur, the world’s tallest climbing wall

Behold: Excalibur, the worlds tallest climbing wall travel sports Netherlands climbing architecture

Behold: Excalibur, the worlds tallest climbing wall travel sports Netherlands climbing architecture

Behold: Excalibur, the worlds tallest climbing wall travel sports Netherlands climbing architecture

Klimcentrum Bjoeks in Groningen, Netherlands sports the world’s tallest climbing wall at just over 121 feet tall. Here’s a cool photo gallery of how it was built, section by section. My dad would see this and say, “Eh, I’ve seen bigger.” Photos above by Eric Kieboom. (via presurfer)

Arrivals and Departures

Arrivals and Departures travel installation

Arrivals and Departures travel installation

An installation by Michael Fernandes at Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in Toronto, an all-night contemporary art event held earlier this month.

What are you up to? Who are you? What do you miss? What do you want? [...] A few of the possible set of questions that prompters will ask you. Then, your responses are transcribed onto large blackboards. The aim of this participatory project is to solicit and register a broad sense of ‘travel’. With continuous prying, the prompters encourage responses that are based on life experience, interpersonal relationships as well as the specifics of being ‘here’ and ‘there’.

So it’s gigantor chalk Twitter! First photo by Sam Javanrouh. (via daily dose)

Nazroo and his elephant Rajan

Nazroo and his elephant Rajan travel national geographic elephants documentary

Winner of the 2009 National Geographic International Photography contest. Nazroo, a mahout (elephant driver), poses while taking his elephant, Rajan, out for a swim at Radha Nagar Beach in Havelock, Andaman Islands. By California photographer Cesare Naldi. (via yay!everyday)

File This Under “My Wife Wants To Go To There”

File This Under My Wife Wants To Go To There water travel Mexico

Great shot of Ik Kil Cenote  in Mexico by Christina McNeill. Found on the exceedingly wonderful photo blog Pictory in their latest series on bodies of water called In Deep.

Gum-Sticking Destinations, A Virtual Guide

After seeing a post on Likecool about gum stuck to the walls of Post Alley, under Pike Place Market in Seattle, I did a little research and found that the human urge to stick absolutely massive quantities of gum to stuff is not unique to Seattle.

First stop: Post Alley, Seattle.

Gum Sticking Destinations, A Virtual Guide travel social gum
Gum Sticking Destinations, A Virtual Guide travel social gum

Gum Sticking Destinations, A Virtual Guide travel social gum


Next stop: The Gum Tree at Ball State University

Gum Sticking Destinations, A Virtual Guide travel social gum

Next stop: Bubblegum Alley in San Luis Obispo, CA

Gum Sticking Destinations, A Virtual Guide travel social gum
Gum Sticking Destinations, A Virtual Guide travel social gum
Gum Sticking Destinations, A Virtual Guide travel social gum

Next stop: Penny Tree near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Gum Sticking Destinations, A Virtual Guide travel social gum

… and if don’t yet have the heebie jeebies yet, there’s always the Gum Stuck on Stuff Flickr Pool.

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