Stelios Valtzis

Stelios Valtzis

Punakaiki is a small community on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, between Westport and Greymouth. The community lies on the edge of the Paparoa National Park. The Pancake Rocks are a very popular tourist destination at Dolomite Point south of the main village. The Pancake Rocks are a heavily

The Waitomo Glowworm Caves attraction is a cave at Waitomo on the North Island of New Zealand. It is known for its population of Arachnocampa luminosa, a glowworm species found exclusively in New Zealand. This cave is part of the Waitomo Caves system that includes the Ruakuri Cave and the

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing in Tongariro National Park is a tramping track in New Zealand, and is among the most popular day hikes in the country. It has been acknowledged for both its natural and cultural significance. The crossing passes over the volcanic terrain of the multi-cratered active volcano Mount Tongariro, passing the

Tongariro National Park is the oldest national park in New Zealand, located in the central North Island. It has been acknowledged by UNESCO as one of the 28 mixed cultural and natural World Heritage Sites. Tongariro National Park was the fourth national park established in the world. The active volcanic mountains

Bozeman Pass el. 5,702 feet (1,738 m) is a mountain pass situated on Interstate 90. It separates the Bridger and Gallatin mountain ranges. It is named after pioneer John Bozeman, a young Georgian who opened the Bozeman Trail too. The pass is part of a transcontinental railroad route constructed by the Northern Pacific Railway. The Northern Pacific opened a 3,652 feet (1,113 m) tunnel under the Pass in 1884. A shorter 3,015 feet (919 m) tunnel just north of the original opened in 1945. Sacagawea, the Shoshone woman who guided parts of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (the Corps of Discovery), led Captain William Clark and his party of ten men through the pass on July 15, 1806. They were eastward bound and planned to explore the Yellowstone River to its mouth, where they were to rejoin Captain Meriwether Lewis and party, who were returning eastward via the Missouri River.

Wharariki Beach. The north-facing sandy beach is accessible only via a 20-minute walking track from the end of Wharariki Road. The road end is approximately 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from the nearest settlement, the small village of Puponga. A camping ground is located along Wharariki Road, but the

Papigo (Greek: Πάπιγκο) is part of the municipality of Zagori located in the Vikos–Aoös National Park. Papingo consists of two villages: Megalo Papigo (Greek: Μεγάλο Πάπιγκο) and Mikro Papigo (Greek: Μικρό Πάπιγκο), greater and lesser Papingo. There is a single road that provides access first to Megalo Papigo and

Lake of the Ozarks is a reservoir created by impounding the Osage River in the northern part of the Ozarks in central Missouri. The lake's serpentine shape has earned it the nickname "Puff The Magic Dragon", which has in turn inspired the names of local institutions such as The Magic Dragon Street Meet. Process of

Sage Hen Hill Road is situated in the heart of Oregon state. This is a FREE camping spot !! This primitive campground is the perfect place to be alone. With no one around, the campsite offers incredible stargazing when the sky is clear. There is no cell service and lots of space. It is down a dirt road, so make sure to

Spring Creek Campground is located 14 miles outside of La Grande. This is a FREE camping spot !! At this site, you will be surrounded by pine trees and close to a beautiful open meadow. This is an easily accessed campground with four sites, which all have picnic tables and fire rings. There is also a vaulted toilet. This