Posts Tagged ‘World Heritage’

World Heritage Areas

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.

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Los Padres NF – Sequioa NP – Kings Canyon NP – Sierra NF – Yosemite NP

LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST – SEQUIOA NATIONAL FOREST/MONUMENT/PARK – KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK – SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST –

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

After leaving Camp25 at the coast, I followed Pacific Coast Highway north for another hour or so, went through Ventura where a friend studied a few years ago, to see the town she lived in and how things looked around there.

From Ventura I went due north-northeast, moving away from the coast Read the rest of this entry »

Route66 – Hoover Dam – Las Vegas – Joshua Tree and Mojave Deserts

ROUTE 66 – HOOVER DAM – LAS VEGAS

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK – MOJAVE DESERT NATIONAL PRESERVE

“It’s the longest stretch left of the historic Route 66, I suggest you take it!” said the old lady in the information centre. So I did!

Listening to country music, rolling through the farming fields on this historic highway that everybody around the world have heard about… it was something! Read the rest of this entry »

Grand Canyon NP – North and South Rim

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK – NORTH RIM & SOUTH RIM

After being out on the roads for close to twenty days, going through some spectacular countryside andseveral canyons, the awe-experience I expected from the Grandest canyon of them all was hyped up.

When I got to the North Rim, I was surpriced to see Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – April to December Update Story

Written the 8th April 2008.

The reason I haven’t really written about these months are perhaps many, but one of the main reasons would be that I got myself a girlfriend and it got kind of serious.

As you might know I am not that experienced in serious relationships so I had a steep learning curve, the issue I was facing was not only that I had heaps to learn about women, but also about Read the rest of this entry »

Banff Mountain Film Festival – October

Yet another dream completed, when I started with all the crazyness of adventures, I heard about the Banff Mountain Film Festival, a weeklong festival honouring the best o the best adventurers around the world and showing some of the best movies made over the year with one theme in common… Mountains. Read the rest of this entry »

Banff – February – Career Developments

070210 – Career developments

From: Janette Holtzman
Sent: Saturday, February 10, 2007 12:52 PM
Subject: Stefan Martensson
Importance: High

It is my pleasure to announce that we now have a new Front Desk Supervisor!   Read the rest of this entry »

Panorama / Banff – January Stories

14 January – Tunnel Mountain Hike

After checking out the nightlife here in Banff last night I woke up this morning at 1030 and looked outside. Yesterday it had been a bit misty and some snowfall (about a cm o two) but today the sun was again shining like crazy and I thought about was Jamie told me about Tunnel Mountain and thought, that could be a good thing to do today.

I had my usual great breakfast containing of a Herballife shake and some supplements. I got ready for a great day in the outdoors. I headed down to the Front Desk to get a few pointers from Jamie on how to get there… Read the rest of this entry »

Panorama / Banff – January Stories

13 January – Thoughts about Banff

Well, why not?

Banff is really positioned very nicely, 1.5h from Calgary with all it’s amenities and services, it has about 10.000 people living here and Jamie said it’s a friendly town, everybody knows everybody.

It’s a metropolitan for adventures that I thuroughly enjoy, the mounaineering, the skiing, the climbing, the iceclimbing, the caving, the hiking, rafting, canoeing, dogsledding, you name it, you can do it.. Read the rest of this entry »

James Cook University – Bachelor of Science

Australia February 1999 – June 2001

Townsville, Queensland, Australia

JCU LogoJCU – A world-class enterprise

James Cook University is Australia’s leading tropical research University. The University takes its name from the eighteenth century English navigator and explorer Read the rest of this entry »