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LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from January 2018

LP Pathfinders: top Instagrams from January 2018

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New year, new travel experiences! Our intrepid Pathfinders have kicked off 2018 with a host of incredible snapshots, framing everything from the world’s busiest beaches to its most serene landscapes with their well-honed photography skills. Here are the five Instagram posts that stole the show this month… Queulat National Park, Chile A post shared by Javi Lorbada | Spain <img src="http://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/72x72/1f1ea-1f1f8.png" alt="" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> (@javilorbada) on Jan 21, 2018 at 10:03am PST ‘Morning strolls in Chile are a must – those moments where you can enjoy the foggy, peaceful landscapes of this unique area of our world.’ – Javi, @javilorbada Why we like it: Chile is home to some
Pathfinders: video of the month, January 2018

Pathfinders: video of the month, January 2018

Travel
A beautiful afternoon at the Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland. ©Chee Seong/Getty Images. Every month, we curate the best blog posts and Instagrams from our Lonely Planet Pathfinders. This month’s feature is from videographer Zach Murray who takes us on a journey through Scotland’s mesmerising landscapes. ‘Last spring my wife and I went on an incredible road trip in Scotland. We travelled through beautiful mountains, along rocky clifftops, past fairy tale-like castles and stopped off in Edinburgh, Loch Ness and even the Isle of Skye.’ A Scotland adventure – Zach Murray By combining stunning footage of the Scottish highlands with fun, personal excerpts of their encounters Zach truly brings this travel documentary to life. There are some great transitions throughout the film, whic
LP Pathfinders: video of the month, December 2017

LP Pathfinders: video of the month, December 2017

Travel
Mt Kilimanjaro from Amboseli in Kenya © 1001slide / Getty Images Every month, we curate the best blog posts and Instagrams from our Lonely Planet Pathfinders. This month we’re featuring a video from Oksana and Max of Drink Tea & Travel who have encapsulated their challenging climb of Mount Kilimanjaro into a short but exciting four-minute video. ‘Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro was by far the biggest mental and physical challenge we have ever undertaken on our travels. This video allows you to get a glimpse into our journey to the Roof of Africa and inspire you to put this incredible experience on your own travel bucket list!’ Climbing Kilimanjaro — Drink Tea & Travel Featuring awe-inspiring footage of the varied landscapes they encountered and portrait shots of the friendly faces they
LP Pathfinders: top posts from January 2018

LP Pathfinders: top posts from January 2018

Travel
This month’s blog round up includes a post on Penang’s street food scene with an innovative twist © Carlina Teteris / Getty Images The beginning of a new year is a time for both reflection and preparation, and this month’s blog post submissions from our Pathfinders left us with a lot to think about. We’ve been wowed by offbeat wildlife encounters in Mexico, humbled by the sight of mighty eagle-assisted hunters in Kyrgyzstan and left pondering over current issues pervading the online travelsphere. Though it was a tough task to narrow down our favourites, here’s our pick of travel blog posts from our Pathfinder community in January. The Monarchs of Macheros, Mexico – Jessie Stringfield It’s always refreshing to read a travel yarn that manages to completely capture the imagination