Monday, January 25, 2010
Thanks to all the readers who submitted photos of reflections—and took the time to share thoughtful, fascinating stories about where and why the shots were taken. You blew us away. These 24 outstanding shots include giraffes drinking from a water hole in Namibia, the opulent pool at Hearst Castle, a glacial lake in Iceland, and a row of columns by a mosque in Abu Dhabi.
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FROM OUR BLOG: THIS JUST IN
It can be appallingly difficult to get a taxi in this city, especially late at night or in the rain. To the rescue comes Taxi Magic, a free iPhone (and BlackBerry) app. It directly contacts the dispatcher of a cab company and uses GPS to find the closest driver.
Skip the silk scarves: Vietnam's artisans have an array of imaginative new creations up their sleeves.
READERS' CHOICE AWARDS
We're giving you the floor! We recognize that our readers are true experts, so we want to hear your thoughts on all sorts of travel topics. Our October 2010 magazine issue will be devoted to what you tell us. Let us know which national park is your favorite—and why. The more details you use to make your case, the better!
Highlights include stays in San José, Tortuguero, and Monteverde, and a horseback ride in Arenal.
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