Amanda Castleman

@amandacastleman

A Seattle-based writer & photographer who specializes in travel & adventure. She also teaches journalism and digital media.

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Pic: Pacific pom-poms – a dancer offers a warm welcome to www.crownbeach.com on Rarotonga, . #travel

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Good morning, #Taiwan! Here's hoping the Lantern Festival will be as shiny as this first #Taipei sunrise...#travel

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Pic: a polar flight to #Taipei crosses over ice plates near the Kamchatka Peninsula. #flying #travel

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Pic: Winter sunrise near the World Trade Center. Stopped in #NYC en route to cover #Taipei's Festival of Lanterns.

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Pic: All I want for 2012 is some rats with friggin laser beams on their heads... (thanks !)

Pic: Sunrise at the Chateau Lake Louise (), high in the Canadian Rockies. #travel #Canada

Pic: The metro revolutionized Medellin, #Colombia, bringing transport and culture to barrios. Here a cable car wings towards Santo Domingo.

Pic: The 100-mile Winemaker Dinner 's started with a radish grown on the chateau's roof, presented with local butter and Vancouver Island salt. #food #Whistler

Pic: heli-ice-golfing with biodegradable balls on the Rainbow Glacier, #Whistler, BC (http://www.blackcombaviation.com/). Image copyright: www.amandacastleman.com.

Pic: kids from #Guyana's Fair View village play in the Kurupukari Falls, just upstream of the AmerIndian petroglyphs and Iwokrama River Lodge (www.iwokrama.org). Image copyright www.amandacastleman.com

#Guyana has one of the worlds highest levels of biodiversity with approximately 8,000 flora species, half found no where else. Image copyright www.amandacastleman.com

One of the worlds most powerful waterfalls, #Guyana's Kaieturs 330ft-wide cataract thunders 750 feet down, nearly five times the size of Niagara. Be careful: the site has no handrails, just signs warning the rare charter-flight passengers to remain 7ft from the edge Image copyright www.amandacastleman.com

The world's most deadly frog the golden poison dart lives in #Guyana's giant bromeliads atop Kaietur Falls. Each eraser-sized Phyllobate Terribilis contains enough toxin to kill 10 humans.

Two friends in Bartica show #Guyana’s diversity, which sweeps from African to Chinese, European, Caribbean, AmerIndian, East Indian and Latin American.

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French Polynesian master tattooist Felix Fii inscribed my first ink on Tahuata in the world's most remote archipelago.

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America's only inland warm-water #diving destination: 90–96°F water @ Homestead Crater, #Utah

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A coot on a winter sunset cruise of #Greenlake in #Seattle. A scenic start to the new year...

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Strong, serene "character of place" in Hyatt's Barai Spa, Hua Hin, #Thailand. http://tinyurl.com/2aaxwhl #travel

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Monks touring Bangkok's Royal Palace in #Thailand. Taking shots is OK, asking permission is not, strangely...

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