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Sun
7
Oct '12

Equator Ecstasy

SUBMITTED BY: Michael Wasserman  LOCATION: Somewhere on the Zero-Degree Latitude Line, Kenya (2010) This tourist sign looks like a junior high school geography mural, but it was a welcome sight for recreational jumper and travel blogger Michael Wasserman. Obsessed with imaginary lines, Michael later visited another Equator photo-op in nearby Uganda, a site crawling with [...]

Sun
4
Mar '12

Conversational Icebreaker

SUBMITTED BY: Christy Day   LOCATION: Ross Sea, Antarctica (2005) The world of travelers can be divided into two distinct groups: Those who can’t get to the South Pole fast enough for some old-school frostbite and those who say ‘No way, I’d rather spend my $10K at Disney!” Traveling by Russian icebreaker, for which she occasionally [...]

Sun
20
Feb '11

OK, so we’re obsessed with Egypt this month — who isn’t?

SUBMITTED BY: Vinnie Raponi    LOCATION: Cairo, Egypt (2009) While peaceful Egyptian mobs are beating the crap out of American journalists, TTP is sharpening its focus on the cuter side of Cairo. If Vinnie’s sharp fingernails get any closer, he’ll soon find out if the Great Pyramids of Giza are real or if they are cheap [...]

Tue
12
Oct '10

Where can I find a decent Chinese restaurant?

SUBMITTED BY: Brian Henderson   LOCATION: Mutianyu, China (2010) There are some places where a GPS won’t help you. (Photojournalist Brian Henderson is one of our most prolific Tacky Tourist models, entertaining people from San Francisco‘s Golden Gate Bridge to Uganda‘s Imaginary Equator Line!)

Mon
6
Sep '10

The Grand Exit

SUBMITTED BY: John Lazik    LOCATION: Grand Canyon, Arizona (1998) John: “We found a spot where no one else was around and I noticed there was a significant amount of ground under the railing. The edge of the Canyon was a few feet away. We took a couple pictures until we had the shadows just [...]

Wed
1
Sep '10

The whole world in my hands

SUBMITTED BY: Matt and Traci Suppa   LOCATION: Yarmouth, Maine (2010) Not wanting to play favorites with any one continent, Matt chooses a random stretch of ocean to rest on his shoulders. You have to give the DeLorme Map Company credit: They didn’t skimp on their Guinness Book of World Records office decor! (Traci and Matt [...]