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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 [...]

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Sep '10

Revenge of the Lobster Taco

SUBMITTED BY: Brian Henderson   LOCATION: Woods Hole, Massachusetts (2010) We admire Brian’s dedication and overall flexibility. Most contributors would look at the height of the lobster claw and say, “Screw it, my leg doesn’t bend that way!” (Photojournalist Brian Henderson is one of Tacky Tourist Photo’s most prolific contributors. Check out his enthusiasm about the [...]

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Aug '10

Darwinist Vacations: When Tourists Go SPLAT!!!

A 20-year-old British tourist is now in a coma after attempting to jump from his hotel balcony into the pool last week while on vacation in Ibiza, Spain. Apparently, the thrill-seeking fad of “balconing” is sweeping the Iberian peninsula. If your vacation is so dull that you need to risk death to enjoy yourself, maybe [...]

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Aug '10

Summer Interspecies Romance

SUBMITTED BY: Greg Constantine LOCATION: Glen, NH (2010) Alice knew it would never last. Their forbidden love was awkward, punctuated by her delicate facial hair tickling the flamingo’s razor-sharp beak… If you’d like to read more of this interspecies romance, drop us a line at tackytouristphotos@gmail.com (Greg Constantine is a literature buff and science fiction [...]

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Oct '09

Our Hole-In-The-Head Theory

SUBMITTED BY: Robert Rizzo    LOCATION: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (2009) If you take a piece of plywood, paint a goofy character — any character — cut a hole in the head and prop the wood up in the middle of the desert, within a half an hour, a busload of tourists will show up [...]