Travel Photo Tuesday (Ep.50) feat. @clsitchyfeet

Travel Photo Tuesday

Hi There! And welcome to my “Travel Photo Tuesday” Series! Thank you for stopping by!

Travel Photo Tuesday is a place to share some awesome shots from Instagram that have been shared with the hashtag #maketimetoseetheworld. Each week I feature a great  photo + story combination and at the end of the month I share 10 of the best snaps under the hashtag from that month. Sounds like fun, right?

So let’s get started!

Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and thought, “man, I need to take that photo”? Well my Travel Photo Tuesday series is here to help! Each week I share an awesome photograph from a fellow travel blogger – and ask them to share  a little about the shot: where it was taken, why it was special and any hidden gems in the area that MakeTimeToSeeTheWorld readers should know about!

If you’d like to be featured on Travel Photo Tuesday, the instructions are at the bottom of the post. And if you want to get an idea of the photo’s I like – check out previous featured posts HERE

TRAVEL PHOTO TUESDAY (EP.50)

Please join me in welcoming MakeTimeToSeeTheWorld’s featured blogger:

Claire @ Claire’s Itchy Feet

Location: Tignes, France

What Made it Great:

This image is from a drive we took while I was visiting family in Tignes in the French Alps. Tignes is a popular Ski destination, not somewhere a lot of people would think to visit in July! But when the snow melts this is what is underneath! My little sister has been living up in the French Alps for a few years now. We are chalk and cheese on a lot of things: She likes to Ski and be up in the mountains and is fine with the cold. I prefer the surf and love swimming in the sea, I hate the cold. So visiting her at winter was never going to happen. I finally went over in summer 2016 and I just couldn’t believe my eyes! Everywhere I looks was so beautiful. I hiked the mountains and wandered round the villages nestled in the valleys. There were a few times when we were driving around when I would shout to stop and this was one of them. I hopped out of the car and took this shot. I wrote a whole post about visiting Tignes (where she lives) during the summer months. I was really surprised at just how much there is to do there! If you love outdoor activities it has you covered! There are incredible Hikes, you can even get the ski lift up and then walk down. Kayaking, tennis, mountain biking, Stand Up Paddle boarding…I could go on and one. Its also a great base to visit other places, you are right by the Italian boarder so we popped over to Italy one day for Pizza and Gillette! If you ever visit and are flying in from Geneva airport make sure you stop at Annecy on the way there or back, its a beautiful little town and has a huge lake that you can take a walk by or even better rent a pedalo! I don’t think I will ever settle in the mountains like my sister but it made me appreciate this incredible place and realise that there is so much more to the alps than skiing! So this year I’m planning on climbing a few more mountains and taking in a few more views like this!

Love this shot? Love this story? You can follow more of Claire’s adventures on her blog Claire’s Itchy Feet or if you’re feeling social you can follow along on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

WANT TO GET INVOLVED?

Do you have an amazing travel photo that can transport you right back to the moment you took it – and take everyone else along for the ride? Follow the instructions below and you can be featured on MakeTimeToSeeTheWorld:

  1. Follow my Instagram Account  or Twitter Account and tag your *best* travel photos with the hashtag #maketimetoseetheworld
  2. If you think you have a stunning shot and a great story, email me the link to your instagram shot at maketimetoseetheworld(at)gmail(dot)com and I’ll give you instructions to how to submit all your details to be featured in Travel Photo Tuesday
  3. Keep your eye out for my monthly round up posts which will feature the top 10 photographs tagged with #maketimetoseetheworld each month. Psst. sign up to the newsletter below to make sure you don’t miss it!

Happy Travels 🙂

Travel Photo Tuesday

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