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Before Turning 2 Years Old, Bodhi Bennett Hikes More than 483 Km With His Parents

2-year-old Bodhi Bennett may be very young he’s probably hiked more than you have.


Being able to recognize names of familiar people, follow simple instructions, and say two-to-four-word sentences are among the developmental milestones of a typical, growing two-year-old kid. However, a toddler named Bodhi Bennett achieved something most adults haven’t done yet in their lives.

Believe it or not, Bodhi has hiked more than 483 kilometers before his second birthday.

The backpacking toddler had conquered the most spectacular mountains in the US along with Blake, his father, and pregnant mother Shannon. In fact, the young boy experienced his first outdoor adventure when he was just five days old. That’s pretty adventurous for a newborn, right?

The tot from Mammoth Lakes in California had been in 40 different US states and had seen Yosemite National Park, Thousand Island Lake, and majority of national parks in the country.

Shannon, who had years of experience as a backpacker and hiker decided to document her son’s hikes on Instagram. Instead of giving up their lifestyle, the couple decided to include Bodhi in their climbs.

“When I was pregnant with Bodhi it was important to my husband and I that our lives didn’t change because we were going to become parents. We had heard so many times that children change your life completely and you can no longer do those fun things you did when you were younger. But Bodhi climbs everything and really enjoys mimicking what we do,” she told The Daily Mail UK.

Although most of their hikes seem quite dangerous for Bodhi, Shannon said that she follows all safety precautions for the safety of her son.


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Here’s Bodhi enjoying a walk in Sky Meadows, Virginia.


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Now here he is, doing a little rock climbing at Rock Creek Canyon, California

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His parents Blake and Shannon make sure Bodhi is always safe during their trips.


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The family also loves bringing their dog Marley as they travel.


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The little boy wears appropriate clothing, depending on their destination and the weather.


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When he’s not walking, his Dad or Mom carries him on their back.


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Breathtaking Images From the 2015 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest


It is really remarkable to see the best photos of amateur and professional photographers around the world. The National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest committee has already picked the most beautiful and exceptional photographs for 2015. They selected the winners from over 18,000 global entries in categories of Travel Portraits, Sense of Place, Spontaneous Moments, and Outdoor Scenes. All winners will receive Traveler Magazine subscriptions.

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Let us now witness these wonderful and one-of-kind pictures from 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.

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Russian Photographers Capture Bird’s Eye View Photos of Various Locations Across The World

AirPano, a team of Russian photographers, show us panoramic photos that will surely take your breath away.

These beautiful panoramic photos by AirPano are possibly the most breathtaking ever.

Based in Russia, these photographers and specialists are giving us a majestic bird’s eye of different locations across the world. Their photo shoots take them literally anywhere from the United States to Spain, Greece to Kenya, France to Brazil, and many others.

The pictures are really awesome. If you’ve ever wondered how cities and other destinations look like from above, then here’s your chance to do that without having the need to ride a plane. Yes, the team has already done all the work for you. So all you have to do is sit back, relax, and take a virtual world tour right at the comfort of your own home.

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Lovely Pictures of Couples Exploring the World Together

Travelling gets more exciting when you’re with the one you love.

“Travelling,” according to Moroccan explorer Ibn Battuta, “leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”

Although travelling alone can be exciting, nothing compares to the joy of sharing your journeys with the person you love the most – your significant other.

This photo collection of several young couples on picturesque vacation destinations perfectly captures that sentiment.

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