Traveling Toastmaster July 2020

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Anand Sharma of Mesaieed, Qatar, reaches the base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal—Earth’s highest mountain.Bindu Bansal of Ambala, Haryana, India, poses in front of Vishalakshi Mantap—a meditation hall—in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. The glass dome on the top on the building is adorned with a decorative kalash that is 15 feet, 3 inches high (4.64 meters)—the tallest in Asia.Tjin-Shing Jap, DTM, of Taipei, Taiwan, looks over Lake Wakatipu and Queenstown, New Zealand, after a gondola ride.Pakshi Rajan M of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, treks with his magazine in the Pogthigai Hills on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, India. The area is said to be where the sage Agastya created the grammar for the Tamil language.Arelia Patricia Gómez of Mexico City, Mexico, visits the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. Construction of the amphitheater began in 72 A.D. and was completed in 80 A.D. With a capacity of 50,000-80,0000 spectators, it was the largest amphitheater of its time. Kaustubh Kargutkar of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, enjoys being outside in the mountains near Punakha, Bhutan.Jeanette McVeigh of Levittown, Pennsylvania, U.S., takes in the views of the Gullfoss Falls in southwest Iceland—one of Iceland’s most iconic and popular sites.Grainne Gillen of Donegal, Ireland, stands at Seal Bay on Kangaroo Island, Australia. The bay is known for its Australian sea lion population. Veera Raghavendra Sriram of Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S., poses with his magazine in Lisbon, Portugal. Hayden Jones of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, holds up a hand sign to represent the phrase “Live long and prosper,” from the deck of a Star Trek-themed cruise. Rachel Banting of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, visits one of Japan’s most famous landmarks, the Osaka Castle in Osaka. Sam Aguko of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, enjoys reading his magazine in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean.