Travel Gallery: 2011 in Pictures December 31, 2011 Jessica Korteman 8 Comments Share Tweet Flip Pin9 RedditShares 9This year, I have been fortunate enough to travel to 20 countries – many for the first time, while others were return visits. Here is a look into my world of travel in 2011. Sapporo Snow Festival, Hokkaido, Japan. Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, Australia. First signs of Spring, Tokyo, Japan. Woman making jewelry on the streets of the “Island of Music”, off the coast of Xiamen, China. Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, Little India, Singapore. Road-side butcher, Kochi, India. Watermelon stand, Cairo, Egypt. Ice cream, Kusadasi, Turkey. The Odeon of Herodes Atticus amphitheater, the Acropolis, Athens, Greece. Old Town, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Trulli, Alberobello, Italy. Iconic blue shutters, Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia. One Sunday, Marseille, France. Backstreets, Barcelona, Spain. Sand dunes of Playa de Maspalomas, The Canary Islands (Spain). Payne's Bay Beach, north of Bridgetown, Barbados. Dulce de leche, La Guaira, Venezuela. The colors of Balboa, Panama. Hand-made drinking chocolate, Santa Apolonia, Guatemala. The Sail Fish Statue, Manzanillo, Mexico. Margaritas, Ensenada, Mexico. Local festival, Matsumoto, Japan. Rice fields at dusk, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.