Travel can provide experiences that are so powerful they prove transformative. Here are Andrew Harper's indelible travel memories from last year.
Once owned by the Vanderbilts, Lake Kora is the greatest of the "Great Camps," a luxury Adirondack lodge that can now be reserved in its entirety.
The Rocky Mountains are rich in year-round recreation offering galleries, fine dining, shopping and the natural beauty of the region itself.
Along a 175-mile route from Banff to Jasper, a seemingly endless succession of peaks towers over deep glacial valleys and turquoise lakes.
At 507 square miles, Yoho is the smallest of four contiguous parks which together form the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
On a clear day, you'll be hard pressed to find a better view than from the 9,700-foot Zugspitze Germany's highest Alpine peak.
In the winter, when powdery snow sparkles on the mountains and fires glow in old stone hearths, few places are as lovely as Deer Valley. Summer can be just as much fun, when mountain wildflowers blossom under crystal-clear skies, providing the perfect frame for outdoor pursuits.
From the Harper Collection: "This meticulously restored mining town resort is situated in a pristine valley not far from Telluride.