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Gay Ski Week

The Most Inspiring Winter Photos #TheGayPassport

Special Edition Weekly Wanderlust celebrates the upcoming Gay Ski Week in Queenztown New Zealand. The event is the largest gay & lesbian Winter Pride in the Southern hemisphere! Taking place from 27 Aug. – 3 Sep. 2016, so there is still time to book that trip!

Weekly Wanderlust celebrates the Team Passport Community. Every week we will find ten of the best photos which used the hashtag #TheGayPassport and find out more about the instagramer behind them. Join the fun and start sharing your travels the Team Passport community now.

Thank you to everybody who shares their awesome travel photos!

1. Over All The Pretty Views 

Pretty views with pretty boys. Happy Birthday @creidlee!

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Will from Los Angeles

Where is it? Photo was taken from Big Bear Lake in California. Hiking up here is definitely a must!
Why are you here? I was here for my friend’s birthday weekend and we took time off the group to this hike and this stunning views.
Who are you with? We were 20 of us with my boyfriend and I and only 4 of us made it to the top.
What camera & filter? Using my iPhone 6 and edit by VSCO in this one 🙂

2. With Full Outfit To Hit Slopes

• casually pioneering •

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Daniel from Australia

Where is it? The Photo is taken from Queenstown/Wanaka in New Zealand. There are 3 ski fields and all very near by in such beautiful alpine town 🙂
Why are you here? It’s Eco-Tourism to the max. Don’t miss bungee jumping & white water rafting.
Who are you with? We were here for ski holiday, me and my hubby @stuetzie. Queenstown is THE place to ski in the South Hemisphere.
What camera & filter? I filter all my photos with VSCO from my iPhone 6+.

3. Matching Outfit Is Always A Trend

Getting in the habit! #nunsontheruns #stantongayskiweek #gayskibuddies #slopefun #silly #funtimes

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Niko from Greece (Living in London)

Where is it? Photo was taken from St. Anton in Austria. Must visit!
Why are you here? I was here during Gay Ski Buddies by Martikas annual ski week. I organised these ski weeks & other lgbt itineraries.
Who are you with? Organising the group brings regulars that become friends plus their guests as well, it’s great fun 🙂
What camera & filter? Using my iPhone 6S with Instagram adjustments #nofilters.

4. It Looks Lower Than It Actually Is

Tuk from Bangkok, Thailand

Where is it? Photo was taken from Tignes in France. Gay Ski Week during the winter up the Alps is definitely a must do!
Why are you here? I was here for holiday (my birthday). First time EVER! Hot-Wine before hitting slopes is a must! #Don’tGetDrunk 😉
Who are you with? I was here with other friends to join Snowpride, Gay Ski Week in March.
What camera & filter? Using my iPhone 4S at the time & adjusting the light on Instagram.

5. Photo Prove When Topped It

John from Denmark

Where is it? Photo was taken from Val D’Isere in Tignes, France. The best for ski lovers!
Why are you here? I was here on my holiday joining Snowpride 2015 (Gay Ski Week).
Who are you with? I was here with my friends and also meeting other guys who have the same interest in skiing & having fun 😉
What camera & filter? Using iPhone with no filters but only the nature lights & good vibes.

6. Of Course! That Silly Jumping Shot

Miss the snow! #thegaypassport #yourgaytravelguide

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Calum from Scotland

Where is it? Photo was taken from Tignes in France. Gay Ski Week in March is a must!
Why are you here? Exploring the Alps winter and the awesome slopes while getting to know others during this gay ski week.
Who are you with? Nearly 1,000 gay guys! Travel gives you the best excuse to gain new inspirations.
What camera & filter? Using someone’s iPhone in the same ski group for this typical tourist shot, he did a great job indeed!

7. Selfie

Patrick from Chicago, USA

Where is it? Photo was taken from Pyongchang in South Korea (where the 2018 winter Olympics will be hosted).
Why are you here? I’m working & volunteering here, I also backpack throughout South East Asia twice a year.
Who are you with? I was here with my friends and plan this ski trip together (no boyfriend 😉
What camera & filter? Using Samsung Galaxy S4 and adjust the lights to get extra fun vibe.

8. And That Epic Moment Of Victory

Tuk from Bangkok, Thailand

Where is it? Photo was taken from Tignes in France. Gay Ski Week in March is definitely a must do! during the winter up the Alps.
Why are you here? I was here to celebrate my birthday. This is week 2 and I felt like a pro, you can totally feel the vibe via the photo above 😉
Who are you with? I was here with other friends and now meeting many new friends during spread into groups by experience of skiing.
What camera & filter? Using my tiring but awesome iPhone 4S at the time & adjusting the light on Instagram.

9. Apres Ski

Karl from Hellesylt, Norway

Where is it? Photo was taken from my beautiful home town Hellesylt in Norway. Mountain views by the Geirangerfjord and ski during Easter is definitely a must!
Why are you here? I always try to find time to visit my family & friends in my hometown, having my mom’s delicious food and just relax 🙂
Who are you with? I was here with my sister and we were having our private “after ski” before meeting our family for dinner.
What camera & filter? All my photos are taken by iPhone, using Camera+ app & Clarity filter.

10. Or Pre – Apres Ski On The Top

Brandon from Vancouver, Canada

Where is it? Photo was taken from Whistler in British Columbia, Canada. The must do thing is definitely skiing and snowboarding 🙂
Why are you here? Weekend getaway. Must visit Gay Ski Week during January 22-27, it’s a best time to hit the place. Hit Garibaldi Lift Co. Bar & Grill for Après is the best!
Who are you with? I was here with my boyfriend @cameron_mccool and other friends.
What camera & filter? Using Sony a5100 and no need filters for the scenery 🙂

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Gay Ski Week QT 2016

Find out more about New Zealand’s gay ski week in Queenstown. The week long party starts on the 27 Aug. – 3 Sep 2016! With parties every night, snow sports all day and hundreds of guys, it’s set to be a huge week of fun!