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alligator man new orleansThanks to everyone who participated in last Friday’s photo caption contest. We received some great submissions, but our favorite was from Tom, who wrote, “You remind me of my ex-wife….” Tom has won an IndependentTraveler.com travel mug.

Runners-up that we also loved:

“I’m sorry buddy but my wife really wants that purse.” — Cheryl Harbert

“Seriously, your skin is so soft! What’s your secret?” — TS Buchanan

“WHEN DID THESE FEELINGS OF DEPRESSION START? I SEE… YOU ARE MISUNDERSTOOD, NOT A PURSE OR PAIR OF SHOES AND ACTUALLY CANNOT STAND THE TASTE OF HUMAN FLESH — YOU’RE A VEGAN, YOU SAY?” — Diane H

To see all of the submissions, click here.

This week’s photo was snapped by IndependentTraveler.com News Editor Dori Saltzman. Do you have a funny or bizarre photo that we could use for a future caption contest? Send it to us at feedback@independenttraveler.com. (Please put “Caption Contest” in the subject line.) If we feature your photo on our blog, we’ll send you a prize.

– written by Sarah Schlichter

What’s going on in this photo? Come up with a clever caption for this silly travel pic and you could win an IndependentTraveler.com travel mug.

alligator man new orleans


To enter, drop your wittiest one-liner (or two-liner, or three-liner…) in the comments by Sunday night, July 29, 2012, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. We’ll contact the winner and reveal our favorite caption on Monday. Please be sure to abide by our community guidelines when commenting.

Today’s photo was snapped by IndependentTraveler.com News Editor Dori Saltzman in New Orleans. Do you have a funny or bizarre photo that we could use for a future caption contest? Send it to us at feedback@independenttraveler.com. (Please put “Caption Contest” in the subject line.) If we feature your photo on our blog, we’ll send you a prize.

– written by Sarah Schlichter

man in mayan chairThanks to everyone who participated in last Friday’s photo caption contest. We received some great submissions, but our favorite was from Kelsey, who wrote, “Dude, do I look like I care what you want for Christmas?” Kelsey has won an IndependentTraveler.com travel mug.

Runners-up that we also loved:

“Phil was later surprised to learn that it was a throne of a different sort when he noticed the locals couldn’t stop laughing.” — Perry

“Chuck tries to muster as much dignity as possible as he takes part in the ancient Aztec lap dance ceremony.” — Ian J

“And I would like a spear, tiki hut, pet monkey…” — Rhonda Geiger

To see all of the submissions, click here.

Do you have a funny or bizarre photo that we could use for a future caption contest? Send it to us at feedback@independenttraveler.com. (Please put “Caption Contest” in the subject line.) If we feature your photo on our blog, we’ll send you a prize.

– written by Sarah Schlichter

What’s going on in this photo? Come up with a clever caption for this silly travel pic and you could win an IndependentTraveler.com travel mug.

man mayan chair


To enter, drop your wittiest one-liner (or two-liner, or three-liner…) in the comments by Sunday night, July 22, 2012, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. We’ll contact the winner and reveal our favorite caption on Monday. Please be sure to abide by our community guidelines when commenting.

Do you have a funny or bizarre photo that we could use for a future caption contest? Send it to us at feedback@independenttraveler.com. (Please put “Caption Contest” in the subject line.) If we feature your photo on our blog, we’ll send you a prize.

– written by Sarah Schlichter

zebraThanks to everyone who participated in last Friday’s photo caption contest. We received some great submissions, but our favorite was from Gini Dilley, who wrote, “Cut off my mohawk? NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!” Gini has won an IndependentTraveler.com travel mug.

Runners-up that we also loved:

“Like my teeth? … I only use the toothpaste with the stripes.” — Ian J

“But I don’t want to be a referee!” — Paul

“Man, whoever said that tattoo removal wasn’t painful certainly never had to deal with this.” — Meghan Finley

To see all of the submissions, click here.

Do you have a funny or bizarre photo that we could use for a future caption contest? Send it to us at feedback@independenttraveler.com. (Please put “Caption Contest” in the subject line.) If we feature your photo on our blog, we’ll send you a prize.

– written by Sarah Schlichter

What’s going on in this photo? Come up with a clever caption for this silly travel pic and you could win an IndependentTraveler.com travel mug.

zebra


To enter, drop your wittiest one-liner (or two-liner, or three-liner…) in the comments by Sunday night, July 15, 2012, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. We’ll contact the winner and reveal our favorite caption on Monday. Please be sure to abide by our community guidelines when commenting.

Do you have a funny or bizarre photo that we could use for a future caption contest? Send it to us at feedback@independenttraveler.com. (Please put “Caption Contest” in the subject line.) If we feature your photo on our blog, we’ll send you a prize.

– written by Sarah Schlichter

silly man leaping out of waterThanks to everyone who participated in last Friday’s photo caption contest. We received some great submissions, but our favorite was from Louis Johnson, who wrote, “Next time I’ll study the travel brochure more closely when it says the resort offers water sports and hot air balloon rides.” Louis has won an IndependentTraveler.com travel mug.

Runners-up that we also loved:

“…and just moments later, ‘Balloon Diving with Fins’ would lose its status as an Olympic Event.” — Nancy James

“Dear Daughter,

“I know that you are now seriously studying in college, but this is just to remind you to take some time to de-stress and be a little silly once in a while.

“Love, Dad” — Dale Lowhat

“And the film ‘UP’ made this look so easy…” — Jeffrey C

To see all of the submissions, click here.

Do you have a funny or bizarre photo that we could use for a future caption contest? Send it to us at feedback@independenttraveler.com. (Please put “Caption Contest” in the subject line.) If we feature your photo on our blog, we’ll send you a prize.

– written by Sarah Schlichter

What’s going on in this photo? Come up with a clever caption for this silly travel pic and you could win an IndependentTraveler.com travel mug.

silly man leaping out of water


To enter, drop your wittiest one-liner (or two-liner, or three-liner…) in the comments by Sunday night, July 8, 2012, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. We’ll contact the winner and reveal our favorite caption on Monday. Please be sure to abide by our community guidelines when commenting.

Do you have a funny or bizarre photo that we could use for a future caption contest? Send it to us at feedback@independenttraveler.com. (Please put “Caption Contest” in the subject line.) If we feature your photo on our blog, we’ll send you a prize.

– written by Sarah Schlichter

gibraltar apeThanks to everyone who participated in last Friday’s photo caption contest. We received some great submissions, but our favorite was from Jean, who wrote, “Passport, please.” Jean has won an IndependentTraveler.com travel mug.

Runners-up that we also loved:

“I don’t care if the sign says ‘don’t feed the monkeys’ … I can’t read.” — Ian J

“Leave the car … take the banana.” — MelissaP

“Listen, Mister. Next time you’ll have to adjust your own mirror. It’s hard on my rump.” — Nancy James

To see all of the submissions, click here.

This week’s photo of a Gibraltar ape on a car mirror was submitted by reader Rachel Webb. Do you have a funny or bizarre photo that we could use for a future caption contest? Send it to us at feedback@independenttraveler.com. (Please put “Caption Contest” in the subject line.) If we feature your photo on our blog, we’ll send you a prize.

– written by Sarah Schlichter

What’s going on in this photo? Come up with a clever caption for this cute travel pic and you could win an IndependentTraveler.com travel mug.

ape gibraltar


To enter, drop your wittiest one-liner (or two-liner, or three-liner…) in the comments by Sunday night, July 1, 2012, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. We’ll contact the winner and reveal our favorite caption on Tuesday. Please be sure to abide by our community guidelines when commenting.

Today’s photo was submitted by Rachel Webb. Do you have a funny or bizarre photo that we could use for a future caption contest? Send it to us at feedback@independenttraveler.com. (Please put “Caption Contest” in the subject line.) If we feature your photo on our blog, we’ll send you a prize.

– written by Sarah Schlichter