Patterns in the Snow
Bright winter sunshine casts shadows over snow dunes at the edge of a cultivated woods in Rigaud, Quebec, Canada.
Trilliums in bloom
Trilliums (trillium grandiflorum) dot the forest floor in early spring in Hudson, Quebec, Canada.
Sunrise through the willows
The morning sun streams through the branches of a willow tree by the edge of the Lachine rapids in Montreal Quebec Canada.
Shadows of tree trunks on a bright winter day
Play of light and shadow on the snowy forest floor on Rigaud mountain Quebec in late winter.
Tourist and guide on the trail to Al-Deir
A tourist and her guide stand on a stone staircase on the back-end trail leading to Ad-Deir (the Monastery) in Petra Jordan.
Rocky coast of the Saint-Lawrence
Rocky coast of the Saint-Lawrence river in Le Bic national park, near Rimouski Quebec.
The skies clear above a small stand of snow-laden trees after a winter storm in Rigaud, Quebec Canada.
Shadows fall on the walls and floor of a hallway in the National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa Ontario, Canada.
Rocks at the foot of High Falls, near Chateaugay New York, USA.
Mural in Akureyri
A mural portrait of a young girl by artist Guido van Helten adorns the side of a building in the city center of Akureyri, northeastern Iceland.
Viking sculpture in Stokknes
A log sculpture stands on a mound near the road to the Viking Village in Stokknes Iceland, near the famous Versturhorn mountain.
Log sculptures stand in front of the Viking Cafe in Stokknes Iceland, at the gateway near the famous Versturhorn mountain.
The corner of a buiding in Reykjavik provides an example of classic Icelandic architecture.
Detail of a tombstone
Moss grows on the inlaid medallion of a tombstone in the Hólavallagarður cemetery in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.
Geysir geyser in Iceland
Geysir (also known as The Great Geysir), is a geyser in southwestern Iceland, in an area known as the Golden Circle. The English word "geyser" derives from Geysir. Geysir is in the Haukadalur valley and about 50 metres north of the popular tourist attraction Strokkur geyser.
A small church near the site of the first Icelandic parliament in Thingvellir National Park, Iceland.
Lighthouse near Reykjavik
The lighthouse on Grotta Island, near Iceland's capital Reykjavik, backlit by the midnight sun setting over the North Atlantic.
Town of Heimaey
The town of Heimaey rests at the foot of a mountain in the Westman islands, located off the south coast of Iceland.
Self-portrait standing on an iceberg on the Black Sand Beach of Jokulsarlon in south Iceland.
Zodiac on the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in Iceland
Tour company employee driving a Zodiac boat on the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon. Employees search for dangerous icebergs (mostly hidden underwater) in the path of the larger vessels filled with paying customers.
Traditional sod house in Möðrudalur
Traditional Icelandic sod house near a small church at the Fjalladýrð tourist service in Möðrudalur, north Iceland.
According to local myth, it is said that upon returning from the Icelandic parliament in the year 1000, the local lawspeaker Thorgeir Ljosvetningagodi Thorkelsson threw his statues of Norse gods into the Godafoss waterfall thereby making Christianity the official religion of Iceland.
Lava field in front of Snæfellsjökull
Boulders in a lava field in front of the Snæfellsjökull volcano - famous for it's role in Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth" - located on the Snaefellsnes peninsula in southwestern Iceland.
Road and waterfall near Útnesvegur
Farm houses by a winding road that crosses the hills and mountains of the Snaefellsnes peninsula in southwest Iceland.
Small church on Snæfellsnesvegur
A tiny church isolated in the countryside of the Snaefellsnes peninsula in western Iceland.
Architectural detail in Reykjavik
View of cement walls and staircase and a wooden door on a building in Rejkavik Iceland.
Elevated pathway over a pond leading to the City hall in Reykjavik Iceland.
Harpa Concert Hall
Interior view of the incredible architecture of the Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Windows of the Harpa concert hall in Reykjavik Iceland
Detail view of the windows of the Harpa concert hall in Reykjavik Iceland.
Details of Bauhaus architecture in Tel Aviv
Detailed close-up shot of an apartment building in Tel Aviv's White City neighborhood, recognized as an UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site for it's Bauhaus architecture.
Fresh snowfall on a tree
Dark branches covered in fresh snow create a dramatic abstract pattern on a tree on Rigaud mountain in Quebec, Canada.
Eroded rock in the Jordanian desert
Eroded rock formation along the trail that leads to the Monastery at the back end of the Petra archeological park in Petra Jordan.
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