Guardian of the Cave
A small birch tree with bright yellow leaves stands in front of a cave near the Malbaie river in Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Riviere-Malbaie park in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, Canada.
Lupine field in front of the village of Vik Iceland
Wide angle view of the village of Vik y Myrdal on Iceland's southern coast.
Lupine field in south Iceland
Lupine field in front of the rugged mountains of Vatnajökull National Park in southern Iceland.
Iceberg in Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon Iceland
Close up of small iceberg on the beach at the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon in Iceland.
Tourist sitting on the edge of Viti crater Iceland
Tourist sitting quietly on the edge of the Viti crater, near Krafla and Lake Myvatn in northern Iceland.
Kirkjufell mountain and waterfalls
View of Kirkjufell mountain and Kirkjufellfoss waterfall on the northern shore of the Snaefellsnes peninsula in Iceland.
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.
Sunrise in the Ódáðahraun desert
The first rays of morning sun strike the hills of the Ódáðahraun desert in northeast Iceland.
Icebergs under the midnight sun
Icebergs float in the glacial lagoon of Jokulsarlon in south Iceland.
Sunrise in Stokknes
The midnight sun rises over the jagged peaks of Vesturhorn in south Iceland.
Sunrise in Frostastdavatn
The early rays of the morning sun strike the colored hills of Frostastdavatn in the Landmannalaugar region of the Icelandic highlands.
Shadows on Viti crater in northern Iceland
Play of light and shadow on the Viti crater near the Krafla volcano in northeast 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Valley View in Petra
Trail leading to the High Place of Sacrifice used by the Nabataeans in Petra Jordan.
View of the Jordanian desert near Petra
View of the desert floor and rugged mountains surrounding the valley near Petra, Jordan.
Hiking trail into the clouds
Hiking trail in the fog near the Dieppe summit of the Mont Saint-Hilaire in early spring. Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.
Reflection of clouds at sunset
Pink clouds reflecting in Lac Wapizagonke nord in La Mauricie National Park, Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada.
Fog over low mountains in La Mauricie National park in Quebec, Canada.
La Pruche trail waterfall in Mont Tremblant
Waterfall near Pic Johannsen in Mont Tremblant park, Quebec.
Sunset at Spanish Banks
Deep red sunset over the waters of Burrard inlet in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada.
Sunset over the Coastal Mountains
A deep red sunset illuminates the coastal mountains on the north shore of the Burrard inlet in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
View from the summit of Mount Seymour
View of British Columbia's coastal range mountains as seen by looking west from the summit of Mount Seymour in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Sunrise over the Genesee river valley
Sunrise over a fog-filled Genesee river valley at Big Bend inside Letchworth State Park, near Castile, New York. USA.
Mount Herðubreið at sunrise
Herðubreið ("broad-shouldered") mountain in north-east Iceland. It is situated in the highlands at the east side of the Ódáðahraun desert, near the Askja volcano.
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