Stairs in the Old City of Jaffa neighborhood of Tel Aviv Israel
Stairs in the Old City of Jaffa neighborhood of Tel Aviv, Israel.
Sunrise on the Pacific ocean
Morning sunlight hitting a tidal pool and log. Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park near Tofino, British Columbia, Canada.
Artist Louise Bourgeois's gigantic spider sculpture entitled "Maman" ("Mother" in French) stands in front of Canada's National Gallery in Ottawa Ontario at sunrise.
Tree overlooking Pink Lake
Tree with new bright green leaves overlooking Pink Lake in Gatineau Park, Quebec in late spring.
Ottawa tulip festival
Colorful tulips line the roadside in a park in Canada's capital city of Ottawa Ontario.
Rocks at the foot of High Falls, near Chateaugay New York, USA.
View of Stykkishólmur
Detail view of the town of Stykkishólmur on the northern edge of the Snæfellsnes peninsula in Iceland. It is on the Breiðafjörður fjord, and is connected to the Westfjords by ferry.
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.
Beach where the Turkish pirates landed on Heimeaey in 1627
The beach where the Turkish Abductions (Icelandic: Tyrkjaránið) started. These were a series of slave raids that took place in Iceland between June 20 – July 19, 1627.
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.
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.
Tree at the foot of a cliff in Petra Jordan
Tree growing along the edge of the trail that leads to the Monastery, one of the two most famous monuments in Petra Jordan. This trail reaches around the back end of the Petra Archeological Park. It has much fewer visitors and avoids the hundreds of steps leading to the Monastery when approached from the front.
Tourists hiking in the Siq at Petra Jordan
Couple of western tourists leaving the archeological site of Petra through the Siq canyon in Jordan.
Detail of the rocks in Petra Jordan
Close up of the texture of the red rock from which the entire city of Petra Jordan was sculpted.
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.
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.
Taughannock Falls is in Ulysses, New York, part of the popular Finger Lakes Region of central New York. The falls is within Taughannock State Park. The falls cataract has an incredible drop of 215 feet (66 meters), and is one of the highest east of the Rocky Mountains.
Close up of maple leaves
Deep red maple leaves hang quietly in front of a blurred green field at dusk in the Adirondacks High Peaks region of New York state. USA.
Trees at the edge of Niagara Falls in New York State
Detail view of the Niagara river in Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, New York State, USA.
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