Sunrise on the Pacific ocean
Morning sunlight hitting a tidal pool and log. Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park near Tofino, British Columbia, Canada.
Tree overlooking Pink Lake
Tree with new bright green leaves overlooking Pink Lake in Gatineau Park, Quebec in late spring.
Rocks at the foot of High Falls, near Chateaugay New York, USA.
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.
Inside view of a small church near the site of the first Icelandic parliament in Thingvellir National Park, Iceland.
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.
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.
Elevated pathway over a pond leading to the City hall in Reykjavik 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.
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.
Tourist and guide on the rear trail to the Monastery in Petra
Tourist and guide hiking the trail leading to the Monastery in Petra, Jordan. This is the little known rear trail that avoids the hundreds of steps from the valley floor to the monument when approached from the front.
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.
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.
The plaza in front of the Monastery
View of the plaza in front of the Monastery within Petra archeological park in Jordan, as seen from above.
Facade of the Monastery
Side view of the facade of the Monastery in Petra Jordan.
Close up details of the Monastery
Detail view of the columns, arches and intricate carvings that make up the facade of the Monastery in Petra archeological park in Jordan.
View inside the main chamber of the Monastery
View of the inside of the largest room within the Monastery, one of the two most famous monuments within the Petra archeological park in Jordan.
The Monastery in Petra Jordan in early morning
View of one of Petra Jordan's two most famous moonuments, the Monastery in Petra archeological park.
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.
Walkways at Masada National Prak
Stairs and pathways leading up to the summit of the mountain-top Fortess of Masada in the Israeli desert next to the Dead Sea.
View of the Snake Path at Masada
Stairs at the Fortress of Masada
Fortress walls at Masada National Park
View of ancient fortress walls at Masada with the Jordanian coast, Dead Sea and desert visible in the background. Masada National Park in Israel.
View of the Roman attack ramp at Masada
View of the ramp built by the Roman legion to attack the summit fortress at Masada Israel.
View of the location of the Roman Camp at Masada
View of the Roman legion's camp and valley separating it from the mountain fortress of Masada in Israel.
Covered meeting area at the summit of the fortress of Masada in Israel.
Cliff of Masada and the Dead Sea
Side view of the cliff of Masada where Herod's palace once stood, with the Dead Sea and Jordanian coast visible in the background.
Ruins at the summit of Masada
Detail of the archeological ruins of the fortress of Masada in Israel.
View of the Israeli desert mountains to the northwest of the fortress, from the summit of Masada.
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