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Rochefort, Wallonie, BelgiumEdit

 
  Brewery entrance in Abbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Remy
 
   Rochefort Trappist Brewery in Abbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Remy
 
  Church of Abbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Remy

NepalEdit

 
Young Boy in Kathmandu
 
Young Girl with Umbrella
 
Mother and Son in Durbar Square, Kathmandu
 
Bodnath Temple in Kathmandu
 
Pashupatinath temple
 
Pashupatinath temple
 
  The colorful roof of Bodnath Temple in Kathmandu
 
   Two Sadhus, or Hindu Holy Men, near Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu
 
  Two girls seeking shadow on Bodnath Temple

TibetEdit

 
Buddhist Monk in Drepung Monastery
 
Painting Thangka, Lhasa
 
Female Buddhist Monastery, Ani Tshamkhung, in Lhasa
 
  Young Buddhist Monk in Shalu Monastery near Shigatse
 
  Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet. In India becomes very wide and is called Brahmaputra.
 
The prayer circuit (Kora) around the Jokhang Temple
 
  An elderly Tibetan women holding a prayer wheel on the Lhasa's pilgrimage circuit of Barkhor
 
Jokhang Temple, Lhasa
 
Monks practicing their debating skills following afternoon meditation, Sera Monastery
 
Sera Monastery
 
Potala Palace, Dalai Lama former residence
 
The White Palace of Potala Palace
 
Inside Potala Palace, Dalai Lama former residence
 
Dekyi Shar Lam, the chinese main road in Lhasa
 
Yamdrok Tso is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. It is over 72 km (45 miles) long at an altitude of 4488 m
 
  Sakya Monastery
 
Gyantse Old Town
 
The Kum Bum in the Palcho Monastery, Gyantse
 
Tashilhunpo Monastery
 
Jokhang Temple, Lhasa
 
The Samye Monastery
 
Barkhor square, Lhasa
 
Mt. Everest North Face
 
   North Face as seen from the path to the Base Camp

His Holiness the Dalai LamaEdit

 
  Tenzin Gyatso, the fourteenth and current Dalai Lama.
 
The Dalai Lama is the leader of the exiled Tibetan government in India.
 
Tenzin Gyatso was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.

South AfricaEdit

 
Northern Drakensberg
 
African Leopard (Panthera pardus) in Northern Sabi Sand
 
  Fighting giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) in Ithala Game Reserve, Northern KwaZulu Natal
 
  Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas) in Northern Sabi Sand
 
   Male Lion (Panthera leo) and Cub eating a Cape Buffalo
 
Rhinoceros in Ithala Game Reserve, Northern KwaZulu Natal
 
Muizenberg beach in Cape Town
 
Waiting Sunset on Table Mountain, Cape Town

NamibiaEdit

 
Dead Vlei pan in Sossusvlei region in the Namib-Naukluft National Park
 
Dune 45 in Sossusvlei
 
Fishermen in Walvis Bay
 
Landing Pelican in Walvis Bay
 
  Nama Woman in Kalahari
 
Pelican Close-up
 
  Dunes in Sossusvlei
 
Springbok Antelope (Antidorcas marsupialis) in Sossusvlei region, Namib-Naukluft National Park
 
  Camel Thorn Tree (Acacia erioloba) in Sossusvlei region

LibyaEdit

 
The ancient desert town of Ghadames
 
   Houses are made out of mud, lime, and palm tree trunks with covered alleyways between them to offer good shelter against summer heat
 
Dunes of Erg Awbari (Idehan Ubari) in the Sahara desert region of Fezzan
 
  Moving sand dunes, rocks and mountains in Tadrart Acacus
 
   Leaving traces on soft sand dunes in Tadrart Acacus
 
Walking the ridge of soft sand dunes in Tadrart Acacus a desert area in western Libya
 
Sand dunes of Wan Caza in the Sahara desert region of Fezzan
 
Sand dunes of Wan Caza in the Sahara desert region of Fezzan
 
Sunset on Wan Caza sand dunes. Sahara desert region of Fezzan
 
Rock paintings in Tadrart Acacus region
 
Paintings of animals such as giraffes and elephants reflecting the dramatic climatic changes in the area
 
Rock carving of elephants in Tadrart Acacus region of Libya reflecting the dramatic climatic changes in the area
 
Rock carving known as "Meercatze" (named by archaeologist Leo Frobenius) in Wadi Methkandoush
 
Rock formations in Tadrart Acacus
 
Forzhaga Arch in Tadrart Acacus.
Take a look at people under the arch to have an idea of dimensions.
 
Ubari lakes, an oasis in Erg Awbari (Idehan Ubari)
 
  Erg Awbari (Idehan Ubari) in the Sahara desert region of Fezzan
 
Mosquee of Mustafa Gurji Pasha in Tripoli
 
Theater of Leptis Magna (2nd century BC)
 
Arch of Roman emperor Lucius Septimius Severus (AD 146-211) in Leptis Magna
 
Gorgon head sculpture in the the Severn Forum of Leptis Magna

ChileEdit

 
  Salar de Talar near San Pedro de Atacama
 
Salar de Talar
 
Vicuña (Vicugna vicugna) near lake Chungarà, 4570 meters.
 
  Lamas in the sunset San Pedro de Atacama
 
Vicuña near El Tatio 4200m
 
El Tatio Geyser Field 4200m Alt
 
Valle de la Luna
 
Andean Flamingo in Salar De Atacama
 
Chungara Lake and Volcan Sajama

BoliviaEdit

 
Andean Flamingos (Phoenicopterus andinus), Laguna Colorada
 
  Colors of Altiplano Boliviano, 4720 meters
 
   Salt mounds in Salar de Uyuni the world's largest and highest salt flat
 
Salt
 
Giulia on the prickling wet Salar de Uyuni
 
Jumping Giulia in the White Wide World of the Salar de Uyuni
 
Waiting for a sunset picture on the Salar de Uyuni
 
  Watching Sunset (no edit at all)

ArgentinaEdit

 
Quebrada de Humahuaca
 
Bahía Onelli, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Patagonia
 
Garganta del Diablo (Devil Throat) Iguazu Falls
 
Iguazu Falls
 
Iguazu Falls, Brazil Side
 
Northern arm of Lake Argentino, Patagonia
 
Gentoo Penguins (Pygoscelis papua), Tierra del Fuego
 
  Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagonia
 
Spegazzini Glacier in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Patagonia
 
  Tèmpanos (iceberg), Lago Argentino Brazo Norte, Patagonia

AlaskaEdit

 
Prince William Sound
 
Trans-Alaska Pipeline System. It runs from the Arctic Ocean to the Gulf of Alaska at Valdez 800 miles (1,300 km)
 
Road to Mount McKinley

Boston, MassachusettsEdit

 
Boston's Back Bay skyline and Charles river.
 
Trinity Church reflected in the façade of the John Hancock Tower.
 
The John Hancock Tower, a 60-story, 790-foot-tall (241 meter) skyscraper.
 
Christian Science Church and the Reflecting Pool.
 
  Christian Science Church, the Prudential Center and the Reflecting Pool.
 
  The Prudential Center by night viewed from the Christian Science Plaza in Boston.

ArizonaEdit

 
The Painted Desert.
 
Petrified Forest National Park.
 
The world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood.
 
Mostly of the petrified wood is of species Araucarioxylon arizonicum.
 
Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona.
 
Petrified Forest National Park.
 
The Weatherford Hotel is a historic hotel in the downtown district of Flagstaff.
 
The Grand Canyon is a very colorful, steep-sided gorge, carved by the Colorado River.
 
The Grand Canyon was created by the Colorado River over 6 million years.
 
The Grand Canyon is 277 miles (446 km) long, ranges in width from 4 to 18 miles (6.4 to 24 kilometers), and attains a depth of more than a mile (1.6 km).
 
Nearly two billion years of the Earth's history have been exposed as the Colorado River and its tributaries cut their channels through layer after layer of rock while the Colorado Plateau was uplifted.
 
  Cedar Ridge, South Kaibab hiking trail in Grand Canyon National Park.
 
Geologically it is significant because of the thick sequence of ancient rocks that are beautifully preserved and exposed in the walls of the canyon.
 
Grand Canyon is also one of the most spectacular examples of natural erosion in the world.
 
Horseshoe Bend is a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page.
 
Inside Upper Antelope Canyon, Page, Arizona.
 
    HDR image of Upper Antelope Canyon, Page, Arizona.
 
Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon in the American Southwest that was formed by erosion of Navajo Sandstone, primarily due to flash flooding and secondarily due to other Sub-aerial processes.

UtahEdit

 
Monument Valley, between Arizona and Utah.
 
  West Mitten, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
 
  John Ford's Point in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
 
Totem Pole formation in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
 
Merrick Butte in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.
 
  Sunrise on Monument Valley.
 
Delicate Arch, a freestanding natural arch located in Arches National Park near Moab.
 
  Delicate Arch.
 
  Double Arch, a close-set pair of arches located in Arches National Park in Utah.
 
  "Somewhere in Utah" - Northbound view from I-70 near Green River Town, Utah.
 
Bryce Canyon is a giant natural amphitheater created by erosion.
 
The Sentinel and other hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park.
 
Navajo Trail in Bryce Canyon National Park.
 
  Thor's Hammer formation in Bryce Canyon National Park.
 
  Hoodoos are delicate and colorful pinnacles, pillars of rock left by erosion.

New Mexico and CaliforniaEdit

 
  Taos Pueblo cemetery. Taos Pueblo is the largest existing multistoried pueblo structure in the USA, It lies about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the modern city of Taos, New Mexico.
 
Taos Pueblo multi-storied residential complex of reddish-brown adobe. It was probably built between 1000 and 1450 A.D.
 
   Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park, California.

CanadaEdit

 
American Black Bear (Ursus americanus), Quebec
 
Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas), Tadoussac, Quebec
 
Big Sky, Strathcona Provincial Park, British Columbia
 
Totem pole close-up, Vancouver

Lisbon, PortugalEdit

 
  Residencial Varandas, a postcard from Lisboa.
 
  Lisbon historic elevator de Santa Justa.
 
Monastery of the Hieronymites (XVI century), cloisters view, built with pink Alcàntara stone.
 
  View from the historic elevator de Santa Justa toward praça don Pedro.
 
  Padrão dos Descobrimentos.
 
  Camoens Square in Lisbon, Portugal.

                                                   

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