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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


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


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


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


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


  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


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
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)


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


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.


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.


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.


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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