Travel & Geography

Image Double Arch and Milky Way stars at Arches...

Double Arch and Milky Way stars at Arches National Park on October 19, 2011 in Utah by Royce Bair. Double Arch is a close-set pair of natural arches, one of the more known features of Arches National Park in Utah, United States. From the Double Arch parking area it's a 0.5 mile round trip to the arches. (Wikipedia). #Justlearned #Science #Photography #Space

   

Image The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a...

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota, in the United States. Sculpted by Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of four United States presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln (Wikipedia) photo by Jason Clark | #history #travel #monuments #ushistory #photography

   

Image Monument Valley (In Navajo meaning valley of...

Monument Valley (In Navajo meaning valley of the rocks) is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1,000 ft (300 m) above the valley floor. It is located on the Arizona-Utah state line (around 36°59′N 110°6′W), near the Four Corners area. The valley lies within the range of the #Navajo Nation Reservation, and is accessible from U.S. Highway 163 (Wikipedia). | (photo by Jeremy Weber) #photography #travel #monuments #USA

   

Image The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a...

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota, in the United States. Sculpted by Danish-American Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of four United States presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln (Wikipedia) photo by Jason Clark | #history #travel #monuments #ushistory #photography

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Image The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is the...

The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is the oldest shopping mall in #Italy, housed within a four-storey double arcade in central #Milan. The Galleria is named after Vittorio Emanuele II, the first king of the Kingdom of Italy. It was originally designed in 1861 and built by Giuseppe Mengoni between 1865 and 1877. #travel #photography #Art #architecture

   

Image Bow Glacier waterfall | Flickr By jimraley |...

Bow Glacier waterfall | Flickr By jimraley | Bow Glacier is located in Banff National Park, Alberta, #Canada, approximately 37 km northwest of Lake Louise, and can be viewed from the Icefields Parkway (Wikipedia). #nature #travel #geography #photography #nationalparks

   

Image NYT - Bank of America and the NY Fed -...

NYT - Bank of America and the NY Fed - Many people became rightfully upset about bailouts given to big banks during the mortgage crisis. But it turns out that they are still going on, if more quietly, through the back door. The existence of one such secret deal, struck in July between the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Bank of America, came to light just last week in court filings. #mbs #boa

   

Image Fly Geyser, also known as Fly Ranch Geyser...

Fly Geyser, also known as Fly Ranch Geyser is a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) north of Gerlach in Washoe County, Nevada. The Geyser is located in Hualapai Flat, about 1/3 of a mile from State Route 34. It is large enough to be seen from the road. (Wikipedia). #travel #geography #photography #nature

   

Image Interior Dome of the Panthéon Paris | The...

Interior Dome of the Panthéon Paris | The Panthéon (from Greek meaning "Every god") is a building in the Latin Quarter in Paris. It was originally built as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve and to house the reliquary châsse containing her relics but, after many changes, now functions as a secular mausoleum containing the remains of distinguished French citizens. (Wikipedia) #History #France #Paris #travel #photography

   

Image Calabria in Calabrian dialects: Calabbria or...

Calabria in Calabrian dialects: Calabbria or Calavria, in antiquity known as Bruttium or -formerly- as Italia, is a region in southern #Italy, south of Naples, located at the "toe" of the Italian Peninsula. The capital city of Calabria is Catanzaro. The most populated city, however, is Reggio. (Wikipedia) #travel #geography #photography

   

Image The Queensboro Bridge, also known as the...

The Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge – because its Manhattan end is located between 59th and 60th Streets – and officially titled the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, is a cantilever bridge over the East River in New York City that was completed in 1909. It connects the neighborhood of Long Island City in the borough of Queens with Manhattan, passing over Roosevelt Island. (Wikipedia) (Photo by @isardasorensen) #NYC #photography #Travel #Cities

   

Image Molokai, #Hawaii | Molokaʻi or Molokai is...

Molokai, #Hawaii | Molokaʻi or Molokai is an island in the Hawaiian archipelago. It is 38 by 10 miles (61 by 16 km) in size at its extreme length and width with a usable land area of 260 square miles (673.40 km2), making it the fifth largest of the main Hawaiian Islands and the 27th largest island in the US. (Wikipedia). #geography #travel #photography #nature

   

Image Big Horn Canyon | Wyoming (by Manny Moss) |...

Big Horn Canyon | Wyoming (by Manny Moss) | Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area was established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, following the construction of the Yellowtail Dam by the Bureau of Reclamation (Wikipedia). #travel #geography #photography

   

Image Portion of Wisdom, with Light and Sound,...

Portion of Wisdom, with Light and Sound, located above the entrance of 30 Rockefeller Center (GE Building), New York City. #nyc #travel #architecture

   

Image How Many Sports Are Played in Central Park?...

How Many Sports Are Played in Central Park? - WSJ.com | #nyc #travel #maps #sports

   

Image Dive the underwater sculpture museum off the...

Dive the underwater sculpture museum off the coast of Isla de Mujeres and Cancun, #Mexico | #travel #museums #geography

   

Image 10 Green-Tech City Solutions for Beating the...

10 Green-Tech City Solutions for Beating the Heat | City Forest, Singapore, Photo by Wong Maye-E, AP. #travel #environment #tech #architecture #science #nature

   

Image Yellowstone National Park,...

Yellowstone National Park, Montana Photograph by Jehnichen, laif/Redux | Mid-December to early March, Yellowstone is a winter wonderland best explored on foot, cross-country skis, or snowshoes. The park stays open year-round, but in winter most roads are closed to wheeled vehicles. "Lodging and Learning" packages offered by Yellowstone National Park Lodges and the Yellowstone Association Institute make it easy to stay and play in the park. #travel #photography #nature

   

Image Looking down from the Golden Gate Bridge |...

Looking down from the Golden Gate Bridge | Photo by George Steinmetz/Corbis. A breathtaking view from the top of Golden Gate Bridge reveals the span far below where it enters Marin County. #photography #California #sanfransisco

   

Image Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany...

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany from above. | Photograph by AirPano. #travel #geography #photography #germany #history

   

Image How to Drink Whisky? | 1. LOOK 2. SWIRL 3....

How to Drink Whisky? | 1. LOOK 2. SWIRL 3. NOSE 4. TASTE 5. FINISH #drinks #travel

   

Image Niagara Falls is a Canadian city on the...

Niagara Falls is a Canadian city on the Niagara River in the Golden Horseshoe region of Southern Ontario, with a population of 82,997 at the 2011 census. The municipality was incorporated on June 12, 1903. (Wikipedia). #travel #geography #photography

   

Image Emperor Penguins | Photograph by Paul...

Emperor Penguins | Photograph by Paul Nicklen, Life is safer at the colony, where predators are few and company is close | #animals #nature #photography

   

Image The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World | 1....

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World | 1. Teuscher (Zurich, Switzerland) 2. Vosges Haut-Chocolat (Chicago, USA) 3. Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker, Inc. (Berkeley, California, USA) 4. Jacques Torres Chocolate (NY, NY, USA) 5. Norman Love Confections (Ft. Myers, Flo, USA) 6. Valrhona (France) 7. Godiva Chocolatier (Brussels, Belgium and worldwide) 8. Richard Donnelly Fine Chocolates (Santa Cruz, Cal, USA)9. Richart (Paris, France) 10. Puccini Bomboni (Amsterdam) #Food #Travel

   

Image The History Behind Why NYC Drops an 11,875...

The History Behind Why NYC Drops an 11,875 Pound Ball on New Year's Eve - Arts & Lifestyle - The Atlantic Cities | #History #nyc #nycguides #guides

   

Image Get a bird's-eye view of the New Year's Eve...

Get a bird's-eye view of the New Year's Eve ball in Times Square - TODAY Celebrates | #2013 #History #NYC #Travel #justlearned #Knowledgefix #guides #nycguides

   

Image The Santa Monica Pier is a large...

The Santa Monica Pier is a large double-jointed pier located at the foot of Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica, #California and is a prominent, 100-year-old landmark. (Wikipedia) Photo by dan3d #Photography #Travel #Geography

   

Image Hoskyn Islands, Queensland | Hoskyn Islands,...

Hoskyn Islands, Queensland | Hoskyn Islands, Bunker Group on the Great Barrier Reef | Hoskyn Islands is a pair of small coral cays. They are located near the Tropic of Capricorn in the southern Great Barrier Reef, 107 km due east of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia, and 412 km north of the state capital Brisbane. (Wikipedia) #NATURE #Geography #Travel #photography

   

Image Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell...

Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower, officially named Elizabeth Tower, as well. (Wikipedia). #London #Travel #History #Geography

   

Image The Collegiate Church of St Peter at...

The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, popularly known as Westminster Abbey, is a large, mainly Gothic church, in the City of Westminster, #London, located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. (Wikipedia) #Religion #History #Geography #Travel #photography

   

Image Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado...

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1,000 ft above the valley floor. It is located on the Arizona-Utah state line, near the Four Corners area. (Wikipedia) Photograph Monument Sunset by Gleb Tarro on 500px. #Photography #Travel #Colorado

   

Image Empire State Building, NYC | The Empire...

Empire State Building, NYC | The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. (Wikipedia) #Travel #NYC

   

Image The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is an...

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual parade presented by the U.S. chain store business #Macy's. The tradition started in 1924, tying it for the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States along with America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit, with both parades four years younger than the 6abc Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia. The three-hour event is held in New York City starting at 9:00 a.m. EST on #Thanksgiving Day. #NYC #Holidays #travel

   

Image Central Park is a public park at the center...

Central Park is a public park at the center of Manhattan in New York City. The park initially opened in 1857, on 843 acres of city-owned land. #NYC #Places #travel

   

Image The Loop in Canyonlands National Park |...

The Loop in Canyonlands National Park | Photograph by Peter McBride, National Geographic "The Loop," six miles above the confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers, snakes its way through Canyonlands National Park, a remote expanse in southeastern Utah. Canyonlands protects one of the most unspoiled areas of the vast Colorado Plateau, full of canyon mazes, unbroken scarps, and sandstone pillars. #Travel #Geography

   

Image Paris Opera House | The Palais Garnier is an...

Paris Opera House | The Palais Garnier is an elegant 1,979-seat opera house, which was built from 1861 to 1875 for the Paris Opera. (Wikipedia) #Paris #France

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Image Palau, officially the Republic of #Palau,...

Palau, officially the Republic of #Palau, is an island country located in the western #Pacific Ocean. Geographically part of the larger island group of Micronesia, with the country's population of around 21,000 people spread out over 250 islands forming the western chain of the Caroline Islands. The islands share maritime boundaries with Indonesia, the Philippines, and the Federated States of Micronesia. #Travel #Geography

   

Image Dubai, Burj Khalifa | Burj Khalifa, known as...

Dubai, Burj Khalifa | Burj Khalifa, known as Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration, is a skyscraper in #Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the tallest manmade structure in the world, at 829.8 m. (Wikipedia)

   

Image Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA. The Grand Canyon...

Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA. The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona. It is contained within and managed by Grand Canyon National Park, the Hualapai Tribal Nation, and the Havasupai Tribe. Wikipedia

   

Image Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell...

Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower, officially named Elizabeth Tower, as well. #London #UK

   

Image Vernazza is a town and comune located in the...

Vernazza is a town and comune located in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northwestern #Italy. It is one of the five towns that make up the Cinque Terre region. Vernazza is the fourth town heading north, has no car traffic and remains one of the truest "fishing villages" on the Italian Riviera. (Wikipedia)

   

Image #Borneo sunrise: above the canopy in #Brunei...

#Borneo sunrise: above the canopy in #Brunei Ulu Temburon National Park. Shoot from 2000 step high scaffolding after all night rain. #Rainforest

   

Image Cheetahs on the Edge | Photograph by Frans...

Cheetahs on the Edge | Photograph by Frans Lanting A male cheetah assumes a lookout pose in a fig tree in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve. His prospects are sobering. Shy and aloof by nature, requiring vast spaces to live and hunt, the planet’s fastest sprinters are in a race for their very survival. #environment

   

Image American flag at the Vietnam Veteran's...

American flag at the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall. Washington, D.C., USA | The Vietnam Veterans #Memorial is a national memorial in Washington, D.C. It honors U.S. service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the #Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/South East Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Wikipedia) #travel

   

Image The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum...

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is the United States' official memorial to the #Holocaust. Adjacent to the National Mall in #Washington, D.C., the USHMM provides for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust #history. It is dedicated to helping leaders and citizens of the world confront hatred, prevent genocide, promote human dignity, and strengthen democracy. #Museum #travel

   

Image The Washington Monument | Standing on the...

The Washington Monument | Standing on the National Mall in #Washington D.C. at Constitution Avenue and 15th Street SW on the north side of the Reflecting Pool, the Washington #Monument is over 555 feet tall. The towering structure's walls are 15 feet thick at the base but dwindle to 18 inches of thickness at the uppermost section. The walls are made from white marble and rest on a granite base with iron beams for support. The building weighs around 90,854 tons. #Places #Travel

   

Image Whitsunday Island, Queensland, Australia |...

Whitsunday Island, Queensland, Australia | The Whitsunday Islands are a collection of continental islands of various sizes off the central coast of Queensland, #Australia, situated between just south of Bowen and to the north of Mackay, some 900 kilometres (560 mi) north of Brisbane. The island group is centred on Whitsunday Island, while the group's commercial centre is Hamilton Island. (Wikipedia) #places #Travel

   

Image Hurricane Sandy #Nature...

Hurricane Sandy #Nature

   

Image Hurricane Sandy: View From Above -...

Hurricane Sandy: View From Above - Interactive Feature | #Hurricane Sandy: View From Above FROM THE TIMES BUILDING: MONDAY, OCT. 29 2012 5:12 PM ET. #History #Nature #news

   

Image Emperor Penguins | Escape Velocity,...

Emperor Penguins | Escape Velocity, Photograph by Paul Nicklen Preparing to launch from the sea to the sea ice, an emperor penguin reaches maximum speed.

   

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