The center of Yaroslavl is a Unesco World Heritage site. In Russia, it's the only city other than Saint Petersburg where the entire center of the city has that designation.
According to UNESCO, what makes Saint Petersburg, Russia a World Heritage Site was the building “the greatest urban creation of the 18th century” on the swampy estuary of the Neva River.
One of the spectacular rooflines of the Grand Place of Brussels, a Unesco World Heritage site in Belgium. The tiny country of Belgium has 13 Unesco World Heritage sites, including the only museum, The Plantin Moretus Museum in [...]
Yes, Australia's Great Barrier Reef is every bit as colorful as you thought it would be, and well deserves its Unesco World Heritage site designation. Get there before it's ruined. There's a great variation of Unesco World Heritage [...]
Traveling through Ecuador from Quito to the Mindo cloud forest can be both breathtaking and discouraging. I'll get to the breathtaking part later, but I wouldn't be honest about how beautiful Ecuador can be if I didn't also mention that it can be damn ugly, too.
I chased this guy around for a while before I caught him landing and spreading his wings. I do love this shot of the blue butterfly in the Mindo cloud forest, Milpe, Ecuador. Patience pays off sometimes. [...]