The beautiful decoration of the tomb of Denmark's King Frederick II shows through the whitewash. The Roskilde Cathedral (Domkirke) of the ancient capital of Denmark is the first Gothic cathedral to be built [...]
The "New" Cathedral of Salamanca is, as the name suggests, one of the newer massive cathedrals of Spain. Begun in the early 1500s, it was not consecrated until 1733, over 200 years later.
The crucifix above the altar of the Toledo Cathedral As in most Spanish and Italian cities, the cathedral is the city center. The Toledo Cathedral is no exception. Pretty much the entire city [...]
The Strasbourg Cathedral in pictures. A true Gothic masterpiece.
2017: The Year in Photos GalleryActive Travel, Argentina, Arts and Culture, Belgium, Caribbean, Cuba, Ecuador, Europe, France, Germany, History Travel, Nature and Wildlife, Netherlands, North America, Photo of the Day, South America, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States
The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]
Sunset at the Viñales Valley. The Viñales Valley of Cuba is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site because of its natural beauty, its unusual geology, and its history as a cultivated landscape [...]
The shore of the Beagle Strait, with a couple of the local residents. It's senseless to write too much about the beauty of Tierra del Fuego when technology allows you to carry a [...]
One of the benefits of hiking all around Argentina's Tierra del Fuego (aside from learning to like wet feet) is the consistent vistas of water, rock, and snowy mountains. The southern spring provides plenty of [...]
A drive into the high desert from Salta, Argentina tells you why it's called a desert. Although the Andes mountains in the far distance are still covered with spring snow, down here, a hundred kilometers [...]
High desert, near Salta, Argentina. The high Andean desert on the road between Salta and Cachi, Argentina. This particular view is from the Cuesta del Obispo, the hill of the bishop. According to [...]