Montserrat, Spain

Montserrat

About one hour North West from Barcelona by train, Montserrat offers some of the most spectacular mountain views of Catalunya.  You can take a funicular to the top of the mountain, and from there you can choose a number of different walks through some of the most unusual rock formations, all with amazing views of the Catalonian countryside.

 

 

Supertrees

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The surreal Supertree Grove in Singapore’s Garden by the Bay comes to life at night and gives a new, jaw-dropping meaning, to vertical garden.

Dhow Laborer

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Dubai Creek – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

You see these workers on the dhows every day loading everything from vegetables and fruit, clothes, vehicle spares, cars, to electrical equipment, into the boats.  They toil in the sun or in pitch-black, cramped conditions below-deck.  And then make their way up and down Dubai Creek, and once the boat is full, it’s off — loading and unloading in several countries around the Middle East before it reaches its destination in Iran, East Africa, Pakistan or India.

 

Hello from Dubai!

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The Dubai Miracle Garden, located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is certainly aptly named considering that — like pretty much everything in this Middle Eastern destination — it was built on desert land.  It is the home to the biggest natural flower garden in the world, showcasing  a variety of immense sculptures and designs.  Wonder and amazement at every turn!

Fushimi Inari Shrine

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Southern Kyoto, Japan

You are bombarded with saturated colors and bold graphic shapes; visual interest everywhere!

Amelia Island Mood

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Often the mood of a scene can best be expressed in black and white.  Can you feel the drama and the stillness?

Sayabashi Bridge

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This beautiful wooden bridge with a roof and arched like a sword, crosses the Kanakura River which flows through the town of Kotohira, Japan.