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Picture Of Russian Church Of Ninilchik

The green roofed Russian Orthodox Church in the town of Ninilchik on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.
In towns like Ninilchik on Kenai peninsula the russian heritage of Alaska is clearly visible. This old but still active russian orthodox church in Ninilchik stands colorful before Mt.Redoubt in the distant ...
Sternwheeler Ship SS Klondike

The historic sternwheeler ship, the SS Klondike, is on display in the town of Whitehorse in the Yukon Territory, Canada.
Ships like the sternwheeler SS Klondike, today on display in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, were the backbone of transportation during the high season of gold rush in the late 1800s and early 1900s. ...
Scenic Picture

A scenic picture of lush green grass, the ruins of an ancient garrison with looming thunderous clouds above.
This ruin of an ancient garrison in the Highlands near Inverness in Scotland reminds to the last revolution of the scotts against the british in 1745.
Picture Of A Statue Of A Cow

A cute yellow, blue and purple painted cow statue in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, Europe.
Like some other cities around the world, Edinburgh Scotland also had its "cow painting" event some time ago and they are now displaying the products of this art all around the city.
Museum Of The Isles Scotland

Exhibits at the 'open air' Museum Of The Isles, on the Isle of Skye, Scotland.
In the Museum of the Isles on the northwestern peninsula of Trotternish on the Isle of Skye, the ancient life and work on the Hebridean Islands is illustrated. The red and green painted barrels give ...
Picture Of New York City Taxi Cabs

Many traffic jams or high traffic areas in New York City are speckled with the sight of yellow taxi cabs.
The magnificent views from the now highest building in new York, the Empire State building, are really stunning und well worth the waiting and the entraince fee connected with that experience. The ...
Kinnaird Head Lighthouse Scotland

The Fraserburgh Castle in the Northeast of Scotland was converted to what is now known as the Kinnaird Head Lighthouse in 1787.
On the Scottish north coast near Fraserburgh this colorful scenery awaits the visitor. This lighthouse is one of the most famous lightshouses in Scotland housing the Scottish lighthouse museum.
St Monans Harbor Scotland

The fishing community of St Monans fringed by a picturesque Harbor in Scotland, Europe.
In the small town of St Monans, just across the Forth of Fife from Edinburgh, a pretty small harbor awaits the visitor. While the town is less well know to tourists like Anstruther just 5 miles away, ...
Fraserburgh Scotland Europe

Fog horn on the Scottish North Coast near the community of Fraserburgh in Scotland, Europe.
On the Scottish north coast near Fraserburgh this colorful scenery awaits the visitor. The rugged north coast is widely known for its contrasts between green farmlands and steep cliffs falling down ...
St Peters Square Vatican Rome

A stupendous view over St Peters Square and Vatican City in Rome, Italy.
View from the top of St Peters cathedral, the monumental centre of the Vatican, Rome, Italy. During the late afternoon hours the city is bathed in a wonderful soft light and on a clear day the view ...
Snow Scene Picture

An Austrian house makes a great centrepiece for a snow scene picture.
The Austrian houses are decorated during the winter and christmas time. This one was seen in Neukirchen, Austria shortly after christmas.
Dundlum Castle Scotland

Cliffside Dundlum Castle on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, Europe.
The cliffhanger castle ruin of Dundlum Castle on the northwestern Tip of the Isle of Skye in Scotland is another example of scottish art of building fortresses during centuries ago.
Westerhever Lighthouse Picture

The Westerhever lighthouse is situated on the Eiderstedt Peninsula on the German West Coast.
One of the most beautiful lighthouses on the german coast is undoubtedly the Westerhever one. Situated prominently on the tip of the peninsula of Eiderstedt on the german northwest coast, it often ...
Picture Of The North Sea

Sunset mood on the German West Coast over the North Sea, Europe.
Sunset mood on the german north west coast near Westerhever. The region is well known for endless lands, shallow coastal waters with large tides, fresh air and lots of sheep.
Lucca Tuscany Italy

Amphitheatro is the best known place in the City of Lucca in the Tuscany, Italy.
The oval place of the Amphitheatro in Lucca is one of the most typical italian places in Tuscany. It shows the very italian atmosphere for which the Tuscany is well known for.
Christmas Market In Germany

An overview of the Christmas Market in Frankfurt, Germany seen from Nicolai Church.
The famous christmas market in Frankfurt seen from the balcony of the Nicolai church. The cozy christmas markets are one of the most famous activities in the christmas time in Germany.
Medieval Scottish Architecture

Glamis Castle in the Scottish Highlands - a fine example of medieval architecture.
Glamis Castle in the southern parts of the scottish highlands is one of the castles Shakespeare used in his drama Macbeth. Here it is said that Duncan killed Mac and Cador. beth, the Than of Glamis and Cawdor ...
Inspirational Picture

The midnight sun reflects on a pond in the Yukon Territory of Canada, creating a mystical and inspirational scene.
This beautiful scenery was seen on a small pond near Beaver Creek, Yukon. Although the sun is setting here during the summer nights, it never gets real dark and leaves the landscape bathed in a beautiful light ...
Armadale Castle Scotland

The beautifully manicured gardens of the Armadale Castle in Scotland, Europe.
The old clan headquarters of the MacDonald's, Armadale castle in southern Isle of Skye, provides besides the ruins of the castle a perfectly maintained garden with various sceneries.
Dolomites Italy

Three Chimes formation in the Dolomites in the Alto Adige area of Northern Italy, Europe.
This small chapel sits on the foot of the magnificient formation of the three chimes in the Dolomites area, the southern part of the alps in northern Italy.
Picture of the Waternish Peninsula

Trumpan Bay on the Waternish Peninsula in Scotland, Europe.
The perfect day on the Isle of Skye can be ended perfectly by watching the sunset at the quiet and remote location of Trumpan on the peninsula of Waternish. Here, beneath the ruins of an ancient church ...
Inuit Statue Fairbanks Alaska

A statue depicting an Inuit family in winter clothing in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.
This monument in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska is dedicated to the first nation of Alaska, the Inuit.
Kilchurn Castle Scotland

Kilchurn Castle ruins surrounded by pastures and rocky hills in Scotland, Europe.
The ruins of Kilchurn castle are settled on a beautiful island in a Loch. Visitors can only get to it by an old steam driven boat, which operates from a nearby town.
Photo of a Bridge

A wooden bridge crosses the Nares River which runs between Lakes Bennett and Nares in Carcross, Yukon, Canada.
Where thousands of gold seekers had one of their first stops coming from the infamous Chilkoot Pass and crossing Lake Bennet by raft or boat before going down the Yukon to Dawson city, lies Carcross, ...
Street Impression Edinburgh Scotland

The old town of Edinburgh gives a good impression of what the streets would have been like in the early days.
Edinburghs old town is build on a hill and on it's flanks, thus having the need to level some really steep hillflanks.
Picture Of Liberty Island

Views of New Jersey and Liberty Island from the top of the highest building in New York - the Empire State Building.
The magnificent views from the now highest building in new York, the Empire State building, are really stunning und well worth the waiting and the entraince fee connected with that experience. On clear ...
Wonder Lake Night Light

Midnight light at Wonder Lake overlooked by Mt McKinley, Alaska, USA.
Although Mt McKinley is notorious for being shrouded in clouds it usually comes out for some time between dusk and dawn. This is particularly true during the light nights in the summer, when it is ...
Bald Eagle Homer Alaska

One of the best places to see Bald Eagles is in Homer, Alaska, USA.
While strolling along the beach in Homer, Alaska, this Bald eagle caught my attention sitting on a nearby rooftop.
Picture Of A Moose Stag

A lone moose stag stands in the tidal flats of Homer, Alaska, USA.
This lonely moose was seen in the tidal flats of Homer, Alaska. Moose are the most impressive vegetarians of the Alaskan wilderness, with weights of up to 1500 pounds.
Town Of Culross Scotland

The ancient Abbey in the small fishing community of Culross in Fife, Scotland, Europe.
On the coast of the Scottish region of Fife, just across Edinburgh and not far from Stirling, lies the ancient small fisher town of Culross. The old town with its small houses and cobblestone streets ...
Northern California Sunset Picture

A pebbly beach near Crescent City on the northern coast of California is a great place to be at sunset.
After a beautiful sunset in the pacific, which we enjoyed on the beaches of Crescent City in Northern California, this magnificent scene unfolded in the afterglow and beginning of the blue hour.
Hot Air Ballooning Picture

A colourful entrant in the hot air ballooning festival in Bad Homburg, Germany.
During the annual montgolfiade near Frankfurt, germany, one can enjoy the mass start of the hot air balloons, provided the right weather. The colorful event always draws crowds from all over the area ...
Kachemak Bay Alaska

The Homer Spit is encompassed by Kachemak Bay and surrounded by the Kenai Mountains of Alaska.
View from the highway coming into Homer at the southwestern tip of Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The long tongue of land going out into Kachemak bay is the famous Homer spit, a center of tourism, fishing ...
Manhattan Skyline At Sunset

During sunset one can see that the towering commercial buildings of Manhattan skyline dwarf the Brooklyn Bridge.
From the Brooklyn side of the bridge one can experience these maginficent views of the Broodklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline set before the pink and purple skies. While not every place in New ...
Brooklyn Bridge Picture

The pedestrian zone on Brooklyn Bridge backdropped by Manhattan, New York, USA.
While strolling from downtown Manhattan over the Brooklyn Bridge towards Brooklyn and back, you get stupendous views of downtown Manhattan and its imposing architecture which is always changing.
Picture Of Edinburgh Scotland

A main street called Princess Street in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland.
From Calton Hill above Princess street one have the best overview over the whole city of Edinburgh, the scottish capital.
Picture Of Boats

Fisher boats on the sandy harbor of Vorupoer in Denmark, Europe.
The fishermen at the danish west coast are still working with small boats, setting their nets with buoys while operating out of sandy beach harbors. In these harbors the boats are simply dragged on ...
Peninsula Of Waternish Scotland

Evening at the tip of the Peninsula of Waternish in with a celtic cross in the foreground.
The perfect day on the Isle of Skye can be ended perfectly by watching the sunset at the quiet and remote location of Trumpan on the peninsula of Waternish. Here, beneath the ruins of an ancient church ...
Dinghy Fishing Boat North Sea

After a day fishing, the dinghy boat is hauled out of the North Sea onto the sandy beach in Vorupoer, Denmark.
The fishermen at the danish west coast are still working with small boats, setting their nets with buoys while operating out of sandy beach harbors. In these harbors the boats are simly dragged on ...
Glamis Castle Of Scotland

Glamis Castle in the Scottish Highlands, Scotland, Britain, Europe.
Glamis Castle in the southern parts of the scottish highlands is one of the castles Shakespeare used in his drama Macbeth. Here it is said that Duncan killed Mac and Cador. beth, the Than of Glamis and Cawdor ...
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