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Riel World photo – Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya, Thailand

Robed Buddha statues sit silently amidst the ruins of the old Thai kingdom of Ayutthaya.

Riel World photo – Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia, Argentina

A view of Ushuaia, Argentina, at the southern tip of South America. Ushuaia is considered to be the southernmost city in the world.

Riel World photo – Sonoran Desert

Saguaro cactus in the Sonoran Desert

Saguaro cacti in the Sonoran Desert. This photo was taken at Saguaro National Park near Tucson, Arizona.

Riel World photo – Monticello, Virginia


Charlottesville, Virginia A view of Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, near Charlottesville, Virginia.

Riel World photo – Hanoi, Vietnam

hanoi traffic

A typical traffic scene in Hanoi, Vietnam – a non-stop flow of vehicles, especially motorbikes.

Riel World photo – Dahab, Egypt

cafe in Dahab, Egypt

Dahab, Egypt A seaside cafe in the Red Sea town of Dahab, Egypt, on the east coast of the Sinai Peninsula.

Riel World photo – Colonia, Uruguay

Colonia Uruguay

Colonia, Uruguay Flowering jacaranda trees over a cobblestoned lane in the charming seaside town of Colonia, Uruguay.

Riel World photo – San Juan Capistrano, California

Riel World photo – San Juan Capistrano, California

San Juan Capistrano, California Spring begins tomorrow, March 20! That means flowers will be in full bloom before we know it. This flower-laden photo was taken at the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano in southern California.

Riel World photo – Ladakh, India

Riel World photo – Ladakh, India

  Ladakh, India Two monks at a Buddhist gompa near the city of Leh, in the Ladakh region of India.

Riel World photo – Crater Lake, Oregon


Crater Lake, Oregon A picturesque view of Crater Lake in Oregon. This is the deepest lake in the United States and it was formed when water collected in the caldera of a collapsed volcano.

Riel World photo – Painted Desert, Arizona


Painted Desert, Arizona. A view of the Painted Desert in Arizona. This is one of several places where you can see the North American badlands, a distinctive landscape that can be found in Arizona, South Dakota, Nebraska and western Canada, among other destinations. If you’d like to see other photos of badlands in the Painted […]

Riel World photo – Kayan tribe, Thailand


Chang Mai, Thailand A woman from the Kayan tribe (popularly known as the “Long Necks”). This is a Burmese tribe, some of whose members now live in northern Thailand. The females wear neck rings that push down the collar bone and gives the appearance of a long neck.

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