Archive for the ‘Travel Photography’ Category

Riel World photo – Krakow, Poland

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Krakow, Poland Cobblestoned lane and outdoor cafe just off Market Square in the center of Krakow’s Old Town.

Riel World photo – Independence Hall, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania In this photo are two of the most famous sites related to American independence. In the foreground is the Liberty Bell, silhouetted against a background that includes Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were both signed.

Riel World photo – Salzburg, Austria

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Salzburg, Austria Do you like The Sound of Music? Then you may recognize the Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg, Austria, where a famous musical scene was filmed for the movie.

Riel World photo – Mesa Verde, Colorado

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Mesa Verde, Colorado Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde National Park. The largest known cliff dwelling in North America, with 150 rooms, it was occupied during the 12th and 13th centuries by the Ancient Pueblo Indians.

Riel World photo – Ta Prohm, Cambodia

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Siem Reap, Cambodia. The Ta Prohm temple in the Angkor Archaeological Park near Siem Reap, Cambodia. An 800-year-old temple, not far from the more famous Angkor Wat, that has merged with the jungle. It’s an eerie but strangely beautiful sight.

Riel World photo – Taj Mahal, India

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  Agra, India. Everyone has seen the classic front view of the Taj Mahal. But it’s just as interesting and spectacular from the side. This particular view is framed by the entrance to a mosque that is set just to the left of the Taj Mahal.

Riel World photo – Monument Valley, Utah

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The stunning red buttes and mesas of Monument Valley.

Riel World photo – Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts A street lamp in the shadow of the Hancock Tower in Boston’s Back Bay district. If you’d like to see a few more Boston photos, check out my nine-picture photo essay of Boston.

Riel World photos – Hoi An, Vietnam

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Last Monday, I had a post about Old Towns around the world, and one of the districts featured in the Sydney Herald article that I wrote about was in Hoi An, Vietnam. As a follow-up, here are a few photos that I took in Hoi An during my own visit there: The architecture of Hoi […]

Riel World photo – Sedona, Arizona

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Sedona, Arizona Wildflowers and red rocks at dawn. If you’d like to see more photos, check out my 10-picture photo essay of the red rocks of Sedona.

Riel World photo – Halong Bay, Vietnam

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Halong Bay, Vietnam The stunning limestone islands of Halong Bay, off the northern coast of Vietnam, just before sunset.

Riel World photo – Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Siem Reap, Cambodia Three Buddhist monks and their umbrellas, walking down the street in Cambodia.

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