Archive for the ‘Photos – Landscapes’ Category

Riel World photo – Mt. Sinai, Egypt

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Two Bedouin men lead their camels down the mountainside at Mt. Sinai in Egypt.

Riel World photo – Shaba Reserve, Kenya

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During an early morning game drive in Kenya we spotted a solitary giraffe, shortly after dawn, nibbling leaves for breakfast.

Riel World photo – Penguins & sea lions in Argentina

Beagle Channel Argentina

Penguins and sea lions lounge on an island in the Beagle Channel off the southern tip of South America, near Ushuaia, Argentina.

Riel World photo – Aswan, Egypt

Felucca on the Nile

Felucca sail boats on the Nile River near Aswan, Egypt.

Riel World photo – Snow in the desert

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Snow in the Sonoran Desert – from a February 2011 storm near Tucson, Arizona.

Riel World photo – Mount Sinai, Egypt

Mt Sinai, Egypt

We watched the sunrise from atop Mount Sinai (after trekking up the mountain by flashlight from 2:45 to 5:15 a.m.). Now, we’re making our way back down the trail through the stark and stunning Sinai landscape on the way to St. Catherine’s Monastery.

Riel World photo – Patagonia, Argentina

Puerto Moreno Glacier

Since a lot of the U.S. is being hit with snow and cold right now, it seems like a good time for a wintery travel photo. Here is a view of the Puerto Moreno Glacier, not far from the town of El Calafate in the Patagonia region of Argentina.

Riel World photo – Arizona pumpkin patch

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Another nice fall photo – a pumpkin patch in southern Arizona.

Riel World photo – Vermont in autumn

Vermont foliage

It’s autumn, so here’s a photo of a covered bridge framing some early autumn foliage in Vermont.

Riel World photo – Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Zihuatanejo sunset

Sunset over the beach in Zihuatanejo, Mexico.

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 – Crater Lake, Oregon

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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.

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