Homes perched near the edge of a clifftop caldera in the town of Oia on the island of Santorini, Greece.
An elderly monk walked up to the spot where we stood, slowly spinning the prayer wheels and chanting words under his breath. He stopped in front of us and smiled. “Om mani padme hum,” he said, in a soft, slow cadence.
It’s five in the morning in Varanasi, India. The early rays of dawn paint the Ganges River with a silvery-orange glow and infuse everything with an ethereal radiance.
Public art on a bridge in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower looming in the background.
Sometimes travel is a dazzling collage of sights and wonders, and sometimes it’s an exhausting, sigh-inducing day of trying to get from one place to another. If you’re lucky enough to be traveling, though, then even the sigh-inducing moments can be memorable.
A view of the striking skyline of Sydney, Australia, as seen from the Harbour Bridge.
If you go behind the headlines of President Obama’s current trip to Asia, you can see that much of the agenda has been devoted to engaging with other democratic nations and promoting shared values. Here is a snapshot of the trip from that perspective.
Do you love bookstores? Do you enjoy wandering the aisles, fingering the titles that line the shelves, breathing in the scent of new books, and looking for unfamiliar treasures? Then you’ll enjoy this look at some of America’s most interesting independent bookstores.
Another nice fall photo – a pumpkin patch in southern Arizona.
Inch along eight-mile long Cactus Forest Drive in Saguaro National Park and imagine traversing the landscape of a distant world.
It’s time to delve into the autumn ritual that involves colliding shoulder pads and barbecue-scented tailgate parties. It’s time for a road trip into the history of American football.
It’s autumn, so here’s a photo of a covered bridge framing some early autumn foliage in Vermont.
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