Bartolome Island is a volcanic island in the Galapagos islands group, setting for scenes in Master & Commander. Pinnacle rock is visible in the distance.
St. Malo, Fort National as seen from the walls around the old city.
New Year's Day race around Saint Barthelemy
Floatplane taking off from Montague Harbour on Galiano Island amongst the Gulf Islands near Vancouver Canada. Floatplanes operate a ferry service between the islands along the Vancouver Island coastline.
Namche Bazar at 3,440 meter altitude is the last village before hitting the trail to Everest base camp.
The runway at Lukla is inclined at 12% on the side of the Himalayan mountains. the only other option is to walk the trail which would take 8 days from the nearest trailhead. Lukla gives easier access to the Khumbu, Namche Bazaar, and Everest base camp.
Honfleur inner harbour is locked and is open approximately 3 or 4 hours on either side of high water so that the level never drops too far. Historic city with many fine restaurants and historical sights. Located in the Baie de la Seine, Normandy, France
August 1991 coup - awaiting the counterattack outside the White House Moscow. Barricades across the north entrance to the White House.
August 1991 coup - awaiting the counterattack outside the White House Moscow. Barricades and shelters across the south entrance to the White House from which Yeltsin, President of Russia, defied the attempts of the Soviet government who were opposed to perestroika. The Alpha team special forces that were charged to take over the White House decided that too much bloodshed would result and declined to attack.
Church of the Deposition of the Robe at the Kremlin in Moscow taken in August 1991, the morning of the coup which brought down the Communist government.