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Jiuzhaigou Valley Swan Lake

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Shuzheng Waterfalls

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Shuzheng Village Woman Working

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Shuzheng Village Colorful Flags

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Shuzheng Village Building

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Shuzheng Village Apple Tree

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Shuzheng Lakes Scenery

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley, The Rize Forest

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Primeval Forest_Bus Passing

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Primeval Forest Walkway Pine Trees

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Nuorilang Waterfall

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Grass Lake

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Forest Stream

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Jiuzhaigou Valley Eagles Claws Cave

Jiuzhaigou Valley

Stalagmites and Stalactites

Stalagmites

Dripping Orange Cave Deposits

Cave Deposits

Reed Flute Cave Ceiling

Cave Ceiling

Cave Popcorn in Reed Flute Cave

Cave Popcorn

Bizarre Rock Formations in Reed Flute Cave, Guilin

Reed Flute Cave

Xianqian Road

Xianqian Road

A Woman and her Water Buffalo

Yangshuo

Water Buffalo outside of Town

Water Buffalo

On the Riverfront

Yangshuo

Yangshuo Park Monument

Yangshuo Park

Pantao Road is a Main Artery

Yangshuo

Li Riverside

Li Riverside

Bridge over the Lijiang River, Yangshuo

Lijiang River

Lion Sculpture outside of Yangshuo

Lion Sculpture

He Gu Resort Hotel Front

He Gu Hotel

Guihua Bridge

Guihua Bridge

Bicycling in Yangshuo Park

Bicycling Yangshuo

Peak Tower Escalators

Peak Tower

Guardian Lion Statue, Victoria Peak Garden Pavilion

Guardian Lion

Governors Walk, Victoria Peak Garden

Governors Walk

Telecommunications Towers on Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak

Old Gate Lodge and Governor's Walk

Old Gate Lodge

Des Voeux Rd, Central Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Beautiful Tree on Barker Road, up on the Peak of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Peak

Skyscrapers from the Central Mall Rooftop

Hong Kong

The Peak Tram arrives at the Peak

Peak Tram

Inside the Central Mid-Level Escalators

Hong Kong

The Central Mid-Levels Escalator at Mosque Street

Hong Kong

MTR Metro Station in Hong Kong

MTR Station

Hong Kong MTR Metro Train Inside

Hong Kong Metro

Temecula Wine Country

Temecula

A pair of balloons in the sky.

Sky Pair

Liz recovering nicely from the flight.

Liz

Balloons taking off below.

Balloons Taking Off

Balloon landing and being dragged to a suitable area to deflate it.

Balloon Ride

The Beginning of Maunalaha Trail

Maunalaha Trail

Bamboo Forest

Bamboo Forest

Kanealole Stream

Kanealole Stream

Banyan tree with beautiful gnarled roots

Banyan Tree

Moleka Trailhead, branching off from the Makiki Valley Trail.

Makiki Forest

View from above the first ascent, looking at the entrance to Crystal Canyon.

Crystal Canyon

Mom and Summer climbing down

Crystal Canyon

The last ascent in Crystal Canyon.

Crystal Canyon

The First Climb, full of roots.

Crystal Canyon

Ascending the second leg of Crystal Canyon, composed of several ropes and cables.

Crystal Canyon

A view from two-thirds up

Crystal Canyon

A Redwood tree in Redwood National Park

Redwood Tree

Motorcycling Shasta Lake

Near Shasta Lake

Big Sur River at Riverside Campgrounds and Cabins

Big Sur River

The Rugged Coast of Big Sur

Big Sur Coast

The Massive 34,000 pound Friendship Bell inside the belfry.

Friendship Bell

Majestic Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in North America and the sixth highest in the world.

Upper Yosemite Falls

El Capitan watching over the rushing Merced River.

Merced River

The sheer granite façade of El Capitan dominates the western end of the valley. It’s a magnificent sight from the valley floor.

El Capitan

Big Creek around where it branches off from the South Fork Merced River.

Big Creek

Train Entering Tunnel, Mile 16

WP&YR Railroad

One of many trestles along the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad.

WP&YR Railroad

One of many trestles along the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad.

WP&YR Railroad

Sea Lions on a Buoy

Sea Lions on a Buoy

Waimea River, Oahu

Waimea River

Peacock in Waimea Falls Valley

Peacock

A Banyan Tree in Waimea Falls Valley, Oahu

Banyan Tree

Waimea Falls, Oahu

Waimea Falls

Facade of St. Mark’s Cathedral, Venice

St. Mark’s

St. Mark’s Basilica and Campanile in St. Mark’s Sqaure, Venice

St. Mark’s

Hotel Galleria, Venice

Street in Venice

A Gondola under a Bridge in Venice

Gondola, Venice

Grand Canal, looking toward Santa Maria della Salute, Venice, Italy

Grand Canal

A Canal in Venice with the Classic Gondola Ride

Canals of Venice

Fishing for Silver Salmon in Valdez, Alaska

Fishing in Valdez

Hole in the Rock, or window, Bryce National Park

Bryce Nat’l Park

Trees and Rock Formations, Bryce National Park

Bryce Nat’l Park

Mayan Ruins at Tulum, Mexico

Ruins of Tulum

Trunk Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Trunk Bay

Caneel Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Caneel Bay

Fire breather at SpinJam, Honolulu, Hawaii

Fire Breather

Cliffs of Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento

Plump Wine Grapes, Sonoma County, California

Wine Grapes

The Smith River meanders through some lush, beautiful Oregon countryside.

Smith River

The Smith River Falls plunges a spectacular three feet. Note the fish ladders for spawning salmon. This area is a great spot for a family picnic.

Smith River Falls

On the way down to McCloud Campground the road crosses the river at McCloud Bridge. Below, the water is clear and inviting on a hot Summer day. On the left you can see a trail that leads to the campground.

McCloud River

The valley floor from the summit of Seneca Rocks

Seneca Rocks

Sharp, craggy ridge of Seneca Rocks

Seneca Rocks

Verde River, central Sedona

Verde River

One of the things I love about Mexico are the open-air mercados and tiendas that spill fresh vegetables and tree-ripened fruit onto the street and emanate delicious smells for passers-by.

Mini Super, Sayulita

Malpasos Beach near Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico

Malpasos Beach

A Hermit Crab near Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico

Hermit Crab

A Traditional Mexican Wedding Ceremony

Wedding Ceremony

The Santa Margarita River from the trail. It’s like an oasis.

Santa Margarita Trail

The Santa Margarita River from the trail. It’s like an oasis.

Santa Margarita Trail

Beavertail Cactus near the Santa Margarita Trail.

Beavertail Cactus

Cedar Creek Falls, nearSan Diego, California

Cedar Creek Falls

Autumn Trees on Telegraph Canyon Road, San Diego, California

Telegraph Canyon Rd

Arch of Septimius Severus, near the Entrance of the Forum, Rome, Italy

Roman Forum

Views of Rome from St. Peter’s Basilica

Rome from St. Peter’s

Views of Rome from St. Peter’s Basilica

Rome from the Basilica

One side of the Coliseum

Roman Coliseum

The Arch of Titus, near one end of the old Forum, Rome

Arch of Titus

Aerial view of a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan

Aerial view of a beach near San Juan, Puerto Rico

Beach, Puerto Rico

Portage Lake and Mountains just outside of the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel.

Kenai Peninsula

Stained Glass at Sainte Chapelle, Paris, France

Sainte Chapelle

Stained Glass at Sainte Chapelle, Paris, France

Sainte Chapelle

Stained Glass at Notre Dame, Paris, France

Notre Dame, Paris

Stained Glass at Notre Dame, Paris

Notre Dame, Paris

Stained Glass at Notre Dame, Paris

Notre Dame, Paris

Stairways of the Louvre

Flights of Stairs

A Sphinx in one of the underground vaults of the Louvre, Paris, France

Sphinx, Louvre

A Hallway of the Louvre, Paris, France

Le Louvre

Code of Hammurabi, Louvre, Paris, France

Code of Hammurabi

Modern and traditional architectural contrasts at the Sully Pavillion, Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Sully Pavillion

Building Facades of the Louvre, Paris, France

Louvre

Gargoyle of Notre Dame, Paris, France

Gargoyle, Notre Dame

The Trocadero from the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

Trocadero

The Eiffel Tower from the Trocadero, Paris, France

Eiffel Tower

Parc du Champ de Mars, from the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

From the Eiffel

The Arch of Triumph, Paris, France

The Arc de Triomphe

This jump was actually higher that it appears, mostly because this photo captures the descent.

High Jump

The Bridge on Auloa Road

Auloa Road

The Spire of Ahiki Peak

Ahiki Peak

Times Square in the Daytime, Manhattan

Times Square

Times Square at Night, Manhattan

Times Square

Rockefeller Plaza, Manhattan

Rockefeller Plaza

Madison Square Tower, Manhattan

Madison Square Tower

Central Park, Manhattan

Central Park

Central Park South, Manhattan

Central Park

34th Street, Empire State Building, New York City

34th St

Motorcyclists on The Snake between Seminole Hot Springs and Kanan Road.

The Snake

Ascending via Mount Roberts Tramway, with a view of the lower station.

Mt Roberts Tramway

Looking southeast along the coast towards Monterey Bay from the shops near Cannery Row.

Monterey Bay Coast

Monterey Bay

Looking West toward Monte Carlo and the Palace, Monaco

Monte Carlo

Anole lizard, Mokuleia, Oahu, Hawaii, chameleon, puffing dewlap

Anole, Mokuleia

Rio Mismaloya in El Eden, near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Rio Mismaloya

Refreshing Icemelt Stream

Glacier Icemelt Stream

A crevasse on Mendehall Glacier

Glacier Crevasse

The Stratosphere tower, Las Vegas, Nevada

The Stratosphere

Insanity the Ride

The Strip from the Mirage at Night, Las Vegas, Nevada

The Mirage

Statue of Caesar Augustus near the Tower of London

Augustus Caesar

Tower Bridge, London

Tower Bridge

Temple Bar, Fleet Street, traditional gateway to the city of London

Temple Bar

Statue of Queen Elizabeth, St. Dunstan-in-the-West, Fleet Street, London

Queen Elizabeth

Lamppost, Victoria Embankment, London

Lamppost

Views of London from the London Eye

From the London Eye

Houses of Parliament and Big Ben from the London Eye

Big Ben

Cleopatra’s Needle

Cleopatra

Bracken House Facade with Astrological Dial

Bracken House

Big Ben Clock, Houses of Parliament, London UK

Big Ben

A view of the lake, boats and houses from Lake Arrowhead Village.

Lake Arrowhead

Heading out of Lake Arrowhead on the Rim of the World highway the elevation climbs past 6000 feet and the clouds spanned the entire horizon.

Rim of the World

Sailboat on Lake Siskiyou

Lake Siskiyou

Mt. Shasta from Lake Siskiyou

Mt. Shasta

Fisherman at Lake Siskiyou

Fisherman at Siskiyou

Roadside Waterfall on the Klondike Highway

Klondike Highway

A valley near the international border between Alaska and British Columbia

At the Summit

Pitchfork Falls from Klondike Highway

Pitchfork Falls

Horsetail Falls in Keystone Canyon near Thompson Pass.

Horsetail Falls

Bridal Veil Falls in Keystone Canyon near Thompson Pass.

Bridal Veil Falls

Kenai River Rafting near Cooper Landing

Kenai River

Early morning fishing for Silver (Coho) Salmon in the Kenai River.

Kenai River Fishing

Waimea River, Kauai

Waimea River

Entering Waimea Canyon, Kauai

Waimea Canyon

Secret Falls, A Waterfall in the Wailua Valley, Kauai

Secret Falls

Secret Falls, A Waterfall in the Wailua Valley, Kauai

Secret Falls

The stunning Na Pali coast as seen from a helicopter coming around to Haena Point and Ke’e Beach with Hanalei Bay beyond.

Na Pali Coast

Mana Waipuna Falls is where parts of the movie Jurassic Park were filmed. Remember when the helicopter landed near the falls in the beginning? Then at the end when the survivors fled the island, they departed from a helipad at the same spot.

Mana Waipuna Falls

View of the Na Pali coast and Kalalau Beach, Kauai, Hawaii

Kalalau Beach

The Kalalau Valley Stream empties out to sea

Kalalau Valley Stream

Waimea River, Kauai

Waimea River

Sheer Cliffs of Mt. Waialeale on Kauai

Waialeale

View East towards the North Shore on O’ahu

Ka’ala

Wild Orchid found on Mt. Ka’ala

Wild Orchid

Falls near Yelapa, Mexico

Waterfall, Yelapa

Clouds over Cancun, taken from Isla Mujeres

Clouds over Cancun

Boats and Birds in the harbor of Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Embarcadero

Beach, Isla Contoy, Mexico

Isla Contoy

Pier, Isla Contoy, Mexico

Isla Contoy

Lily Rock, Idyllwild, California

Lily Rock

This huge pine tree was rotted out and toppled at some point, walloping several trees along the way as it crashed to the forest floor.

Huge Tree Trunk

The wreckage of the upper trunk of a huge tree that toppled and clobbered several other trees in its path.

Fallen Wreckage

Way up on the Haiku Stairs is this hoist house.

Hoist House

The H3 Freeway Tunnels as seen from the Haiku Stairs.

H3 Tunnels

A group photo (except me of course) as we descended the Haiku Stairs.

On the Haiku Stairs

Descending the Haiku Stairs

Haiku Stairs

A grove of trees in Vermont Canyon. Just off camera to the left is Mt. Hollywood. Right below where this photo was taken is the Greek Theater.

Vermont Canyon

Equestrians on the dusty stretch of Mulholland Hwy before it hits civilization and becomes paved. Riding horses is a popular activity and horses can be rented at many places along Riverside Drive such as the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.

Equestrians

Waterfall in Grenada

Waterfall, Grenada

Tree overgrown with foliage in Grenada

Tree, Grenada

A typical camp site in the Green Valley Campground. The grounds were clean and green, and the best amenity is the fishable lake right down the street.

Green Valley Camp

Yosemite Falls from Glacier Point.

Yosemite Falls

Upper Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point. On the right is Half Dome, and behind is Clouds Rest. On the left is Basket Dome, with Mt. Watkins in the middle and the Tenaya Creek trickling through the valley floor.

Upper Yosemite Valley

Classic Overhanging Rock at Glacier Point.

Overhanging Rock

Little Yosemite Valley, as seen from Glacier Point, is a small valley which snakes off to the southeast of the main valley. The Merced River flows through it and over Nevada Fall.

Little Yosemite Valley

Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

Palazzo Vecchio

Tuscan Countryside Outside of Florence, Italy

Tuscany

Washington Monument, National Mall, Washington D.C.

Washington Monument

Vietnam Memorial, National Mall, Washington D.C.

Vietnam Memorial

Towel Monkey

Towel Monkey

Lifeboat Tender Hull above Deck 6

Lifeboat Hull

The Gangway at Skagway

Gangway at Skagway

Day of embarcation, at the upper deck rail of the cruise ship

Cruise Ship

Everglade near Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Everglade, Cape Cod

Sturgeon Fountain near the entrance to the Japanese Garden

Butchart Gardens

A potted plant in the Rose Garden

Butchart Gardens

An archway or pergola leading out of the Rose Garden

Butchart Gardens

A stone bridge over a stream in the Japanese Garden.

Butchart Gardens

A Japanese Torii in Butchart Gardens

Japanese Torii

A Japanese stream in Butchart Gardens

Japanese Garden

Boats anchored in Butchart Cove, seen from the Japanese Garden

Butchart Cove

Stained Glass, Notre Dame de Beaune, France

Notre Dame

Roman Baths in Bath, UK

Roman Baths

Park in Bath, UK

Park, Bath

Stained Glass in Bath Abbey, Bath, UK

Bath Abbey

Inside Bath Abbey, Bath, UK

Bath Abbey

Stained Glass Windows in Bath Abbey, Bath, UK

Bath Abbey

Huge Pipe Organ in Bath Abbey, Bath, UK

Pipe Organ

Tourists on the Rim of the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Ancient Carved Canyons of the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

The City of Athens from the Acropolis

Athens

The Acropolis of Athens, Greece

Acropolis, Athens

Mas Djoliba

Garden at Mas Djoliba, Antibes, France

Mas Djoliba

Richardson Highway near Tiekel River and Worthington Glacier

Richardson Highway

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