Around the World in Photos Pt.13 [15 pics]

Feb 9 2014

From small villages in Norway, to stunning landscapes of southern Chilean Patagonia, the thirteenth issue of "Around the World in Photos" will sure get you marking some of these locations down in your travel journal.


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A small village in Hamnoy, Norway. Photo by Max Rive.

Reine, Norway. Another small village located only 5.2km across the bay from Hamnoy. Photo by Christian Bothner.

Lady Musgrave Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Bigar waterfall, Romania. Photo by Budoiu Bogdan.

Abandoned Korowai treehouse.West Papua, Indonesia. Photo by George Steinmetz.

Swiss mountains.

Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland which is up to 100 m deep and about 2 kilometres long, with the Fjaðrá river flowing through it. It is located near the Ring Road, not far from the village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur. Photo by Viktor Lakics (PhotonPhotography).

The Tatev Monastery is a 9th-century monastery located on a large basalt plateau near the Tatev village in Syunik Province in southeastern Armenia.

Schafberg, near Wolfgang Lake, Austria. Photo by Tomáš Vocelka.

The Moon Bridge, in DaHu (Big Lake) Park in Taipei, northern Taiwan. A moon bridge is a highly arched pedestrian bridge associated with gardens in China and Japan. The moon bridge originated in China and was later introduced to Japan. Photo by bbe022001.

Pena Palace, Sintra, Portugal. Photo by Nuno Trindade.

The Corinth Canal (Greece) is a canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea.

A Canadian Pacific Railway train moving through the avalanche debris in Glacier National Park (Canada) after the tracks have been cleared. Photo courtesy of Sylvain Hebert, edit by Yuriy Sklyar (ILTWMT).

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Torres del Paine National Park is a national park encompassing mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers in southern Chilean Patagonia. The Cordillera del Paine is the centerpiece of the park.

Yamdrok Lake is a freshwater lake in Tibet, it is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. It is over 72 km long. The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and is fed by numerous small streams.

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