City at 60 degrees North / Icebreaker Krasin - love this museum ship, he is alive! Unlike the Aurora Cruiser, The Krasin Icebreaker could go right now, his hull, engine and all mechanisms are allright)))
A “gate to hell” has emerged from ruins in southwestern Turkey, Italian archaeologists have announced. Known as Pluto's Gate -- Ploutonion in Greek, Plutonium in Latin -- the cave was celebrated as the portal to the underworld in Greco-Roman mythology and tradition.
Up! (HDR Vertorama) I took this shot in a hotel in Budapest. Actually, I did not realize that this was a hotel until I looked it up in Google Maps a few minutes ago. Anyway, it was in the afternoon and the sun was shining in illuminating the ceiling in nice yellow tones. This was actually a part of a larger vertorama shot. However, when I stitched all the shots together, the overall composition was not really good. So I decided to use only a part of the scene. Therefore, this is a rather…
The Ruins, Virginia Water, Egham, Surrey. Roman buildings brought from the city of Lepcis Magna in Libya and re-erected in 1827-1830 by Sir Jeffry Wyatville. The ruins were a gift from the Bashaw of Tripoli to the Prince Regent.
A man throws water on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi as he cleans it on the eve of Gandhi's birthday at the Gujarat state legislature complex in Gandhinagar, India, on Oct. 1, 2012. Gandhi was born on Oct. 2, 1869.