Lake Geneva is one of those places in Central Europe that has it all. From beautiful small cities, harbours, mountain views to fine dining, boating activities and hiking routes, there is something for everyone. Situated in the western end of Switzerland (that’s the French part) and a little bit in France itself, Lake Geneva is definitely worth exploring.
In 1959, LIFE sent staff photographer Eliot Elisofon out west to document the beauty of the landscape and the National Parks. The result was a photo essay published in brilliant color in the June 8, 1959 issue - THE GLORIES OF THE MOUNTAIN WEST: A ‘LIFE’ Trip to Rockies Region. This particular image is an outtake and never ran - from Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah
A shaman performs a ritual next to a fire in a remote part of the Siberian mountains. It's part of the festival 'Call of 13 Shamans' held near the village of Khorum-Dag in Tyva Republic, the geographic centre of the Asian continent