Vietnam Memorial reflecting visitors, trees and the Washington Monument

Photo of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC. Most of the photo is shows a reflection in the shining granite of the memorial. The memorial has the names of those Americans killed during the war engraved into the face (which can be seen in the photo if you look closely).

If you look closely you can see a reflection of the Washington Monument.

Related: Arlington National CemeteryRice Drying on the Street, Hoi An, VietnamWhite House West Wing Entrance

4 common sandpipers running on the beach

Common sandpipers on the beach in Tanjung Piai National Park – the Southernmost Point in Continental Asia (near Johor Bahru, Malaysia and Singapore).

The Birds look like they are the “common sandpiper” to me but please comment if you have an accurate identification.

Related: White Raptor near Manaus, BrazilEgyptian Geese for Sale Outside CairoOrangutan with a Baby Orangutan in a Tree, BorneoPetronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Very blue pool of water in the forest

The water really is that color blue. See more photos of my visit to the Kuang Si Waterfalls in Laos.

Related: View from Bear’s Hump Trail, Waterton International Peace Park, CanadaMosaic Art at Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang, LaosWater Buffaloes, Cambodia
Waterfall, Swiftcurrent Lake Trail, Glacier National Park

photo of ginkgo tree bearing fruit

Ginkgo tree bearing fruit in Washington DC.

Fairly large lizard - 30 inches?

Lizard on the Lost Maples Trail in Texas.

Related: photos of lizards via Curious Cat Travel photosBuddha Statues, Borobudur Temple, Java, IndonesiaLeopard at the Timbavati Game Reserve in South Africa

Stave style church in Norway

Related: USAF Academy Cadet Chapel, ColoradoBayon Temple, Siem Reap, CambodiaCeramic Tile Art on Chinese Temple Roof

Phillips Museum interior

Inside of the Phillips Collection Museum in Washington DC with “Figure of the Oriental Theater,” by Paul Klee in the foreground and “Luncheon of the Boating Party” (1881) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir in the background.

The Phillips Collection, opened in 1921, is America’s first museum of modern art.

Related: Starry Night Over The Rhone by Vincent van GoghSelf Portrait by Vincent van GoghSunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat

canoe with a drink bar

I took a day trip tour from Khao Lak, Thailand which included riding sea kayaks through mangrove swamps. This shows a canoe selling fresh coconuts and other drinks to tourists on sea kayaks.

Related: Sunset over the Andaman Sea, ThailandMangrove Forest at Tanjung Piai National Park – the Southernmost Point in AsiaRaft Floating Down the River in Yangshuo, ChinaFraser Island, Australia

These were the most popular photos on our blog last year (based on number of views):

  1. Marina Bay Sands: “Ocean Liner” Skyscraper, Singapore (posted on our blog in 2012)
  2. photo of Marina Bay Sands Casino and Luxury Hotels

    Marina Bay Sands Casino, Singapore

  3. Statue of King Mankaure and His Queen, Egyptian art at Boston Museum of Fine Arts in USA (2011)
  4. Cypress Garden Swamp, South Carolina, USA (2011)
  5. Goat Skull Sculpture by Pablo Picasso, 1951 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, USA (2011)
  6. Bugatti Veyron on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, USA (2013)
  7. Candi Sewu, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2012)
  8. Sunset over the Andaman Sea, Thailand (2011)
  9. photo of Sunset over Andaman Sea

    Sunset over Andaman Sea, Khao Lak, Thailand.

  10. Unicorn at the Singapore Zoo (2012)
  11. Bee on a Yellow Flower, Antelope Island, Utah (2010)
  12. Rose Garden at the White House, Washington DC, USA (2012)

All photos by John Hunter. Do not use photos without permission. I make some photos available via creative commons attribution. Please use that link to find photos that may be used and if you use them follow the requirements for attribution.

stone carvings of people on a wall

I think this areas is called the Leper King Terrace on the North end of the Terrace of the Elephants in the Angkor Thom complex, north of Bayon temple (Siem Reap, Cambodia). There is a narrow pathway that winds between the wall of the terrace.

Related: Buddhist Temple Adjacent to Bayon TempleBayon Temple, Siem Reap, CambodiaCarving at Angor Wat