This sandy beach is in Brazil, but it’s certainly not the famous Copacabana beach in Rio, it is to be found in the remote north-east.
A newly-discovered tarantula in the wilds of Sri Lanka with a length of 8 inches may be the longest known spider.
Another shot of the famous garden in Giverny where Monet painted so many of his masterpieces. You can just about see the Japanese bridge at the far end.
Monet‘s garden in Giverny, just outside Paris provided him with such a stunning place in which to paint. According to the guide, Monet used to have a daily meeting with his gardener and gave him strict instructions on how to proceed.
And here is another view of St Paul’s Cathedral in the heart of London. This is the view from the Millennium Bridge, which affords the best view of this iconic building.
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One of the most iconic sights in the London skyline, St Paul’s Cathedral has survived through centuries of war and fire, and its dome remains one of the world’s largest.
It doesn’t quite seem right does it? A huge great triangular building among the traditional London landscape, viewed from the Millennium Bridge. The Shard is London’s latest tall building and will be joined by a few more no doubt.
Here are a few pictures from the London Olympics opening ceremony.
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Dorrigo National Park in Australia looks so yellow in the morning light.
Rhossili Bay in Glamorgan, Wales, UK is very violet. It has been voted the best beach in the UK.
Vancouver in the province of British Columbia, Canada, is often voted as the best city in the world in which to live. If the waterfront is anything to go by then it is easy to understand why.
The great outdoors never was better than this: the Grand Teton National Park, in Wyoming, USA. What a view!
Photo by Thomas Drasdauskis
Bowron Lake in British Columbia, Canada is frozen in this photo, which makes the scene look even more magical.
It surely can’t be like a paradise all the time, but the British Virgin Islands certainly look better than the place I’m in now.
Flag of the British Virgin Islands (Photo credit: Wikipedia)