It is said to be the most spectacular show on Earth, and it’s free too: the Aurora Borealis (in the southern hemisphere it is known as the Aurora Australis).
A spectacular lightning strike over the city of Munich in Germany.
The site if the next Olympic Games in 2016, and also the next Football World Cup in 2014, Rio de Janeiro looks stunning by day, and it also looks stunning by night.
Later the floodlights came on and we could see the Arc de Triomphe by night in all its triumphant majesty.
It’s green for go along the Champs-Elysees, and through the Arc de Triomphe in the heart of Paris.
Below the upper walkway of Tower Bridge, crossing the River Thames in central London, are suspended the five olympic rings, but what is that 6th ring? Only the Moon.
This lightning storm in Kentucky, USA provided some spectacular and dangerous lightning bolts.
We say lightning never strikes twice (in the same place), but in this place it struck thrice (three times) simultaneously.
Another spectacular scene form a city in Canada. There is no need to go to the frozen Arctic land in Scandinavia when you can see the Aurora lights from your living room window in Edmonton, Alberta.
There was a big party in London yesterday because someone had completed 60 years doing the same job. This person lives at Buckingham Palace which is the house at the end of the street under all the fireworks.
Many visitors to London call this London Bridge, but that is wrong. London Bridge is a very plain bridge a few kilometers upstream.
This is Tower Bridge, and it was recently illuminated with lights evoking the UK’s Union Jack flag.