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- StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. Plog — World, National Photos, Photography and Reportage — The Denver Post - StumbleUpon. Posted Dec 15, 2011 Share This Gallery inShare29 The best photos of 2011 from around the globe.
Warning: All images in this entry are shown in full, not screened out for graphic content. Some images contain dead bodies, graphic content and tragic events. We consider these images an important part of human history. SEE MORE:Captured: 2011 Best Photos of the Year, Part 1 of 3Captured: 2011 Best Photos of the Year, Part 2 of 3 Thai Muslim women pray during a special evening prayer during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at the Pattani Central Mosque on August 12, 2011 in Pattani, southern Thailand. A child weeps after arriving with a group of displaced Somalis to the Banadir Hospital on August 12, 2011 in Mogadishu, Somalia.
President Barack Obama is seen silhouetted inside Marine One helicopter during his arrival on the South Lawn of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 in Washington. The stage collapses at the Indiana State Fair August 13, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. Beautiful Places to Visit - StumbleUpon. The stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park lies in the Lika region of Croatia.
The park is surrounded by the mountains Plješevica, Mala Kapela, and Medveđak, which are part of the Dinaric Alps. The 16 blue-green Plitvice Lakes, which are separated by natural dams of travertine, are situated on the Plitvice plateau. Waterfalls connect the lakes, and the tallest waterfall is Veliki Slap at 70 meters (230 feet) tall. The Plitvice lakes area boasts a large variety of interesting and colorful flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy walking and hiking the many pathways and trails, or exploring the lakes by boat. Most popular photography on StumbleUpon! - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. Awesome pictures from around the world. Someone sent me these in a chain email, it was horribly formatted.
I also do not know who made the comments, or how accurate they are. I take zero credit in the pictures, I just wanted to compile them nicely for all to see. The world’s highest chained carousel, located in Vienna, the height of 117 meters. Thor’s Well – “the gates of the dungeon.” CapePerpetua, Oregon. Emerald Lake in the crater of an extinct volcano. Restaurant on a cliff on the east coast of Zanzibar.Depending on the tide the restaurant can be reached both on foot and by boat. Office of Selgas Cano in Madrid Desert with Phacelia (Scorpion Weed).
Balloons in Cappadocia, Turkey. Dubai. And this is the view down These trees grow in the forest near Gryfino, Poland. The border between Belgium and the Netherlands in a cafe Twice a year in the Gulf of Mexico rays migrate. In the resort town of Skagen you can watch an amazing natural phenomenon. In the Chinese province of Shandong is a bridge across the Gulf of Jiaozhou. Share! - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. 36 Jaw-Dropping Nature Photos - StumbleUpon. Pictures of the day: 17 February 2012.