Viking horse at Eidi, in the Faroe Islands. Located at the end of the Gulf Stream, the islands have mild temperatures and blustery weather year around. They were settled by Vikings a thousand years ago and are a semi-independent protectorate of Denmark.
Restored mosque in the Central Business District, Beirut, Lebanon. Religious buildings were the first to be rebuilt after Lebanon’s long civil war.
Dalhousie Square, Kolkata (Calcutta), India, just after dawn. The streets are seldom this quiet.
“Paris en Fete!’’ A flying carousel, part of the little carnival held each summer in the Jardins des Tuileries in Paris.
A mother rhino and her nearly grown baby beside the Bheri River in western Nepal.
Rental rowboats, Oxford, England.
A weaver looked up from her work in Antiqua, Guatemala.
A toddler rejoiced on First Encounter Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where Native Americans and Mayflower immigrants first met
Sunset over Lake Atitlan, seen from Panajachel, Guatemala.
Harvest-time on the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal: Farm workers carried bundles of stalks up steep slopes to their granaries.
Prayer flags fluttered from a Buddhist shrine in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Sunset on the Mississippi: Fishermen at Grafton, Ill., at close of a summer’s day.
Havana, Cuba; Che Guevara’s iconic image adorned an old wall in the city’s historic heart, which is being slowly but meticulously restored.
Civil War reenactors portraying the Confederate cavalry unit called White’s Commanches at the 140th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Industrial patterns near St. Anthony Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In exile: An elderly Tibetan woman held prayer beads at a ceremony in the refugee camp at Jampaling, Nepal.
Sun and shadows on a beach on Park Point, Duluth, Minnesota.