India, state of Jammu and Kashmir, Himalayas, Ladakh, Indus Valley, Leh, annual Ladakh Festival, man of a cultural troupe of the Gya-Meru region wearing the singge-snamtchok, a headdress immitating th...
India, Rajasthan, Jhalrapatan, Chandrabhaga mela, livestock fair and cultural events
India, Rajasthan, Jhalrapatan, Chandrabhaga mela, livestock fair and cultural events, mustache contest
India, Rajasthan, Bundi, portrait in the old town
India, Nagaland, Kohima, annual meeting of all the Naga tribes during the Hornbill Festival
China, Inner Mongolia, Hebei Province, Zhangjiakou, Bashang Grassland, Mongolians traditionnaly dressed with horses running in a group in the water
China, Inner Mongolia, Hebei Province, Zhangjiakou, Bashang Grassland, Mongolian horsemen lead a troop of horses running in a group in the meadow
China, Fujiang Province, Xiapu County, Cages with nets for raising fish in open sea, Fish Farming, boat
Burkina Faso, Banfora, Cascades region and Comoe province, Fabedougou domes
Royal guards with guns, Hari Merdeka parade, Independence Day, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Asia
Eurasian Turtle-dove (Streptopelia turtur), adult on ground, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, Europe
India, Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior, Gwalior Fort, Man Singh Palace
France, Rhone, Beaujolais, Le Perreon, harvest of the Domaine Longere, locality Les Roches
France, Isere, Vercors Regional Natural Park, National Highlands Vercors Nature Reserve, Mont Aiguille (2086m) emerges from a sea of clouds
France, Hautes Alpes, Ecrins National Park, the refuge and the lake Goleon (2438m) in the massif of Oisans with La Meije and the Râteau (3809m) in the background
France, Alpes Maritimes, Nice, Promenade des Anglais
France, Paris, Rue du Faubourg Saint Honore, Biberon et Fils store
France, Paris, district of Les Halles, seen from the observatory of the Tower Saint Jacques, the Pompidou center or Beaubourg, architects Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers and Gianfranco Franchini
France, Paris, Parc des Rives de Seine, dance class in front of the houseboat cafe the Marcounet
France, Manche, the Mont-Saint-Michel, view of the island and the abbey at sunrise from the mouth of the Couesnon river
France, Somme, Amiens, Notre-Dame cathedral, jewel of the Gothic art, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, the western facade
France, Dordogne, Perigord Pourpre, Monpazier, labelled Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (The Most Beautiful Villages in France), Place des Cornieres
France, Corse du Sud, Alta Rocca, plateau of Cuscione, horse riding on the plateau around the Castellu d'Ornucciu with Justine Tauvel professor of the equestrian center, passage to the Canoso pass and...
France, Cher, Berry, chateau d'Ainay le Vieil castle, the Jacques Coeur road
France, Cote d'Or, Dijon, area listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, rue de la Chouette and rue de la Verrerie, typical half-timbered houses
France, Morbihan, Gulf of Morbihan, Auray, Saint-Goustan harbour
Sweden, Lapland, region listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, Norrbotten County, Sami youth in traditional costume at the Sami market since the 17th century in Jokkmokk
Portugal, Alentejo region, Evora, UNESCO World Heritage site, Largo de Alvaro Velho, café terraces under the jacarandas in bloom
Gran Cir, Gardena Pass, Dolomites, Bolzano district, South Tyrol, Italy. A mountaineer on the summit of the Gran Cir (MR)
Portrait of an old man with a pink beard at the Holi festival, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India, Asia
Lotus Tower on Beira Lake at sunrise, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Spain, Castile and Leon, Burgos, easter religious procession, Semana Santa
India, Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior, Gwalior Fort, Man Singh Palace
India, Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior, Gwalior Fort, Man Singh Palace, Elephant Gate (Hathiya Paur)
Ethiopia, Lake Tana, Amhara Region. A hermit who is attached to Betre Maryam monastery on the Zegie Peninsula of Lake Tana..
Ethiopia, Lake Tana, Dek Island, Amhara Region. This old gold and silver hand cross is kept in the treasury of the eighteenth century church at Narga Selassie.
Ethiopia, Lake Tana, Dek Island, Amhara Region. A priest in the eighteenth century church at Narga Selassie swings a censer among clouds of incense.
Ethiopia, Tembien, Tigray Region. A monks sits at the entrance to Abba Yohanni monastery which was carved into a sheer rockface at Debre Asa sometime after the thirteenth century. The mural is of Abb...
Ethiopia, Gheralta Mountains, Tigray Region. A Priest in the ancient rock hewn church of Abuna Gebre Mikael reads an old manuscript with the help of sunlight streaming through the only window in the...
Ethiopia, Abraha Atsbeha, Tigray Region. A deacon with a large crossreads by the light of a taper in the rock-hewn church of Abraha wa-Atsbeha during a midnight mass to celebrate Enkutatash, the Ethi...
Africa, Benin, Kouaba. Fulani village
Benin, Ketou, Plateau Department. A masked dancer representing the male sex. The mask fits onto a dancer's head with his face covered by a veil. The dances are educational promoting harmony amongst...
Benin, Ouidah, Atlantique Department. An Egungun masked dancer spins his decorated round cape at a lively voodoo celebration. The dancers represent Yoruba ancestral spirits which give guidance to th...
Benin, Ouidah, Atlantique Department. An Egungun masked dancer spins his sequined round cape at a lively voodoo celebration. The dancers represent Yoruba ancestral spirits which give guidance to the...
Benin, Ouidah, Atlantique Department. A motor cyclist in bright traditional dress.
Bedouin walking with his camel, Wadi Rum, Aqaba Governorate, Jordan (MR)
Jordanian Army Soldier in front of The Treasury, Al-Khazneh, Petra, Ma'an Governorate, Jordan (MR)
An Omani man walks into Bahla Fort decorated to celebrate the birthday of Sultan Qaboos, Tanuf, Oman
A bedouin man leads camels across sand dunes, Wahiba sands, Oman
Tarangire Treetops, Tanzania, Elewana Collection, a man stands on the deck outside his room, sundowner drinks are set out.
Man walking under Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall), Bamberg (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Bavaria, Germany
A young couple admires the sunset at Anse Source d'Argent, La Digue, Seychelles, Africa (MR)
Myanmar, Bagan. A novice monk walking in the corridors of Shwezigon Paya.
Myanmar, Bagan. A young monk reading a book in a temple.
Nigeria, Kano State, Kano. A Hausa man in fine traditional attire with an elaborate multi-coloured turban.
Central Asia, Tajikistan, Unesco World Heritage, Tajik National Park - Mountains of the Pamirs, climber above 6000m on Peak Korzhenevskaya (7105m) and Peak Communism/Ismoil Somoni (7495m) behind