Dubai Marina and Jumeriah Lakes Towers, United Arab Emirates
Image SourceThe Dubai Marina is an artificial canal city carved along a 2 mile stretch of the Persian Gulf shoreline. Until it is completed, though, the prize for largest man made marina in the world goes to Marina del Rey in California.
Freeways in Los Angeles, United States
Favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Image SourceFavela is the term used to describe a shanty town in Brazil. A good percentage of the country’s population live in these substandard conditions, many times on hillsides just outside of major cities like Rio de Janeiro.
American Cemetery north of Verdun, France
Rano Kau Volcano in Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island
Image SourceRano Kau is an extinct volcano that rises out of the southwestern part of Easter Island. It is almost a mile across and actually has its own self contained climate as a result of its inner walls being sheltered from the winds that sweep most of the island.
Worker resting on bales of cotton, Ivory Coast
Village in the Rheris Valley of the High Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Image SourceThe Atlas Mountains stretch almost 2,500 miles across north western African and separate the Mediterranean coastline from the Sahara desert. Although not many people live in this environment every now and then you will find a small crowded village like this one.
Icebreaker Louis Saint Laurent in Resolute Bay, Canada
Image SourceIn order for a ship to be considered an icebreaker it must possess three qualities: a strengthened hull, an ice clearing shape, and the ability to push through ice covered water. Most ships operating this far north will fall into this category.