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Punch Bowl Falls
Cat and Mouse
McCord Creek
Stunning view
A bald eagle with lunch secured
Survivor - a saved oak tree in Skagit Valley.
Golden Hour Townsend's Warbler
Snail and plants at cenote Dos Ojos
Iceberg
Jackals Romance
Walruses at rest
Ancient Aqueduct in the Azores
Star, my trusty camel
The Empty Seat
Mountains and Kittiwake at Fuglefjorden
Jacks at Cabo Pulmo
Majestic Skagit Valley Sky
Peek-a-Boo!
Autumn Canopy
Stripped Marlin hunting sardines
Wild dog
A family's love
Brighton Beach Autumn Evening Skyline while walking on the Seafront
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Ancient Aqueduct in the Azores

I came across this ancient aqueduct while hiking on San Miguel, evidence of the influence of the Roman Empire's brilliant engineering long after its demise. A large part of Europe depended on aqueducts for their water supply, one of my favorites is still in use in modern Paris. The vegetation and the glimpse of the verdant hillside through the stone arches created a defined contrast in color and texture that made me feel as if I could have been strolling through the Middle Ages as the scenery is virtually unchanged.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 19, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
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