The Jiuzhaigou Valley, located at the foot of the snow-capped Minshan Mountain, in the north of Sichuan province, China, is a place of exceptional beauty. A nature reserve and a national park, Jiuzhaigou is known for its spectacular jagged alpine mountains, coniferous forests, blue, green and turquoise-colored lakes, waterfalls, limestone terraces, caves and other beautiful features. Continue reading →
Wistman’s Wood is a small, remote, ancient woodland area on Dartmoor in England, on the slopes of the West Dart River. Covering just eight acres in area, this isolated woodland is the remnant of an ancient woodland which once covered the moor thousands of years ago, and is one of only three such high-altitude oakwoods remaining in Dartmoor. Continue reading →
A solitary Masai giraffe is showered by light in a magnificent sun burst at Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.