Mountaintop Pano View from overlook at Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Everywhere you look, the mountains of Shenandoah hint at their stories through their very shape and composition. The geologic history that created and shaped these rocks and mountains continues to influence the vegetation, animals, and people that live in and pass through the park.

Shenandoah National Park is open year-round.

 

Mountaintop Panorama view from overlook at Shenandoah National Park, Virginia

Panoramic view of Copacabana Beach & Favela, Rio de Janeiro – DSC04237

Copacabana is a bairro (neighbourhood) located in the South Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is known for its 4 km (2.5 miles) balneario beach, which is one of the most famous in the world.

Shot taken on Top of Hotel Balcony which offered this breathtaking view of the beach on left and one the favela neighborhood on the right.  A way of life in Rio.

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