St. Michael's Cathedral, also known as Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel, is a cathedral of the Orthodox Church in America Diocese of Alaska in Sitka, Alaska. It has been a National Historic Landmark since 1962, notable as an exhibit of Russian influence in North America.
The observation deck atop the skyscraper at Rockefeller Center, dubbed "Top of the Rock", is built to resemble the deck of an ocean liner and offers sightseers a bird's eye view of New York City. It is often considered the best panoramic city view, because it offers a view of the Empire State Building.
Thoroughbred horses enjoy early morning sea water rubdowns from their groomers near the Garrison Savannah near Bridgetown, Barbados.
Hinaleimoana Wong Kalu, a kumu hula in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii for Smithsonian Magazine
Handstands on the Gold Coast of Barbados..
The ship, the National Geographic Sea Bird as seen from the island of Santa Catalina in the Gulf of California
A water taxi heads towards Granville Island at dusk in Vancouver, British Columbia
Cocktail hour at the P.O.V. rooftop bar at the W Hotel in Washington DC affords views of the the Washington Monument and the White House.
The Statue of Liberty viewed at dusk from the front of the Shearwater, a sailboat that offers tours of the New York City Harbor
New York City's trapeze school located on the East River of Manhattan
A child along with his mother and grandmother inside of the Misión de San José del Cabo Anuiti in Baja California Sur.
Jufu Hall in Beijing is a historic site in the Xuanwu District of Beijing, China. It was built in the 15th Century and served as a temple for agriculture. In 1998, American Express provided funding through the World Monuments Fund to restore the structure.
The Chandan Saree shop in the Gerrard India Bazaar, otherwise known as Little India in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Pictured here is owner Kuki Shah Singh, owner and designer of the Chandan Saree Shop, with his wife.
A mahout and his elephant at the Elephant Hills Luxury Tented Camp near the Khao Sok National Forest in Southern Thailand.
A road tennis court in a neighborhood in Barbados where people of all ages gather to play.
A family plays a game of volleyball on the beach in a park near downtown Vancouver, British Columbia
A group of kids preparing to go fishing at the beach in Kahakuloa Village on the rugged North Shore of West Maui
An evening long tail boat ride on Cheow Larn Lake in the center of Khao Sok National Park in the rainforest in Southern Thailand
The beach on the Big Island of Hawaii at the Four Seasons Hualalai
One of the swimming pools at the Four Seasons Hualali on the Big Island of Hawaii
A couple enjoying the view from their balcony at the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Oregon where each room offers views of the mighty Columbia River and the Astoria-Megler Bridge.
Tourists using their cell phones to photograph a shark in the underwater viewing tunnel at the Syndey Aquarium in Darling Harbor.
Three white tipped reef sharks rest in a cave at the Maui Ocean Center.
Three surfers wait for waves in the lineup at dusk at Kaanapali Point in Maui, Hawaii
The Na Pali Coastline as seen from Hanalei Bay on the North Shore of Kauai