Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach, Florida offers a vast variety of birds and even green iguanas like this one that camouflaged itself
Sliding Rock is a waterfall in Western North Carolina, located near Brevard, so named because visitors can slide all the way down the waterfall into the plunge pool below. Each summer, many thousands of children and adults slip and slide down this favorite natural mountain waterfall.
Interesting designs formed by cracks in salt water flats. Image circa 1985.
The Jumbo Floating Restaurant is Hong Kong’s iconic Floating Palace. It has been in movies, frequented by luminaries, movie stars and royalty, and a common sight in tourist brochures and postcards. It has been around since the 1950’s and is very much a part of the Hong Kong scene.
Hong Kong’s floating restaurants are multi-story structures, decorated in the traditional imperial Chinese style, that is lots of dragons, pagodas and red and gold decorations, the colors that traditionally represent the empire, prosperity and good fortune. The Jumbo is able to accommodate up to 2,000 diners. Slide image. circa 1985, from a ferry-boat to the restaurant.
Rays of light shine on the Atlantic Ocean as viewed from Nags Head, North Carolina
The Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minnesota, was built between 1882 and 1883. Originally intended to be built as an iron bridge spanning the Mississippi at Nicollet Island, it was discovered that pursuing that design would be detrimental to St Anthony Falls’ eroding sandstone. The design of the bridge was pioneering and the signature arches were designed to account for the falls and the surrounding topography.
A colorful tiger Chinese lantern ….