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Even in Bali, sometimes you just gotta take the call.
Barn near Norway, Illinois, about 70 miles west of Chicago.
Sunset at White Mountain Peak, near the town of Bishop.
Cave at OB's Sunset Cliffs.
On safari at Ngorongoro National Park in Tanzania, we saw a family of lions basking under the sun. This little cub was staring us down!
The El train in Chicago.

Photographer: Steven Williams (isstevestillalive.com)
The music-filled cobblestone streets of Avignon.
Morning inside our tent, looking out on the Pacific near Malibu.
Fog lifting off Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park.
The Irish mist made Kylemore Abby even more magical. Almost like something you'd see in a fairy tale book.
Dogsledding action in Godwin Glacier, Alaska.
Fire and ice: sunrise on frozen Lake Kimball in Minong, WI. (12/5/12)
The Jama Masjid seen from the streets of Delhi's Chandi Chowk. Gives you an appreciation of how big the mosque really is.
View of Santiago from Saint Cristóbal Hill.
Fountains at Peterhof Palace in St. Petersburg.
Beautiful scene of Mount Fuji in July.
Goose posing for a Ponte Vecchio shot in Florence.
Thailand awaits.
Members of a Papua New Guinea Highlands tribe prepare for a traditional dance ceremony.
Copenhagen bike family.
Minskoe Sea in Belarus during the fall.
Vernal Falls in Yosemite.
Adobe hut near the sand dunes of Pisco.
Nighttime view of the neon-lit canal along Lindun Road, Suzhou.
Vancouver skyline as seen while driving through the city.
Tufa towers at sunset, Mono Lake.
The way business is run on the islands! (Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands)
Salvation Mountain, CA: all you need is love. And paint.
Grant Park on the Chicago lakefront.
Photographer: Steven Williams (isstevestillalive.com)
8th-century Buddhist temple at sunrise in Bagan, Myanmar
Middle of the street in Ankpah, Nigeria.
Barcelona neighborhood festival.
Meat heaven: la parilla in Montevideo.
Children in Tlaxcala, Mexico, win free passes to the circus.
Lijiang in Yunnan province.
Angkor Wat. In one of the less-traveled temples, this ray of sunlight caught my attention after the pounding rain I'd experienced the previous several days.
Stairway in Montmartre, Paris.
Bryce Canyon National Park hoodoos.
Glacial lake with Mt. Goddard as a backdrop, Eastern Sierras.
The busy Hang Dao shopping district in Hanoi.
A clown smoking in front of his 원룸 / studio apartment in Bupyeong.
"Morning Prayers." Masbate, Philippines.
Cows grazing in Gimmelwald.
Local travel: empty waves at Osprey Reef, Sunset Cliffs.
Shoe-shining in Kusadasi.
Street at dusk in the city of Puebla, east of Mexico City.
Pueblo Bello, a small town near an indigenous village in Colombia's northern mountains.
Woman running on the boardwalk in Nice.
Zen-sational sunrise, Sanur Beach, Bali.
Door in the wall: threshold to the Caldera, Santorini.
Perusing through the old fortress in Split, Croatia, I stumbled upon a quaint little cafe.
Cozy cabin with an amazing view in Homer, Alaska. Come on in...
Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu there are photo opportunities at every turn, and spirits lurking behind every tree.
Into the great wide open: Denali, AK.
A beautiful day on Mexico's stretch of the Caribbean, Playa del Carmen.
Local travel: from the top of Double Peak in San Elijo
Redwood forest in Guerneville, Sonoma County, CA.
Churro salesman on the Tijuana border takes a break from sales to give a thumbs-up for the camera.
Chalk painter on a busy street in Florence.
Local travel: Leucadia Flower Fields (www.GDalams.com).
Door County, WI.
In the markets of Kolkata, this vegetable vendor has made himself a true space of his own. Quintessential India.
Playa Tamarindo.
Gas pumps still in operation at the four corners in Gustavus. (Called the "four corners" because it's the only intersection in town.)
Katz's Deli NYC.
South Africa. Coming home after swimming.
Nice view for lunch in Bali near the Besakih temple.
The Zion Narrows canyon walls.
After running the 8 Tuff Miles on the island of St. John, it was time to relax.
View from a little park at the south end of Morro Bay.
A local food market in Lake Atitlan.
Shetland ponies grazing beneath the Sumburgh Head Lighthouse in the Shetland Islands.
View from my room in Sant'Agnello. Mount Vesuvius in the distance.
Temple tour in Saigon.
Relaxing on the shore by Lake Tahoe, the second-deepest lake in the USA.
Buda and Pest line the banks of the Danube.
My husband at The Wave, Vermilion Cliffs, UT/AZ.
Frank Gehry's Dancing House in Prague
Russian River in Guerneville, Sonoma County.
 Venice from the Bridge of Sighs.
Tower Bridge, London.
"LOVE WINS." Palestinian children walk home at dusk along the Israel / West Bank separation wall in Bethlehem.
Watching seaplanes take off and land in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Sacré-Cœur performer, Paris.
Ice cream stand in London.
Friends forever: Egyptian guide and his camel in front of Khafre's Pyramid.
Local travel: San Diego Bay from Cabrillo National Monument.
Piazza del Popolo, Rome.
Local travel: Sunset Cliffs sandstone.
Dramatic sky in Assisi.
Bahía Concepción, Baja California Sur.
Hikers next to a hot springs pool, Mono Hot Springs.
Overlooking a 7000-acre forest fire burning through the Sierra mountains.
The art of fishing and one-leg paddling, Inle Lake.
Beautiful meadow near Seward, Alaska. Move-in ready!
Urban art mural on downtown Tijuana's Calle Sexta.
Strolling in the sunlight in Porto, Portugal.
Rainy day in Paris.
A lone long tail boat - Koh Phi Phi, April 2013.
Autumn lake view in Michigan.
A view of Mt. Shasta.
Tanzania, East Africa.
Burano, Italy.
Water tower in Holtville, CA, during a dust storm rolling in from the west.  
-Vilma Ruiz Pacrem
Montmartre, Paris.
Castillo de Almodovar, Córdoba, with my friend Alice.
London's Big Ben through a rain-streaked window.
Squaw Lake on the Colorado River, CA. Sunrise over Arizona.
Breathtaking view at the top of Moro Rock Trail in Sequoia National Park.
Coast redwood trees near Big Sur, December 2013. Though the picture looks verdant, the whole area is badly in need of rain.
View of Morocco's Sahara taken from my camel, Aziz.
Local travel: the old Point Loma Lighthouse.
Trees on the calm Kalama River, Washington state.
Colorful Burano, Italy.
The beautiful Morro Rock, looking northwest across Morro Bay. January 2014.
Coastal Oregon near Seaside is a beautiful, scenic place.
Petaluma harbor, California. 
- Sara Martinez
Boise River near Boise, Idaho.
One of many back-alley food stalls on the streets of Hong Kong.
Market day in Djenné, Mali.
Isla Mujeres
Stretching more than 13,000 miles across 15 provinces in China, the Great Wall is more of a hike than a tourist site.
Outside the town of Xico in Veracruz, Mexico.
Bamberg, Germany  5/14
A man sweeps trash off the street in Jerusalem's historic "Old City."
Puerto Rico-Old San Juan
While hiking up Washington State's Mount St. Helens, I snapped this picture of Mount Hood.
Paragliding at the Torrey Pines Gliderport. The most terrifying experience of my life.
A summer sunset overlooking Paris, France and the lovely Eiffel Tower... amazing view and trip overall!
Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong.
Lake Siskiyou with Mount Shasta in the background.
Street musician in Casco Viejo, Panama.
A jukung (Indonesian outrigger) in the calm water at sunrise in Sanur. I took this photo on our 2-week vacation to Bali in May of last year.
My girlfriend Rosalie keeps an eye out for grizzlies along Logan's Pass in Glacier National Park after warnings of dangerous bear activity in the area. It was trout spawning season and all the large males in the area were vying for this prime fishing location. Gladly we're both still here to share this photo.
The Baja coastline from a restaurant patio in Puerto Nuevo.
Got an itch? Elephant scratches his back on an acacia tree in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania.
Just a small portion of the Blue City of Chefchaouen, Morocco.
Exploring Muiden, the Netherlands.
Homeguard yellowtail caught while kayak fishing in La Jolla.
Border churros for my border wait blues.
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