Once a thriving community, the now-empty brick houses of Houtouwan stand completely covered by blankets of vegetation.
Recent images from across southeast Alaska, a narrow strip of coastal islands and mountains that stretches more than 500 miles along the Pacific Ocean.
A collection of images of the soaring landscape around Zhangjiajie in Hunan Province in South Central China.
Off the coast of Yemen, in the Arabian Sea, lies the isolated Socotra Island, where hundreds of plants and animals have developed into unique species.
In the Afar region of northern Ethiopia, lies a vast, tortured, desert plain called the Danakil Depression.
A visit to the amazing clifftop monasteries of Meteora in central Greece.
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a deeply traditional nation, and has been slow to adopt modern development. Reuters photographer Cathal McNaughton spent time there capturing some of the interplay of new and old.
Getty Images photographer Mario Tama recently spent a short time in Ushuaia, Argentina, capturing images of the harbor, the city, the people, the mountains, and nearby glaciers.
A journey along the historic Silk Road, traveling from east to west, from Xi’an, China, to Tyre, Lebanon.
Images from the past few years of the Antarctic landscape, wildlife, research facilities, and some of the scientific work taking place there.
Every autumn, a spectacular animal migration takes place in Georgia’s Tusheti region in the northern Caucasus Mountains.
A collection of images from recent years, taken by photographers on the ground, out at sea, and in the air, showing some of Norway’s spectacular scenery.
Yellowstone, now 145 years old, was the first national park established in the world.
One last aerial photo tour of the country of Georgia, before new drone laws kick in.
Images of the vertical cityscape, street scenes, monuments, people, and natural landscapes of Hong Kong.
Ethiopia is home to more than 100 million people and is composed of wildly varying landscapes and an incredible diversity of ethnic and religious groups.
The Dead Sea, on the border between Israel and Jordan, is the lowest and saltiest body of water in the world—and experts say it is on course to dry out by 2050.
In northwestern China, the vast Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region is home to nearly 22 million residents.
Photographs from the past few years of North Koreans seen just over the border from parts of China and South Korea
High in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has built several collections of telescopes and observatories on remote, arid mountaintops.
A virtual trip to the southern tip of South America, where Getty Images photographers recently captured scenes from across Patagonia
A Norwegian group of islands located about 650 miles (1,050 kilometers) from the North Pole—the northernmost year-round settlement on Earth, with a population of about 2,200.
In Hong Kong, space has always been at a premium. The small autonomous territory houses more than 7.3 million residents within just 426 square miles.
With the United Nations holding its climate change conference in Paris, Getty Images photographer Mario Tama traveled to Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park, to capture images of the beautiful region, and of climate change in action.
The Royal Air Force celebrates its centennial in London, World Cup emotions run high, the Running of the Bulls begins in Spain, Tour de France riders pass through stage six, and much more.
Over the weekend, sustained heavy rainfall hit parts of western and central Japan, causing flash flooding, setting off landslides, and submerging floodplains.
Fields of lentils and poppies carpet this Italian landscape with a colorful quilt of blossoming flowers every year.
In parts of Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, and Russia, an ancient pagan rite combined with a traditional Orthodox feast to become Ivan Kupala Night, a festival celebrating the summer solstice.