Hard to imagine a snowy morning in Florence, and yet all the local denizens warming themselves against the winter chill on a cold February morning bear witness to the unusual weather conditions only steps away.
Members of the Società Canottieri Firenze (Florence Rowing Club) chat each other up as pedestrians and traffic cross the ponte Santa Trinita above and behind them. Built in the mid 1500's, it is the oldest elliptic arch bridge in the world.
The Jemaa el-Fnaa, the central marketplace in Marrakech, has been going nightly for over a thousand years. Steps away, in a quiet riad, a classic Moroccan dinner is served on starched white linen decorated with rose petals.
Abandoned Post Office at the ghost town of Kelso, California. The adjacent Union Pacific whistlestop, in danger of being destroyed by the railroad, has been renovated and now serves as the Visitor's Center for the Mojave National Preserve.