Though it is called Stargate, this alien landscape is found on Earth. One of the submerged caves, or blue holes, of the Bahamas, it is extremely difficult to explore but a treasure trove for scientists. Photo by Wes C. Skiles for National Geographic
Beautiful milky way over the Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand. They are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave cut Otago coast of the South Island of New Zealand between Moeraki and Hampden. (by Yan Zhang on
Kieler Woche’s Windjammer Parade is led by the Gorch Fock, surrounded by hundreds of tiny boats. Kiel Week (German: Kieler Woche) is an annual sailing event in Kiel, Germany. It is the largest sailing event in the world.
“The ship of my life may or may not be sailing on calm and amiable seas. The challenging days of my existence may or may not be bright and promising. Stormy or sunny days, glorious or lonely nights, I maintain an attitude of gratitude.