Best pictures from the September 2011 National Geographic
• The best pictures from the September 2011 National Geographic
The Sacred Cenote
Chichen Itza - a political and cultural center of the Maya in the north of the Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico). Here Sacred Cenote - natural well, which is a giant circular funnel over 60 meters in diameter. On representations of the Mayan god of rain Chuck lived inside the well. Maya brought him human victims, throwing them to the bottom of Cenote.
BASE Jumping - a sport that uses a special parachute to jump from fixed objects. BASE jumping is considered the most dangerous type of skydiving and currently regarded as very extreme sport.
The celebration of Holi in India
Holi - the festival of bright colors. This is one of the most colorful festivals in India. People take to the streets and sprinkle each other with colored powder. We see a very nice report "Holi-2011".
Lake Superior, Minnesota.
Angel Wings, Istanbul, Turkey
Author: "Angel Wings, consisting of white handprints, were beautiful in themselves. But additional elements - telephone wires, rough stone wall, dirty satellite dish, man, well caught in the frame - makes this picture especially memorable. "
African Spurred Tortoise
The largest of the African tortoises and the third largest in the world, after the elephant and giant turtles.
Lightning on the border of Utah and Arizona
Serpentine in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Reclining Buddha, Thailand
Sunset on the beach in Florida
Landscape of the reservoir Nové Mlýny in Czech Republic.
Black and white: mountain climbers in the French Alps
The boy with the balloons, India
wild horse, Mongolia
Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu - the ancient city of America, located on the territory of modern Peru at the top of the ridge at an altitude of 2450 meters above sea level. In 2007 he was awarded the title of the New Wonder of the World. Machu Picchu is often called a "city in the sky" or "city in the clouds", sometimes referred to as the "lost city of the Incas".
The Sharks, Bahamas
sailing into the desert, Rajasthan, India
White Lions, South Africa
A rare shot of rare creatures of nature - white lions. Confirm the existence of white lions only came in the late XX century. For hundreds of years they were considered the fruit of legends, traveling to South Africa.