National Geographic's Photo Of The Day: Burmese Day. While walking the mountain villages between Kalaw and Inle Lake in Myanmar (Burma), Your Shot member Alexandros Tsoutis woke early one morning to find this scene.
JULY Friends in High Places By Abdullrahman Almalki. While men chat on a perch in the Sarawat Mountains, sun rays create a dramatic sky over the valley below. Abdullrahman Almalki says the view “[overlooks] the city of Mecca,” Islam’s holy city.
Fascination “Cherry blossoms like a Japanese painting. The smoke of the bonfire of old paper charms has brought a fantastic effect.” Location: Minobu, Yamanashi, Japan Photo and caption by Katsuyoshi Nakahara / National Geographic Travel Photographer.
A camera trap set in South Africa’s Cederberg Wilderness records the steady gaze of a Cape leopard cub. Though not classified as a separate subspecies of leopard, these shy mountain cats are smaller than their savanna kin;