Views of Lake Bastrop, in central Bastrop County, Texas. The lake is actually a cooling reservoir managed the Lower Colorado River Authority in Texas. People use the lake and surrounding area for fishing, camping swimming and other recreation.
A WWII Navy Helldiver was recovered from Otay Lake after sixty-five years in 90 feet of water. The warplane will be restored and displayed at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida. Chula Vista, San Diego County, USA. 20/08/2010
Dragon boat racing originated in China over 2,000 years ago. It's an ancient Chinese festival, commemorating the great hero and patriot, Qu Yuan. Rice wrapped in water rush leaves is the traditional food used to honor his sacrifices.
Lanterns were displayed at a Chinese New Year Festival around Lake Carolyn, created in many shapes and sizes with intricate designs. The Chinese lantern was the first historically documented portable light in the world.
Fort Worth is located in the Prairies and Lakes region of Texas. Early spring rains were a welcome relief to the residents of the area from several years of drought. Area lakes are near capacity and boat docks are open as well as swimming areas.
The 19th Annual Street Painting Festival in Lake Worth Florida attracts artists from all over and thousands of visitors to view their work. The tradition is based on 16th century Italian artists who displayed their talents outside as well.
Cleveland’s newest nature preserve is opened by the Port Authority. The 88-acre urban wildlife preserve on the southern shore of Lake Erie provides a 1.3 mile loop walking trail through a former sediment disposal area. USA. 6th February 2012
The prairie was once a lake, with steamboats in the 1880s. Then a sinkhole drained much of the water but not all. In the 1930s canals were dug to further drain and allow cattle ranchers. But later it was designated a state preserve.
State-run housing authority RAJUK start dismantling the structures built illegally along the lake in Dhaka’s posh Gulshan area, in line with the High Court’s order to demarcate the lake and free it from illegal occupants. Dhaka, 6th February 2012
Thousands of domestic and foreign visitors come every year to enjoy the warm climate and the beauties offered by the Mexican southeast. Entire families take advantage of the warm waters in Bacalar, in the southern state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Loktak - the biggest fresh water lake in eastern India and home to the only floating national park in the world is also home to more than a thousand small floating huts. Loktak lake, Imphal, India. 06/06/2010
Interview with the leading activist and 'land-grab' protester, Duong Kear, at his home in Phnom Penh on 15th June 2012. Since 2007, 4252 families were evicted to clear the prime real estate land for a luxury development by company Shukaku.
After Chase Bank pulled its sponsorship of Seattle's annual fireworks display, local businesses and the community came together to fund this year's display, at Gas Works Park on Lake Union. USA. 4th July 2011
Buckingham Palace has seen record numbers of visitors during the 2011 State Rooms Summer Opening. The Palace Gardens with a lake and cafe are really hot with tourists as London bakes in unseasonable temperatures, topping 29°C. UK 30 September 2011.
Cleveland Harbor, and its lighthouses on Lake Erie in Ohio, were encased in ice due to Winter snow storms, high winds, and frigid air temperatures during the month of December. Cleveland, USA. 29th December 2010
Students, Troy Brown, Blake Rasmussen and Michelle Hightower advance to DECA's International Career Development Conference. There they will compete in a series of competitive events in Salt Lake City, UT.
A fire broke out at Echo Lake Foods in Burlington, Wisconsin. At it's peak the blaze was reportedly an eight alarm fire. Burlington Mayor Robert Miller is reported to have said that 80 people were evacuated from the area.
Niagara Falls are comprised of three waterfalls between Ontario, Canada and New York State on the Niagara River draining Lake Erie into Lake Ontario. They form the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world with a drop of more than 50 meters.
The Old Port of Montreal is hosting six tall ships from United States and Canada promoting the spirit of freedom and adventure and offering an unique view of the concept of "sailing". Canada. 16th September 2011
The inhabitants of the Riviera of Patzcuaro's Lake celebrated "The Night of the Dead". Hundreds of persons adorn the local tombs with flowers, and candles all night to guide the souls of those relatives that died. Mexico. 1st November 2011