Daily Archives: December 24, 2012

“Halfway to Heaven”

December 24, 2012 – Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, Wyoming USA: Halfway to Heaven” – Timelessly standing as silent sentry above the eastern end of Yosemite Valley in California, this majestic granite behemoth towers over 4,737 feet above the … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day #2 – Camel Thorn Trees of Namibia in Africa.

December 24, 2012 – Picture of the Day #2: The Camel Thorn Trees of Namibia in Africa. Tinted orange by the morning sun, a soaring dune is the backdrop for the hulks of camel thorn trees in Namib-Naukluft Park. The … Continue reading

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Chile Issues Red Alert Over Copahue Volcano.

December 24, 2012 – Chile issues alert over Volcano: Chile has issued a red alert for a volcano on the border with Argentina that has become increasingly active. Pictured above, smoke and ash rising from the  volcano in Argentina.  Copahue  … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day – Beach Sunset Near Sao Paulo, Brazil.

December 24, 2012 – Picture of the Day: Beach sunset near Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Master of Disaster

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In Aiding Quake-Battered Haiti, Lofty Hopes and Hard Truths – NYTimes.com

December 24, 2012 – Quake-Battered Haiti, Lofty Hopes and Hard Truths:  A few days after the Jan. 10, 2010, earthquake, Reginald Boulos opened the gates of his destroyed car dealership to some 14,000 displaced people who settled on the expansive property. … Continue reading

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