Half Dome, Yosemite National Park. (Jimmy Chin/ National Geographic)
Alatna River Valley, Gates of the Arctic (Michael Christopher Brown/ National Geographic)
The Pyramids of Giza. Memorials to Egyptian kings, the Pyramids have risen above the desert outside Cairo for more than 4,000 years. (Jochen Schlenker/ Picture Library)
Light shines through the gills of a wild mushroom found growing in a damp, forested area near Elkton, Oregon. (Robin Loznak/ Your Shot)
Temps de Flors Festival, #Girona, #Spain Spring paints Catalonia’s sunshine-laced Costa Brava region in vibrant colors: Bright umbrellas shading café patios in seaside Calella de Palafrugell, turquoise waves lapping white pebble beaches in Cap de Creus Natural Park, and flowers cascading down cathedral steps during Girona’s annual Temps de Flors festival, May 12-20.
Mae West Room (Samuel Zuder, laif/Redux). The Mae West Room in the Dalí Theater and Museum in Figueres is based on Dalí's 1935 work "Face of Mae West Which May Be Used as an Apartment."
Phatthalung, Thailand. (Joey Yu/ My Shot)
Coral Reef, Red Sea (Thomas P. Peschak/ National Geographic)