Favorite Places & Spaces
Shinto priests purify themselves with pieces of paper during a ritual end-of-the-year ceremony at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo on Monday. Millions of Japanese people visited shrines and temples across the country to celebrate the new year.
Dec. 20, 2011 visitors to the National September 11 Memorial in New York walk around its twin pools. The foundation that runs the memorial estimates that once the roughly $700 million project is complete, it will cost $60 million a year to operate. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) $700,000,000
Mural advocating independence for Tibet and Taiwan - David Lin, Oregon / Bức tranh cổ vũ tự do cho Đài Loan, Tây Tạng