Ice Bubbles @ Abraham Lake, Alberta, Canada (Picture by Emmanuel Coupe) - Frozen methane gas bubbles released by plants on lake bed are stacked up every winter to form these beautiful pillars of ice bubbles
The multi-coloured streaks on the Rainbow Eucalyptus trunk comes from patches of outer bark that are shed annually at different times, showing the bright-green inner bark, which darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones.
favela is the term for a slum in Brazil, most often within urban areas. The first favelas appeared in the late century and were built by soldiers who had nowhere to live. Some of the first settlements were called bairros africanos.photo by Fernando Alan
PLAYSCAPE: CITY MUSEUM, ST LOUIS * It’s like a giant, museum-sized, spread-out jungle gym. There is a giant slide going down through several stories. If you ever have a chance, GO THERE. It is incredibly fun. Lokks like a great place to explore.