USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.

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Lower Table Rock - andesite spires
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Lower Table Rock - south vista
Nathan Tweti
Alphabet City Panorama
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Lower Table Rock - vernal pools
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Lower Table Rock - Table Rock Road overlook
Nathan Tweti
St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery
Golden Hour at Humboldt Park
Fall Colors at Humboldt Park
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Antelope Creek covered bridge (exterior)
Michael Lopez
Park Under A Tree Panorama
Steven dosRemedios
Eureka Zeppelin Airship Interior
Brian Shriver
Carousel
Willy Kaemena
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Willy Kaemena
Balloon Fiesta 2009
Willy Kaemena
Balloon Fiesta 2009
Willy Kaemena
John Hancock Center
William C. McNeill
Kansas City Renaissance Festival Fairies
Willy Kaemena
GCR Dome Car
Willy Kaemena
Balloon Fiesta
Willy Kaemena
Sightseer Lounge