For divers, snorkelers, and anyone looking to get away from it all, the El Nido protected area on the Philippine island of Palawan is the launching pad for island hopping in the enchanting Bacuit Archipelago.
Low clouds nearly obscure a view of the Golden Gate Bridge, undoubtedly San Francisco's most famous landmark. This stunning photograph was included in our latest photography assignment. http://on.natgeo.com/1jRydLB
Photograph by Michael Perry, National Geographic Your Shot
Valletta, capital of the Mediterranean island-state of Malta, covers less than half a square mile, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in history. An astounding 320 monuments are in the walled city, including baroque palaces and cathedrals, most notably St. John's Co-Cathedral, pictured here. http://on.natgeo.com/1lSLu9I
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There was an unexpected guest aboard the Delfin II on a recent National Geographic Expedition to the Upper Amazon. This baby squirrel monkey had fallen into the river when our expedition team came to the rescue. After a few days on board to recuperate, he was safely delivered to a wildlife rescue center. http://on.natgeo.com/1lwYYI6
Tropical Paradise!! The coral reef was right off our doorstep while staying in a bungalow on the island of Mo'orea, one of the French Polynesian islands in the Pacific Ocean. Photo by @ExtremeNature http://bit.ly/1g7fVkQ
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