The world in which we live is quite simply a treasure trove of fascinating and amazing things. You just have to look at it from the right perspective. To help you, we put together a collection of photographs, taken in places all around the world, which truly have the power to astound you.
A bridge over a frozen river
A room in an underwater hotel, Dubai
The glass trail of terror (height: 1,430 metres), China
The cleanest water in the world, Melissani Lake, Greece
The road through Death Valley, USA
It goes straight for more than 200 km.
The shadow of an air liner penetrates a layer of fog, Logan Airport, Boston
A thousand-year-old oak tree with a chapel inside, France
A drawing created with the help of straight lines
A design for a glass swimming pool suspended between two buildings in London
A view of Mount Everest from a plane
A sculpture made entirely from plastic bottles on one of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro
A bridge made from tree roots, Indonesia
This took 26 years to construct.
The path of death (height: 2,130 metres), China
A parking lot roof made of 1,500 plastic bottles, USA
Moon light reflected off some mountains
The white cliffs of Iturup island, Russia
One of the most unusual breeds of dogs the Tibetan Mastiff
An incredibly beautiful drawming made using only coloured pencils
The astoundingly reflective water of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
The bay in the resort of Novyi Svet, Crimea