The photograph above shows Turnip Rock at sunrise. Set in Lake Huron, the rock is near Port Austin at the tip of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

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These women in Vietnam are mending fishing nets. Fishing is essential to the local economy in their area – the Bac Lieu province in southern Vietnam.

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The photograph above shows the Fangweng Restaurant near Yichang – a city in China. The restaurant is located in a cave and diners have  a wonderful view of the Yangtze River.

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The photographer here has captured images of visitors to a photography exhibition in the old town centre of Santiago de Compostella in Spain.

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The image above is a photograph of basalt pillars in Fingal’s Cave. The cave is located on the uninhabited Scottish island of Staffa.

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Wearing traditional Vietnamese clothing – ao dai and conical hats – these young women are floating candles on the Hue River in a ritual to offer prayers for the dead.

 

The astonishing photographs that you see above are just a few examples from National Geographic’s book Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary.

It features many incredible photographs within its four hundred pages. A great gift for all, but especially for a traveller.

SEE THE BOOK ON AMAZON

 

See more photographs from the book in the video below

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Jackie

Jackie

JJ is originally from the UK and has lived in South Florida since 1994. She is the founder and editor of JAQUO Magazine. You can connect with her using the social media icons below.

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