H20 Around The World

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I don’t necessarily enjoy being in water, but I definitely enjoy looking at it. Fountains, waterfalls, beaches, rivers, lakes, rainy days… They all make up beautiful and peaceful sceneries. Water definitely has a calming attribute to it.

Like any element, it can be destructive too, but we won’t talk about its negative side today. Whether you like being under, above, or away from water, below are several photos of H2O around the world.

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The waterfront in downtown Portland, Oregon.

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Arriving to Seattle, WA on the ferry.

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The Tiber river in Rome, Italy.


Fountains in Stockholm, Sweden.

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The waterfront in Southwark, London, UK.

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The waters in the famous Fontana di Trevi, in Rome, Italy.

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In front of the Multnomah Falls, the tallest waterfall in Oregon.

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The bright turquoise ocean waters in Cancun, Mexico contrasted against the dark stormy skies.

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Cow drinking some water in rural India.

The fresh underground waters in a cenote near Cancun.

Pendant bird nests.

Pendant bird nests over well water in India.


The mouth of the Columbia River, where it meets the Pacific Ocean, in Astoria, Oregon.

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Lake at the Duke Gardens, in Durham, North Carolina.

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Rainy day at Trafalgar Square, London, UK. Look at all those umbrellas!

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A river beach in Oregon with Mount Saint Helens in the background.


Eno River State Park in Durham, North Carolina.

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Stunning water landscape in Val d’Isere, France.

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“Free rain” to cool down at the Beer Fest in Portland, OR during hot summer months. All those people are standing below sprinkling water.

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The Dalles Dam. In The Dalles, OR.

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Acapulco Bay, Mexico.

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Water fountain right below an amusement park ride in Vienna, Austria.

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The Columbia River in Portland, Oregon.

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Two guys getting their feet cleaned by fish in a mall in India.

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A body of water in Astoria, OR.

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Right in the waters of Cannon Beach, Oregon.

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The water leaving Victoria, BC on the ferry.


Soaking waterproof hiking boots in really cold water while hiking in Utah.

Which photo was your favourite? And which body of water is your favourite?

2 thoughts on “H20 Around The World

  1. A beautiful collection, as always. I love the look of those fountains in Sweden 🙂


  2. I love that picture of the Tiber River in Rome. I don’t remember such a vantage point.

    I also like the Cannon Beach silhouette.


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