May 6, 2011

Yalta

Photograph by Gerd Ludwig, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Adventure Photos

Phosphorescent dusk settles over Yalta, a fashionable resort for Russian nobility in the 19th century, war scorched in the 20th. Winston Churchill, participating in the 1945 conference that reconfigured postwar Europe, called the area the "Riviera of Hades."

See more pictures from the April 2011 feature story "A Jewel in Two Crowns."


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3 comments
Edward K.
Edward K.

Its real magic of evening lights of home area of Yalta on yours photo . Tell me please how can I upload reports of Crimea in NG in such blogs ?!

Shelby Morrison
Shelby Morrison

As always, a beautiful photo. I am praying for peace in Crimea and for freedom of the people. whatever that entails. I wish the U.S.  would stay out of it.

Edward K.
Edward K.

@Shelby Morrison  Don't worry body - we still leaving in the same nice place and don't ask nobody what choice we made ! 

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