Picture of the day for April 30, 2016

Family of Menhirs, Tower Park, A Coruña, Spain. The sculpture group, created in 1994, is work of artist Manolo Paz. The holes in the rocks are designed to frame different views of the park and the bay through them.. Learn more.


Picture of the day for April 27, 2016

Salineras (salt evaporation ponds) in Maras, Peru. The salt has been obtained in Maras since the time of the Inca Empire, and the site currently has around 3000 ponds of 5 square metres (54 sq ft) each. Salt water is deposited in the ponds from the surrounding mountains, and the water evaporates. After approximately a month, the level of salt reaches 10 centimetres (3.9 in) and is removed in sacks.. Learn more.