Northern Lights above tents at the Nutti Sami Siida Reindeer Lodge in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden.
Jukkasjarvi, Swedish Lapland, Sweden.
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Northern Lights above a back road in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland.
Kiruna, Swedish Lapland, Sweden.
Northern lights over Abisko National Park and Aurora Sky Station, Swedish Lapland.
Abisko National Park, Swedish Lapland, Sweden.
Northern Lights above evergreen trees in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland.
Abisko National Park and the Aurora Sky Station, Swedish Lapland, at night.
Northern lights over Abisko National Park, Swedish Lapland.
Monastiraki Square with the Acropolis in the background in Athens, Greece.
A cafe on a street in Parga, Greece.
Parga, Epirus, Greece.
Northern Lights above a lake in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland.
Portrait of a child in Jokkmokk.
Jokkmokk, Norrbotten, Sweden.
A reindeer pulling a sled in Swedish Lapland.
Reindeer harnessed to sleds in Swedish Lapland.
A backyard barbeque on Oland Island.
Oland Island, Sweden.
Tourists outside the Titanic Belfast.
Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Dressed in traditional clothing, Laplanders prepare to leave for the winter fair.
Old cameras for sale at Saint George's Market in Belfast.
Motorcycles and taxis waiting in front of Ekklisia Kimisi Theotokou Mitropoleos, or Pantanassa Church in Monastiraki Square in Athens, Greece.
Genova Piazza Principe Train Station at night in Genoa, Italy.
Dog sledding across frozen lakes in Jokkmokk, Swedish Lapland.
Jokkmokk, Norrbotten, Arctic Sweden, Sweden.
Portrait of a goat with a collar and bell in the Albanian countryside.
A Communist-era bunker in the Albania countryside.
Goats in front of a Communist-era bunker in Albania.
Goats with collars and bells in the Albania countryside.
A traditional engraver in Gjirokastra, Albania.
Artillery gallery in the castle in Gjirokastra, Albania.
View of the UNESCO World Heritage Site town Gjirokastra in Albania.
Rolling hills around Gjirokastra, Albania
Man jumping for joy in Gjirokastra, Albania
Overlooking Gjirokastra, a United States Air Force T33 Shooting Star aircraft that was forced to land at Tirana Airport in December 1957, due to technical problems.
Artillery at the castle in Gjirokastra, Albania.
The clock tower in Gjirokastra, Albania.
Old Albanian man walks down a cobblestoned street in Gjirokastra, Albania.
Shops selling souvenirs in Gjirokastra, Albania.
A tourist exploring Gjirokastra, Albania.
Chef and owner of a local tavern in Gjirokastra, Albania.
A seamstress sewing in Gjirokastra, Albania.
People relaxing at Kryoneri beach.
A couple kissing on Kryoneri beach.
People relaxing on Kryoneri beach.
A view of the Mediterranean coastal town of Parga.
Ferry in Parga with view of Panagia Island in the background.
Outdoor seating at a restaurant in Parga, Greece.
A woman walks past an outdoor cafe in Parga, Greece.
A display at a bakery selling sweets in Parga.
A couple walks down a flower filled street in Parga, Greece.
A view from a window onto a side street in Parga.
Architecture in Parga.
A couple hiking up to the fortress with Parga in the background.
Parga fortress and citadel.
A view of Panagia Island in Parga.
Outdoor dining with Parga in the background.
Fish spa therapy.
Getting a manicure in Parga.
Grilling lamb for gyros.
A traditional gyro sandwich.
Greek cookies and baked goods.
Women sit at a street cafe and bakery.
The Peace Bell, forged from bullet cases collected by Albanian schoolchildren after the lawless 1990s.
Travelers climbing the Hoxha Pyramid, designed by the daughter and son-in-law of the late communist leader Enver Hoxha.
Travelers descending the Hoxha Pyramid, designed by the daughter and son-in-law of the late communist leader Enver Hoxha.
Street scene in Tirana, Albania.
A governmental building in Tirana, Albania.
Tirana Mosque of Et'hem Bey, Albania.
The National History Museum in Tirana, Albania.
Skanderbeg Square and Monument in Tirana, Albania.
The Opera House in Tirana, Albania.
Construction cranes and landscaping around downtown Tirana, Albania.
A boy juggling on the street in Tirana, Albania.
The sun sets over Tirana, Albania.
The TID Tower in Tirana, Albania.
People walk past the Skanderbeg Monument in Skanderbeg Square.
Colorful residential buildings in Tirana, Albania.
Albania police squad in Tirana.
Fields of corn in Albania.
Local Albanian man and woman moving wood through the streets of Tirana using a cart and horse.
A man resting on old railroad tracks on a bridge outside Tirana, Albania.
Street sign showing distances to other Balkan and Eastern European cities.
A man fixing an electrical power box in Albania.
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