Ravaged by war, reshaped by natural disasters, or simply abandoned, these places are coming back to life like a phoenix from the fire.
Photo by Amanda Yates, 27 January 2008
Photo by Will Hindmarch, 12 January 2008
At the edge of Atlanta's 120-year-old Cabbagetown neighborhood, where last century's factory houses are reborn into a new breed of crafty homes and hipster lofts.
Photo by Matt Sims, 24 January 2008
While walking a kora around Ganden Monastery in Tibet, I came upon a monk leading a young family to various places on the walk to make offerings.
Photo by Allen Cox, 23 January 2008
Huipil-clad woman serving Brazo de Reina in the Maya village of 20 de Noviembre.
Photo by Gijs Bekenkamp, 23 January 2008
Thousands and thousands figures made out of clay.
Photo by Chapin Kaynor, 22 January 2008
Aegean cruisin' on a Turkish Blue Tour, a short hike, and a new look at paradise through an old window
Photo by Liza Carlson, 22 January 2008
being buried under volcanic ash for a few hundred years couldn't steal the beauty
Photo by jane linders, 22 January 2008
Burningman is an art festival of sorts and over 40,000 people strong.
Photo by Todd Lappin, 22 January 2008
The cable cars are more famous, but they're strictly for tourists.
Photo by Mike Despot, 22 January 2008
Old Idaho State Pen.