Shourya Ray

Last Train

A train crosses the Douro as the sun sets over Porto for the night

What are we looking at?

Sun sets on the 15th century Church and Sanctuary of Nossa Senhora do Cabo, Portugal

After The Rain

The setting sun tries to shine through the clouds after a passing rainstorm in Cascais, Portugal

Veterans Day

Fall colors on a Veterans Day on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Sunrise at Falls Church

The early morning sun glows on the Fairview Park lake in Falls Church, Virginia.

The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm

A warm fire being lit outside the greenhouse on Patowmack Farm.


A vine grows into a tree and reclaims an abandoned sanctuary

Abandoned Chapel

An abandoned chapel looks out over Cabo Espichel in Portugal

Fonte dos Leões

The Fonte dos Leões across from the Igreja do Carmo. Porto, Portugal

A Poet and his Espresso

A bronze statue of Fernando Pessoa, one of the most influential Portuguese poets of the 20th century, overlooks the old quarter of Lisbon.

Fishing boats at Sesimbra

At the end of the day, fishing boats are unloaded one last time at the sleepy fishing village of Sesimbra, Portugal

Catching the Sunset

Three paragliders joined us at the deserted Praia do Meco beach for a gusty sunset.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The newest Smithsonian museum in Washington, D.C. draws an enthusiastic crowd -- and long lines -- every day.

Lincoln Memorial

The stateu of Abraham Lincoln, by Daniel Chester French, looks down the National Mall towards the Washington Monument

Washington Monument

Never a bad angle of the Washington Monument on the National Mall, Washington, D.C.