Seeing The News: People have been taking shelter in igloos for a long time. The Ice Hotel in Iceland took the that idea even further. Now, the next time you're in Romania looking for a spiritual lift, the Balea Lac resort has a solution for you.
If a chilly but heavenly experience in Romania isn't quite your idea of fun, you could head south to Chile and chill off like the locals.
A girl helps her friend do a handstand in the spray of a water fountain at a park in Santiago, Chile. Kids are cooling off during a heat wave in one of the hottest summers ever in public fountains, forgetting they live in a concrete city. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
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Here's one last traveling adventure for you — but I wouldn't recommend this one. Take a look at the photos these Russian "skywalkers" take from some pretty unthinkable heights. Dizzy yet?
— L.A. Times Photos (@latimesphotos) January 28, 2015
While the skywalking Russian photographers seem to have a certain closeness with danger, intrepid photojournalist Lynsey Addario has experienced the scariest of dangers in war-torn regions around the world. Check out her piece in the New York Times Magazine. I loved seeing this headline spread around social media this week — "What Can a Pregnant Photojournalist Cover? Everything."
— Patrick Witty (@patrickwitty) January 28, 2015
Here's one last visual vantage point for your consideration: Ever wonder how you get that box of detergent or a best seller book from Amazon? Here's what it looks like. And, as a fun extra, you can listen to what it's like too.
— Jessica Hullinger (@JessHullinger) January 28, 2015