Lantern Festival, Honolulu, Hawaii ~ Floating Lanterns memorialize those that have passed away. As the sun sets in the background, small boats with Buddhist monks and church volunteers help to launch and shepherd the small armada of lanterns ships.
Fernando De Noronha - 220 miles off the Brazilian coast lies this archipelago. They only allow 420 visitors a year with everyone staying in a local pousades where owners take a personal interest in their guests. Beautiful and unspoiled!