Shanghai usually isn't blessed with amazingly clear skies like one might see in Southern California; a mix of pollution, low-hanging clouds and haze coming in from the sea often bury the city under a muddy, gray layer of visibility-eliminating clouds. But then comes summer and with it rain and thunderstorms, after which for just a little bit you get skies...
The ruins of an Estonian Murru prison quarry in Rummu. When the prison closed, pumps that once kept the quarry and the prison dry were shut down, causing water to fill the quarry. It has become an unofficial and unguarded swimming and diving spot, attracting locals and tourists.
Night view of the famous covered bridge of Pavia (Lombardy, Northern Italy), on late summer. On the banks of Ticino River, it connect the main city with the characteristic suburban of Borgo Ticino. Originally built in the XIV century, was completely rebuilt after the WW II, in the 1949.
The intersection of the Yan'an Elevated Road (延安高架路) and the North-South Elevated Road is one of the most important traffic arteries in all of Shanghai. Traffic going to the Bund and Pudong gets bundled here. It is one of the most complex road structures I have ever seen, dwarfing even the 101 and 110 freeway exchange in Los Angeles.