Photo of the Day 8 June 2008

Churches and Steeples, Salzburg, Austria, 2004
Photograph by Bob Krist
Snow rimes the classic dome- and spire-studded skyline of Salzburg, Austria. This elegant city's unique architecture is the legacy of a long line of prince-archbishops, powerful ecclesiastical rulers who used profits from the city's nearby salt mines to turn their seat of power into a little piece of Baroque Italy transported to the Austrian Alps.