Wonders of World
Wonderful Swords in The Rock, Norway
On a small hill on the edge of Hafrsfjord, about 6 km from the city center of Stavanger, Norway, stands three enormous bronze swords as monument to the battle of Hafrsfjord that took place here more than 1,100 years ago.
Amazing Restaurant along with the Mountain in Yichang, China
Walking into the restaurant and down the steps, one will come to a natural “cave lobby”. Rightward, a 30-meter-long plank road has been built along the cliffside. It leads to another natural cave, which has been transformed into a dining hall. Warm lighting from the ceiling lends a golden yellow glow throughout.
Incredible Museum Under the Water at Cape Tarkhankut
About a hundred meters off the coast at Cape Tarhankut, the westernmost part of Crimea, at a depth of a ten to twelve meters is a unique museum of sculptures. The underwater museum has around 50 sculptures and busts of former Soviet leaders including Lenin, Stalin, and Marx, as well as replicas of some of the world’s iconic attraction such as the Eiffel Tower of Paris and London's Tower Bridge.
Cleverly Merged Rockstars in Rock as Ancient Architectural Monuments
With a passion for rock music equalling his love of art, chinese creative DU kun brings together his favorite musicians, architectural compositions and natural wonders of the world in a series of painted oil portraits. carved into pagodas, confucian mausolea, buddhist temples and other traditional asian structures, the faces of china’s famous rockstars appear as majestic mountain and cliffs rising from the seas. roaring waterfalls, volcanic eruptions and lush landscaping are woven into the carefully painted compositions, each revealing meticulous details and hidden curiousities upon closer inspection.
'Grand Bazaar' Oldest Coverd Market of Istanbul
The Grand Bazaar in the Turkish capital Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, encompassing a total of 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops. Despite a steady rise in modern shopping malls in Turkey, the Grand Bazaar is still the most visited tourist attraction in the country. In 2014, it became the most visited tourist attractions in the entire world with over 91 million annual visitors.
Getting Ready for Fishing of Bicycles in Amsterdam’s Canals
Amsterdam is the most bicycle-friendly city in the world, with 40% to 60% of all trips within the city made on bikes. Some estimate that there are between 880,000 to a million bicycles in the city, which is more than the city’s permanent population, by as much as 20%. Amsterdam also has lots of canals —165, with a combined length of 100 kilometers. Unavoidably, some of the bicycles end up getting wet.
Beautiful Sierra del Divisor National Park, PeruThe Sierra del Divisor region along the Peru-Brazil Border in the heart of the Amazon Basin, constitutes the world’s newest National Park, formed on November 8, 2015. It stretches from the deepest parts of the Amazon rainforest and into the foothills of the Andes Mountain range, forming one of the largest contiguous blocks of protected land in Latin America. The National Park encompasses a massive 1.3 million hectares —larger than Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks combined.
Wonderful Wedding Cake Rock, Australia
The Wedding Cake Rock is an unusual geological formation located just north of Marley Beach near Bundeena within the Royal National Park, in New South Wales. The dazzling white sandstone rock has a perfect 90° corner and a flat top, as if it has been curved by a knife. Some say, it resembles a sliced wedding cake. Others see a block of tofu or cheese.
Incredible Giant Golden Statue of Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong, the founding father of the People's Republic of China, was a controversial figure. His Marxist–Leninist theories, military strategies and communist ideas, especially his “Great Leap Forward” campaign, where he attempted to rapidly transform China's economy from an agrarian economy to an industrial one, led to widespread famine resulting in the death of an estimated 45 million people.
Incredible Bridge People Walk on Aerial Corridor at Tea Park in China's EnshiWhat’s more dangerous than a glass-bottom bridge? A bridge without a bottom, of course!
Such an aerial walkway buttressed by only ropes has opened at a tea park in Xuan'en County, in central China’s Hubei Province. The “air corridor” is suspended at least a dozen feet above the tea fields, and more than thirty feet at places, and runs for a length of about 1,000 meters. Only ropes, short wooden planks or tires are provided in the name of walkways. The scary attraction has drawn hundreds of tourists to the tea park already.
Amazing Sandstone Landscapes of Canyonlands National Park
Located in the heart of the Colorado Plateau, in Utah, in the western United States, between scenic red rock cliffs of Arches National Park and the incredible sandstone landscapes of Canyonlands National Park, the town of Moab offers endless opportunity for sightseeing and exploration. This is why this small town is a popular destination for adventure lovers. The rugged and beautiful desert terrain is marked with hundreds of trails for mountain biking and extreme 4x4 driving.
Incredibal Sludge Storage Tank in the Middle of a Lake- IJsseloog
IJsseloog, or the “Eye of IJssel”, is an enormous circular pit in the middle of Ketelmeer lake in the mouth of the river IJssel, in the province of Flevoland, the Netherlands. The pit is one kilometer across and 45 meters deep and functions as a storage tank for heavily contaminated slit that is still being dredged from the bottom of the lake.more detail>>>>
This Indonesian chicken breed known as Ayam Cemani takes ‘black’ into an entirely different realm. The black color of Ayam Cemani is not limited to its feathers – the color is all over and even on the inside. Everything about this chicken is black – skin, beak, plume, tongue, legs, toe nails, even its meat, bones, and organs. Even bone marrow is black.
World's Largest Airplane Ever BuiltThe Antonov An-225 Mriya is a cargo aircraft that was designed by the Soviet Union’s Antonov Design Bureau in the 1980s. It is powered by six turbofan engines and is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes.
MONDAY, 26 JANUARY 2015
Spectacular Bioparc Valencia the Zoo in Valencia, Spain
Bioparc Valencia is a small (25-acre) zoo in Valencia, Spain, with a large collection of African animals. Unlike your average zoo where animals are locked in cages, the animals in Bioparc Valencia appear to roam freely in the park.
SATURDAY, 10 JANUARY 2015
The Swedish 17th Century Warship Vasa now in Sweden
In 1628, the Swedish warship Vasa set off on its maiden voyage from Stockholm harbor towards Poland, where a war was raging in the Baltic. Built by 400 craftsmen at the royal shipyard at Stockholm, the ship was richly decorated as a symbol of the king's ambitions for Sweden and himself. It was 69 meters long and was fitted with 64 cannons, and upon completion, it was of the most powerfully armed vessels in the world of that time. Unfortunately, Vasa was too top heavy and dangerously unstable.
THURSDAY, 8 JANUARY 2015
Incredible Views of Clouds Rolling Over TaiwanPhotographer Bai Heng-yao captures stunning images of fog as it rolls across the city of Taipei, Taiwan. His multiple-exposure photos reveal nebulous clouds and starry expanses illuminated by a surreal color spectrum. As the sun rises, Heng-yao turns his lens to Taipei's horizon, to document the smudged pastel rainbow of city lights outlined against the mountainous terrain.
WEDNESDAY, 7 JANUARY 2015
Spectacular Snowfall Turn Grand Canyon into Winter Wonderland
A flurry of snow on New Year's Eve turned the Grand Canyon into a winter wonderland overnight, coating the entire landscape in a magnificent blanket of white.
MONDAY, 5 JANUARY 2015
Photo of the Day: Snowstorm at the Grand Canyon
A New Year’s bought record low temperatures, damaging and a snowstorm to the southwestern UnitedStates, the world-famous Grand Canyon. Northern Arizona received snowfall totals of over four inches on New Year’s Eve and Day.
FRIDAY, 2 JANUARY 2015
Amazing Sky Cycle, A Pedal Powered Roller Coaster in Japan
Located in Washuzan Highland Amusement Park in Okayama city in Japan, the Sky Cycle is a pedal-powered roller coaster that requires riders to pedal all the way around, rather than just sit back and enjoy. The roller coaster is built over a hilly terrain and consists of a pair of elevated rails.
TUESDAY, 9 DECEMBER 2014
MONDAY, 8 DECEMBER 2014
Amazing ‘Door To hell’, The Darvaza Crater in Turkmenistan
Nicknamed the ‘door to hell’, the Darvaza Crater in Turkmenistan has been burning for over 40 years. The 225 ft wide (69 meters) and 98 ft deep (30 meters) crater is located in the middle of the Karakum Desert which occupies about 70% of the area of Turkmenistan.
WEDNESDAY, 26 NOVEMBER 2014
THURSDAY, 11 SEPTEMBER 2014
Amazing Cliff House, a five Story House Clings to the Side of a CliffCliff House is a five storey modular home clings to the side of a cliff, designed by Modscape. This Cliff House concept inspired by the way barnacles cling to the hull of a ship, a concept was developed for a modular home to hang off the side of a cliff as opposed to sitting on top of it. The home is visualised as a natural extension of the cliff face rather than an addition to the landscape, creating an absolute connection with the ocean.
FRIDAY, 29 AUGUST 2014
MONDAY, 4 AUGUST 2014
Nara, The City Taken Over by Deer
Anybody who has travelled to India must have invariably encountered cows on the streets; animals that disrupts traffic and refuse to move. Now replace cows with deer and you’ve got Nara.
Nara is the capital city of Nara Prefecture, and lies south of Kyoto, less than two hours from Tokyo by train. It is a beautiful city full of temples, shrines and ancient ruins, and home to one of the world's largest wooden buildings and one of the largest known statues of Buddha. Between 710 to 784, Nara even served as the capital of Japan. Today, this city of 370,000 has approximately 1,200 deer roaming the streets.
SATURDAY, 19 JULY 2014
Wonder full Aurora Borealis Dance Across the Night Sky When the night sky began to fill with eerie green streaks of dancing light, astrophotographer Kwon O Chul turned his camera upwards to capture the dazzling display. Located near Yellowknife in northern Canada, the auroras were so incredibly bright that the Korean photographer needed only mere seconds to capture the luminous phenomenon, which is caused when solar winds are pulled into the earth's atmosphere by magnetic force and the sky illuminates with a powerfully mysterious veil of colors that move and flow overhead.
TUESDAY, 8 JULY 2014
Amedee Lighthouse at Amédée Island in New Caledonia
The Amédée lighthouse is an iron lighthouse located on Amédée Island, 24 km away from Nouméa, New Caledonia. At 56 meters tall, it is one of the tallest lighthouses in the world and the first metallic lighthouse constructed in France.
Beautiful Azaleas of Shiofune Kannon-ji Temple in Japan Shiofune Kannon-ji is a 1,300-year-old Buddhist temple in Ome City, in Japan, about 30 minutes by car from Yokota. The temple is located in a bowl-like depression surrounded by hills covered by azalea bushes. Between April and May, the hills are set ablaze with color when the 20,000 azalea bushes are in full bloom. Paved paths suitable for strolling wind through the bushes.
SUNDAY, 6 JULY 2014
SATURDAY, 5 JULY 2014
The Ajanta and Ellora Caves of India
Ajanta and Ellora are two monumental rock cut caves that define Indian art and architectural accomplishment. Though these two monuments are separated by a distance of approximately 100 kilometers they are often mentioned together since their aesthetics and importance are at par and the fact that both are situated in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra.