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We would love to see you at our two London stores – near Tower Bridge and at the Fashion and Textile Museum at London Bridge.
An ice hotel is a temporary hotel made up of snow , sculpted blocks of ice , and, in some cases, some steel framing. They are promoted by their sponsors and have special features for the travelers who are interested in novelties and unusual environments, and thus are in the class of destination hotels . Their lobbies are often filled with ice sculptures , and food and drinks are specially chosen for the circumstances. All of the ice hotels are reconstructed every year, and are dependent upon constant sub-freezing temperatures during construction and operation.
Share on Tumblr Email No, your eyes are not deceiving you - the waters have indeed parted! This incredible “sunken” bridge located in the Netherlands is giving visitors a unique way to access a beautiful 17th Century Dutch fort .
Col du Petit Saint Bernard The Little St Bernard Pass (French: Col du Petit Saint-Bernard , Italian: Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo ) is a mountain pass in the Alps on the France–Italy border. Its saddle is at 2188 metres above sea level. It is located between Savoie , France , and Aosta Valley , Italy , to the south of the Mont Blanc Massif , exactly on the main alpine watershed.
The Thornborough Henges NMP project was carried out in partnership with West Yorkshire Archaeology Service (WYAS) and funded by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF). It covered an area of 100km2 lying within North Yorkshire. The project was carried out to inform English Heritage’s Conservation Plan for the setting of the henges. This landscape is under pressure from aggregates extraction. Archaeological and geographical context
Llanddwyn Island ( Ynys Llanddwyn ) is a magical place. Located at the far end of a pleasant beach near Newborough Warren, this narrow finger of land is an ideal picnic site during fine weather, but also an exhilarating place when the winter winds blow. Its rolling dunes, large rock outcrops and mixture of historic buildings makes it an ideal place for an afternoon of exploration. Llanddwyn is not quite an island. It remains attached to the mainland at all but the highest tides.
photo © Fernando Alda Project : Metropol Parasol Redevelopment of Plaza de la Encarnacion, Seville, Spain Function : archeological site, farmers market, elevated plaza, multiple bars and restaurants Site area : 18,000 square meters Building area : 5,000 square meters Total floor Area : 12,670 square meters Number of floors : 4 Height of the building : 28.50 meters Structure : concrete, timber and steel Principal Exterior : timber and granite Principal interior material : concrete, granite and steel Designing period : 2004-2005 Construction period : 2005-2011 Building/Cost : 90 Million Euro photo © David Franck W hat is there not to like about Metropol Parasol ? The waffle-like crown structure in Seville , Spain has been finally completed in April 2011 after a competition held by the city of Seville in 2004. Located at Plaza de la Encarnacion, the stunning sequence of undulating parasols comprises the world's largest wooden structure.
Cano Cristales - Crystal River. River of five colors, as the locals call it, originates in the south of the mountain chain Macarena, Colombia, and flows eastward to its confluence with the Guayabero river. In the Cano Cristales found five colors: yellow, blue, green, black and red.
The stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park lies in the Lika region of Croatia. The park is surrounded by the mountains Plješevica, Mala Kapela, and Medveđak, which are part of the Dinaric Alps. The 16 blue-green Plitvice Lakes, which are separated by natural dams of travertine, are situated on the Plitvice plateau. Waterfalls connect the lakes, and the tallest waterfall is Veliki Slap at 70 meters (230 feet) tall. The Plitvice lakes area boasts a large variety of interesting and colorful flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy walking and hiking the many pathways and trails, or exploring the lakes by boat.
The archipelago of Lofoten in Norway is north of the Arctic Circle. Yet throughout the year it has temperatures which belie its position. This is because of the largest positive temperature anomaly in the world relative to latitude. It makes Lofoten an unexpected delight – its early settlers must have thought they had stumbled across an arctic paradise. Prepare to have your breath taken away. What they found there was a sea teeming with life and the largest deep water coral reef in the word.