Collection of Beautiful Lakes. A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature.
It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature. Who doesn’t believe that God has created images of Paradise here in this world? I believe, if one wishes to get the glimpse of the heavenly glory, then they better start discovering the world and they shall see for themselves. There exist such charismatic views, so blissfully divine a look they give. Only seeing is to believe. If you have a passion to discover some of the most breathtaking places of the world, then following are some of the most beautiful ‘lakes’, simply beyond belief –.
Lake Tahoe, USA Light of hope by Ayie Permata Sari Beautiful lake somewhere in Norway Above Sammamish by Sparth Lake Peyto by Gregory Boratyn Ashi Lake, Japan by Ricardo Bevilaqua Holy Sunset – Ohrid Macedonia Granite Reflections by David Richter Situ Gunung Lake by ismyday. Vicenza, Italy Pictures - Europe stock photos, fine art prints by QTL. [CLICK on any picture to see a larger image and details, to add to selection, to order, and to download wallpaper.]
All text and photos © QT Luong. See conditions for use of images. Photos: Tetrapod beaches of Japan ~ Pink Tentacle - StumbleUpon. Near Tappi Saki, Aomori (Photo: Mr_M_Montgomery) Hit the beach anywhere in Japan, and you are likely to see endless piles of tetrapods -- enormous four-legged concrete structures intended to prevent coastal erosion.
By some estimates, more than 50% of Japans 35,000-kilometer (22,000-mi) coastline has been altered with tetrapods and other forms of concrete. Critics, who blame the tetrapod invasion on decades of excessive government spending designed to bolster the construction industry, argue that in addition to posing a danger to swimmers, surfers and boaters, tetrapods actually accelerate beach erosion by disrupting the natural processes that shape the coastal environment.
Meanwhile, others have developed an aesthetic appreciation of the tetrapod landscape, as evidenced by a host of stunning Japanese tetrapod photos on Flickr. Location unknown (Photo: saksak) Location unknown (Photo: f l u x) Kawasaki (Photo: gullevek) Kobe (Photo: Joshua Richley) 20 free attractions in London - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet - StumbleUpon. Who cares if London's hotels and restaurants tend to be on the expensive side?
No city in the world has more free stuff to do. In addition to world-class museums without a ticket admission, you get the parks, canal walks, super markets (Portobello Road Market at Notting Hill Gate, Camden Market at Chalk Farm Rd, wonderful Columbia Road Flower Market at Gosset St in East London etc) and maybe some royal-spotting, and you can fill a life. London, thank you! Here's the mere start of the free list: 1. Around, more or less, since the 13th century, the Borough Market is stuffed with food-lovers and all you need for a memorable grab-and-go breakfast or lunch. 2. Hidden under Waterloo Bridge, the institute features four cinemas (not free) and the fun Mediatheque, where you can peruse DTV/film archives and watch for free. 3. Unreal; one of London's top attractions, and absolutely free. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
Those Victorians sure liked to 'c & c' (collect and catalogue). 10. - StumbleUpon. 10 amazing hiking trails - StumbleUpon. These ten classic trekking routes are suitable for these athletes.
They all require a strong pair of lungs, legs, and a good level of preparation. However, anyone who chooses one of these routes will be richly rewarded by the experience that will stay with him for the rest of the life and become the pride to tell the children and grandchildren. GR20, France This people-oriented endurance of 15 days (168 km) hike through Corsica is legendary thanks to the variety of landscapes. Five Towns of Cinque Terre.
Located on the Italian Riviera, Cinque Terre is a rugged coastline, made up of “The Five Lands” or the five villages: Vernazza, Corniglia, Monterosso al Mare, Riomaggiore, and Manarola. The Cinque Terre is so appealing because it does not display any modern developments in its architecture. Many of the residents over the centuries have built terraces on the cliffs that overlook the sea from the coast. The villages are only connected by paths (specifically the Blue Path of Cinque Terre that connects all five villages and is a famous hiking trail), boats, or trains—nope, no cars.
You definitely will not need to spend more money renting a car if you choose to visit the Cinque Terre; you can just focus on these almost mythical lands themselves. Vernazza One of the truest fishing villages of Italy’s Riviera, Vernazza is a gem with no car traffic on its streets. Corniglia Corniglia is a village that dates back to Roman times, and sits on a steep cliff, surrounded by vineyards. Monterosso al Mare.