16 Useful Travel Websites You Probably Didn't Know About. 30 Beautiful Doors That Seem To Lead To Other Worlds. Most doors are hopelessly mundane, but they don’t have to be; they can also serve as meaningful symbols of portals between worlds or between different aspects of our lives.
When we set out to create a list of beautiful doors around the world, we were surprised to find just how many truly amazing doors there are out there that have been decorated with beautiful craftsmanship and artwork. The door is probably the single part of a building’s exterior that people will interact most frequently with, so if you want a building to look impressive up close, there’s probably no better way to do this than by having a beautiful door. Burano, Italy Image credits: John C. Hutchins Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA Image credits: Ken Piorkowski Copenhagen, Denmark Image credits: Ingeborg van Leeuwen Valloria, Italy Image credits: socket974 Montmartre, Paris, France Image credits: John Kroll Rabat, Morocco Image credits: David&Bonnie. 35 places to swim in the world's clearest water [PICs]
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13 Butt-Clenching Spots to Visit in Europe. If you’ve ever felt a touch uneasy wandering through your local cemetery the places featured in this article should provide some much needed perspective.
The Catacombs of Palermo, Sicily, Italy About 400 years ago, the monks of the Capuchin monastery in Palermo, Sicily, ran out of space in their cemetery, so decided to excavate the crypts below their church. The first person interred in the newly created catacombs was a monk called Silvestro, who for reasons not entirely clear was mummified. This sparked a tradition and over the next 300 years up to 8,000 people were entombed in a similar manner.
Most corpses were dressed in their Sunday best and wired upright against the walls, a position they remain in to this day. The SS America, Canary Islands, Spain This magnificent vessel was built in America in 1939 and served variously as a cruise liner and US Navy ship for half a century. City of the Dead, Ossetia, Russia. The world's best secret islands - travel tips and articles. Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours?
Here’s a list from our brand new Best in Travel 2011 guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe. 1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia Image by Killer White Fluff. Here Are 25 Beautiful Adventures You Should Be Having Right Now. We can’t all be globetrotting secret agents or jet-setters like The Most Interesting Man In The World, but we can definitely plan awesome vacations to take us to some cool places we can have an adventure or two in.
Here are 20 amazing pictures of equally amazing places that will get your mind wandering, whether you’re sitting at home, at a desk or in traffic. (Click picture for the larger image!) 24 Unusual Beaches You've Never Heard Of Before. Do you think that beaches are blasé tourist destinations with nothing unique or interesting to offer?
Well, you’re only partly correct. Many of them are over crowded and boring, but none of the beaches we feature here will disappoint. A singing beach, a glowing beach, a beach with rainbow-colored sand — here are the most offbeat seaside destinations you’ll find on Earth. 1. Glass Beach. Stuck In Customs. 22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist. Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs.
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Different geographical locations, climatic conditions and even seasons offer the widest variety of natural wonders: pink lakes, stunning lavender or tulip fields, breath-taking canyons and mountains, and other places you can hardly believe actually exist!
[Read more...] Some of the pictures in this collection will be of all natural sights you can find while traveling around the world, while the others have experienced human interference – but even in these cases, the result of such collaboration is spectacular. Globe Genie - Joe McMichael. 41 Secretly Incredible Travel Destinations. The Eiffel tower, Golden Gate Bridge and the Coliseum may be amazing in their own right, but there's something special about going to a spectacular location that few travelers venture to.
Take a virtual journey with me to these secretly underrated places... Albarracín is a beautifully preserved medieval village in Northern Spain. Amazing Places To Experience Around the Globe (Part 3) Devetashkata Cave - Bulgaria Ben Bulben at County Sligo, Ireland Shark Island - Sydney Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Tannourine - Lebanon Abel Tasman National Park - New Zealand Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia - Greece Sichuan - China.
5 Great Sites for Exploring Cities Around the Globe. When Google launched its panoramic photomapping service back in 2007, it was the first time many netizens had the chance to explore a swathe of detailed street-level photos from their armchairs.
In the U.S., Street View's rivals now include Microsoft's Silverlight-powered "Streetside" via Bing Maps and MapQuest's 360 View. Elsewhere in the world, other international sites offer rival photomapping for their particular part of the globe, even as the reach of Google's Street View steadily increases.
We've picked our five favorite websites from around the world that offer extensive street level imagery from places as varied as Munich, Mae Hong Son, Moscow and Miskolc. So grab your Panama hats and get ready to hit the virtual sidewalks of streets many, many miles away, then let us know your favorite services in the comments below. City8 NORC's photo mapping services cover Eastern and Central Europe. MapJack. Panoramic pictures and virtual tour of World - 360 Cities. Welcome to Earth! It's a planet having an iron core, with two-thirds of its surface covered by water.
Earth orbits a local star called the Sun, the light of which generates the food supply for all the millions of species of life on earth. The dominant species on Earth is the human being, and you're one of the six billion of them! Humans have iron in their blood, and their bodies are composed of two-thirds water, just like the planet they live on. The physical composition of the Earth, its people and everything on it contains an electro-magnetic field which is not yet fully understood. 360verse - by Occipital. MAPme.com - Map your World! Great White Shark Diving South Africa. Amazing Collection of Beautiful Places and Spaces. Our planet is far more impressive than we could imagine.
It has the power to build landscapes that amaze us even after seeing them a few times. In this article I have gathered pictures of places and spaces in our beautiful world that are simply amazing and must be seen. Enjoy. The ultimate sailing trips. Pack your sea legs for island adventures aplenty in this whistlestop tour of the world's best sailing spots, taken from Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences. 1. British Virgin Islands What happens when steady trade winds meet an island-flecked channel with tame currents and hundreds of protected bays? Stumblers Who Like The Cool Hunter - Amazing Places To Experience Around The...
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