Bounce Below: A Giant Network of Trampolines Suspended in an Abandoned Welsh Slate Mine. If you’re afraid of heights, caves, the dark, suffer from claustrophobia or vertigo, this might not be for you, but if not, a small Welsh town has the perfect subterranean adventure for you: the world’s largest underground trampoline.
Just unveiled in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales, Bounce Below is a network of trampolines and slides mounted to the walls of an abandoned slate mine at heights of 20 feet to 180 feet off the ground. Visitors are welcome to climb, bounce, slide, and jump in the netting amidst a technicolor light show. Tickets are available online and the space will open to the public July 4th, 2014. (via My Modern Met) 25 Secret Small Towns in Europe you MUST Visit.
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic There’s no other town in the world that I am more fond of than the quaint, charming, fairytale-like town of Cesky Krumlov in southern Bohemia. It’s as if you have stepped into a time warp – small cobblestone roads, bridges every which way you look, and no, there’s no McDonalds! It’s a great short day trip from Prague if you find yourself there but for the best experience, visit Krumlov in the summer season and raft down the Vltavy River. 2. Situated in Alsace, Colmar is a unique blend of French and Germany architecture, culture and spirit. 3.
This town in Malta is the main fishing village for the entire country. 4. The lakeside town of Hallstatt is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has even been dubbed the prettiest lakeside village in the entire world. 5. Bruges has become incredibly popular for travellers looking to photograph the lego-like houses in the city centre (pictured above). 6. Image: handmade-saratov.ru 7. Image: Wikicommons. 13 Most Beautiful and Famous Trees on Earth.
“A tree is a wonderful living organism which gives shelter, food,warmth and protection to all living things.
It even gives shade tothose who wield an axe to cut it down” – Buddha. There are probably hundreds of majestic and magnificent trees in the world – of these, some are particularly special: 1. Cherry Blossom: Sakura, Tokyo In Japan they don’t celebrate Easter but springtime in Japan is when everything goes Cherry Blossom (Sakura) crazy. 2. The Angel Oak Tree is a Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) located in Angel Oak Park on Johns Island near Charleston, South Carolina. 3. Árbol del Tule, a Montezuma Cypress, is located in the town center of Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca . 4. The Lone Cypress Tree near Monterey is probably the most famous point along the 17-Mile Drive, a scenic road through Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach. 5. General Sherman is a Giant Sequoia located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in California. Secret Places: U.S.A. - Triphammer Falls, Ithaca, New York.