The Nude Cruise (NSFW) - Slide 3. The largest overwater bungalow in the world BY FAR. 13 Oct 2011 The largest overwater bungalow in the world BY FAR Overwater bungalows and water villas are known for being expensive, but at least they are also known for being larger than a typical hotel room, especially when you include the private decks. There are over 110 resorts in the world offering these over-the-water rooms, and almost all of them are over 500 square feet, and usually around 1,000 square feet. This makes those about 2 to 3 times larger than a typical city hotel room. At the Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, (formerly known as Soneva Gili by Six Senses) they have 44 Villa Suites and Residences that range from 2,260 to 2,691 square feet, making them among the largest in the Maldives.
Like a bit of privacy? The Private Reserve is the most remote of the 8 water villas that are only accessible by boat at the Gili Lankanfushi Resort. Extreme luxury or not? They are just being modest. Key features of the Private Reserve Price of the Private Reserve. °°°°°°°THEIR CIRCULAR LIFE°°°°°°° What Hides Head Statue On Easter Island (4 pics) 632-515.jpg (imagen JPEG, 440 × 574 píxeles) Wreck Diving the Mysterious Ghost Fleet of Truk Lagoon [33 PICS] Diver gh0stdot captured amazing underwater images in the ghostly wreckage. This is a light tank on the deck of the San Francisco Maru at about 50m depth in Truk Lagoon.
Photo #1 by © gh0stdot Let’s back up and show you where you are with an aerial shot taken while flying over Chuuk in south western part of the Pacific Ocean. Chuuk is the new name for an island group which formerly were known separately as Truk, Ruk, Hogoleu, Torres, Ugulat, and Lugulus. Chuuk is part of the Federated States of Micronesia. Photo #2 by Matt Kieffer This photo is of Truk Blue Lagoon Resort. Now we’ll go dive into the shark-infested waters and go wreck diving, courtesy of gh0stdot.
This is inside the Yamigiri Maru – maximum depth 32m. Meanwhile during scuba diving in Truk Lagoon, wreck divers must always be alert for other dangers besides those inside shipwrecks and downed planes. A truck in a hold of the San Francisco Maru at 50m depth in Truk Lagoon. Inside the Betty Mitsubishi Attack bomber. The World's Six Most Beautiful Lakes. World’s Beautiful Lakes: Five-Flower Lake, China The pristine water of Wuhua Hai, or Five-Flower Lake, is the pride of Jiuzhaigon National Park in China. The shallow lake glistens different shades of turquoise and its floor is littered with fallen ancient tree trunks.
Wuhua Hai is one in the legendary 108 haizi, or multicolored lakes, in the national park that according to legend, were created after an ancient Goddess dropped a mirror that her lover had given her, smashing it into 108 pieces. The amazing colors make it one of the world’s most beautiful lakes: Plitvice Lakes, Croatia In any given day, the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia can emit hues ranging from green and grey to blue and azure. Minerals and organisms residing in the series of sixteen interconnected lakes in combination with shifting sunlight provide this spectacular rainbow dance several times a day. Most extreme vacation spots. 245.jpg (JPEG Imagen, 920x690 pixels) Trolltunga norway photo. Random photo Submit your photo Stumble Thru landscape photography Tags: cliff norway trolltunga, norway by unknown 64 987 views Rating: +13 the geirangerfjord panorama, norway lofoten island of senja, norway latefossen waterfall, norway christmas time in norway Place your ad here Loading...
Bamboos for: James Marvin Phelps , Rob Inh00d Antelope Canyon is the most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest. 2. Bamboos for: Jo@net , Goianobe , CX15 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) 98 Flares Facebook 13 Twitter 15 Google+ 60 StumbleUpon 0 Pin It Share 10 10 98 Flares × Kayangan Lake, Coron islands, Palawan, Philippines Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves – Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli – Iceland Golden Eye Hotel – St. Mary, Jamaica Plitvice Lakes – Croatia Crystalline Turquoise Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China Devetashkata Cave – Bulgaria Four Seasons Hotel - Bora Bora Ice skating on Paterswoldse Meer, a lake just South of the city of Groningen in the Netherlands.
Marble Caves, Chile Chico, Chile YingXi Corridor of Stone Peaks, China The Gardens at Marqueyssac Ice Canyon – Greenland Coron Palawan, Philippines Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia Awapuhi Trail Kauai, Hawaii Valley of the Ten Peaks, Moraine Lake, Alberta, Canada Multnomah Falls, Oregon Seljalandsfoss Waterfall on the South Coast of Iceland Petra – Jordan (at night) Madeira, Portugal Norway Alesund Birdseye of City Riomaggiore, Italy. 1,200-year-old village with 17 residents - Lifestyle News. 2011-10-21 17:35:39 GMT2011-10-22 01:35:39(Beijing Time) China Daily A village in Mengxian county, Yangquan city of North China's Shanxi province, has just 17 residents.
The village is called Dapin by local residents. [Photo/CFP] Residents of Dapin village stand in front of a group of houses, Oct 15, 2011. [Photo/CFP] The 1,200-year-old Dapin village sits against a hill, Oct 15, 2011. A villager rests on a stone step in Dapin village, Oct 15, 2011. Stone steps connecting every household are paved in Dapin village, Oct 15, 2011. A man smokes outside his house in Dapin village, Oct 15, 2011. A village in Mengxian county, Yangquan city of North China's Shanxi province, has just 17 residents. The village is called Dapin by local residents. It has no doctors, pharmacies or shops and few people get sick, according to some local residents.
The village residents range from 50 to 88 in age, as all the young people are working or living away. Walk through “Your Rainbow Panorama” in Denmark. EmailEmail Now reaching the rainbow became possible with the new installation named “Your rainbow panorama” of the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. The new project was opened on the 28th of May 2011 on the top of the ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum in Århus, Denmark. Permanent circular vivid walkway of a 150 meters long, 3 meters wide by 3 meters high, gives a 360° colorful view of the city. Eliasson’s creation is 52 meters in diameter (approximate weight of 140 tons), mounted on the 12 columns which are resting on the steel construction on the roof level (around 100 tons).
This artistic work stands over 50 meters above the street level and 3.5 meters above the renovated roof area, it is also available for recreational purposes with a spectacular city view, all interested can reach both roof terrace and panorama via stairs and elevators. [Sources: Olafur Eliasson, ARoS] Glass beach, California | ZME Science. Email The place – Glass Beach, California; what are we talking about ? Just see for yourself. Seems nice, doesn’t it ? Well, in the first half of the 20th century, people used to come there to throw away all their dump, including bottles, toasters, TVs, and even cars! Everything lasted for almost one hundred years, until people finally realized what a mistake they had done. In 1967, the North Coast Water Quality Board and city leaders closed the area and several cleanup programs have taken place, but the result today is what you see here.
However, recently, it seems that nature has started its own ‘clean up program’, roughing up the edges and making the beach an attraction point for thousands of tourists each year, who come to take home a little glassy souvenir – even though that’s illegal, since the officials took over the beach. Nevertheless, Glass beach remains a living testament of what careless pollution and lack of concern about the environment can create. 5 more Weird World Wonders. Green Lake - An Austrian Lake That Is Used for Hiking. A rare natural phenomenon turns one of Austria’s most beautiful hiking trails into a 10 meter-deep lake, for half the year. Located at the foot of the Hochschwab Mountains, in Tragoess, Styria, Green Lake is one of the most bizarre natural phenomena in the world. During the cold winter months, this place is almost completely dry, and used as a country park where hikers love to come and spend some time away from urban chaos.
But as soon as temperatures rise, the snow and ice covering the mountaintops begin to melt, and the water pours down, filling the basin below with crystal-clear water. Water levels go from one-two meters at most, to over 10 meters, in the early summer. The waters of Green Lake are highest in June, when this extraordinary place is invaded by divers, curious to see what a mountain park looks like underwater. Fish swimming over wooden benches, a grass-covered bottom, trees, roads, roads and even bridges create a surreal setting that feels like it belongs on dry ground. Dream Bedrooms. Bridges that GROW themselves out of tropical roots and vines crossing rivers. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 15:35 GMT, 10 September 2011 Deep in the rainforests of the Indian state of Meghalaya, bridges are not built, they’re grown.
Ancient vines and roots of trees stretch horizontally across rivers and streams, creating a solid latticework structure strong enough to be used as a bridge. Ancient solution: The 'double decker' living tree root bridge in the village of Nongriat in Meghalaya, India. Locals have been using the bridges for over 500 years Some of the bridges are over a hundred feet long and can support the weight of fifty or more people. The Cherrapunji region is one of the wettest places in the world with many fast-flowing rivers and streams, making these bridges invaluable to those who live in the region. Nature's incredible engineering: Some of the bridges can hold more than 50 people at a time.
Interwoven: A close up of the solid lattice work that makes the bridges so strong. In time, a sturdy living bridge is produced. Bad Control – 10 World’s Biggest and Most Amazing Holes. Más tamaños | A Beer with a View | Flickr: ¡Intercambio de fotos! Jul09wallpaper-8_1280.jpg (JPEG Imagen, 1280x960 pixels) - Escalado (56%) Southern Sky Column In the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China | SmashWallpapers - Wallpapers News. Mystical, Magical & Magnificent Monasteries in Meteora (20 Pics) The caves in Meteora, Greece, had inhabitants for fifty millennia, but due to raids, “hermit monks” moved to the safety of sandstone rock pinnacles in the 9th century and began building monasteries.
More monks and nuns came, building more monasteries perched high upon the cliffs. Wikipedia reports, “Access to the monasteries was originally (and deliberately) difficult, requiring either long ladders lashed together or large nets used to haul up both goods and people. This required quite a leap of faith — the ropes were replaced, so the story goes, only ‘when the Lord let them break.’” UNESCO World Heritage says, “The net in which intrepid pilgrims were hoisted up vertically alongside the 1,224 ft. cliff where the Varlaam monastery dominates the valley symbolizes the fragility of a traditional way of life that is threatened with extinction.” Photo #1 by Vaggelis Vlahos A view of Meteora monasteries in Greece. Photo #5 by Gabriele Quaglia The Holy Monastery of St. PARIS - panorama | © gillesvidal - photographe.
Amazing Places around the world | LikeAndshare.info | likeandshare. Old Garage turned Mini Dream Home! | Hello there! It’s been a busy week with a trip to Seattle for the Picasso exhibition and a drive out to the coast but I knew I had to share this amazing remodel with you before the week came to a close. Everyone loves good makeovers and the ones involving tiny spaces, creative design and ingenious solutions are my all time favorites! Check out how Seattle artist, designer and welder, Michelle de la Vega, created this beautiful little 250 sq. ft. haven… The before… This lonely little detached garage is just begging for some love.
The after! A cozy, light filled sleeping loft is so perfect for the space. The kitchen is well organized and accessible with open storage solutions. The rustic wood burning stove becomes sculptural in this room along with Michelle’s own art installations. The glass boxes housing pillow forms are actually a tribute to Michelle’s father. You know I am a big fan of great bathroom design and this one delivers.
How many of us have garages that only house our junk!? 25 Mind-Blowing Aerial Photographs Around the World. Rano Kau volcano in Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island, Chile – Photograph by YANN ARTHUS BERTRAND For me, the allure of aerial photography is the unique perspective it gives. The world feels so different when viewed from above. It always gives me a newfound appreciation for this pale blue dot we call home. In my opinion, there is no better aerial photographer than Yann Arthus Bertrand.
His volume of work is incomparable, and he has an incredible eye for the interesting and provocative. I own one of his many coffee table books and it is absolutely mind-blowing. 2. Photograph by YANN ARTHUS BERTRAND 3. 4. 5. Born in Paris, France on March 13, 1946, Yann Arthus-Bertrand is a world-renowned photographer specializing in aerial photography. Upon his return to France, he published in 1981 his first book Lions, first release of a series of 80 books. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. YANN ARTHUS-BERTRAND continued… 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. “For a long time, I was afraid to use that word. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. A former Cement Factory is now the workspace and residence of Ricardo Bofill | Yatzer™ Image Courtesy of Ricardo Bofill Architect: Ricardo BofillProgram: Architectural offices /archives /model laboratory /exhibition space /Bofill's-apartment /guest rooms /gardensLocation: Barcelona, SpainTotal floor area: 3,100 square meters and gardensHouse area: 500 square metersDate Completed: 1975 There is nothing as good as an aged bottle of wine; and in this case the aged bottle of wine is a project which was completed in 1975, but is still worth mentioning!
First and foremost we would like to thank our friend and founder of Room Service design store in Greece, Katerina Xynogala for providing us with the necessary information regarding The Cement Factory, which is featured in the latest Room Service catalogue. The Cement Factory was discovered in 1973, it was an abandoned cement factory and partially in ruins, comprised of over 30 silos, underground galleries and huge engine rooms; Ricardo Bofill bought it and began renovation works. Sources: Room Service , Ricardo Bofill. The marble cathedral of Chile: Natural wonder could be world's most beautiful cave network. The Ultimate Maldives Gallery [30 pics] Hemeroscopium House: Prefab Gone Mad.