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July 30, 2012 at 6:56pm | by Steven The city of Chittaurgarh (Chittor) is located on the banks of river Gambhiri and Berach, in western India. Historically, it is considered that Chittor was built by the Maurya dynasty in the 7th century AD. The fort is surrounded by a circular wall which has seven huge gates before one can enter inside the main fort area.
The earth is such a beautiful place. It is filled with majestic views, beautiful people, and even hidden places which are not yet seen or visited. On this list, you would see a place that receives the most amount of rainfall down to the most unusual monasteries. These destinations are must-see, where human fascinations are literally gauged because of the uncommon points that trigger curiosity that result to appreciation of divine and natural beauty of the world.
Many of us will never experience swimming anywhere but a backyard pool or a local lake. Maybe we swim at the YMCA or community center. Or at a water park.
Beauty of the nature lies in viewer’s eyes. A photograph is just a way to show or represent that beauty. Here is a bunch of some wonderful pictures which are not only the example of beautiful photography but are also a photograph of some miracles happening in the world. You can also call it the creativity and innovation of photographer’s mind.
Time is the great equalizer, and as the world has advanced and science progressed, many great structures and institutions have dwindled or fallen. From industrial relics, giant skyscrapers and grand mansions left unfinished or unwanted, to abandoned religious, financial and urban structures , the changing nature of our time has given rise to an alternative urban landscape where the forgotten and the modern coexist. These five fascinating pillars of the abandoned world represent just a select few of those institutions.
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 28 th 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.
Deep in the belly of New York’s subway system, a beautiful untouched station resides that has been forgotten for years with only a limited few knowing of its existence. Stunning decoration with tall tiled arches, brass fixtures and skylights run across the entire curve of the station, almost a miniature imitation of Grand Central Station… But it sounds like something straight out of Harry Potter, right? It was opened in 1904, with the hope of making it the crowning glory of the New York subway system in elegant architecture and a place for commemorative plaques to honour the work that had resulted in such a successful underground mass transit system. It was to be the original southern terminus of the first ‘Manhattan Main Line’; however the station was closed and boarded up in 1945.
Jun 12, 2012 11:15:17 PM 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
1. The Blue Dragon by Steve Richards 2. Shore in Seychelles 3. Matterhorn Mountain, Switzerland
a glass walkway in china's tianmen mountain national park all photographs © dingyun juan, courtesy tianmenshan a new trail path in china's tianmen mountain national park offers visitors an unusual experience: the floor and rails of the pathway are composed of glass, offering walkers a vertigo-inducing look at the sheer drops and wilderness below. the walkway spans three feet wide, composed of glass 2.5-inches thick.
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Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado. Photo: redrocksonline.com Also in this issue The Man Who Makes the Future
Posted on: September 21st in Cool Hotels , Travel by Graham Padmore . Like this Post? The Big Apple may be one of the ultimate city break destinations – shopping, art, sightseeing and so much more.
Mar 21, 2012 2:24:34 AM These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order: 1.
Tonight at 8:30 pm nations around the world will be taking part in Earth Hour to take a stand against climate change. Started by the WWF in Australia , it has grown immensely since 2007 to become a global initiative. We all know that 1 hour of lights off won’t do much to save the planet, but we hope that it encourages people to make changes in their lifestyle and we thought we’d share a few ideas of types of travels that promote sustainability and encourage lights out every day. Rooms lit by Candlelight in Jordan Nestled in the heart of the Dana Nature Reserve of Jordan, th e Feynan Eco-lodge inspires an eco-friendly lifestyle. Vegetarian meals are served under the light of the moon, rooms are lit by candles and the evening’s entertainment consists of laying on the roof sipping tea while you watch the stars dance in the night under the crystal clear sky.