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World's Most Extraordinary Swimming Pools

Be it for location, design or size, these pools are more than just enclosed bodies of water intended for swimming - as put in a definition. These extraordinary pools give a whole new meaning to swimming. In some cases you would have to be super rich to dip yourself in the luxurious waters, but a few of them are set in amazing sceneries, open to the public, and quite inexpensive. 1. The Icebergs. Sydney. The ocean's waves often break over the side of the Icebergs swimming pool located in the corner of the famed Bondi Beach. 2. Unlike with Icebergs, you would have to be a millionaire to immerse yourself in the waters of the Neptune Pool. The Neptune pool. 3. This twisting swimming pool projects eight feet over the sidewalk, at the edge of the 10th floor of the Joule Hotel in Dallas. The Joule Hotel in Dallas. 4. The calm, emerald-green swimming pool is floating above the Ayung River valley in Bali's lush foothills. 5. 6. This is the world's largest swimming pool. San Alfonso del Mar. 7. Related:  Incredible

“The Art of Clean Up”: El arte de ordenar por Ursus Werhli, vía bumbumbum “The Art of Clean Up” es un libro del artista alemán Ursus Werhli, aquí recopila distintos objetos y situaciones completamente organizadas. 20 Impressive Moats Around the World May 16, 2011 Bodiam Castle – East Sussex England | Photographer Unknown A moat is a deep, broad ditch, typically filled with water, that surrounds a castle, building or town. Regardless, moats are an impressive sight to behold, and any building that calls for such design is likely quite important and/or expensive. 2. Photograph by MIRAI 3. Photograph by CHARLES J SHARP 4. Photograph by RHEINPFEIL 5. Photographer Unknown 6. Photograph by SHARON BEALS 7. Photograph by HENRI @ Webshots 8. Photograph by Flemming Christiansen 9. Photograph by RIGGWELTER 10. Photograph by PHIL LAYCOCK 11. Photograph by Church of Emacs 12. Photograph by RA SMIT 13. Photograph by P BRUNDEL 14. Photograph by MR BULLITT 15. Photograph via 16. 17. 18. Photographer Unknown 19. Photograph via Skyscraper City 20. Photograph by FLORIDAPHOTO If you enjoyed this article, the Sifter highly recommends: 25 Haunting Shipwrecks Around the World

Most Beautiful Villages Around The World photo Popeye Village, is a group of rustic and ramshackle wooden buildings located at Anchor Bay in the north-west corner of the Mediterranean island of Malta. Photo by: Mosin Village on the bank of the Niger river, Mali. Photo by: Yann Arthus-Bertrand Hidden mountain village in Southern China. Mist over countryside in Southwest England. Hobbiton village – “Lord of the Rings” movie location in New Zealand. Riomaggiore is a village and comune in the province of La Spezia, situated in a small valley in the Liguria region of Italy. Mountain Village, Iran. Beautiful African sea side village. Hallstatt, Upper Austria, is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria with 946 inhabitants. Gásadalur village, Faroe Islands. Village located in Himalayas, Tibet. Fort Bourtange is a star fort located in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands.

12 bizarre real-life places that are stranger than science fiction Science fiction is home to some fantastic societies, from Cloud City to Bartertown. But you doesn't have to leave reality for this—our own world has places so abnormal, they make alien societies seem ordinary. Here are 12 remarkable locations in which people once lived (and some still do). 1. Izu Islands Off the coast of Japan lies a series of volcanic islands. 2. Neft Daslari is a functional city built 34 miles from the nearest shore. 3. One of the creepiest places on Earth, Sedlec Ossuary is a Roman Catholic chapel in the Czech Republic. 4. Temperatures in this Australian mining town reach well into broiling, so the opal miners who live there have built most of their town underground. 5. In 1962, a huge underground coal deposit ignited beneath the town of Centralia, Pa. 6. It's funny how something as boring as zoning regulations could lead to one of the most exciting office buildings on the planet. 7. Inside a spectacular Spanish church sits an enormous glass box. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

The best places to see the Northern Lights Northern Lights holiday ideas and practical tips A short break holiday to northern Scandinavia, Iceland or western Greenland to view nature's celestial spectacle the Northern Lights (aurora borealis) is an increasingly popular choice for travellers. Sightings can never be guaranteed, but you can bolster your chances by knowing when and where to go, and winter 2013-14 promises some of the best Northern Lights viewing for many years as the sun moves into a Solar Maximum phase in which sunspot activity is at its height. With so many great destinations and amazing excursions on offer, Northern Lights holidays are fast becoming an essential part of the travel calendar. What are the Northern Lights? The displays are caused by solar winds - streams of particles charged by the sun - hitting the earth's atmosphere. Where are the Northern Lights? Northern Lights in Norway Snowmobile ride to view the Northern Lights, Camp Tamok, Lyngen 24 Hours in Tromso Northern Lights in Sweden Practical tips:

25 Wonderful Places To Visit In Your Lifetime If you like this story feel free to share... Grand Canyon: One of the beautiful places of the world, Grand Canyon is the steep-sided gorge carved by the Colorado River in Arizona State of United States. Nearly 5 million people visit the 1 mile deep Grand Canyon every year. The best time to visit Grand Canyon is during the summer, fall and mild spring, but most locals agree that winter is the great time to visit. Great Barrier Reef: This is the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem. The reef supports 10,000 species which consists of 1500 types of fishes and 200 kinds of birds. Florida: This state built its entire identity with tourism. The South Island: The South Island of New Zealand is characterized by grand open landscapes. The south island has ten national parks. Cape Town: Cape Town is situated at the tip of the African Continent. During the summer season, Cape Town is filled with holiday makers enjoying the hot weather, sunny beaches and beautiful scenery. Golden Temple: Las Vegas: Sydney:

Watch a Mosquito Bite From the Inside of a Mouse I used to picture mosquitoes liked winged hypodermic needles, jabbing their rigid, needle-like mouthparts into flesh and slurping blood. But it turns out this view was wrong: Their snouts are surprisingly mobile and flexible, and can bend almost 90 degrees once inside the body to search for blood. As you can see in the video below, which I stumbled across on Ed Yong's blog Not Exactly Rocket Science, the mouthparts contain multiple parts that diverge once entering flesh. The video was made with a microscope inserted into the skin of an anaesthetized mouse, which was then fed upon by malaria-infected mosquitoes, Yong writes.

100 Things to do in Toronto - CouchSurfing Wiki The CouchSurfing Wiki, an informal workspace which anyone can edit. Originally discussed in CS Toronto group links by Amuised 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. riverdale farm / cabbagetown especially when the festivals are on 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. (everything is made of pomegranate: juice, dried fruit, ice cream, marmelade...YUM!) 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. check out the Fringe Fest 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100.

The 27 Incredible Once In A Lifetime Shots | Marine Chic Posted by admin on Apr 3, 2013 in Gallery | 47 comments Today we collect photos that we can see only one in lifetime and that if we had a luck to see it. These are the photos which we must save and enjoy in them all the time, because they are moment of an amazing history. List of the 30 incredible once in a lifetime shots is something that we will love and enjoy every day. Meteora, Greece After five weeks in Greece (called Ellada or Ελλάδα in Greek), we most enjoyed wandering romantic Santorini Island and trekking the rugged northern mountains of Zagori. We hiked a total of 170 miles (280 km) with day packs and stayed overnight in pleasant pensions and north Pindus mountain refuges. Robinson Expeditions conveniently moved our luggage each day to the next pension. Add any of the above images to your Cart for purchase using my Portfolio site. Highlights of five weeks in Greece In May, Zagori and northern Greece offer great hiking amid crocus and wildflower fields.Despite crowds emerging from cruise ships, Santorini island (Thira or Thera) romances you with whitewashed villages perched high above the Aegean Sea on the rim of an active volcano settled since Minoan times, dating from early Art History.In Athens, the Acropolis and Parthenon inspire awe as classic symbols of early Democracy.The cliff-top monasteries of Meteora are visually stunning and culturally important.