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Amazing Collection of Beautiful Places and Spaces

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. 1. Green Fly Geyser, Nevada Located about 100 miles north of Reno, Nevada, is the tiny town of Gerlach. The most striking aspect of the Fly Geyser is its vibrant colors, which are caused by thermophilic algae. 2. The Ice Castles in Silverthorne are man-made ice formations created by Utah’s Brent Christensen. 3. This waterfall is very famous in Tuscany because is an open-air free hot spring. The waters of Saturnia Therme are sulphureous-carbonic-sulphate-bicarbonate-alkaline. 4. Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. 5. The Sagano Bamboo Forest is one of Japan’s national treasures. 6. 7. 8. 9.

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The 33 most beautiful abandoned places in the World 1. Christ of the Abyss, San Fruttuoso, Italy Via: en.www.lensart.ru 2. Kolmanskop, Namib Desert The Land of Tulips Tulip fields, wind turbines and canal, Holland. Photo by: Anna Paulowna There are reportedly 3,000 varieties of tulips. There is a Dutch organization that maintains the list of registered tulip varieties. Photo by: unknown

Deadly lake turns animals into statues (Images: Nick Brandt) ACCORDING to Dante, the Styx is not just a river but a vast, deathly swamp filling the entire fifth circle of hell. Perhaps the staff of New Scientist will see it when our time comes but, until then, Lake Natron in northern Tanzania does a pretty good job of illustrating Dante's vision. Unless you are an alkaline tilapia (Alcolapia alcalica) – an extremophile fish adapted to the harsh conditions – it is not the best place to live. Temperatures in the lake can reach 60 °C, and its alkalinity is between pH 9 and pH 10.5.

The Most Amazing Photographs of the World Around us in 2011 This is Thor's Well also known as "the gates of the dungeon" located on Cape Perpetua, Oregon. Emerald Lake in the crater of an extinct volcano located in Tongariro National Park in New Zealand. This is a restaurant located on a cliff on the east coast of Zanzibar. It can be reached by foot or boar depending on the tide. A actual office in Selgas Cano in Madrid.

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. 52 Places to Go in 2015 A revitalized city welcomes the world. Sure, Italy is rich with romantic cities like Florence, Venice and Rome — but its most vibrant might just be Milan. And this is the year for tourists to explore its charms, as it hosts the 2015 World Expo. Twenty million visitors are expected to visit the city for the Expo, a mammoth event that runs from May through October and involves more than 130 participating nations and organizations sponsoring more than 60 pavilions. The Expo’s theme focuses on food, nutrition and sustainability practices — a fitting choice for a city steeped in Italian culinary traditions.

Cheval des Andes Polo Match in Argentina On March 6, a group of Argentina's upper crust, South American influencers from across the continent, French wine darlings, and international social elite met at Barreal's La Pampa del Leoncito, in the San Juan province for a day of polo and food. Cheval des Andes, a Bordeaux-style fusion wine of French Premier Grand Cru Cheval Blanc and Mendoza's Terrazas de los Andes, officially hosted the match. But an illustrious cast of players, an aesthetically perfect setting, and some unforgettable asado (that's barbecue) stole the show. A total of 25 4x4 vehicles transported guests four hours into the mountains via one bumpy dirt road.

17 Of The Most Unusual Beaches Around The World When someone says “beach” you probably think of yellow or white sand, rolling waves, bright sunlight and a beer or fruity cocktail. But beaches come in far more different shapes and colors than some of us might have expected. Here are 17 beaches that, in one way or another, might not be anything like the beaches you’re used to. One of the most striking differences in many of these beaches are the different sand colors. Sand is generally formed out of whatever the waves happen to be banging against the shore, be they rocks, shells, corals, or glass. Rare green beaches can contain olivine, which is a remnant of volcanic eruptions, and black beaches are also generally formed by volcanic remnants.

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.

Ashikaga Flower Park, Japan The Japanese love flowers, and wisteria are among their favorites. Wisteria (known as fuji in Japan) is said to be one of the archipelago's most ancient noted flowering trees, even being described in the collected poems of the Man'yoshu (Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves). One of the best places to view fuji flowers is the Ashikaga Flower Park in Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture. 30 Incredible Earth Pictures 1. The Blue Dragon by Steve Richards 2. Shore in Seychelles 3. Matterhorn Mountain, Switzerland Abandoned Russian tunnels where mind-bending patterns naturally cover every surface By Sara Malm Published: 15:56 GMT, 5 February 2014 | Updated: 18:18 GMT, 5 February 2014 Hundreds of feet below a Russian city is an abandoned salt mine which might as well be the inside of a rave. The walls are covered with psychedelic patterns, caused by the natural layers of mineral carnallite creating swirls throughout the coloured rock. Carnallite is used in the process of plant fertilisation, and is most often yellow to white or reddish, but can sometimes be blue or even completely colourless.

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? Every mariner worth their sea salt sails there – hence the British Virgin Islands (BVIs) being a sailing fantasy land. There are more than 40 islands and hundreds of anchorages, all within sight of each other.

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