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Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit, Seattle

Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit, Seattle
Dale Chihuly is one of the world’s most prolific blown-glass artists and now you can view some of his most exquisite sculptures in a setting that is equally as spectacular as his works. Located adjacent to the Space Needle at Seattle Center, Chihuly Garden and Glass features an eight-room Exhibition hall where you can learn about Chihuly’s artistic process and his inspirations. Enter the 40-foot tall glass and steel Glasshouse, the centerpiece of Chihuly Garden and Glass and home to an expansive... 

The Photos From Montreals Comiccon 2016

The Photos From Montreals Comiccon 2016
Montreal Comic-Con features comic books, toys, games, science-fiction, horror, anime, non-sport cards and collectibles. It is held 2 times a year at the Palais des Congres convention center in downtown Montreal. This celebration of fandom offered once again a solid program that pleased geeks of all kinds. Over the three days there was something for everyone. credit: pikawil100  Read More →

Abandoned Trolleys is North Caroline Forest

Abandoned Trolleys is North Caroline Forest
Over 70 abandoned trolleys, subways and buses have found home in a North Carolina forest. The trains, once filled with people, now sit decaying on winding tracks stretching through the snowy forest, infusing visitors with a certain apocalyptic feel. The trains are from big cities such as New York City and Philadelphia, but have been left to rot in this unusual graveyard. credit: ttcfan4476  Read More →

Highgate Cemetery – Londons Great Victorian Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery – Londons Great Victorian Cemetery
Famous Highgate Cemetery is one of unusual historical destinations in London. Features include Victorian buildings, chapels, catacombs, The Lebanon Circle and Egyptian Avenue, all of outstanding architectural importance. The most famous resident of Highgate Cemetery East is Karl Marx, whose monument attracts comrades and others from all over the world. Visitors are free to wander through the East Cemetery, with its memorials to Karl Marx, George Eliot and Douglas Adams, but the most atmospheric part... 

Typical Granary Espigueiros, Portugal

Typical Granary Espigueiros, Portugal
The raised stone stores are a typical granary from the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula, built in stone, raised from the ground by pillars ending in flat staddle stones to avoid the access of rodents. They are typical of northern regions of Portugal. credit: rucativava  Read More →

Ice Hotel in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden

Ice Hotel in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden
The Icehotel is a hotel built each year with snow and ice in the village of Jukkasjärvi, in northern Sweden, about 17 kilometres from Kiruna. It is the world\’s first ice hotel. It is world-famous hotel created every year. Beginning work in October the Icehotel is ready for its first guests in December. The hotel’s public areas, including the Ice Bar and ice pillared hallway, are illuminated by dazzling ice sculptures and spectacular ice-carved chandeliers, This year will celebrate the 25th... 

Dragon Boat Race 2014

Dragon Boat Race 2014
A dragon boat team consists of 20 paddlers sitting two abreast, plus a Cox who steers the dragon boat from the rear and a drummer who sits at the front. The team of paddlers work in unison to propel the boat forwards from a standing start, the aim being to reach the finish line in the fastest time. Generally a race consists of between 4 and 6 boats. They usually have brightly decorated designs that range anywhere from 40 to 100 feet in length, with the front end shaped like open-mouthed dragons,... 

Military Tanks Riding on Civilian Road

Military Tanks Riding on Civilian Road
Tanks are armored fighting vehicles made for fighting wars in rough terrain. They are able to move over and around obstacles, as well as most types of rough terrain, due to their continuous tracks. Soldiers from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division download gear off their tanks in the motorpool on Hohenfels Army base. The Soldiers are participating in Combined Resolve II, a U.S. Army Europe-directed multinational exercise at the Grafenwoehr... 

Scenic City Art Car Weekend in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Scenic City Art Car Weekend in Chattanooga, Tennessee
There were a sneak peek of the art cars on Friday at the Art Car Ball from 7-10 p.m. at Miller Plaza. This free evening included costumes, dance music, and cars that light up in the night. There were trophies and bragging rights for the most creative attire. credit: Michael Miller  Read More →

Devil Run in Munich

Devil Run in Munich
The group called “Sparifankerl-Pass” is successfully revitalising a historical tradition from the Alps region. It is a bizarre, fun ritual that focuses on the darker aspect of Christmas with the Sparifankerl Pass. credit: tribp  Read More →
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