Archive for December, 2012

Park of Miniatures – Cockington Green Gardens

Park of Miniatures – Cockington Green Gardens
Cockington Green is only 15 minutes from Canberra’s centre. Park is located in Nicholls, Australian Capital Territory, opened to the public in 1979. Cockington Green is one of Canberra’s landmark attractions. Adults and children alike will be charmed by the little miniatures, fun figures and a high area to look down on a maze. Opening times: Entry from 9.30am – Last Entry time 4.15pm with viewing available until 5.00pm Open 7 days (Closed... 

Haleakala National Park – The Best Hikes on Maui

Haleakala National Park – The Best Hikes on Maui
The pipiwai trail hike is located in the Haleakala National Park at Oheo Gulch. Pipiwai Trail is 4 miles roundtrip, gaining 650-feet in elevation. It takes 2 1/2 – 5 hours to hike, depending on your the physical condition. Waimoku Falls are final destination of hike, falling 400-feet down a sheer lava rock wall shaped like a horse shoe. credit: PHOTOGRAPHRdotNET credit: PHOTOGRAPHRdotNET credit: PHOTOGRAPHRdotNET credit: jongela19 credit:... 

Krypton Green Lotus Elise

Krypton Green Lotus Elise
This fantastic krypton green color became signature color for Lotus Elise. Lotus with this color is a eye catcher. Lotus is a two seat, rear-wheel drive, mid-engined roadster released in September 1996 by the English manufacturer Lotus Cars. The Elise only carried a 1.6-liter 4-cylinder behind the cockpit. That plus a six-speed shifter was enoughto get the car from a standstill to 60 mph in 6 seconds. credit: The Pug Father  Read More →

Facts About Komodo Dragons

Facts About Komodo Dragons
These giant lizards belong to the reptile family. Their scientific name is Varanus komodoensis. Indonesia is the only place in the world to see Komodos in their natural habitat. Komodos have a life span of 50 years! Their length is about 3 meters (10 feet) and they weight around 70 kg ( 155 pounds). Komodo dragons are carnivores and scavengers. Young Komodo dragons feed on small prey such as lizards, snakes and small mammals. Adult Komodo dragons... 

The Colorado State Capitol Building

The Colorado State Capitol Building
The Colorado State Capitol Building is located at 200 East Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado. Capitol sitting high atop Denver is not just domed meeting place for the Colorado General Assembly, but also an homage to the American governmental process. The capitol building was built in the 1890’s and in 1908 they used 24 karat gold to plate the dome. There are sixteen stained-glass windows in the dome of capitol, each one illustrating a pioneer... 
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