Archive for September, 2014

Abandoned Canfranc Railway Station

Abandoned Canfranc Railway Station
In 1928, the Canfranc International Railway Station was the biggest rail station in Europe, and was the centerpiece of a railway between France and Spain. The mountainous line, with its complex passage of tunnels, bridges and viaducts, took 24 years to build, but after a chequered history which saw it commandeered by the Nazis during the Second World War, Canfranc International Railway Station has slowly slipped into disrepair and is now little more... 

City of Toronto Photo Gallery

City of Toronto Photo Gallery
Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the 5th-largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. It is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. One quarter of Canada’s population lives within a 160 km radius of Toronto.Toronto is a very active city! Not only does Toronto love to watch sports, but love to play sports. The city is lined... 

Boulder at Moeraki, New Zealand

Boulder at Moeraki, New Zealand
At Moeraki, 40 kilometres south of Oamaru, huge spherical boulders are scattered along the beach. Others can be seen emerging from the sandstone cliffs. Each boulder weighs several tonnes and is up to two metres high. New Zealand’s inhabitants have different unscientific theories concerning the origin of these boulders. One of them tells that they are fossil dinosaurs’ eggs. The version of aliens landing, who laid the eggs but couldn’t... 

Singapore F1 Night Race 2014

Singapore F1 Night Race 2014
The event takes place in Singapore on the Marina Bay Street Circuit and was the inaugural F1 night race and the first street circuit in Asia. It keeps the drivers on European time, which is very difficult when its light when you are going to bed and night when you wake up. Marina Bay, Singapore track data Lap length: 5.065km (3.147 miles) Race laps: 61 Race distance: 308.828km (191.897 miles) Pole position:  Right-hand side of the track Lap record*... 

Erta Ale Volcano, Ethiopia

Erta Ale Volcano, Ethiopia
Erta Ale is a shield volcano in the Afar region of East Africa. It is a remote and rarely visited volcano that is known currently to have an active lava lake in its summit crater. The earth opens up and a glowing lava lake is known as the Gateway of Hell. The Afar language calls it \”smoking mountain\” which indicates it has been active for a long time. The Afar region is the only place on earth where a tectonic triple junction is located... 

Stone Art – Noratus Cemetery in Armenia

Stone Art – Noratus Cemetery in Armenia
Noraduz or Noratus, is a village close to Gavar town in Gegharkunik province of Armenia, not far from the shore of Lake Sevan. The village is best known for its ancient cemetery. It has largest concentration of khachkar stones in the current Armenia. There are several hundred of these khachkars. The special stone carved crosses bring the ancient world into the modern. They appear not just on monastery walls, but everywhere in the landscape, on mountains... 

Most Powerful Photos of USA

Most Powerful Photos of USA
The most powerful photos ever taken that perfectly capture the United States life. Capturing a good photo is not just a matter of knowing the right settings but you need to feel the atmosphere and composition. Monument Valley Sunset over the Nevada desert MGM Grand Las Vegas Grand Canyon Hoover Dam Petrified Forest, Arizona Arches National Park-Utah Garden of the Gods, Denver Hiking in Boulder, Colorado Capitol Hill, Washington DC Arlington... 

The Reed Flute Cave in Guilin, China

The Reed Flute Cave in Guilin, China
Reed Flute Cave known as the Palace of Natural Arts is located in the northwest of Guilin City, 5 kilometers away from the center of the city. It is a cave on the southern shoulder of the Guangming Hill. A natural cave carved out of the karst limestone mountains over millions of years, today tourists go through the artificially lit cavern and wonder at the amazing formations and underground lakes. The cave is enormous so you won\’t be able to... 

Hvitserkur – The Sun Turning the Troll into Stone

Hvitserkur  – The Sun Turning the Troll into Stone
Hvítserkur is an impressive, 15 meter high cliff. It protrudes out of the sea in the western part of the Huna Bay near the coast a short distance from the farm Suluvellir. The sea erosion has carved three holes through its foundations and sculptures it in the shape of a petrified monster. It is really close to the shore and huge and with nothing else around. Legend has it that the cliff was once a troll intent on destroying the Þingeyrar Church... 

Nalanda University – The First Residential International University of the World

Nalanda University – The First Residential International University of the World
Nalanda is the name of an ancient university located at 55 miles from Patna in Bihar. This university was the largest residential Buddhist centre of learning in the world with a 9 storied library. 2,000 Teachers and 10,000 Students from all over the Buddhist world lived and studied at Nalanda. Founded in the 5th Century BC, and reported to have been visited by the Buddha during his lifetime. Nalanda Nalanda Nalanda Campus Nalanda Campus Library... 
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