Archive for October, 2014

Hiking to Rawson Lake Kananaskis, Canada

Hiking to Rawson Lake Kananaskis, Canada
Rawson Lake is an incredibly beautiful, jade, alpine lake buried in the mountains above the south side of Upper Kananaskis Lake in the shadow of 10,414 ft, (3,174 m) Mount Sarrail. It is located approximately 160km south west of the city of Calgary in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park Kananaskis Country. You can get some amazing photos of the entire length and breadth of Rawson Lake. If the Mountains surrounding the lake are covered in snow do not continue... 

New Honda Fit RS 2015

New Honda Fit RS 2015
The next generation of the Honda Fit subcompact won’t be coming to the U.S. until next year as a 2015 model, but the redesigned third-generation Fit goes on sale in Japan this year. The 2015 Honda Fit will not only be the first vehicle from Honda to wear the new Exciting H Design, it will also be the first Honda Fit to be manufactured in North America. credit: smademedia  Read More →

Hong Kong Victoria Harbour Panorama

Hong Kong Victoria Harbour Panorama
The harbour is the top one tourist attraction in Hong Kong. Situated between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Peninsula, Victoria Bay is the largest harbour in China and the third largest in the world, after San Francisco in the United States and Re de Janeiro in Brazil. Hong Kong has the tallest skyline in the world with two of the twenty tallest buildings in the world all in a small area around the bay. While you take a stroll along the Victoria Harbour... 

Chand Baori – One of the Most Overlooked Landmarks

Chand Baori –  One of the Most Overlooked Landmarks
Chand Baori in Abhaneri village in eastern Rajasthan, India, is one of the most overlooked landmarks in the country. It is one of the oldest stepwell in India, and is considered to be among the biggest in the world. This incredible square structure is 13 stories deep, and lined along the walls on three sides are double flight of steps. 3,500 narrow steps arranged in perfect symmetry descends to the bottom of the well 20 meters deep to a murky green... 

Iconic Himba People of Namibia

Iconic Himba People of Namibia
The Himba people live in the Kunene region of northern Namibia. There are between 20,000 and 50,000 Himba people. The Himba are closely related to the Herero people. The Himba and Herero speak the same language. The Himba raise cattle and goats Women tend to perform more labor-intensive work than men do, such as carrying water to the village, building homes and milking cows. Men handle the political tasks and legal trials. In the Himba culture a sign... 

Origami Animals from Bogota

Origami Animals from Bogota
In Japanese, the word “ori” means “to fold” and the word “kami” means “paper”. So, “origami” means “to fold paper”. Origami animals are a popular choice of origami. They’re fun to fold and it’s really cool to see them begin to take shape and look like their real life counterparts. credit: georigami  Read More →

The Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver

The Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver
The Orpheum is one of the most beautiful concert halls in Canada. Built in 1927 and refurbished in 2009. The Orpheum is located on Granville Street near Smithe Street in Vancouver’s downtown core. In its original building permit the Orpheum was classified as a movie palace, based on its almost 2800-seat capacity, extravagant decor, and full provisions for cinema projection. Now a rare survivor of the palace type, it was once among a group of... 

Ruins of Hampi, India – UNESCO World Heritage

Ruins of Hampi, India – UNESCO World Heritage
Hampi is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India located near Hospet town in the Karnataka state. The buildings in the city are mostly built in the original native traditions of southern India, associated with the Hindu religion. Among them are beautiful temples, basements of palaces, remains of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal platforms, treasury buildings. Hampi covers an area of nearly 26 sq km... 
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