Archive for November, 2014

Mysterious Tasmanian Devil

Mysterious Tasmanian Devil
Tasmanian Devils are the largest carnivorous marsupials in the world today. Devils once occurred on mainland Australia, but have been confined to Tasmania since pre-European times. He is characterized by their black fur and the offensive odour the Tasmanian devil secretes when stressed. The Tasmanian devil is also known to making a horrible, loud screeching sound when the Tasmanian devil is distressed or feels threatened. Devils are not dangerous.... 

Salina Island – Paradise near Sicily

Salina Island – Paradise near Sicily
Salina is an island in the Aeolian Islands north of Sicily. It is the second largest island in the archipelago. Salina is divided between three comuni: Santa Marina on the eastern coast, Malfa to the north, and Leni to the south-west. It is the greenest island of the Aeolian archipelago. Its name comes from the salt mines exploited in ancient times a lake, an abandoned village of Language. It is also famous for its starring role in the 1994 film Il... 

Bazaruto Archipelago Mozambique

Bazaruto Archipelago Mozambique
The Bazaruto Archipelago is one of Africa’s finest beach destinations, consisting a group of islands in Mozambique, near the mainland city of Vilankulo. It covers the islands of Bazaruto, Benguerra, Magaruque, Banque, Santa Carolina and Shell. It’s ideal for diving and snorkelling; the coral is pristine and fish life superb. The islands were formed from sand deposited by the Save River, which has since shifted its course. Tourist attractions... 

Alcazar Royal Palace of Seville, Spain

Alcazar Royal Palace of Seville, Spain
The Alcázar of Seville is one of the most representative monumental compounds in the city. It is the Royal Palace of Seville, a magnificent complex of patios and halls in different architectural styles, from Mudéjar to Gothic. The heart of the complex is the Palace of King Pedro I, who constructed his royal residence in 1364 at the site of a Moorish palace. Nowadays, the Alcazar is a part-time residence for the present Spanish royal family, including... 

Glass Bottom Skywalk in Grand Canyon, Arizona

Glass Bottom Skywalk in Grand Canyon, Arizona
The Grand Canyon Skywalk is a glass transparent horseshoe-shaped cantilever bridge and tourist attraction in Arizona near the Colorado River, located on the edge of a side canyon in the Grand Canyon West area of the main canyon. Visitors on the Skywalk, which has a clear, 4-inch-thick glass bottom, peer over the railing, or down through their stance to see the Canyon and all of its 4,000 feet of vertical abyss. Although its weight capacity is stated... 

Rovijn – One of the most photogenic towns in the Mediterranean

Rovijn – One of the most photogenic towns in the Mediterranean
Rovinj is situated on the western coast of Istria in Croatia, the largest peninsula on the Adriatic coastline, a one hour drive from Trieste and 2.5 hours from Zagreb. The car-free old town is made up of Venetian-era pastel coloured houses built around a pretty fishing harbour and overlooked by a hilltop church. Town offers the largest baroque building in Istria, the tower of St. Euphemia is also the highest point in Rovinj, offering an enchanting... 

RAW Natural Born Artists

RAW Natural Born Artists
RAW natural born artists is an independent arts organization, for artists, by artists. All genres of art including independent film, fashion, and music are welcome. RAW events are multi-faceted artistic showcases. Each event features a film screening, musical performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and a featured hairstylist and makeup artist. These artists are all local, hand-picked talent who have been chosen to feature at RAW. credit:... 

Broadway Tower – The Highest Little Castle in The Cotswolds

Broadway Tower – The Highest Little Castle in The Cotswolds
Standing 65ft high Broadway Tower is the second highest point in the Cotswolds and sits dramatically on top of an ancient beacon site. Broadway Tower was built for the Earl of Coventry in 1798 by renowned 18th Century architect James Wyatt. It is located on Broadway Hill, near the village of Broadway, in the Worcestershire county. The tower has been home to Sir Thomas Phillipps, and served as a country retreat for artists such as William Morris and... 
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