Archive for July, 2015

Grand Show THE WYLD in Berlin

Grand Show THE WYLD in Berlin
THE WYLD, this is human nature in all its facets and the wilderness of the metropolis. It is ultra-modern and archaic, bizarre and futuristic. With over 100 artists on the world’s biggest theatre stage THE WYLD is the most elaborate show outside of Las Vegas. THE WYLD is perfect for international guests. The premiere costed the 10.6 million euro, the largest production budget in the 95-year history of Friedrichstadt-Palast. credit: Friedrichstadt-Palast... 

Prambanan Temples, Indonesia

Prambanan Temples, Indonesia
Prambanan Temple Compounds, also known as Candi Rara Jonggrang is a well known ancient Hindu Temple in Java, Indonesia. This is the largest temple compound dedicated to Shiva in Indonesia. Prambanan Temple itself is a complex consisting of 240 temples. All the mentioned temples form the Prambanan Archaeological Park and were built during the heyday of Sailendra’s powerful dynasty in Java in the 8th century AD. The closest cities to Prambanan, are... 

Tatooine – Place Filmed in Star Wars Movie

Tatooine – Place Filmed in Star Wars Movie
The Tunisian town of Tataouine served as the inspiration for the fictional planet of Tatooine in the Star Wars movie. Star Wars movie set build in Sahara, Tunisia. Very beautiful and photogenic place, especially for the Star Wars fans. credit: b+c+c+f credit: b+c+c+f credit: cdaven80 credit: cdaven80 credit:  Salim Shadid credit:  Salim Shadid credit:  bellet_vincent credit:  bellet_vincent credit:  bellet_vincent credit: Dimm0 credit:... 

What is Eid Al-Fitr ?

What is Eid Al-Fitr ?
Muslims throughout the world observe a joyous three-day celebration called Eid al-Fitr (the Festival of Fast-Breaking). Eid Al-Fitr is a holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting which is one of the greatest religious observance in Islam. The exact dates of Islamic holidays cannot be determined in advance, due to the nature of the Islamic lunar calendar. Estimates are based on expected visibility of the hilal and may vary according... 

Fish River Canyon – The Second Largest Canyon in the World

Fish River Canyon – The Second Largest Canyon in the World
The Fish River canyon is one of the most impressive natural beauties in the southern part of Namibia. With a depth of up to 550 metres, the Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the world. The enormous gorge meanders along a distance of approx. 160 kilometres through the fissured Koubis massif all the way down to Ai-Ais. The canyon starts near Seeheim. It is 161 kilometres long and up to 27 km wide and ends at Ai-Ais. The canyon is over... 

Paphos – Aphroditess Legendary Birthplace

Paphos – Aphroditess Legendary Birthplace
Paphos is entwined with Greek mythology, and the legendary birth of Afrodite on her shores brought fame and worshippers there to follow the cult of the Goddess. The Greek goddess of love and beauty and the founding myth is interwoven with the goddess at every level, so that Old Paphos became the most famous and important place for worshipping Aphrodite in the ancient world. Places to see: 1. PAPHOS DlSTRlCT ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM 2. BYZANTINE MUSEUM 3.... 

Palmyra before Isis Captured the City

Palmyra before Isis Captured the City
Palmyra, a 2,000-year old city with Roman ruins in the middle of the Syrian desert, is in the hands of ISIS. The city was noted in the annals of the Assyrian kings, and may have been mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. Palmyra was incorporated by the Seleucid Empire and then the Roman Empire, which brought prosperity. The major attraction of the area is the stunning ruins – the most famous and well-preserved of which are the Temple of Bel, the Theatre,... 
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