Archive for October, 2015

A Beautiful Wood Carving in Kevelaer, Germany

A Beautiful Wood Carving in Kevelaer, Germany
Kevelaer is a municipality in the district of Kleve, in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. It is the best visited Catholic pilgrimage location within north-western Europe. More than 1 million pilgrims, mostly from Germany and the Netherlands, visit Kevelaer every year to honour the Virgin Mary. credit: sjdunphy  Read More →

Wings Over Houston Airshow 2015

Wings Over Houston Airshow 2015
The 31st annual Wings Over Houston Air Show took place this year at Ellington Field. It is one of the largest civic events in Metropolitan Houston. One of the top air shows in the United States is dedicated to showcasing vintage World War II aircraft. Houston Airshow attracted more than 90,000 festival goers throughout Houston as well as from around the globe. credit: thatlostdog  Read More →

Singapore Jurong Bird Park

Singapore Jurong Bird Park
Jurong Bird Park is home to the world’s largest walk-in lory flight aviary at 3,000 square metres and over 9 stories high. Its collection of more than 9,000 birds from 600 species is among the largest in the world. The Park specialises in birds from South Asia. The birds here are incredibly beautiful and kids love the interactive shows. There’s even the chance to hold and feed lorikeets. The park’s exhibits and aviaries simulate... 

Spanish Burgos Cathedral

Spanish Burgos Cathedral
The Burgos Gothic Cathedral is located in the historical centre of the Spanish city of the same name, in the Autonomous Community of Castilla y León, in the northern Iberian Peninsula. Burgos Cathedral was added to the World Heritage List in 1984 and Frommer’s Spain calls it one of Spain’s best cathedrals. The construction of a cathedral at Burgos was ordered by King Ferdinand III of Castile and Mauricio, the English-born Bishop of Burgos.... 

Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park
The Waterpocket Fold is a straight, 100 mile long ridge of tilted and layered rock stretching from the Fishlake Mountains in central Utah to Lake Powell in the south. Most is preserved in Capitol Reef National Park, which contains multicolored cliffs, narrow canyons, ridges, arches, spires and domes. That landscape makes Capitol Reef Country perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, ATV tours, hunting, fishing, wildlife... 

Autostadt Wolfsburg in Germany

Autostadt Wolfsburg in Germany
Volkswagen has been making cars in Wolfsburg, Germany since 1939. Today, the made-to-order factory town of Wolfsburg has grown into a city of 123,000, and a former industrial area next to the Volkswagen factory has become the Autostadt, an automotive theme park that has attracted more than 10 million visitors since its opening on June 1, 2000. The Autostadt is open on 363 days a year between 9:00 h and 18:00 h (excluding the 24th and 31st of December)... 
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