Archive for March, 2016

Ijen Crater – Volcanic Acid Lake

Ijen Crater – Volcanic Acid Lake
Ijen volcano in East Java contains the world\’s largest acidic volcanic crater lake, called Kawah Ijen, famous for its turquoise color. The colours of the lake contrast with the sterile moonscape of the rest of the crater. Active volcano, constantly spewing sulfur smoke clubs, is incredible in its beauty blue fire and extremely hard working conditions in the sulfur mine. Sulfur combusts on contact with air to create stunning blue lava-like rivers... 

Dock Landing Ship USS Harpers Ferry

Dock Landing Ship USS Harpers Ferry
Amphibious transport dock ship USS Harpers Ferry breaks away from fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe after completing a replenishment at sea. USS Harpers Ferry aka LSD-49 is the lead ship of her class of landing ship dock of the United States Navy. This warship was named for the town of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, which, because of the Federal arsenal there, was an important location during the Civil War. credit: SurfaceWarriors  Read More →

Modern Museo Soumaya in Mexico City

Modern Museo Soumaya in Mexico City
The Museo Soumaya in Mexico City is a private museum owned by the Carlos Slim Foundation. It is best known for its modern, innovative architecture at the Plaza Carso location in Nuevo Polanco. The glimmering and modern building is already being hailed as a new landmark in Mexico’s capital, but it is also being criticized as the pet project of a man who knows more about business than art. The new anvil-shaped structure, designed by Fernando Romero,... 

Spectacular Banff Town in National Park in Alberta, Canada

Spectacular  Banff Town in National Park in Alberta, Canada
Banff is a town within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. It is the larger of the two towns in this national park. It is located in Alberta\’s Rockies along the Trans-Canada Highway, approximately 126 km west of Calgary and 58 km east of Lake Louise. This is a town that truly celebrates its heritage, lives and breathes mountain culture and never takes its backyard for granted. You can walk just about anywhere you want to go. Walking is... 

Pennant valley – The Most Beautiful Valley in Wales

Pennant valley – The Most Beautiful Valley in Wales
Cwm Pennant is a little known valley firmly on the unfashionable side of Snowdonia. The valley was home to slate workings in the late 19th century employing up to 200 workers. The slate was quarried, brought to be dressed and then shipped off in trams down the valley to its destination. The valley is mainly used for farming nowadays with farming stock indiginous to the area – Welsh Black cattle and Welsh Mountain, Welsh Mule and Lleyn sheep credit:... 

Oxfors City Trip

Oxfors City Trip
Oxford a city in central England on the River Thames. The city is known worldwide as the home of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Buildings in Oxford demonstrate notable examples of every English architectural period since the late Saxon period. Oxford University has over 22,000 students. 11,772 are undergraduate students, while 9,850 are graduate students. Oxford attracts many visitors each year from... 
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