Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Muscat city

Marhaba, the traditional words of welcome in Oman, will greet you wherever you go, while the atmosphere of peace and optimism immediately confirm the fact that Oman belongs to one of the safest countries in the Middle East. Frankly, I kindly and curiously most people have a rich tradition of this diverse country located on the Arabian Peninsula is around 800 million years. Located on a narrow strip between mountains and see, the capital of Oman, Muscat stretches 50 kilometers along the Arabian Gulf. The city boasts a beautiful panorama of the golden minarets of mosques, forts and towers and a nice line of the Arabian Sea.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The deepest canyon in Europe

River Canyon springs from several Bjelašnice slopes near the village Canyon(at approximately 1500 m / m, 35 km from Sarajevo) and flows into the Neretva River in the mountainous border of Bjelašnica-Visočica-Prenj (the n / v approx 300 meters), near Boracko of the lake.

7 locations that look like they are from another planet

Stone Waves "The Wave" (freely translated as "Val") is located on the Colorado Plateau, near the border of Utah and Arizona. This area of ​​the gallery has an eerie interlaced stone sandstone, resembling deformed pillars, convolutions, mushrooms and other strange creations. Deposits of iron are responsible for the unique blending of colors in the rock, creating a dramatic long pastel yellow, pink and red. "Val" is made up of sandstone that has aged about 190 million years, and scientists who study it say that the old sand dunes turned into solid rock over the centuries, kalcificirajući in vertical and

Monday, September 19, 2011

Trakoscan Castle, beautiful castle in Croatia

Trakoscan Castle is one of the mostbeautiful castles in Croatia, is located in the CroatianZagorje region, 23 kilometers northeast of Krapina, 40 kilometers  southwest of Varaždin altitude of 250 m. The nearest towns are Macelj Strahinčica. With about 40,000 visitors a year is one of the most visited Croatian castles.
The castle was built in the 13th century as a small borough in the system of fortification's Zagorje Principality. The castle grounds are characteristic of the simple Romanesque burgs 12th-13th of the numerous feudal lords Celjski, Jan Vitovec, Corvinus, and after the fall of the Zagorje Principality, especially the estate Gyulay enjoyed it, and the 1568th Draskovic.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Pena Castle, one of the most colorful in the world

Portuguese National Palace of Pena could be described as one of the most colorful worlds of the fortresses, with walls and domes painted in cheery, yellow and red.Palace in the Bavarian style, dates from the 1840th year, when prince Ferdinand and Goths, hired an architect to design the Prussian royal residence on a prominent hill. From the park at the foot of the palace on a hilltop that visitors can walk or be transported in carriages.Pena's castle was built on a cliff at the top of the hill. These pictures are worth a thousand words and this just breathtaking!
From the dense green forest, beneath a blue sky and white clouds painted in yellow, purple and red, adorned with various sculptures, azulenes tiles and decorations from the era, Gothic, Baroque and Romantic, this castle emerges. Pena castle (Castelo da Pena), or Pena Palace (Palácio da Pena) is one of the seven wonders of Portugal. It is the oldest palace of European Romanticism. It is on UNESCO's world cultural heritage.

VIDEO: Hotel steeper than the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Powerful designers and architects every day work to the more shocking the world with their ideas, a newly opened hotel Bella Sky falls into this category. It has a floor reserved for  women, and it can even "dance"!
Only opened hotel Bella Sky, the largest in Scandinavia and has two twin skyscrapers tilted by 15 degrees, which are 11 degrees more than the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It is located in Örestad, the new neighborhood of Copenhagen and has 814 designer rooms and 30 conference room

Monday, April 4, 2011

Le Mont Saint Michel

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is a stony little island. It is located in the Gulf, in northwestern France.  It is linked to the mound with the mainland.
The island is famous for its Benedictine monastery. At its lowest level have small houses and shops. Above these are the monastic buildings.
Many of the monastic buildings dating from the 13th century and are considered outstanding examples of Gothic architecture.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Genghis Khan's Lost City

In the Russian region of Astrakhan, it is located in the ancient town of Sarai Batu, the old capital of the Golden Horde of Genghis Khan and the former major selling center. The resort is spread out over 18 kilometers and have an organized system of water supply.In that city was lived around 75 000 people of different religions and races.The second half of the 15th century the town was abandoned due to the lowering trade.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Journey to the South Pole


However, there are few special guests, not only because the tour will cost $ 40,500, but because for that  money you cannot expect any comfort. Moreover, tourists will share a modest living condition of the American scientific team which work on the uninhabited continent.
When in its tourist offer included the South Pole, heads of U.S. travel agency "Polar Express" are more likely to have in mind the effects of advertising than business.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

VIDEO: The second largest aquarium on the planet

This fantastic shot was made in Japanese Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, the second largest on the planet.
This place is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Japan, which has until March last year, visited by as many as 20 million people.
The main tank of a large complex, called the "Kuroshio Sea," the visitors shared the
 glass 60 centimeters thick. It contains 7500 cubic meters of water, and it was placed 26,000 animals of 740 species, among which stand out whale-sharks and rays most.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

The mystical place of the Celts and Christians

Romantic and untamed coast of Galicia Costa Del  Morte ( Coast of Death ). It is called "Coast of Death" because large number of people killed in the boat accident, which occured in heavy sea. Formerly, people belived that this place is the end of the world, where the souls of the dead go on the road to the stars.
Today, tourists enjoy in the hidden beaches, where they can swimm even in the fall.