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.