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Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Exclusion Zone, Pripyat, Ivankiv Raion, Ukraine

Thursday, 17th November 2016, 07:35:54
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 13, Hits: 391, Size: 1MiB
A power station (also referred to as a generating station, power plant, or powerhouse) is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power. At the center of nearly all power stations is a generator, a rotating machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by creating relative motion between a magnetic field and a conductor. The energy source harnessed to turn the generator varies widely...
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exclusion zone, Pripyat, Ivankiv Raion, Ukraine
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exclusion zone, Pripyat, Ivankiv Raion, Ukraine
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exclusion zone, Pripyat, Ivankiv Raion, Ukraine
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exclusion zone, Pripyat, Ivankiv Raion, Ukraine
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exclusion zone, Pripyat, Ivankiv Raion, Ukraine

Siena International Photo Awards 2016

Thursday, 3rd November 2016, 08:56:35
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 37, Hits: 983, Size: 2MiB
Siena International Photo Award has become one of the photo contests with the highest international participation ever. With images submitted by photographers from over 100 countries around the world, the Award highlights how Siena is one of the most artistically established towns in the world...
Siena International Photo Awards 2016
Siena International Photo Awards 2016
Siena International Photo Awards 2016
Siena International Photo Awards 2016
Siena International Photo Awards 2016

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Thursday, 20th October 2016, 04:01:47
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 29, Hits: 705, Size: 2MiB
Dubai (doo-BYE; Arabic: دبيّ dubayy‎) is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is located south of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and has the largest population with the second-largest land territory by area of all the emirates, after Abu Dhabi. Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the country's legislature...
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Abandoned Places Around The World

Wednesday, 19th October 2016, 06:09:23
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 22, Hits: 345, Size: 2MiB
The term abandonment has a multitude of uses, legal and extra-legal. This "signpost article" provides a guide to the various legal and quasi-legal uses of the word and includes links to articles that deal with each of the distinct concepts at greater length. Abandonment, in law, is the relinquishment or renunciation of an interest, claim, privilege, possession, or right, especially with the intent of never again resuming or reasserting it...
abandoned places around the world
abandoned places around the world
abandoned places around the world
abandoned places around the world
abandoned places around the world

Foula, Shetland Islands, Scotland

Thursday, 6th October 2016, 16:40:34
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 9, Hits: 262, Size: 1MiB
Foula (Old Norse Fuglaey, "bird island", compare Norwegian Fugløy, "bird island", Scottish Gaelic Fughlaigh) in the Shetland Islands of Scotland, is one of Great Britain’s most remote permanently inhabited islands. Owned since the turn of the 20th century by the Holbourn family, the island was the location for the film The Edge of the World. RMS Oceanic was wrecked on the nearby Shaalds of Foula...
Foula, Shetland Islands, Scotland
Foula, Shetland Islands, Scotland
Foula, Shetland Islands, Scotland
Foula, Shetland Islands, Scotland
Foula, Shetland Islands, Scotland

Shāh Chérāgh, Shiraz, Iran

Thursday, 6th October 2016, 16:34:25
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 9, Hits: 229, Size: 1MiB
Shāh Chérāgh (Persian: شاه چراغ‎‎) is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran, housing the tomb of the brothers Ahmad and Muhammad, sons of Mūsā al-Kādhim and brothers of ‘Alī ar-Ridhā. The two took refuge in the city during the Abbasid persecution of Shia Muslims. Overview The tombs became celebrated pilgrimage centres in the 14th century when Queen Tashi Khatun erected a mosque and theological school in the vicinity...
Shāh Chérāgh, Shiraz, Iran
Shāh Chérāgh, Shiraz, Iran
Shāh Chérāgh, Shiraz, Iran
Shāh Chérāgh, Shiraz, Iran
Shāh Chérāgh, Shiraz, Iran

Castell, Human Tower, Catalonia, Spain

Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 17:19:34
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 20, Hits: 369, Size: 2MiB
A castell is a human tower built traditionally in festivals at many locations within Catalonia. At these festivals, several colles castelleres or teams often succeed in building and dismounting a tower's structure. Origin The tradition of building human towers originated in Valls, near the city of Tarragona, in the southern part of Catalonia towards the end of the 18th century...
Castell, human tower, Catalonia, Spain
Castell, human tower, Catalonia, Spain
Castell, human tower, Catalonia, Spain
Castell, human tower, Catalonia, Spain
Castell, human tower, Catalonia, Spain

Burning Man 2016, Black Rock Desert, Nevada, United States

Tuesday, 27th September 2016, 16:51:24
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 29, Hits: 746, Size: 1MiB
Burning Man is an annual event held in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, in the United States. The event starts on the Monday before and ends on the day of the American Labor Day holiday. It takes its name from the ritual burning of a large wooden effigy on Saturday evening. The event is described by many participants as an experiment in community, radical self-expression, and radical self-reliance. Burning Man is organized by Black Rock City, LLC...
Burning man 2016, Black Rock Desert, Nevada, United States
Burning man 2016, Black Rock Desert, Nevada, United States
Burning man 2016, Black Rock Desert, Nevada, United States
Burning man 2016, Black Rock Desert, Nevada, United States
Burning man 2016, Black Rock Desert, Nevada, United States

Lebessos, Kayaköy, Fethiye, Turkey

Monday, 26th September 2016, 21:02:37
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 10, Hits: 131, Size: 1MiB
Kayaköy, anciently known as Lebessos and Lebessus (Ancient Greek: Λεβέσσος) and later as Livissi (Greek: Λειβίσσι) is a village 8 km south of Fethiye in southwestern Turkey. In ancient times it was a city of Lycia, Later, Anatolian Greeks lived there until approximately 1922...
Lebessos, Kayaköy, Fethiye, Turkey
Lebessos, Kayaköy, Fethiye, Turkey
Lebessos, Kayaköy, Fethiye, Turkey
Lebessos, Kayaköy, Fethiye, Turkey
Lebessos, Kayaköy, Fethiye, Turkey

Coral Reefs, Okinawa Islands, Japan

Monday, 26th September 2016, 21:00:00
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 8, Hits: 107, Size: 1MiB
Okinawa Island (沖縄本島 Okinawa-hontō, alternatively 沖縄島 Okinawa-jima; Okinawan: 沖縄/うちなー Uchinaa or 地下/じじ jiji; Kunigami: ふちなー Fuchináa) is the largest of the Okinawa Islands and the Ryukyu (Nansei) Islands of Japan. The island has an area of 1,206.96 square kilometers (466.01 sq mi). It is roughly 640 kilometres (400 mi) south of the rest of Japan, roughly the same distance off the coast of China, and 500 km (300 mi) north of Taiwan...
Coral reefs, Okinawa Islands, Japan
Coral reefs, Okinawa Islands, Japan
Coral reefs, Okinawa Islands, Japan
Coral reefs, Okinawa Islands, Japan
Coral reefs, Okinawa Islands, Japan

National Geographic Photography

Friday, 23rd September 2016, 01:00:49
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 14, Hits: 338, Size: 2MiB
National Geographic, formerly the National Geographic Magazine, is the official journal of the National Geographic Society. It published its first issue in 1888, just nine months after the Society itself was founded. It is immediately identifiable by the characteristic yellow frame that surrounds its front cover. There are 12 monthly issues of the National Geographic per year, plus additional map supplements. On rare occasions, special editions are issued...
National Geographic Photography
National Geographic Photography
National Geographic Photography
National Geographic Photography
National Geographic Photography
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