Peschanaya Bay, Khuzhirskiy, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia

Friday, 17th November 2017, 16:21:12
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 9, Hits: 800, Size: 1MiB
Peschanaya (Russian: Песч́аная) is a village in the Olkhonsky District of Irkutsk region of Russia, a part of the Khuzhirskiy municipal unit. Located in the bay Nurganskaya Guba in the middle part of the western coast of Olkhon Island, in 12 km northeast from the village Kharantsy. In the late 1930s near the village a correctional labor camp was established for those convicted of hooliganism and larceny...
Peschanaya bay, Khuzhirskiy, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia
Peschanaya bay, Khuzhirskiy, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia
Peschanaya bay, Khuzhirskiy, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia
Peschanaya bay, Khuzhirskiy, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia
Peschanaya bay, Khuzhirskiy, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia

The Halligen Islands, North Frisian Islands, Nordfriesland, Germany

Wednesday, 10th May 2017, 01:11:33
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 11, Hits: 1319, Size: 1MiB
The Halligen (singular Hallig) are ten small German islands without protective dikes in the North Frisian Islands on Schleswig-Holstein's Wadden Sea-North Sea coast in the district of Nordfriesland. The name comes from a Celtic word hal, meaning "salt", a reference to the low-lying land in the region which is often flooded over with saltwater by the tides. A greater number of Halligen existed in the Middle Ages than in the 21st century...
The Halligen islands, North Frisian Islands, Nordfriesland, Germany
The Halligen islands, North Frisian Islands, Nordfriesland, Germany
The Halligen islands, North Frisian Islands, Nordfriesland, Germany
The Halligen islands, North Frisian Islands, Nordfriesland, Germany
The Halligen islands, North Frisian Islands, Nordfriesland, Germany

Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia

Thursday, 19th January 2017, 11:46:09
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 20, Hits: 2478, Size: 2MiB
Lake Baikal (Russian: о́зеро Байка́л Ozero Baykal; Buryat: Байгал нуур Baygal nuur, meaning "nature lake") is the world's oldest and deepest lake at 30 million years old and with an average depth of 744.4 metres; it is the second most voluminous lake, after the Caspian Sea...
Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia
Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia
Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia
Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia
Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia

Camp Earthworm, Regenwurmlager, Międzyrzecz, Poland

Thursday, 24th November 2016, 12:06:59
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 20, Hits: 1944, Size: 2MiB
The Regenwurmlager (Camp Regenwurm, literally: Camp Earthworm) is an extensive underground fortification area constructed by Germany in 1920s-1940s, now in western Poland, near the city of Międzyrzecz (formerly Meseritz). It was a system of underground bunkers interconnected by tunnels and corridors of total length over 100 km. On the Soviet maps it was denoted as "Мезерицкий укрепрайон". In 1945 it was abandoned by the German troops retreating without significant fights...
Camp Earthworm, Regenwurmlager, Międzyrzecz, Poland
Camp Earthworm, Regenwurmlager, Międzyrzecz, Poland
Camp Earthworm, Regenwurmlager, Międzyrzecz, Poland
Camp Earthworm, Regenwurmlager, Międzyrzecz, Poland
Camp Earthworm, Regenwurmlager, Międzyrzecz, Poland

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

Thursday, 17th November 2016, 12:35:54
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 15, Hits: 1052, 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

Castell, Human Tower, Catalonia, Spain

Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 21:19:34
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 20, Hits: 1036, 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

Lebessos, Kayaköy, Fethiye, Turkey

Tuesday, 27th September 2016, 01:02:41
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 5, Hits: 212, Size: 0MiB
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
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