Namba Parks, Rooftop Tower Gardens, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan

Friday, 23rd November 2012, 01:44:08
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 9, Hits: 1179, Size: 1MiB
Namba Parks (なんばパークス Nanba Pākusu) is an office and shopping complex located in Namba-naka Nichome, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan, the south of Namba Station on Nankai Railway. It consists of a high office building called Parks Tower and a 120-tenant shopping mall with rooftop garden. Namba Parks was developed by Jon Jerde of The Jerde Partnership in the footprint of the since closed Osaka Stadium. Various kinds of restaurants (Japanese, Korean, Italian, etc...
Namba Parks, rooftop tower gardens, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan
Namba Parks, rooftop tower gardens, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan
Namba Parks, rooftop tower gardens, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan
Namba Parks, rooftop tower gardens, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan
Namba Parks, rooftop tower gardens, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan

Eternal Flame Falls, Shale Creek Preserve, Chestnut Ridge Park, New York City, United States

Thursday, 22nd November 2012, 00:16:13
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 5, Hits: 865, Size: 1MiB
The Eternal Flame Falls is a small waterfall in the Shale Creek Preserve, a section of the Chestnut Ridge Park in New York. A small grotto at the waterfall's base emits natural gas, which can be lit to produce a small flame. It was featured in the book Secret Places by Bruce Kershner. In it, Kershner also lays a common local legend—one that claims "elf sightings"—to rest...
Eternal Flame Falls, Shale Creek Preserve, Chestnut Ridge Park, New York City, United States
Eternal Flame Falls, Shale Creek Preserve, Chestnut Ridge Park, New York City, United States
Eternal Flame Falls, Shale Creek Preserve, Chestnut Ridge Park, New York City, United States
Eternal Flame Falls, Shale Creek Preserve, Chestnut Ridge Park, New York City, United States
Eternal Flame Falls, Shale Creek Preserve, Chestnut Ridge Park, New York City, United States

Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Stasi Prison Complex Museum, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany

Wednesday, 21st November 2012, 23:57:39
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 5, Hits: 636, Size: 0MiB
The Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial (German: Gedenkstätte Berlin-Hohenschönhausen) is a museum and memorial located in Berlin's north-eastern Lichtenberg district in the locality of Alt-Hohenschönhausen, part of the former borough of Hohenschönhausen. It was opened in 1994 on the site of the main prison of the former East German Communist Ministry of State Security, the Stasi...
Berlin-Hohenschönhausen stasi prison complex museum, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany
Berlin-Hohenschönhausen stasi prison complex museum, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany
Berlin-Hohenschönhausen stasi prison complex museum, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany
Berlin-Hohenschönhausen stasi prison complex museum, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany
Berlin-Hohenschönhausen stasi prison complex museum, Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany

Hua Shan Hiking Trail, Huayin, Shaanxi Province, China

Friday, 16th November 2012, 01:27:37
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 20, Hits: 2092, Size: 1MiB
Mount Hua, or Hua Shan (simplified Chinese: 华山; traditional Chinese: 華山; pinyin: Huá Shān), or Xiyue (Chinese: 西岳; pinyin: Xīyuè; literally "western great mountain") located near the city of Huayin in Shaanxi province, about 120 kilometres (75 mi) east of Xi'an. It is one of China's Five Great Mountains, and has a long history of religious significance...
Hua shan hiking trail, Huayin, Shaanxi province, China
Hua shan hiking trail, Huayin, Shaanxi province, China
Hua shan hiking trail, Huayin, Shaanxi province, China
Hua shan hiking trail, Huayin, Shaanxi province, China
Hua shan hiking trail, Huayin, Shaanxi province, China

2012 Floods, Venice, Italy

Wednesday, 14th November 2012, 00:52:57
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 12, Hits: 1264, Size: 1MiB
Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia) is a city in northern Italy known both for tourism and for industry, and is the capital of the region Veneto, with a population of about 270,660 (census estimate 30 April 2009). Together with Padua, the city is included in the Padua-Venice Metropolitan Area (population 1,600,000). The name is derived from the ancient people of Veneti that inhabited the region as of 10th century B.C. The city historically was the capital of the Venetian Republic...
2012 Floods, Venice, Italy
2012 Floods, Venice, Italy
2012 Floods, Venice, Italy
2012 Floods, Venice, Italy
2012 Floods, Venice, Italy

History: Panoramic Black And White Photos Of New York City, 1902-1913, United States

Friday, 9th November 2012, 00:04:10
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 18, Hits: 1966, Size: 3MiB
New York is the most populous city in the United States, and the center of the New York metropolitan area, which is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. A leading global city, New York exerts a powerful influence over global commerce, finance, media, culture, art, fashion, research, education, and entertainment. As host of the United Nations Headquarters, it is also an important center for international affairs...
History: Panoramic black and white photos of New York City, 1902-1913, United States
History: Panoramic black and white photos of New York City, 1902-1913, United States
History: Panoramic black and white photos of New York City, 1902-1913, United States
History: Panoramic black and white photos of New York City, 1902-1913, United States
History: Panoramic black and white photos of New York City, 1902-1913, United States

Leh–Manali Highway Road Signs, Jammu - Kashmir - Himachal Pradesh States, India

Monday, 5th November 2012, 00:33:29
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 13, Hits: 1511, Size: 1MiB
The Leh–Manali Highway (Hindi: लेह-मनाली राजमार्ग Lēha-manālī rājamārga) is a highway in northern India connecting Leh in Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir state and Manali in Himachal Pradesh state. It is open for only about four and a half months in a year in summer between May or June, when the snow is cleared by the Border Roads Organisation of Indian army, and mid-October when snowfall again blocks the high passes...
Leh–Manali Highway road signs, Jammu - Kashmir - Himachal Pradesh states, India
Leh–Manali Highway road signs, Jammu - Kashmir - Himachal Pradesh states, India
Leh–Manali Highway road signs, Jammu - Kashmir - Himachal Pradesh states, India
Leh–Manali Highway road signs, Jammu - Kashmir - Himachal Pradesh states, India
Leh–Manali Highway road signs, Jammu - Kashmir - Himachal Pradesh states, India

Humberstone And Santa Laura Saltpeter Works, Atacama Desert, Tarapacá, Chile

Monday, 5th November 2012, 00:11:37
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Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works are two former saltpeter refineries located in northern Chile. They were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. Geography Humberstone and Santa Laura are located 48 km east of the city of Iquique in the Atacama Desert in the Region of Tarapacá in northern Chile. Other saltpeter works or "nitrate towns" include Chacabuco, Maria Elena, Pedro de Valdivia, Puelma and Aguas Santas among many others...
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works, Atacama Desert, Tarapacá, Chile
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works, Atacama Desert, Tarapacá, Chile
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works, Atacama Desert, Tarapacá, Chile
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works, Atacama Desert, Tarapacá, Chile
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works, Atacama Desert, Tarapacá, Chile

Hurricane Sandy 2012, Atlantic, United States

Wednesday, 31st October 2012, 00:05:59
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 20, Hits: 2555, Size: 1MiB
Hurricane Sandy, the largest Atlantic hurricane in diameter on record, with its winds stretching about 1,100 miles from end to end, was a late-season tropical cyclone that affected Jamaica, Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and the eastern seaboard of the United States, reaching to the area south of the Great Lakes Region of the United States and Eastern Canada...
Hurricane Sandy 2012, Atlantic, United States
Hurricane Sandy 2012, Atlantic, United States
Hurricane Sandy 2012, Atlantic, United States
Hurricane Sandy 2012, Atlantic, United States
Hurricane Sandy 2012, Atlantic, United States

Faroe Islands, Denmark

Thursday, 18th October 2012, 00:25:02
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The Faroe Islands (Faroese: Føroyar, Danish: Færøerne) are an island group and archipelago under the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Denmark, situated between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately halfway between Norway and Iceland. The total area is approximately 1,400 km2 (540 sq mi) with a 2010 population of almost 50,000 people. The Faroe Islands have been a self-governing country within the Danish Realm since 1948...
Faroe Islands, Denmark
Faroe Islands, Denmark
Faroe Islands, Denmark
Faroe Islands, Denmark
Faroe Islands, Denmark

Lakes Of Ounianga, Sahara Desert, Chad

Thursday, 11th October 2012, 00:25:42
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Lakes of Ounianga are a series of lakes located in the Sahara desert , in northern Chad. It was added as a World Heritiage site. The Lakes of Ounianga consist of 18 lakes located in the heart of the Sahara Desert, in an extremely arid region of northern Chad where the average yearly rainfall is no more than 2 mm. They depend on an underground supply of fossil water that fell on this area in ancient times when the Saharan climate was much wetter than it is today...
Lakes of Ounianga, Sahara desert, Chad
Lakes of Ounianga, Sahara desert, Chad
Lakes of Ounianga, Sahara desert, Chad
Lakes of Ounianga, Sahara desert, Chad
Lakes of Ounianga, Sahara desert, Chad

Phantom Pyramid Mountain, Mount Rocciamelone, Susa Valley, Italy

Sunday, 7th October 2012, 23:11:20
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Mount Rocciamelone is the first mountain of the world for whom we have a certain first ascent date, and a name for the summiter - on Sept. 1, 1358 the local nobleman Bonifacio Rotario D'Asti ascended to the summit bringing a small metal image of the Holy Virgin, as a sign of gratitude for having survived slavery with the Turks. This was the first ascent, but actually this mountain had seen several attempt made by knights or monks, usually as a form of pilgrimage...
Phantom pyramid mountain, Mount Rocciamelone, Susa Valley, Italy
Phantom pyramid mountain, Mount Rocciamelone, Susa Valley, Italy
Phantom pyramid mountain, Mount Rocciamelone, Susa Valley, Italy
Phantom pyramid mountain, Mount Rocciamelone, Susa Valley, Italy
Phantom pyramid mountain, Mount Rocciamelone, Susa Valley, Italy

The Domus Civita, Civita Di Bagnoregio, Italy

Sunday, 7th October 2012, 23:06:33
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Civita di Bagnoregio is a town in the Province of Viterbo in Central Italy, a frazione of the comune of Bagnoregio, 2 km (about 1 mile) W from it. It is about 145 km (90 mi) north of Rome. History It was founded by Etruscans over twenty-five hundred years ago but has seen its population dwindle to just fifteen residents over the course of the 20th century. Cività was the birthplace of Saint Bonaventure, who died in 1274...
The Domus Civita, Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy
The Domus Civita, Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy
The Domus Civita, Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy
The Domus Civita, Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy
The Domus Civita, Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy

Concordia Research Station, Dome Circe, Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica

Thursday, 4th October 2012, 23:12:46
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Concordia Research Station, which opened in 2005, is a research facility that was built 3,233 m above sea level at a location called Dome C on the Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica. It is located 1,100 km inland from the French research station at Dumont D'Urville, 1,100 kilometres inland from Australia's Casey Station and 1,200 kilometres inland from the Italian Zucchelli Station at Terra Nova Bay. Russia's Vostok Station is 560 kilometres away. The Geographic South Pole is 1670 kilometres away...
Concordia Research Station, Dome Circe, Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica
Concordia Research Station, Dome Circe, Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica

World Travel City Photography

Wednesday, 3rd October 2012, 00:44:41
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 4, Hits: 439, Size: 0MiB
A city is a relatively large and permanent settlement. Although there is no agreement on how a city is distinguished from a town within general English language meanings, many cities have a particular administrative, legal, or historical status based on local law. For example, an article of incorporation approved by the local state legislature distinguishes a city government from a town in Massachusetts...
world travel city photography
world travel city photography
world travel city photography
world travel city photography

Cappuccino Coast, Aberdeen, Scotland

Tuesday, 25th September 2012, 23:24:51
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It is called Cappuccino coast. Because it doesn’t occur very often, you are a lucky one to see these pictures taken in Cape Town, as Cappuccino was brought to its shores by the strongest storm. This thick foam in the ocean appears when salt water interacts with the decomposition products of underwater living creatures, and everything is churned up together by powerful currents which cause the water to form bubbles...
Cappuccino coast, Aberdeen, Scotland
Cappuccino coast, Aberdeen, Scotland
Cappuccino coast, Aberdeen, Scotland
Cappuccino coast, Aberdeen, Scotland
Cappuccino coast, Aberdeen, Scotland

Oktoberfest 2012, Munich, Germany

Sunday, 23rd September 2012, 22:38:53
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 14, Hits: 1943, Size: 1MiB
Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, running from late September to the first weekend in October. It is one of the most famous events in Germany and is the world's largest fair, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year to descend on the beer tents of Munich to celebrate the 16-day Oktoberfest extravaganza...
Oktoberfest 2012, Munich, Germany
Oktoberfest 2012, Munich, Germany
Oktoberfest 2012, Munich, Germany
Oktoberfest 2012, Munich, Germany
Oktoberfest 2012, Munich, Germany

Gouffre Berger Cave, Engins, Vercors Plateau, French Prealps, France

Tuesday, 18th September 2012, 12:24:06
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 9, Hits: 1143, Size: 1MiB
The Gouffre Berger is a French cave discovered on 24 May 1953, by Joseph Berger, Bouvet, Ruiz de Arcaute and Marc Jouffray. From 1953 to 1963, it was regarded as the deepest cave in the world at −1,122 metres (−3,681.1 ft), relinquishing this title to the previous contender, Pierre Saint Martin in 1964, after further exploration. The Gouffre Berger is now ranked 28th of the deepest caves in the world, and the 4th in France...
Gouffre Berger cave, Engins, Vercors Plateau, French Prealps, France
Gouffre Berger cave, Engins, Vercors Plateau, French Prealps, France
Gouffre Berger cave, Engins, Vercors Plateau, French Prealps, France
Gouffre Berger cave, Engins, Vercors Plateau, French Prealps, France
Gouffre Berger cave, Engins, Vercors Plateau, French Prealps, France

Preikestolen, Hyvlatonnå, Preacher's Pulpit Rock, Lysefjorden, Forsand, Ryfylke, Norway

Monday, 17th September 2012, 11:59:57
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 4, Hits: 651, Size: 0MiB
Preikestolen or Prekestolen, also known by the English translations of Preacher's Pulpit or Pulpit Rock, and by the old local name Hyvlatonnå (“the carpenter-plane’s blade”), is a massive cliff 604 metres (1982 feet) above Lysefjorden, opposite the Kjerag plateau, in Forsand, Ryfylke, Norway. The top of the cliff is approximately 25 by 25 metres (82 by 82 feet), almost flat, and is a famous tourist attraction in Norway...
Preikestolen, Hyvlatonnå, Preacher's Pulpit Rock, Lysefjorden, Forsand, Ryfylke, Norway
Preikestolen, Hyvlatonnå, Preacher's Pulpit Rock, Lysefjorden, Forsand, Ryfylke, Norway
Preikestolen, Hyvlatonnå, Preacher's Pulpit Rock, Lysefjorden, Forsand, Ryfylke, Norway
Preikestolen, Hyvlatonnå, Preacher's Pulpit Rock, Lysefjorden, Forsand, Ryfylke, Norway
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