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Sunday, 9 December 2018

The Unique Boiling River in Peru, Shanay-Timpishka

The unique and very dangerous river Mayantuyacu, also known as Shanay-Timpishka (loosely translated as “warmed by the heat of the sun”), is located in the depths of the tropical forests of the Peruvian Amazon. The maximum width of the river is 25 meters, the depth is 6 meters, and the length is 6.4 kilometers.


The unique and very dangerous river Mayantuyacu, also known as Shanay-Timpishka

Rock Sail | A Natural Monument in the Black Sea

Sail Rock, also known as Parus Rock  is a natural monument of natural sandstone monolith in the Krasnodar Territory, located on the Black Sea coast in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, 17 km south-east of Gelendzhik, near the village of Praskoveyevka and about 500 meters along the seashore.

Sail Rock, also known as Parus Rock  is a natural monument of natural sandstone monolith in the Krasnodar Territory, located on the Black Sea coast in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, 17 km south-east of Gelendzhik, near the village of Praskoveevka and about 500 meters along the seashore.

Saturday, 8 December 2018

The largest solar power plants in Orenburg, Russia

Russia's two solar power plants in Sorochinsk and Novosergievka of Orenburg region . Sorochinsk, with a capacity of 60 MW, has become the most powerful object of photovoltaics built in Russia. The second, Novosergievka, with a capacity of 45 MW, ranked second in the list of solar stations.


Russia's two solar power plants in Sorochinsk and Novosergievka of Orenburg region

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge | The 55 km long sea bridge in China

The 55 km long sea bridge was solemnly opened in China, in the southern province of Guangdong on October 23/2018. The bridge, reportedly becoming the longest in the world, connected the cities of Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao. 


6 years of planning research, 9 years of design and construction. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge will promote the integration and development of the three places.

Minaret of Jam | The 65 Meter high Minaret Made of Burnt Bricks

The Minaret of Jam was built in the 12th century on the territory of present-day Afghanistan in the ancient city of Firuzkuh. Due to constant military conflicts and the inaccessibility of places where it is located, very few people can boast that they have seen it with their own eyes. Lost in the mountains This monument of architecture is hidden in the mountains in northwest Afghanistan. 

More precisely, it is 10 km north-east of the village of Djam in the province of Gore, in the place where the Jamrud Creek flows into the Harirud River. It is a well-preserved minaret of the XII century, 65 m high, the second highest historical monument among minarets of baked brick after the Qutub Minar in Delhi.


The Minaret of Jam was built in the 12th century on the territory of present-day Afghanistan in the ancient city of Firuzkuh.

Friday, 7 December 2018

Intermodal Container Building in Johannesburg

Intermodal Container Building in Johannesburg → The project of a non-standard residential complex Drivelines Studios was developed by the Italian-American architectural studio LOT-EK and implemented in 2017 in the business center of Maboneng in Johannesburg, South Africa. The seven-storey house of 6968 square meters is built from 140 old sea containers and consists of two separate volumes consisting of identical containers stacked on top of each other. 


Intermodal Container Building in Johannesburg → The project of a non-standard residential complex Drivelines Studios was developed by the Italian-American architectural studio LOT-EK and implemented in 2017 in the business center of Maboneng in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Aerial photography by Frenchman Eric Dupin

Drones are gaining popularity, because this is the cheapest way to see something from a height. One of the Instagram accounts with the title Dronestagram offers breathtaking photos for viewing.


Aerial photography by Frenchman Eric Dupin

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Steel house under a train bridge

Steel house under a train bridge → Under a 19th century bridge in London, a 1,600-square-meter house was built, designed by Undercurrent Architects. In its metal facade there are huge windows that offer plenty of light, while the brightness of the house helps the wooden floors, the white color of the rooms and the balcony doors.


Under a 19th century bridge in London, a 1,600-square-meter house was built, designed by Undercurrent Architects.

Chihuahuan Desert | The Land of Massive Gypsum White Sand Dunes

Unique throughout the planet are the white sand dunes in the Desierto de Chihuahua, which is considered the largest of North America as it covers over 518,000 square kilometers and extends deep into Mexico's central plateau. Numerous endemic plant species prove that the desert may be the most biologically varied desert, but also the largest created by plaster, in the world.


the Desierto de Chihuahua, which is considered the largest of North America as it covers over 518,000 square kilometers and extends deep into Mexico's central plateau

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Meiji Jingu Gaien Ginkgo row of Trees, Icho Namiki Avenue | Tokya

One of the famous colored leaves spots in Tokyo, gingko trees in Jingu Gaien. A golden ginkgo grows beautifully in the season, and many people go to this tree-lined road ginkgo avenues called “Icho Namiki Avenue”. The Meiji Jingu Gaien is not only a baseball stadium, but in autumn 146 ginkgo trees lined with trees of about 300 meters will appear turn into golden colour. The Meiji Jingu Gaien Ginkgo. A row of ginkgo trees is about 2 weeks from late November to early December.

Meiji-jingu Gaien - one of the business cards of tourist Tokyo