Friday, 22 September 2017

Northumberlandia, The Lady of the North

The landscape of Cramlington in the English region of Northumberland houses the largest female sculpture in the world.  Known as The Lady of the North , it is, according to its creators, the greatest replica of the female body sculpted on a landscape. Its design, and that of the surrounding parcel called Northumberlandia , are the work of the American Charles Jencks , and the construction was carried out in two years being completed in 2013.


The landscape of Cramlington in the English region of Northumberland houses the largest female sculpture in the world.  Known as The Lady of the North , it is, according to its creators, the greatest replica of the female body sculpted on a landscape.

Thursday, 21 September 2017

The Blue Hole in Dahab, Egypt

The Egyptian Red Sea coast and few kilometers north of Dahabis in Sham el-Sheik, Egypt. The spot is full of  fascinating and spectacular diving, although Blue Hole is an attractive geographic feature that we find in some areas of the planet. A deep hole with over 328 feet in the coastal areas of the sea that contrasts with its deep blue and the lighter color. The another part of this hole is known by different name, "The Shallow" opening to the sea around know as the saddle which is around 20 feet deep  and the long tunnel know as "The Arch" with the length of 58 feets, the glory of natural phenomenon, but further it became and still becomes the grave of many divers.


Blue Hole is one of the most dangerous dive sites in the world and continues to claim the lives of amateurs and experts . The Blue Hole is basically a coral lagoon that connects with open sea through a huge and beautiful blue arc of 26 meters.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Ward Charcoal Ovens of Nevada, USA

Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park is located in south of the town of Ely in White Pine County, Nevada. The most impressive feature of this area is the 6 coal Ovens which is  thirty feet tall and twenty-seven feet in diameter at the base, with a wall thickness of 20 inches. These honey comb shaped structure are actually coal kilns or coal furnaces operated from 1876 to 1879, they were coal-fired stoves from pine wood and juniper wood.


Ward Charcoal Ovens are actually coal kilns or coal furnaces operated from 1876 to 1879, they were coal-fired stoves from pine wood and juniper wood.

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Centralia | The Pennsylvania town of eternal fire

Centralia a major mining town of Pensylvannia, USA, founded on the zone with the greater concentration of anthracite of the planet. At least on a small part of it, since the deposits of this mineral are extended under an area of ​​1,250 square kilometers.

Centralia, Inhabited by more than 2,000 people, whose underground coal deposits made it a bustling business center during the early 1800s. XX. But in 1962 when some workers were preparing to clean the landfills. The fire penetrated the galleries of the mine, causing an unstoppable fire in the ground, which today is still active, since to turn it off would be too costly for the state. Despite the attempts to open wells to relieve soil pressure and gases, it was not possible to reduce the risk of explosion, so that in the early 1980s the few remaining inhabitants left the village.


entralia a major mining town of Pensylvannia, in 1962 when some workers were preparing to clean the landfills. The fire penetrated the galleries of the mine, causing an unstoppable fire in the ground, which today is still active.

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Chinese Cliff lays egg-shaped stones in every 30 years

Local people in the southwestern Chinese Autonomous Region of Guizhou Province in southwestern China were surprised to find the smooth and rounded egg eggs protruding over the cliffs and falling to the ground afterwards. The cliff is named Chan D Ya, meaning "cliff to lay eggs" in Chinese.


The southwestern Chinese Autonomous Region of Guizhou Province in southwestern China were surprised to find the smooth and rounded egg eggs protruding over the cliffs and falling to the ground afterwards. The cliff is named Chan D Ya, meaning "cliff to lay eggs" in Chinese.
The formation is hollow and resembles bubbles and eggs. Photo: Asiawire

Monday, 11 September 2017

Belorussian scariest house with skulls and devils hand

Town of Ratomka, five kilometers from the Belorussian capital of Minsk, there is a horrible house made up with dozen of black skulls and devil hands. At first glance mostly people try to move quickly to the other side of the street. It's not particularly pleasant to go when black hands stick out of the wall. Plus, some sculptures have  eyes ... horror! 


Town of Ratomka, five kilometers from the Belorussian capital of Minsk, there is a horrible house made up with dozen of black skulls and devil hands.

Friday, 26 May 2017

The Trembling Rock of Huelgoat Forest, France

Huelgoat, a place located in  the region of Brittany, France. It is known as "forest closed ", filled with natural landscape and it is the remains of the ancient and mythical forest of Broceliande, The ancient forest covers about 1000 hectares. One of the most impressive boulders is trembling rock (La Roche Tremblante). This huge granite stone weighs 137 tonnes and is 7 meters in length. It is pivoted in such a way that it can be moved if you know the right place to push. These huge lumps of granite are also known as Logan stones. which make the area very popular for tourism and make this place even more special.


The Trembling rock weighs 137 tonnes and is 7 meters in length. It is pivoted in such a way that it can be moved if you know the right place to push. These huge lumps of granite are also known as Logan stones.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Indian forest formed by a single tree

19,000 square meters Indian forest of  formed by a single tree. Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, east of the Kadiri forest reserve, Anantapuram, it is looks like a large forest. It is known as Thimmamma Marrimanu.


The Indian forest of 19,000 square meters formed by a single tree
Photo by holidayiq.com

Saturday, 20 May 2017

The Persian Qanat — The Underground Water Transport System

The civilization of Persia (Iran) was one of the most flourishing that existed for thousands of years and, beyond art, left us a culture and several techniques, to improve the cities, worthy of admiration. The strange holes in the ground in the photo below are almost 2700 years old. This facility is called kyariz, or qanat, a gently sloping underground water channel to transport the water from an aquifer or water well to surface for irrigation and drinking.


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Friday, 19 May 2017

A Giant Fingerprint Island of Croatia

Croatia has 79 large islands, over 500 smaller islets and another 642 small rocky peaks and covering an area of about 3,300 square kilometers. Of these small islands is Baljenac or sound like Bavljenac, situated in front of the Dalmatian coast, to the south of country, and that forms part of Šibenik archipelago. It hardly has 0.14 square kilometers of surface and a length of coast of 1,431 meters. It is uninhabited, but recently Croatia requested its inclusion in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.


The stone walls of Baljenac island is an example of this story and tells us that, in the 16th and 17th centuries, during the Ottoman conquest, the island served as a refuge for the Christians who began to build, stone by stone, a network of walls to protect themselves although it would not be until the 19th century and thanks to the Agriculture, when it reached its current appearance that resembles a human fingerprint.