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2016 Coney Island Mermaid Parade in NYC

Each year, thousands of spectators flock to Surf Avenue, Coney Island’s main drag, to watch King Neptune and Queen Mermaid lead a procession of beglittered seminude marchers in costumes through the neighborhood. Three thousand marchers and half a million spectators attended to see the celebration of culture and art, which featured floats, marching band and mermaids. The Mermaid Parade specifically...

Swimming with Dolphins in Jamaica

Dolphin Cove Jamaica was founded in 2001 and has become a very popular attraction in Jamaica. This magnificent property has a natural cove which is surrounded by 5 acres of lush tropical rain forest. Visitors have the opportunity to interact and Swim With dolphins, enjoying the thrill and love of these amazing lovable animals. If you aren’t interested in swimming with the dolphins, there is still...

The spectacular landscape of Las Medulas

The town of Las Médulas is located in the region of El Bierzo, Leon. This small mountain town marks the natural beginning of the ascent towards Las Médulas, a unique cultural landscape that was declared a World Heritage by UNESCO. It is a historic mining site near the town of Ponferrada in the region of El Bierzo, which used to be the most important gold mine in the Roman Empire. To extract gold,...

Majestic Fort Popham, Maine

Fort Popham is a semicircular granite fort built in 1862 on the banks of the Kennebec River to protect Augusta from Confederate invasion. The fort was named after George Popham – the leader of the Popham Colony that was established nearby. It was never completed. It is composed almost entirely of granite blocks and utilizes a unique crescent shape that spans almost 500 feet in circumference....

Edmonton Pride Parade 2016

This year, Edmonton Gay Pride taking place from Friday, June 3, through Sunday, June 12, 2016. The parade ran down Whyte Avenue, kicking off the 10-day festival celebrating the diversity and unity of Edmonton`s LGBTQ community. Edmonton Pride consists of numerous additional events throughout the week, including parties, church services, sports competitions, a PFLAG gathering, Queer History bus tours,...

150 Years Volunteer Fire Department in Munich

The Fire Department celebrated the big anniversary with great fire parade of historic vehicles. A volunteer fire department is a fire department composed of volunteers who perform fire suppression and other related emergency services for a local jurisdiction. credit: darthvader42de

UNESCO Wassu Stone Circles

The Stone Circles of Senegambia are found in a zone about 100 km wide and 350 km long to the north of the Gambia River and include 1053 stone circles with a total 28,931 monoliths. Four representative groups of these circles have been selected for world heritage listing – at two locations in The Gambia (Wassu and Kerbatch), with two in Senegal (Sine Ngayene and Wanar). Wassu is located in the...

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point

WEST POINT, in southeast New York State, is the site of the U.S. Military Academy, founded 1802. The academy, located in Orange County, sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River, 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City. Academy\’s mission is to educate, train and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty,...

Walk around Genbaku Dome in Hiroshima

The Genbaku Dome is the ruin of the former Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall that was destroyed when the first nuclear weapon in human history was dropped by an American air force bomber on August 6, 1945. Because the atomic blast was almost directly above this spot, the walls of the building were partially spared from destruction, and the characteristic form of the building remained...

Abandoned Buck Hill Inn

The Buck Hill Inn was built in 1901 and once was listed as one of the top ten convention centers in the U.S. The thousand-acre retreat featured amenities such as an amphitheater, a 27-hole golf course, horseback riding, an indoor pool, swimming, and tennis. For decades the resort thrived, and would expand until eventually becoming a 400-room, 300,000 square-foot facility. The end of the Buck Hill Inn...

Bundeswehr Military History Museum

The Bundeswehr Military History Museum in Dresden is one of Europe\’s most important history museums. The redesigned Dresden Museum of Military History is now the official central museum of the German Armed Forces. It will house an exhibition area of roughly 21,000 square feet, making it Germany’s largest museum. It is located in a former military arsenal in the Albertstadt neighborhood of...

El Yunque Rain Forest in Puerto Rico

The El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the national forest system. At nearly 29,000 acres, it is one of the smallest in size, yet one of the most biologically diverse of the national forests hosting hundreds of animal and plant species, some of which are found only here. More than 100 billion gallons of rainwater fall on the Forest per year. The climate is frost-free and...

Luminize at The Life I Live Festival in Den Haag 2016

Luminize is a band from Croatia. Marcela, Matilda, Irena and Tea are Luminize. These four electrifying ladies were born in Croatia, and always persisted in developing their talents into the skilled musicians they are today. Irena – drums Marcela – vocal & rhythm guitar Matilda – solo guitar Tea – bass guitar credit: didy b

Spectacular Red Bull Air Race 2016

The Red Bull Air Races began in 2003 and became the fastest and most exhilarating motorsport on the planet. Fourteen of the worlds best and most daring pilots compete in eight races which are located all around the world. The famous Red Bull Ring in Spielberg hosted a third instalment of the Red Bull Air Race in 2016. The Red Bull Ring formally the A1 Ring the venue sits within the Styrian Mountain’s...

Classic Cars at Techno Classica Essen 2016

The show offer a great variety of cars and some other automobile items. With more than 1,250 exhibitors from over 30 nations, displaying 2,500 cars across 20 exhibition halls is the largest classic car show in the world. Pininfarina X ZAZ 965 Facel Vega HK500 Zündapp Janus 250 Lancia Flavia Sport Zagato racer Panhard 24CT Panhard Dyna X VW SP2 D.K.W. F9 Prototype BMW 328 Alfa Romeo Giulietta...