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Silver Dollar City – Theme Park

Silver Dollar City is a theme park in the state of Missouri. Opened on May 1, 1960, the park is located between Branson and Branson West on Missouri Route 76. This internationally-awarded 1880s-style theme park treats guests to an experience unlike any other. Nestled amidst the naturally beautiful Ozark Mountains, Silver Dollar City features six world-class festivals, a dozen delightful restaurants,...

The Sea Fortress of Suomenlinna, Finland

The fortress of Suomenlinna is one of Finland’s most popular sights. It is only a very short ferry crossing away from Helsinki. Just a 15-minute ferry ride from the Kauppatori. The Suomenlinna ferry is part of Helsinki’s public transport service. Set on a tight cluster of islands connected by bridges, the UNESCO World Heritage site was originally built by the Swedes as Sveaborg in the mid-18th...

8th Battle Break Evolution Hip Hop

B-boys and B-girls from all over Brazil competed at VIVADANCA Festival Internacional. Street dance styles includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and popping which are popular by dance crews in Brasil. credit: Vivadança Festival Internacional

Elvis Presleys Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee

Graceland is dedicated to preserving the majestic memory of the worlds greatest legend, Elvis Presley. It is a mansion on a 13.8-acre estate in Memphis. It is located at 3764 Elvis Presley Boulevard in the vast Whitehaven community about 9 miles from Downtown and less than four miles north of the Mississippi border. It currently serves as a museum. It was opened to the public on June 7, 1982. It is...

Art Deco Lifeguard Stations of Miami Beach

The lifeguard towers of Miami Beach are famous in a town of famous architecture. The South Beach lifeguard stations are working stations and each is a beautifully crafted work of art. There are now 31 Lifeguard Towers just along the coastline of Miami Beach from the very tip at South Pointe Park up to 87th Street. credit: Phillip Pessar

Europa Park – Most Beautiful Theme Park

Between the Black Forest and the Vosges, lies one of the world\’s most beautiful theme parks. 13 European themed areas with typical national architecture, foods and flora create a holiday atmosphere. 11 rollercoasters offer rides which are not for the faint-hearted. More than 5 million people from all over the world visit the park each season to enjoy the excitement offered by more than one hundred...

Great Henry Ford Museum

Dearborn’s Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village is America’s largest indoor-outdoor museum. It charts the country’s evolution from rural to industrial society through exhibits covering communication, transportation, domestic life, agriculture, and industry. What to see: John F. Kennedy’s Limousine Rosa Parks Bus Abraham Lincoln\’s Chair Model T Rides Thomas Edison\’s...

Oneonta Gorge Hike, Oregon

Oneonta Gorge is one of the many wonders of the National Scenic Area. It is not accessible by trail. Rather you must walk up the creek bed, over a large and perhaps unstable log jam, through the gorge, and up to your waist in water until you finally see falls. Lower Oneonta Falls probably dropped just under 100ft in a backdrop surrounded by steep vertical-walled cliffs and fronted by clear pools. The...

The World Championship of Sled Dog in Black Forest, Germany

This Year the World Championship of sled dog took place in the town of Bernau in black forest in South Germany. Bernau has been a location for winter European dog sled races for more than 30 years. More than 6000 spectators from all over the world were cheering on 90 of the world’s top mushers from 5 different nations and 800 dogs of various breeds, mostly huskies. credit: Ralf

Falcon 9 lifted off from SpaceX Launch Complex

The 22-story Falcon 9 lifted off from SpaceX’s Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. carrying the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite on SpaceX’s first deep space mission. Falcon 9 is a family of launch vehicles designed and manufactured by SpaceX, headquartered in Hawthorne, California. The family consists of the Falcon 9 v1.0, Falcon 9 v1.1, and the Falcon 9-R....

Looking into the Marble Cathedral

This spectacular Marble Cathedral is set in the General Carrera lake in Chile’s Patagonia – the second largest freshwater lake in South America. The caves are on the Chilean side of the lake. The Cathedral and the Caves are a unique geological formation featuring a group of caverns, tunnels and pillars created in monoliths of marble and formed by waves over the last 6,000 years. The level...

Daily Reality in Eastern Ukraine

The human cost 5,665 people killed and 13,961 wounded in eastern Ukraine 5.2 million people estimated to be living in conflict areas 978,482 internally displaced people within Ukraine, including 119,832 children 600,000 fled to neighbouring countries, of whom more than 400,000 have gone to Russia Photo Credit: EU/ECHO, Eastern Ukraine, Mathias Eick, March 2015 credit:  EU Humanitarian...

The G20 Leaders – Who Rules The World ?

Italy – Prime Minister Matteo Renzi United Kingdom – Prime Minister David Cameron India – Prime Minister Narendra Modi Germany – Chancellor Angela Merkel United States – President Barack Obama China – President Xi Jinping Japan – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe France – President Co-Prince of Andorra François Hollande Brazil – President Dilma Rousseff Canada...

Bonsai Lodder – One of the Largest Bonsai Store in the World, Netherlands

Lodder Bonsai were the first company in Europe to be commercially involved with bonsai. It is a family business that has its roots in specialty plants. The lodder bonsais range is unique in size, diversity and quality. credit: jeremy_norbury

Exhibition Charlie Hebdo at Quimperle

Opening : Begin 28 Feb 2015 End 28 Mar 2015 Charlie Hebdo is a French satirical weekly magazine that was the target of terrorist attacks in response to its controversial cartoons. The most recent attack in January of 2015 left 12 Charlie Hebdo staff members dead. credit: bibquimperle3