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Magnificent Mulanje Mountain and Tea Estates

The small town of Mulanje in the south of Malawi is the centre of Malawi’s tea growing industry. The main attraction in the town is Mount Mulanje. Mulanje is a spectacular 650km2 granite inselberg that rises in dramatic isolation above the Phalombe Plains southeast of Blantyre. The massif consists of a plateau of rolling grassland set at an average elevation of 2,000m, but this is incised by several...

Whale Drive at Faroe Islands

267 pilot whales are driven up on the beach near Fuglefjord. The whales, that local residents see as a gift from God, are afterwards distributed free to citizens on the island Whaling in the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic has been practiced since about the time of the first Norse settlements on the islands. The techniques used are intensely stressful and cruel. Entire family groups are rounded...

Tigers Nest in Bhutan

Taktshang Goemba or Tiger’s Nest Monastery was blessed and sanctified as one of Bhutan’s most sacred religious sites. It hangs on a cliff and stands above a beautiful forest of blue pine and rhododendrons. Taktsang Monastery was built in 1692 by Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye. Gyalse Tenzin Rabgye is believed to be the reincarnation of Padmasambhava. Legend believes that Padmasambhava (Guru Rimpoche) flew...

Proxy Falls – Oregon Cascades

This multi-tiered, cascading waterfall is hidden in the dense Williamette National Forest along the McKenzie Pass Scenic Byway. It is one of the most frequently photographed waterfalls in Oregon. Lower Proxy Falls was created 6,000 years ago when a giant glacier carved a deep trough through the area, leaving steep canyon walls after the ice receded. The waterfall is a 100′ drop over stairsteps...

Visit Kyrgyzstan – Climbing Tastar-Ata and Camping Issyk-Kul lake

Kyrgyzstan is a Central Asian country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions. Landlocked and mountainous, it borders Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the southwest and China to the southeast. Annexed by Russia in 1876, it achieved independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. It has the most liberal tourist visa policy in Central Asia and one of the more...

Cockington Green Gardens – Park of Miniatures

Cockington Green Gardens is a park of miniatures, situated in Nicholls, Australian Capital Territory. Gardens were opened in 1979. It is a family owned and operated attraction, with four generations involved in it’s operation over the past 30 years. The park is constantly growing with the popular addition of the International display area. You can visit the Rose Room indoor exhibition, featuring...

UNISEX Collection 2015 by mad ACADEMY

New styles be inspired by marc Menden and urban life. Idea & Concept: Marc Menden www.mad-academy.com Haircuts: Marc Menden / Martina Wismer Hair-Color & Make-up : Mänz Moser (mit Farben von JOICO) Photos: Eduardo Rohner Models: Scout Modells www.scout-model.com credit: madfashionart

Bathroom Inspirations

The bathroom might be the smallest room in the house, but well designed bathroom should feel relaxing as well as functional and with the right touches feel closer to a Spa. Here are some trends to make a impact in the next seasons. credit: skivory

University of Toronto Mississauga

The University of Toronto Mississauga is a vibrant and active undergraduate and graduate campus that offers the benefits of a University of Toronto education in a beautiful park-like campus. The campus consists of a number of buildings arranged across a large, treed lot. The surrounding suburban neighbourhood is a fairly affluent section of the city of Mississauga. Established in 1967, UTM is the second...

The Mirrorcube – ThreeHouse in Sweden

Treehotel is located in Harads, near the Lule river, about 100 kilometers from Lulea airport. The Mirrorcube is an exciting hide-out among the trees, camouflaged by mirrored walls that reflect their surroundings. The dimensions are 4x4x4 metres. The base consists of an aluminum frame around the tree trunk and the walls are covered with reflective glass. The six windows provide a stunning panoramic...

Aurora over Denali National Park and Preserve

The park encompasses more than 6 million acres in a complete sub-arctic ecosystem. It features North America’s highest mountain, 20,320-foot tall Mount McKinley. The aurora is a beautiful, phenomenon, occurring year-round. Only in the fall, winter and early spring, is there enough darkness to allow us to see the northern lights when they occur. The aurora borealis occurs when a coronal mass ejection,...

The Making of Harry Potter, Warner Bros Studio London

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London provides an amazing opportunity to explore the magic of the Harry Potter™ films. It is the most successful film series of all time. All Potter fans can see all the hard work from behind the scenes. This tour covers 2.5-hour Harry Potter walking tour in London. The prices – £21 for a child aged 5-15, £28 for an adult, £83 for a family of four are comparable...

Princess Cruise from Seattle to Vancouver

Princess Cruises is an British-American owned cruise line, based in Santa Clarita, California and incorporated in Bermuda. Princess ships have casinos, nightclubs, discos and kids’ clubs. All have Lotus spas and fitness centers that offer yoga and other classes. Some spas feature alternative therapies like acupuncture; the newer ones have such medi-spa options like Botox and other fillers. Depending...

Jaguar and Land Rover at Paris Auto Show 2014

One of the biggest events in the 2014 automotive calendar took place in Paris. Land Rover revealed new Discovery Sport premium midsized SUV to the press. The SUV is the first member of what Land Rover describes as the Discovery Family, sort of like the Jetsons or Bunkers but consisting of sport utility vehicles. Jaguar has launched the new XE at the Paris Motor Show. The new Jaguar XE is powered by...

Abandoned Beelitz-Heilstatten Hospital

This hospital complex was designed by architect Heino Schmieden and built in 1898 in the Southwest portion of Berlin near the city of Potsdam. Originally built as a tuberculosis sanatorium this massive complex was converted into a military hospital during World War I by the German Imperial Army. In 1945, after the defeat of Nazi Germany, the German nation was divided in two. At this point in history...