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Pedraza in Spain – Traditional Spanish Countryside

Pedraza is a municipality in Spain, located in the province of Segovia in the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is located at 37 km northeast of the city of Segovia with a population of less than 500. The main attraction here is the town itself. The heart of Pedraza is its picturesque Plaza Mayor, faced by houses that date back to the 16th century. Its cobbled streets and emblazoned houses...

Top Facts about Amazon Rainforest

Amazon Rainforest is large, tropical rainforest that occupying the drainage basin of the Amazon River and its tributaries in northern South America, and covering an area of 2,300,000 square miles (6,000,000 square km). The nine nations that have the Amazon rainforest in their borders are Brazil, Peru, Columbia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. Tropical forests have been...

Idol Rock – Curious 200 tons Formation on a Tiny Base

The rock formations at Brimham in Nidderdale are scattered over some 50 acres on Brimham Moor. It was shaped by tens of thousands of years of erosion. The most impressive is Idol Rock, a 200-ton monolith balancing on a tiny pyramidal base. The whole of Brimham Moor is considered one of the United Kingdom’s strangest environments. credit: Andrew Michaels

Losee Canyon Trail

Losee Canyon is a 6 mile out and back trail located near Panguitch, Utah and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from April until October. The trail follows the canyon floor, winding through the red hoodoos and the many colored sandstone cliffs up to the higher elevations of the Red Canyon area. It\’s a multi-use trail open to bicyclists, horses and...

The Pinnacles, Nambung National Park – Things to Do in Western Australia

Nambung National Park is located 245km north of Perth. In the heart of Nambung National Park lies the Pinnacles Desert, one of Australia’s best known landscapes. Nambung National Park covers an area of approximately 17491 hectares. Where, thousands of huge limestone pillars rise from the shifting Sand Dunes and resemble a landscape from another Planet. These amazing natural limestone structures were...

Horse Shoe Bend – Most Precious Jewel

Horseshoe Bend is in one of most breath taking, beautiful, amazing places in the world. It is the name for a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona, The Horseshoe Bend is part of the Glen Canyon which is near the Arizona/Utah state line. The place is easy to reach with a short hike which begins from a large parking area just off U.S. 89. This attraction...

Death Valley National Park Wallpapers

Death Valley is a desert located in the southwestern United States of America. It is one of the driest, hottest places on earth. The second-highest recorded temperature was 134 F (57C), in July, 1913. Highest average rain fall was recorded in 1913 at 4.5 inches. It has the lowest elevation on the continent — 282 feet below sea level. Nearly 550 square miles of its area lie below sea level. The valley...

A Little Trip to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It is often considered as one of the most spectacular cities in Europe owing to its vast collection of Medieval and Georgian architecture. Edinburgh’s population is over 450,000 but that figure more than doubles to over a million during the famous arts festivals in August. Edinburgh is the 8th largest city in the United Kingdom and the 2nd largest in...

Mysterious Plain of Jars in Laos

The Plain of Jars in central Laos is one of most mysterious and misunderstood places. It is a large area extending around Phonsavan from the southwest to the northeast. One of the most bizarre archaeological collections, appearing in clusters and ranging from a single jar to several hundred. These containers were created by a people of a megalithic iron-age culture and probably served as burial urns....

The flooded Ruins of Villa Lago Epecuen

Tourist village was established along the shore of Lago Epecuen, a salt lake some 600 kilometers southwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Villa reached 5000 inhabitants. On 10 November 1985 an enormous volume of salt water broke the rock and earth dam, and inundated much of the town. The town had 10 metres of water in the streets. The wet weather later reversed, and the waters began to recede in 2009....

Mount Everest – Highest Mountain and Basecamp in the World

Everest is the highest mountain in the world, 29,035 feet (8,850m) above sea level. Mount Everest are still growing higher, at a rate of about 2.4 in (6.1cm) per year, couse the Indian Tectonic Plate slides north under the Eurasian Plate. It is located on the border of Nepal and Tibet. In July, temperatures can get as high as nearly zero degrees Fahrenheit (about -18 Celsius). In January, temperatures...

Unique Holidays in Martinique

Martinique is one of the most unique destinations in the Caribbean thanks to its French Creole history. The best time to visit Martinique is either May or June, but there is a chance of hurricanes in summer. Capital city is safe and friendly. On one side of Martinique rests the Caribbean Sea, on the other the Atlantic Ocean. Shores offer you sand that is soft and white. Francophiles adore the French...

Best Skiing Holiday in Austrian Alps over Christmas

Places like the Kitzbuehel, Solden and Stubai Glacier offer great opportunities for outdoor activities. Many of visitors come for the simple purpose of skiing, skiing and more skiing. Skiing in Austria is expensive. Expect to pay 30 to 40 Euros for a day-pass and something between 150 to 200 or more for six-day-passes. The Alps are Europe’s major range of mountains, spanning from the Mediterranean...

The Temple of Concord and Victory at Stowe Park

Stowe Park includes more than 40 monuments, temples and secret corners. One of them is Temple of Concord and Victory. Originally known as the Grecian Temple, begun in 1747, the Temple of Concord and Victory was renamed at the end of the Seven Years’ War (1756-1763) to celebrate British peace at home and victory in the field. The temple is one of the grandest in any garden in the country, it was...

Amazing Underwater Sculpture Park at Moliniere Bay, Grenada

Moilinere Bay is known for underwater sculptures, covering an area of 800sq metres. It is located two miles north of the capital St Georges on the west coast of the island. Park and the statues are created by Jason deCaires Taylor. The sculptures are sited in clear shallow waters to afford easy access by divers, snorkellers and those in glass-bottomed boats. credit: SunCat