poniedziałek, 29 sierpnia 2011

31. Tallinn

Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It occupies an area of 159.2 km2  with a population of 413,727. It is situated on the northern coast of the country, on the banks of the Gulf of Finland, 80 km  south of Helsinki, east of Stockholm and west of Saint Petersburg. Tallinn's Old Town is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is ranked as a global city and has been listed among the top 10 digital cities in the world. The city is a European Capital of Culture for 2011, along with Turku, Finland.

30. Worlds End State Park

The mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania , so familiar to outdoor people across the nation stand serene and lush in this scenic view overlooking Worlds End State Park in Sulivan County.

29. Firstlight

Torres del Paine - Tag

Horns of Paine - Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia Chile

Sea battle at Navarino - Swap

"Sea battle at Navarino on the 2 of October 1827" (1846) - Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900)

Spis Castle - Lottery

National cultural monument, registered in the UNESCO World Natural and Cultural Heritage List

The Losha River - Tag

The Losha River - The humble 55-km log Losha is the river in Ashmyany and Astravets District, the left tributary of the Asmyanka River. The blue string cuttingup green velvet of forest, it approaches Astravets Township with the Yanauskaya Reservoir situated nearby. The reservoir is small but very scenic. It was established in 1955 on the Losha River near the Yanava Khutor for energy purposes, irrigation, fish breeding and recreation. The reservoir's banks are up to 10 m high. There are two picturesque creeks and small islet with area of just 0,2 ha.

Komsomolskaya-Koltsevaya - Tag

Vestibule of the metro Station "Komsomolskaya-Koltsevaya" (1952)

czwartek, 25 sierpnia 2011

Mount Kailash - Tag

Mount Kailash ( 6.638 m. ) is a peak in the Gangdisê Mountains, which are part of the Himalayas in Tibet. It lies near the source of some of the longest rivers in Asia: the Indus River, the Sutlej River (a major tributary of the Indus River), the Brahmaputra River, and the Karnali River (a tributary of the Ganges River). It is considered a sacred place in four religions: Bön, Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism. In Hinduism, it is considered to be the abode of Lord Shiva and a place of eternal bliss. The mountain lies near Lake Manasarowar and Lake Rakshastal in Tibet.

Tenerife - Swap

El Teide ( 3.718 m ) - it's the highest mountain in Spain

Las Teresitas - beach, it's one of the most famous in the Tenerife

Plaza de Espana
Garachico - it was first capital in the Tenerife


28. Holland

środa, 24 sierpnia 2011

Wulingyuan - Tag

Wulingyuan  is a scenic and historic interest area in Hunan Province, China, noted for its approximately 3,100 tall quartzite sandstone pillars, some of which are over 800 metres  in height and are a type of karst formation. The site is part of Zhangjiajie City and lies about 270 kilometres  from Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province. Situated between it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. Wulingyuan forms part of the Wuling Range.

Mayon Volcano - Tag

River and the Mayon Volcano
Mayon Volcano, also known as Mount Mayon, is an active stratovolcano in the province of Albay, in the Bicol Region, on the island of Luzon, in the Philippines. The current cone was formed through pyroclastic and lava flows from past eruptions. Mayon is the most active of the active volcanoes in the Philippines, having erupted over 49 times in the past 400 years.

La Boca - Swap

La Boca is a neighborhood, or barrio of the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires. It retains a strong European flavour, with many of its early settlers being from the Italian city of Genoa. In fact the name has a strong assonance with the Genoese neighborhood of Boccadasse (or Bocadaze in Genoese dialect), and some people believe, that the Buenos Aires barrio was indeed named after it. The conventional explanation is that the neighborhood sits at the mouth ("boca" in Spanish) of the Riachuelo.