poniedziałek, 31 października 2011

73. Mills

 Typical Dutch landscape from Hoorn area

72. Mirsky Castle

The Mirsky Castle Complex is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Belarus located in the town of Mir in the Karelichy District of the Hrodna voblast, at 29 km to the north-west from another World Heritage site, Nesvizh Castle. The construction of the castle began at the end of the 15th century, in the Gothic architecture style. Building of the castle was completed by Duke Ilinich in the early 16th century near village Mir (formerly of Minsk guberniya). Around 1568 the Mir Castle passed into the hands of Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł, who finished building the castle in the Renaissance style. A three-storey palace was built along the eastern and northern walls of the castle. Plastered facades were decorated with limestone portals, plates, balconies and porches.

71. Belgian beers

 Some of the most famous and deliciaus Belgian beers

Moskie Oko - Lottery

 Tatra Mountains - View from bank of Morskie Oko

piątek, 28 października 2011

70. Cloppenburg

Cloppenburg is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany, capital of Cloppenburg District. It lies 38 km south-south-west of Oldenburg in the Weser-Ems region between Bremen and the Dutch border.  One of Cloppenburg's main tourist attractions is the Museumsdorf Cloppenburg, a collection of old buildings from the region that were dismanteled and reassembled in the museum.

69. Autumn Gold in eastern Kentucky

The Commonwealth of Kentucky is a state located in the East Central United States of America. As classified by the United States Census Bureau, Kentucky is a Southern state, more specifically in the East South Central region. Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth (the others being Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts). Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 it became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th largest state in terms of total area, the 36th largest in land area, and ranks 26th in population.

68. Montalegre

Montalegre is a municipality in northern Portugal, located in the district of Vila Real, along the border with Spain. The municipality of 36 civil parishes has a total area of 805.46 km², and includes a population of approximately 12,150 inhabitants.

Huangshan - TYC

Huangshan  is a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. The range composed of material that was uplifted from an ancient sea during the Mesozoic era, 100 million years ago. The mountains themselves were carved by glaciers during the Quaternary. Vegetation on the range is thickest below 1,100 meters, with trees growing up to the treeline at 1,800 meters. The area is well known for its scenery, sunsets, peculiarly shaped granite peaks, Huangshan Pine trees, and views of the clouds from above. Huangshan is a frequent subject of traditional Chinese paintings and literature, as well as modern photography. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of China's major tourist destinations.

czwartek, 27 października 2011

NGC 6302

NGC 6302 (also called the Bug Nebula, Butterfly Nebula, or Caldwell 69) is a bipolar planetary nebula in the constellation Scorpius. The structure in the nebula is among the most complex ever observed in planetary nebulae. The spectrum of NGC 6302 shows that its central star is one of the hottest stars in the galaxy, with a surface temperature in excess of 200,000 K, implying that the star from which it formed must have been very large (cf. PG 1159 star).

wtorek, 25 października 2011

67. Hong Kong & Kowloon

 Hong Kong & Kowloon viewing from Lions Pavilon of the Victoria Peak

Upper Shavlo Lake - Tag

Upper Shavlo Lake in Altai Mountains

Tomsk - Tag

Grožnjan - Tag

Grožnjan (Italian: Grisignana) is a settlement and municipality in Croatia. It is part of Croatia's Istria County, which takes up most of the Istria peninsula. It is also the only place in Croatia to have an Italian majority.

66. Dutch tulips

65. Yubari melon

One of famous friut from Japan Yubari Melon

niedziela, 23 października 2011

Bardo - Lottery

64. The Ural Mountains

The Ural Mountains  are a mountain range that runs approximately from north to south through western Russia, from the coast of the Arctic Ocean to the Ural River and northwestern Kazakhstan. Their eastern side is usually considered the natural boundary between Europe and Asia. Vaygach Island and the islands of Novaya Zemlya form a further continuation of the chain to the north into the Arctic.

sobota, 22 października 2011

63. Sun Moon Lake

Sun Moon Lake  is the largest body of water in Taiwan as well as a tourist attraction. Situated in Yuchi, Nantou, the area around the Sun Moon Lake is home to the Thao tribe, one of aboriginal tribes in Taiwan. Sun Moon Lake surrounds a tiny island called Lalu. The east side of the lake resembles a sun while the west side resembles a moon, hence the name.

Mountain River - Tag

czwartek, 20 października 2011

Humvee - Zlot

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), better known as the Humvee, is a military 4WD motor vehicle created by AM General. It has largely supplanted the roles formerly served by smaller Jeeps such as the M151  (230 kg) MUTT, the M561 "Gama Goat", their M718A1 and M792 ambulance versions, the CUCV, and other light trucks. Primarily used by the United States Armed Forces, it is also used by numerous other countries and organizations and even in civilian adaptations. The Hummer series was also inspired by the HMMWVs. On Postcard Humvee in Polish Army.

Irkutsk - Tag

Irkutsk (Russian: Ирку́тск) is a city and the administrative center of Irkutsk Oblast, Russia; one of the largest cities in Siberia.

środa, 19 października 2011

62. Montana

Wildflower meadows color the mindsummer hillsides all across The Big Sky State

61. Oberstdorf

Oberstdorf is a municipality and skiing and hiking town in southwest Germany, located in the Allgäu region of the Bavarian Alps. Card from small meet-up in Hannover

Mt. Fuji - TYC

Mt. Fuji (3.776 m)

TYC for PL-287076

Kawagebo - Swap

Kawagebo (6.740 m) as it is known by local residents and pilgrims, is the highest mountain in Yunnan, China. It is located in Weixi Lisu Autonomous County in Diqing Prefecture on the border with Tibet, and near the border with Myanmar. It rises about 20 kilometres west of Diqing, which lies on the China National Highway 214. It was previously in the Tibetan province of Kham until its incorporation into China in 1950.