czwartek, 31 maja 2012

297. Huangguoshu Waterfall

 Huangguoshu Waterfall literally "Yellow-Fruit Tree Waterfalls"), is one of the largest waterfalls in China and East Asia located on the Baishui River (白水河) in Anshun, Guizhou province. It is 77.8 m  high and 101 m wide. The main waterfall is 67 m high and 83.3 m wide.

296. The Snork Maiden

 The Snork Maiden (Swedish: Snorkfröken) is a character in the Moomin series of books by Finnish author Tove Jansson. She is a member of the species known as Snorks, and is the sister of the Snork and Moomintroll's beloved, although their relationship is very innocent. Her appearance is very similar to Moomins, being round and furry, with a large snout that resembles a hippopotamus's

295. Holland

wtorek, 29 maja 2012

294. Eagle owl

The Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo) is a species of eagle owl resident in much of Eurasia. It is also one of the largest species of owls. The Eagle Owl is a very large and powerful bird, smaller than the Golden Eagle but larger than the Snowy Owl. It is referred to as the world's largest owl, although Blakiston's Fish Owl is slightly heavier on average and the Great Grey Owl is slightly longer on average. The Eagle Owl has a wingspan of 160–188 cm and measures 58–75 cm  long. Females weigh 1.75–4.2 kg  and males weigh 1.5–3 kg. In comparison, the Barn Owl weighs about 500 grams and the Great Horned Owl, roughly the Eagle Owl's ecological equivalent in North America, weighs around 1.4 kg.

poniedziałek, 28 maja 2012

293. Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden is a municipality in the German Bavarian Alps. It is located in the south district of Berchtesgadener Land in Bavaria, near the border with Austria.  To the south of the city the Berchtesgaden National Park stretches along three parallel valleys. Berchtesgaden is often associated with the Mount Watzmann, at 2713 m the third-highest mountain in Germany (after Zugspitze and Hochwanner), which is renowned in the rock climbing community for its Ostwand (East Face), and a deep glacial lake by the name of Königssee (5.2 km²). Another notable peak is the Kehlstein mountain (1835 m) with its Kehlsteinhaus (Eagle's Nest), which offers spectacular views to its visitors

292. Japan


291. Blue Mountains

 Blue Mountains - Nicholas Roerich

290. Grand Hotel, Taipei

 The Grand Hotel literally "Yuanshan Great Hotel" , is a landmark located at Yuanshan (圓山) in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan). The hotel was established in May 1952 and the main building was completed on October 10, 1973. It is owned by the Duen-Mou Foundation of Taiwan, a non-profit organization, and has played host to many foreign dignitaries who have visited Taipei.
The main building of the hotel is one of the world's tallest Chinese classical building, it is 87 metres (285 ft) high. It was also the tallest building in Taiwan from 1973 to 1981

289. Chesapeake Bay

The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States.It lies off the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by Maryland and Virginia. More than 150 rivers and streams drain into the bay. In addition to pleasure craft, aircraft carriers, tankers and commercial fishing boats ply these waters. The bay hosts the world's largest Naval Base at Norfolk Virginia.

piątek, 25 maja 2012

Mount Fuji - Tag

 Mount Fuji and Cherry Blooms - Mount Fuji, the symbol of Japan is the most beautiful and highest in Japan. The view from Kawaguchiko Lake is most popular and typical.

środa, 23 maja 2012

288. The Valleys of Northumberland

 Northumberland  is the northernmost ceremonial county and a unitary district in North East England. It borders Cumbria to the west, County Durham to the south and Tyne and Wear to the south east and the Scottish Borders council area to the north. Its North Sea coastline is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a 103 km long distance path. Since 1981, the county council has been located in Morpeth, situated in the east of the county

287. Holland

Brest Rowing Canal - Swap

 Brest rowing canal - a unique natural structure, the business card of the city. Canal length - 2274 m (Competitive distance - 2000 m, the zone start - 50 m distance braking - 210 m), width - 162 m, which is fully compliant with international standards.

Devil's Gate Canyon - Tag

 Devil's Gate Canyon near Sochi

poniedziałek, 21 maja 2012

286. Dachstein Mountains

 The Dachstein Mountains (German: Dachsteingebirge) are a mountain range in the Alps. The term is a collective name used by the Austrian Alpine Club in categorising the Eastern Alps.
It includes:
  • The Dachstein Massif itself with its highest peak, the Hoher Dachstein (2,995 m AA)
  • the Grimming (2,351 m AA) in the east to the upper Styrian Enns valley
  • the Sarstein (1,975 m AA) in the north at the other bank of the River Traun

285. The Sea of Mists

 The sea of mists

284. Huidankeitaan Nature

 Huidankeitaan Nature Honkajoki Rynkäisten in the village. Huidankeitaan Satakunta marsh is classified as provincially significant natural quiet area. It therefore Satakunta natural soundscape areas.

283. Xiamen

 Xiamen and the surrounding southern Fujian countryside are the ancestral home to large communities of overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. The city was a treaty port in the 19th century and one of the four original Special Economic Zones opened to foreign investment and trade when China began economic reforms in the early 1980s. It is endowed with educational and cultural institutions supported by the overseas Chinese diaspora. In 2006, Xiamen was ranked as China's second 'most suitable city for living'.

282. Holland


281. Germany

Kartki otrzymane 14-20.05.2012

 Kartki otrzymane 14-20.05.2012