Grossglockner is the High Alpine Road in Austria. And can be considered the most attractive route in Europe. Photographer Mikolaj Gospodarek after 8 years of annually traveling along with this route to take photograph at it in different times of the year. This road passes through the National Park Hohe Tauern by municipality Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße in Salzburg to Heiligenblut in Carinthia commune.
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In Norway, July 7, 1989 has been opened Atlantic road, consisting of several bridges, but one bridge is built a bit unusual, it Storseisundet Bridge. Bridge is the longest bridge of 8 “Atlantic Road”, its length is 260 meters. Bridge deviates into the sea at 23 meters. It was planned that he would be built horizontally, but for unknown reasons, has changed the original project. And now it looks like a roller coaster. Those who have not seen the bridge before, may be frightened, approaching close to him. After a certain angle, it seems that the bridge is not completed and looks like a ski jump, but do not be afraid, because the bridge is completely finished, but the architect who built this bridge explicitly humorous or loves to ride a roller coaster.
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For a long time sharpening a set of assumptions, how could a man of small stature and body build Coral Castle from huge blocks of coral limestone, which, without anyone’s help dragged from the coast, and then of them make sculptures and part of the castle. All this made the native of Latvia Edward Leedskalnin, who came to America after an unhappy and unrequited love for a certain 16-year-old Agnes Skaffs. Edward Leedskalnin born January 12, 1887 in Valka parish Stamerskoy County Livonia of the Russian Empire (now Stāmeriena parish Gulbenskogo Territory of Latvia). About his childhood, little is known, other than the fact that he was not rich and only reached a fourth-grade education. At the age of 26 years, he became engaged to Agnes Skaffs, woman ten years younger than him. However, the girl Leedskalnin called his “Sweet Sixteen”, broke the engagement the night before their wedding.
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Zhangye Danxia Landform is colorful rock formations Geological Park in Gansu province, China. These rock formations is a unique type of petrographic geomorphology, which can be found only in China. Colored rocks consist of red sand stones and conglomerates of mostly Cretaceous period. Research shows that about 100 million years ago there was a huge indoor swimming pool. Water carried here from the surrounding mud. As a result, global high temperatures, the pool is dry and arid conditions of the oxidized pellet and took rust color. About 70 million years ago, the red layer of 3,700 m thickness was formed in the basin, known as the chalk bed. At the top was a solid layer 1,300 meters thick, the Cretaceous period, the system layer, from which the mountain peaks Danks gradually formed.
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Mehrangarh Fort is located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, is a massive fort, located on a hill above the city. Its walls reach 36 meters high and 21 meters wide. In these impressive massive walls have gardens, courthouse, several palaces known for their beautifully carved statues and spacious courtyards, elaborate balconies, arched galleries and apartments. Fort is protected by perpendicular rock, this impressive landmark impregnable. Mehrangarh Fort is an amazing castle in the heart of Jodhpur, the second largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It stands on the edge of the Thar desert on the 125-meter rocky hill, like a menacing guard, protecting people from deadly respiratory incandescent sands.
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Kelimutu volcano is located approximately in the middle of the Indonesian island of Flores, is perhaps the main attraction of the island. The volcano rises to 1639 meters above sea level, which refers to the Eastern Indonesian Lesser Sunda Islands. Its last eruption was more than forty years ago. After the eruption of magma formed-Kolder depression in which water from precipitation forms a lake, in this case three. At the top of the volcano Kelimutu, in its crater is located three lakes, it would seem that such an unusual, but unusual that they are all different in color. And may even change its color from time to time, which is why these lakes are considered to be still and mystic.
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Hallgrimur church which is also known as Hallgrimskirkja is Lutheran Church in Reykjavik, Iceland. From any point of Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, it will be seen the steeple, the most unusual buildings of the city. Rising by 74.5 meters, Hallgrimskirkja church as it is known locally, is the tallest building in the city and the tallest church in the country. This Church is called Hallgrímskirkja, in order to honor Hadlgrimura Pétursson, who is a poet and spiritual leader, and the author of the book “Passion Hymns.”
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Waw an Namus is the crater of an extinct volcano, located in one of the most remote locations in Libya, deep in the of desert Sahara. The volcanic field is approximately 4 km wide, and it is surrounded by black ash deposits in the 10-20 km wide, which stands out against the background of yellow desert. At the bottom of the caldera is a 120-meter Ash cone – in fact, the source of the ash – as well as three small colored salt lake. In the Arabic language, it’s called The Mosquito oasis and combines its name to the caldera, the volcanic field and directly, conical volcano itself. So for a visit to a vital means of mosquito. Due to the presence of fresh water in this remote volcano, Wau en Namus has always been an important point for caravans en route from Vav al-Kabir to the oases of Al Kufraha Rebiany and south-eastern Libya.
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Nearby villages of Bilbao and Bermeo in Spain is a small island San of Juan de Gaztelugatxe ( aka Gastelugache ). The island would not remarkable if not for the X century chapel located at the top of the cliffs and the long winding stone staircases 237 steps leading to the chapel, and then they attract many tourists. Gaztelugatxe Island is connected to the mainland by a narrow stone Double Arch Bridge, on which there is a narrow path to the very stairs. Before the bridge also organized parking for cars to tourists was where to park. Going up the long stairs, it seems as if it is endless, but the thought of that from the height of great views of the steep coast of the mainland, wriggling path, as well as the fascinating sea makes to climb higher and higher.
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In the south of Switzerland , Italian-speaking canton Aka Ticino, runs one of the cleanest rivers in the world – the river Verzasca is incredibly beautiful scenery. Taking its origin from Mount Pizzo Barone Swiss Alps, where from a height of 2864 meters a torrent flows 30 kilometers long and at the end of its path flows into a mountain lake Maggiore, located between Switzerland and Italy. River Verzasca – This is perhaps the most beautiful river in Europe, which boasts Switzerland, its crystal clear waters attract many tourists from around the world. But to swim in it, perhaps, not everyone can, because the water is very cold, the temperature does not exceed 7-10 degrees and risked to enter it is not very comfortable, and the turbulent undercurrents in some places are very dangerous for swimming. But still wishing iskupnutsya in this clear water, with colored stone bottom is not small.
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