View of Creissels with the viaduct in the background (author: Stefan Krause, 2009).

World’s Tallest Bridge, The Millau Viaduct, France

The Millau Viaduct (French: le Viaduc de Millau, IPA: [vjadyk də mijo]) is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the valley of the River Tarn near Millau in southern France. Designed by ...
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The World Heritage Site: Wulingyuan in Zhangjiajie of Hunan, P.R. China (author: cncs, 2005).

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China

  Zhangjiajie (simplified Chinese: 张家界; traditional Chinese: 張家界; pinyin: Zhāngjiājiè) is a prefecture-level city in the northwestern part of Hunan province, People's Republic of China. It comprises the district of ...
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Komodo dragon at Komodo National Park, Indonesia (author: Adhi Rachdian, 2010).

Komodo National Park, Komodo Island, Indonesia

The Komodo National Park is a national park in Indonesia located within the Lesser Sunda Islands in the border region between the provinces of East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa ...
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Shibai Ukie ("A Scene from A Play") by Masanobu Okumura (1686–1764), depicting Edo Ichimura-za theater in the early 1740s (author: Okumura Masanobu, PD-US).

Kabuki, classical Japanese dance-drama

Kabuki (歌舞伎) is a classical Japanese dance-drama. Kabuki theatre is known for the stylization of its drama and for the elaborate make-up worn by some of its performers. The individual ...
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial (phot: taga on

Rushmore Mountain, South Dakota, USA

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore, a granite batholith formation in the Black Hills in Keystone, South Dakota, United States. Sculpted ...
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Leshan Giant Budha, Sichuan, China

The Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. The Leshan Giant Buddha (simplified Chinese: 乐山大佛; traditional ...
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The Richat Structure in the Sahara Desert of Mauritania view from Landsat-7 satellite(source: USGS, 2008 ).

The Eye Of Sahara, The Richat Structure, Mauritania

The Richat Structure, also known as The Eye of the Sahara and Guelb er Richat, is a prominent circular feature in the Sahara near Ouadane, west–central Mauritania. The Richat Structure ...
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Legong dancers on performance (author: Yves Picq, 2007).

Legong Dance, Bali

Legong is a form of Balinese dance. It is a refined dance form characterized by intricate finger movements, complicated footwork, and expressive gestures and facial expressions. Origins Legong probably originated ...
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Neues Palais today, Potsdam (author: MaryG90, 2012).

Brandenburg and Potsdam as The Capital, Germany

Brandenburg (Low German: Brannenborg, Lower Sorbian: Bramborska) is one of the sixteen federated states of Germany. It lies in the northeast of the country covering an area of 29,478 square ...
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