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Ivinghoe Beacon seen looking north from The Ridgeway (author: Pointillist, 2009).

Chiltern Hills, England

    The Chiltern Hills form a chalk escarpment in South East England. They are known locally as "the Chilterns". A large portion of the hills was designated officially as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1965.           Location The Chilterns cover an area of 833 km2 (322 sq mi). They are 18 km (11 mi) wide at their

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The New South Wales Art Gallery, Vernon building, main entrance

Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Sydney.

    The Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), located in The Domain in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, is the most important public gallery in Sydney and one of the largest in Australia. The Gallery's first public exhibition opened in 1874. Admission is free to the general exhibition space, which

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Aerial view of w:Orlando, Florida from a commercial aircraft. Lake Apopka is in the upper-right corner

Orlando, Florida, USA.

      The City of Orlando is nicknamed "The City Beautiful," and its symbol is the fountain at Lake Eola. Orlando is also known as "The Theme Park Capital of the World" and in 2014 its tourist attractions and events drew more than 62 million visitors. The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is

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Aerial view of Melbourne (photo: writer93, absfreepic.com).

Melbourne, Australia

    Melbourne (/ˈmɛlbərn/) is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania. The name "Melbourne" refers to an urban agglomeration spanning 9,900 km2 (3,800 sq mi), which comprises the broader metropolitan area, as well as being the common name for its

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Autumn Yamantau (author: Tsibin Konstantin, 2014).

Bashkortostan, Rusia

  The Republic of Bashkortostan (Russian: Респу́блика Башкортоста́н, tr. Respublika Bashkortostan; IPA: [rʲɪsˈpublʲɪkə bəʂkərtɐˈstan]; Bashkir: Башҡортостан Республикаһы, Başqortostan Respublikahı), also known as Bashkiria (Russian: Башки́рия, tr. Bashkiriya; IPA: [bɐʂˈkʲirʲɪjə]) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). It is located between the Volga River and the Ural Mountains. Its capital is the city

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Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine as seen from the Park Hyatt Tokyo

Meiji Shrine,Tokyo

  Meiji Shrine (明治神宮 Meiji Jingū), located in Shibuya, Tokyo, is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken. The shrine does not contain the emperor's grave, which is located at Fushimi-momoyama, south of Kyoto.           History     After the emperor's death in 1912, the

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The remains of the D-shaped towers that formed the inner ward's gatehouse keep

Ceredigion and Devil’s Bridge, England

  Ceredigion (Welsh pronunciation: [kɛrɛˈdɪɡjɔn]) is a county in Mid Wales. In the Middle Ages, it was a minor kingdom also known for a time as Seisyllwg. Following its Norman conquest, the name was anglicised to Cardigan and then Cardiganshire (Welsh: Sir Aberteifi) and it began to be administered as a county

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A contemporary ballet leap performed with modern, non-classical form

Ballet

      Ballet /ˈbæleɪ/ (French: [balɛ]) is a type of performance dance that originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia. It has since become a widespread, highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary based on French

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View from Cliff Tops atop Mount LeConte (author: Aviator31, 2007).

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

  The Great Smoky Mountains are a mountain range rising along the Tennessee–North Carolina border in the southeastern United States. They are a subrange of the Appalachian Mountains, and form part of the Blue Ridge Physiographic Province. The range is sometimes called the Smoky Mountains and the name is commonly shortened

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A Russian fish pirog (author: Shuvaev, 2007).

Pirog, ubiquitous in Russian life

      Pirog (Russian: пиро́г; IPA: [pɪˈrok], pl. pirogi пироги [pirɐˈɡi]; Belarusian: піро́г; Northern Sami: pirog; Latvian: pīrāgs pl. pīrāgi; Ukrainian: пиріг pyrih, pl. pyrohy пироги) is a baked case of dough with a sweet or savoury filling. Pirogi are common in Eastern European cuisines. Pirogi are characterised as "the most popular and

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Red crab eating dry leaves on Christmas Island (author: John Tann, 2011).

Christmas Island National Park and Red Crab, Australia

    Christmas Island, officially the Territory of Christmas Island, is an external territory of the Commonwealth of Australia located in Christmas Island, comprising the island of the same name. It has a population of 2,072 residents, who live mainly in settlements on the northern tip of the island, including Flying Fish

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View of Lake Ontario from Toronto's CN Tower, showing Toronto Harbour, Toronto Islands, and the island airport (author: Janus Bahs Jacquet, 2008).

Lake Ontario, Canada-US

    Lake Ontario (French: Lac Ontario) is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is surrounded on the north, west, and southwest by the Canadian province of Ontario, and on the south and east by the American state of New York, whose water boundaries meet in the middle

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Lake Bled, Slovenia, taken from western end of lake at twilight, Oct. 2013 (author: Edwardwexler, 2013).

Lake Bled, Slovenia

      Lake Bled (Slovene: Blejsko jezero; German: Bleder See, Veldeser See) is a lake in the Julian Alps of the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia, where it adjoins the town of Bled. The area is a tourist destination. The lake is 35 km (22 mi) from Ljubljana International Airport and 55 km (34 mi)

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Parlick, in Lancashire, England (author: Dr Greg, 2007).

Forest of Bowland, The Bowland Fells, England

    The Forest of Bowland, also known as the Bowland Fells, is an area of barren gritstone fells, deep valleys and peat moorland, mostly in north-east Lancashire, England with a small part in North Yorkshire (before 1974, some of the area was in the West Riding of Yorkshire). It was once

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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 the British architect Norman Foster and French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux, it is the tallest bridge in the world with one

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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 Yongding and counties of Cili and Sangzhi. Within it is located Wulingyuan Scenic Area which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage

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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 kanji, from left to right, mean sing (歌), dance (舞), and skill (伎). Kabuki is therefore sometimes translated as "the art

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial (phot: taga on absfreepics.com)

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 by Gutzon Borglum and his son, Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of four United

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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 Chinese: 樂山大佛; pinyin: Lèshān Dàfó) is a 71-metre (233 ft) tall stone statue, built between 713 and 803 (during the Tang Dynasty),

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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 is a deeply eroded, slightly elliptical dome with a diameter of 40 kilometres (25 mi). The sedimentary rock exposed in this dome

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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 in the 19th century as royal entertainment. Legend has it that a prince of Sukawati fell ill and had a vivid dream

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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 kilometers and has 2.45 million inhabitants. The capital and largest city is Potsdam. Brandenburg surrounds but does not include the

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The Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra, India

            The Ajanta Caves site are mentioned in the memoirs of several medieval era Chinese Buddhist travelers to India and by a Mughal era official of Akbar era in early 17th century.They were covered by jungle until accidentally "discovered" and brought to the Western attention in 1819 by a colonial British

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Rock sculpture of Decebalus, king of the Dacians. (author: Cosmin Cornea, 2008).

Decebalus, The Rock Sculpture, Orșova, Romania

        The rock sculpture of Decebalus is a 42.9 m in height and 31.6 m in width carving in rock of the face of Decebalus, the last king of Dacia, who fought against the Roman emperors Domitian and Trajan to preserve the independence of his country, which corresponded to modern Romania.

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View of the Zabriskie Point on Death Valley National Park (photo: marabu on absfreepic.com).

Death Valley National Park, Utah

    Death Valley National Park is a national park in the United States. Straddling the border of California and Nevada, located east of the Sierra Nevada, it occupies an interface zone between the arid Great Basin and Mojave deserts in the United States. The park protects the northwest corner of the

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Mount's Bay from helicopter (author: Tom Corser, 2009).

Isles of Scilly, England

  The Isles of Scilly (/ˈsɪli/; Cornish: Syllan or Enesek Syllan) are an archipelago off the southwestern tip of the Cornish peninsula of Great Britain. It is the southernmost location in England and the United Kingdom, as well as the most westerly in England. The population of all the islands at the

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Tourist Attraction on Al Khazneh or The Treasury at Petra (author: Leon Petrosyan, 2014).

Petra, The Rock-Cut Architecture, Jordan

    Petra (Arabic: البترا, Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα), originally known as Raqmu to the Nabataeans, is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the color

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The Three Sisters sandstone rock formation, one of the region's best-known attractions (author: JJ Harrison, 2010).

Blue Mountains, New South Wales

  The Blue Mountains are a dissected plateau carved in sandstone bedrock. They are now a series of ridge lines separated by gorges up to 760 metres (2,490 ft) deep. The highest point in the Blue Mountains, as it is now defined, is an unnamed point with an elevation of 1,189 m (3,901 ft)

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The sulfuric lake of Kawah Ijen Mountain's cauldron.

Mount Ijen Crater, the Largest Blue Flame Area and Largest Acidic Lake in the world

  The Ijen volcano complex at the eastern end of Java consists of a group of small stratovolcanoes constructed within the large 20-km-wide Ijen (Kendeng) caldera. The north caldera wall forms a prominent arcuate ridge, but elsewhere the caldera rim is buried by post-caldera volcanoes, including Gunung Merapi stratovolcano, which forms

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Nasi Goreng Tahes, Rujak Cingur dan Kopi Tubruk di Malang

  Senin malam, 03 Oktober 2016, Malang, Jawa Timur. Setelah muter-muter untuk jalan kaki sekeluar dari hotel untuk makan malam maka ketemulah satu pusat kuliner kecil di sebuah gang di Jl. Kayu Tangan. Tak perlu pikir panjang lebar lagi karena perut yg sudah posisi keroncongan, langsung saja kami masuk. Tengok kanan kiri,

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Zion National Park, Utah

  Zion National Park is located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah. A prominent feature of the 229-square-mile (590 km2) park is Zion Canyon, which is 15 miles (24 km) long and up to half a mile (800 m) deep, cut through the reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone by the North Fork of

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The Tunnel View is the first view of the Valley for many visitors and is extensively photographed

Yosemite National Park

  Yosemite National Park is one of the largest and least fragmented habitat blocks in the Sierra Nevada, and the park supports a diversity of plants and animals. The park has an elevation range from 2,127 to 13,114 feet (648 to 3,997 m) and contains five major vegetation zones: chaparral/oak woodland, lower

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The Golden Temple, Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar, India (photo: writer93 on absfreepic.com)

The Golden Temple, Sri Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar

  Sri Harmandir Sahib (The abode of God) (Punjabi: ਹਰਿਮੰਦਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ), also Sri Darbar Sahib (Punjabi: ਦਰਬਾਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ, Punjabi pronunciation: [dəɾbɑɾ sɑhɪb]) and informally referred to as the "Golden Temple", is the holiest Gurdwara of Sikhism, located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. Amritsar (literally, the tank of nectar of immortality)

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Borobudur Temple, Mahayana Buddhist Temple.

            Borobudur, or Barabudur, is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist Temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. The monument consists of nine stacked platforms, six square and three circular, topped by a central dome. The temple is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. The central dome is surrounded by 72

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A steaming bowl of phở bò (rice noodle soup with beef) and its condiments, as served in the Cầu Giấy district, Hanoi

Delicious Pho, Vietnamese Noodle Soup

  Phở or pho (pronounced variously as /fʌ/, /fə/, /fər/, or /foʊ/; Vietnamese: [fəː˧˩˧]) is a Vietnamese noodle soup consisting of broth, linguine-shaped rice noodles called bánh phở, a few herbs, and meat, primarily served with either beef or chicken. Pho is a popular street food in Vietnam and the specialty of

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The 9th century Hindu Trimurti temple Prambanan, located on the border between Yogyakarta and Central Java province

Prambanan Temple, Yogyakarta

    Candi Prambanan or Candi Rara Jonggrang is a 9th-century Hindu temple compound in Central Java, Indonesia, dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the Preserver (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva). The temple compound is located approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) northeast of the city of Yogyakarta

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Eastern shore of Lake Baikal Svyatoy Nos Island Holly Nose top elevation 1877 m

Lake Baikal, Largest and Deepest Lake in the World

  Lake Baikal (Russian: о́зеро Байка́л, tr. Ozero Baykal; IPA: [ˈozʲɪrə bɐjˈkɑl]; Buryat: Байгал нуур, Mongolian: Байгал нуур, Baygal nuur, etymologically meaning, in Mongolian, "the Nature Lake") is a rift lake in Russia, located in southern Siberia, between Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest and the Buryat Republic to the southeast.   Records : -The largest

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American bison grazing in Jackson Hole

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

  Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park in northwestern Wyoming. At approximately 310,000 acres (480 sq mi; 130,000 ha; 1,300 km2), the park includes the major peaks of the 40-mile-long (64 km) Teton Range as well as most of the northern sections of the valley known as Jackson Hole. It is only

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The township of Akaroa a quaint French influenced settlement on Banks Peninsula near Christchurch, New Zealand

Akaroa, New Zealand

  Akaroa is a small town on Banks Peninsula in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand, situated within a harbour of the same name. The name Akaroa is Kāi Tahu Māori for "Long Harbour", which would be spelled "Whangaroa" in standard Māori.   Overview   Akaroa is 84 kilometres (52 mi)

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Night traffic on the base of The Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower, Paris

The Eiffel Tower (/ˈaɪfəl ˈtaʊər/ EYE-fəl TOWR; French: Tour Eiffel, pronounced: [tuʁ‿ɛfɛl]) is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Constructed in 1889 as the entrance to the 1889 World's Fair,

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Javanese wayang kulit (shadow puppet) performance by a famous Indonesian dalang (puppet master) Ki Manteb Sudharsono

Wayang Kulit (Leather Puppet), Javanese Culture

  Shadow puppet theater is called Wayang kulit in Indonesia and it is particularly popular in Java and Bali. The term derived from the word wayang literally means shadow or imagination in Javanese, also connotes "spirit". The word kulit means skin, as the material from which the puppet is made is

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Lake Te Anau, The South Island, New Zealand

Fiordland, New Zealand

  Fiordland National Park occupies the southwest corner of the South Island of New Zealand. It is the largest of the 14 national parks in New Zealand, with an area of 12,500 km2, and a major part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. The park is administered by the Department

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The 155 m Stirling Falls were named after the captain of the HMS Clio

Milford Sound, New Zealand

  Milford Sound / Piopiotahi is a fiord in the south west of New Zealand's South Island, within Fiordland National Park, Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) Marine Reserve, and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. It has been judged the world's top travel destination in an international survey (the 2008 Travelers' Choice Destinations

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Lake Superior, creating access to the wonders of the Ice Caves of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.

Apostle Islands, Bayfield Peninsula, Wisconsin

  The Apostle Islands are a group of 22 islands in Lake Superior, off the Bayfield Peninsula in northern Wisconsin. The majority of the islands are located in Ashland County—only Sand, York, Eagle, and Raspberry Islands are located in Bayfield County. All the islands except for Madeline Island are part of

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The Duomo Church.

Pienza, Tuscany, Central Italy

  Pienza was rebuilt from a village called Corsignano, which was the birthplace (1405) of Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (Italian: Enea Silvio Piccolomini), a Renaissance humanist born into an exiled Sienese family, who later became Pope Pius II. Once he became Pope, Piccolomini had the entire village rebuilt as an ideal Renaissance

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Angkor Wat seen across lake in old green

Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

    Angkor Wat (Khmer: អង្គរវត្ត or "Capital Temple") is a temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world, with site measuring 162.6 hectares (1,626,000 sq meters). It was originally constructed as a Hindu temple for the Khmer Empire, gradually transforming into a Buddhist temple toward the end

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Rice terraces of Ueyama in Ojiro, Kami

San’in Kaigan Geopark, Japan.

The San'in Kaigan Geopark (山陰海岸ジオパーク?) is a geopark in Japan. The area was declared a Japanese Geopark in 2008, and a UNESCO Global Geopark in 2010. The underlying themes of the geopark are "geological features, the natural environment, people's lives, and the formation of the Sea of Japan". This geologically

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Pura Besakih, Bali

Bali Architectur, Bali.

    Balinese architecture is a vernacular architecture tradition of Balinese people that inhabits volcanic island of Bali, Indonesia. The Balinese architecture is a centuries-old architectural tradition influenced by Balinese culture developed from Hindu influences through ancient Javanese intermediary, as well as pre-Hindu elements of native Balinese architecture. Today, contemporary Balinese style is

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E1060 leaving Ambarawa with Merbabu behind

Ambarawa Steam Railway Museum

    The Ambarawa Railway Museum, (Indonesian: Museum Kereta Api Ambarawa) is a museum located in Ambarawa in Central Java, Indonesia. The museum focuses on the collection of steam locomotives, the remains of the closing of the 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm) railway line. Ambarawa in the old Dutch Colonial Government era was a military

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Golden Gate Bridge, San Fransisco, California.

    One of the most iconic object in United State is this  The Golden Gate Bridge, San Fransisco. Opened in 1937 , it links City of San Fransisco to Marin County, was the longest  suspension bridge main span in the world for almost 4 decades. It's still the most beautiful and

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world’s longest and highest glass skywalk

World’s longest and highest glass-bottom bridge, Zhangjiajie, China.

      Zhangjiajie, a scenic national park in the country's Hunan province, is set to open the world's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge in July. Spanning two cliffs in the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon area, it will stretch 430 meters (1,410 feet) long and 6 meters (20 feet) wide, hovering over a 300-meter

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Notre-Dame de Paris, Our Lady of Paris

Notre Dame de Paris, Our Lady of Paris, France.

  As the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Paris, Notre-Dame contains the cathedra of the Archbishop of Paris, currently Cardinal André Vingt-Trois. The cathedral treasury contains a reliquary which houses some of Catholicism's most important relics, including the purported Crown of Thorns, a fragment of the True Cross, and one of

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The Temple Mount,

Holy City Jerusalem, Israel.

    Jerusalem. Hebrew :  יְרוּשָׁלַיִם  (Yerushalayim) Aramaic:  יְרוּשְׁלֶם  (Yərushəlem) Arabic:  القُدس  (al-Quds)   According to the Biblical tradition, King David conquered the city from the Jebusites and established it as the capital of the United Kingdom of Israel, and his son, King Solomon, commissioned the building of the First Temple. These foundational events, straddling the dawn

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Barra da Tijuca.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Founded in 1565 by the Portuguese, the city was initially the seat of the Captaincy of Rio de Janeiro, a domain of the Portuguese Empire. Later, in 1763, it became the capital of the State of Brazil, a state of the Portuguese Empire. In 1808, when the Portuguese Royal Court

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Petronas Twin Tower, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers (Malay: Menara Petronas, or Menara Berkembar Petronas), are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)'s official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to

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Miss Liberty, Statue of Liberty, New York.

  The Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World; French: La Liberté éclairant le monde) is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States. The copper statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, a French sculptor, was built by Gustave Eiffel

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Red Square, Moscow, Russia.

View of Red Square looking northwest from St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow.     Red Square (Russian: Кра́сная пло́щадь, tr. Krásnaya Plóshchaď; IPA: [ˈkrasnəjə ˈploɕːətʲ]) is a city square (plaza) in Moscow, Russia. It separates the Kremlin, the former royal citadel and currently the official residence of the President of Russia, from a historic merchant

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Vienna, Austria.

    Vienna (i/viˈɛnə/; German: Wien, pronounced [viːn]) is the capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primary city, with a population of about 1.8 million (2.6 million within the metropolitan area, nearly one third of Austria's population), and its cultural, economic, and political

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Agung Rai Art Gallery, Bali Fine Art, Bali.

    Welcome to Agung Rai – Fine Art Gallery.   The paintings in this catalogue have been selected from the collection of Agung Rai. The collection as a whole, with works dating from the turn of the century to the present, gives the viewer a sense of the evolution of Balinese painting during

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Yellowstone Park landscape

Yellowstone National Park, USA.

  Yellowstone National Park is a national park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho. It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872. Yellowstone, the first National Park in the U.S.

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Rendang Nenek dari Bandung.

  Rendang Daging. Rendang Paru atau Limpo.   Kemasan untuk pengiriman.   Selamat datang di Rendang Nenek  ........  Jual Rendang Padang Online   Tahu kah anda jika Rendang Padang menurut tradisi harus dimasak lebih dari 6 jam untuk memperoleh citarasa yang khas rendang ? Tentunya jaman sekarang memasak lebih dari 6 jam sulit dilakukan. Rendang Nenek menjaga tradisi

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Indonesian Cuisine.

Indonesian cuisine is one of the most vibrant and colourful cuisines in the world, full of intense flavour. It is diverse, in part because Indonesia is composed of approximately 6,000 populated islands of the total 18,000 in the world's largest archipelago, with more than 300 ethnic groups calling Indonesia their

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Korean Cuisine, Korea.

Hanjeongsik, a full-course Korean meal with a varied array of banchan (side dishes).   Korean cuisine has evolved through centuries of social and political change. Originating from ancient agricultural and nomadic traditions in the Korean peninsula and southern Manchuria, Korean cuisine has evolved through a complex interaction of the natural environment and

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Ukrainian culture, Ukraine.

Chernivtsi University, Cernauti Residentia, Ukraine (Сергій-Криниця).  ( photo : Haidamac ).   Ukrainian culture and customs of Ukraine and ethnic Ukrainians. Ukraine has a shared culture and history with neighboring nations, dating back to the 9th century and the Land of Rus. Mutual customs are shared among the cultures of Russia, Ukraine,

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey London, Western façade (photo credit: Creative Commons).   Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St. Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. It is one of the most notable

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Nasi Goreng, Indonesian Foods.

Nasi goreng, literally meaning "fried rice" in Indonesian and Malay, can refer simply to fried pre-cooked rice, a meal including stir fried rice in small amount of cooking oil or margarine, typically spiced with kecap manis (sweet soy sauce), shallot, garlic, tamarind and chilli and accompanied by other ingredients, particularly

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Nikkō National Park (日光国立公園 Nikkō Kokuritsu Kōen)

Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Waterfall,Nikko,Tochigi, Japan  (photo : uraomote yamaneko). Nikkō National Park (日光国立公園 Nikkō Kokuritsu Kōen) is a national park in the Kantō region, on the main island of Honshū in Japan. The park spreads over four prefectures: Tochigi, Gunma, Fukushima, and Niigata, and was established in 1934. History The establishment of

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Mount Fuji, Japan.

  Mount Fuji (富士山 Fujisan, IPA: [ɸɯᵝꜜdʑisaɴ] , located on Honshu Island, is the highest mountain peak in Japan at 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft). An active stratovolcano that last erupted in 1707–08, Mount Fuji lies about 100 kilometres (60 mi) south-west of Tokyo, and can be seen from there on a clear day. Mount Fuji's

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The Pie Pizzeria in University of Utah, USA College Resto.

    “It’s less than a block away from campus. They also deliver all over campus until 2:00 a.m. on the weekends. There’s no one particular order, but all their pies are delicious and as is typical of Salt Lake City, there are gluten-free and vegan options available.” —Stephanie VanBeuge, Facebook.     Source  : http://www.wowamazing.com

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Cook Out in North Carolina State University, USA College Resto.

“You can get an entire tray for $5, including two sides (fries, onion rings, quesadillas, and chicken wraps), and a drink—which can be a milkshake. So if you play your cards right, you are basically buying three meals.” —Rebecca Nagy, Facebook.     Source  : http://www.wowamazing.com

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St. Mary’s Basilica, Kraków, Poland.

Exterior of the St. Mary's Basilica, Krakow, Poland.   Church of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven (also known as St. Mary's Church; Polish: Kościół Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny (Kościół Mariacki)) is a Brick Gothic church re-built in the 14th century (originally built in the early 13th century), adjacent to the Main Market

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US Air Force Hercules fly-pass over Niagara Falls (photo: garyrabbit on absfreepic.com).

Niagara Falls

  Niagara Falls (/naɪˈæɡrə/, Cayuga: Gahnawehtaˀ or Tgahnawęhtaˀ) is the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle the international border between Canada and the United States; more specifically, between the province of Ontario and the state of New York. They form the southern end of the Niagara Gorge. From largest to smallest,

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii.

Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii Escape to Maui for a true Hawaiian experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, a AAA Five-Diamond beachfront resort where cultural and environmental appreciation combines with world-class service and facilities. Enjoy golf, water sports, spa, and more. Translated from an ancient Hawaiian language to mean “arms embracing the sea,” Kapalua enfolds

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Smoked salmon or salted herring, Russian Foods,

Smoked salmon or salted herring. Smoked, salted and marinated river and saltwater fish feature widely in Russian cuisine, and are expertly prepared to have a delicate and fresh flavour. On menus you'll typically find marinated or smoked salmon served alone as a dish or with pancakes, and salted herring served in

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Russian Ballet.

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL9seeU-5yQ   The dissemination of ballet in Russia and its deep rooted appeal to all Russians can be traced back to those nobles who, often living so far away from the capital, commanded their own entertainment, setting up ballet troupes often composed of serfs who had been trained at the Imperial School.

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Italian St. Petersburg.

Motifs of the Italian Renaissance in St. Petersburg architecture. Although the Italian community in St. Petersburg has never been large, no other nationality has had such a profound influence on the city's cultural and artistic heritage. While the cliche that St. Petersburg is the "Venice of the North" does not stand up to much

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Timofey Markov Press and Gallery, St. Petersburg, Rusia.

  This recently opened printing press was established by a local enthusiast and collector to publish limited edition hand-printed art books. Working closely with top local artists, Timofey Markov produces books devoted to St. Petersburg's rich cultural milieu, reviving traditions of graphic design and printing that stretch back to the avant garde

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Sova Art Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia.

  This extremely friendly gallery is located in one of St. Petersburg's most picturesque corners, close to the major visitor attractions on Vasilievsky Island. Sova Art features painting and graphic works by St. Petersburg/Leningrad artists from the 1950s up to the present day, with particular emphasis on "unofficial" artists of the Soviet period.   Run

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Pulau Lengkuas, Bangka Belitung.

( photo  : KOMPAS.com/Muhammad Irzal Adiakurnia ). Pulau Lengkuas yang memiliki mercusuar setinggi 62 meter dengan ratusan anak tangga. Diatasnya wisatawan dapat melihat berbagai pulau kecil dan birunya laut Belitung. PANGKALPINANG, KOMPAS.com - Gubernur Bangka Belitung Rustam Effendi optimistis dan semringah menghadapi libur panjang akhir pekan ini, yang bisa makin meningkatkan pencapaian

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Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Warsaw, Poland.

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Bazylika Najświętszego Serca Jezusowego).   Built in the early 20th century, this is one of the most impressive religious buildings in the capital. In 1923, Pope Pius XI consecrated the temple and gave it the title of the Minor Basilica. The architecture of the temple

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Ogród Botaniczny Polskiej Akademii Nauk w Warszawie (aurthor: Albertyanks, 2012).

The PAN Botanical Garden in Powsin, Warsaw, Poland

  Located at ulica Prawdziwka 2 in Powsin (on the southern border of Warsaw, in the direction of Konstancin). With an area of about 40 hectares, the botanical garden came into existence in 1974, thanks to the initiative of the PAN President, the instigator of this small 'revolt' in horticulture was Professor

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Edward Rydz-Śmigły Park (Park im. Edwarda Rydza-Śmigłego), Warsaw, Poland.

Edward Rydz-Śmigły Park. Located in: Powiśle, ulica Rozbrat. Warsaw's youngest park was established between 1953-1964; it consists of several large gardens in Warsaw's Powiśle area, totalling about 90 hectares. At the top of the garden area is Frascati Park: this very foreign-sounding name was inspired by a very green and earthy Italian

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Krasiński Garden (Ogród Krasińskich), Warsaw, Poland.

Krasiński Garden (Ogród Krasińskich) Located in: Śródmieście, at Plac Krasińskich. This garden emerged in the second half of the 17th century, on the area of Jan Dobrogost Krasiński's palace. It was designed by Tylman of Gameren, a prominent architect of the day of King Jan III Sobieski. Today, it boasts some ancient

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Pork Barbeque, Philippines Street Foods.

    This is Pork Barbeque. Pork Barbeque are marinated slices of pork and is a very popular street food in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow.       Videos : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enh-RtcuqDw   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9tbbzyp9Ck   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wnh-qqVLjU   Source  :   http://www.filipinochow.com https://www.youtube.com    

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qantas airways, Australia's flag carrier airline

Qantas Airways, the flag carrier airline of Australia

    Qantas Airways Limited (/ˈkwɒntəs/ KWON-təs; ASX: QAN) is the flag carrier airline of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations. It is the third oldest airline in the world, after KLM and Avianca having been founded in November 1920; it began international passenger flights

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