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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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