Category: TRAVEL

Aug 14, 2011

Picture of the Day: Miyajima Torii – Japan’s Floating Gate

Picture of the Day: Miyajima Torii – Japan’s Floating Gate

MIYAJIMA TORII – JAPAN’S FLOATING GATE Photograph by MYSTIC SPIRITS Miyajima Torii is the famous floating gate to the sacred Itsukushima Shrine. It is known as one of the ‘Three Views of Japan’. The gate of the Itsukushima Shrine (an UNESCO World Heritage Site) is one of Japan’s most popular tourist attractions,…

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Aug 11, 2011

35 Gorgeous Vineyards Around the World

35 Gorgeous Vineyards Around the World

Los Alamos Vineyards, Santa Barbara – Photograph by CHUCK ABBE Wine making is a true art form with practitioners all over the world. The vineyards from which our wines derive are some of the most beautiful landscapes around the globe. From the Old World vineyards of Europe like Italy and France; to the…

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Aug 10, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Fly Geyser [Black Rock Desert, Nevada]

Picture of the Day: The Stunning Fly Geyser [Black Rock Desert, Nevada]

THE STUNNING FLY GEYSER [BLACK ROCK DESERT, NEVADA] Photograph via Reddit Fly Geyser, also known as Fly Ranch Geyser is a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) north of Gerlach, in Washoe County, Nevada. The Geyser is located in Hualapai Flat less than a mile from State…

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Aug 4, 2011

Picture of the Day: Holland Daze

Picture of the Day: Holland Daze

HOLLAND DAZE Photograph by ADAM SALWANOWICZ Stunning shot of a beautiful country by Adam Salwanowicz. Colours, clouds and windmills what more could you want! via Adam Salwanowicz @ deviantART

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Aug 2, 2011

Picture of the Day: Queen Sofia Palace of the Arts in Valencia

Picture of the Day: Queen Sofia Palace of the Arts in Valencia

QUEEN SOFIA PALACE OF THE ARTS – VALENCIA, SPAIN Photograph by DAVID ILIFF The Queen Sofía Palace of the Arts (Valencian: Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Spanish: Palacio de las Artes Reina Sofía) is an opera house and cultural centre in Valencia, Spain. The theatre opened on 8 October 2005. The…

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Aug 2, 2011

The ‘Opera on the Lake’ Stages of Bregenz

The ‘Opera on the Lake’ Stages of Bregenz

André Chénier Stage 2011 | Photograph by Bregenzer Festspiele / KARL FORSTER Since 1946, the Bregenz Festival ‘Opera on the Lake’ in Austria has been home to some of the most incredible outdoor stages ever built. Set on the gorgeous Lake Constance, the 6,800 capacity ‘Seebuhne’ Stage has been the setting for some of…

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Jul 28, 2011

Picture of the Day: The Edge of Earth – Bunda Cliffs of Australia

Picture of the Day: The Edge of Earth – Bunda Cliffs of Australia

THE EDGE OF EARTH – BUNDA CLIFFS OF AUSTRALIA Photograph via Reddit The vast Nullarbor Plain is the world’s largest limestone karst landscape covering an area of 270,000 square km, extending 2,000 km between Norseman and Ceduna. Two thirds of the Nullarbor is within Western Australia and one third is in South…

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