Category: TRAVEL

Apr 30, 2011

Picture of the Day: Mt. Roraima 2 Billion Years in the Making

Picture of the Day: Mt. Roraima 2 Billion Years in the Making

MOUNT RORAIMA: 2 BILLION YEARS IN THE MAKING Photograph via Zadan.nl Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateau in South America. First described by the English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh in 1596, its 31 km2 summit area is defended by 400-metre-tall cliffs on all sides. The mountain…

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Apr 28, 2011

Crazy Party Compound in Las Vegas [20 pics]

Crazy Party Compound in Las Vegas [20 pics]

Less than 10 miles from the legendary Vegas strip lies the recently listed Primm Compound. This 10-acre luxury estate, built for wild parties and good times, can be yours for a cool $16.5 million US. With over-the-top features like an indoor shooting range, 20-car showroom and of course a grotto, an after-party here after…

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Apr 27, 2011

Picture of the Day: Epic Aerial of Barcelona, Spain

Picture of the Day: Epic Aerial of Barcelona, Spain

EPIC AERIAL OF BARCELONA, SPAIN Photograph by ALDAS KIRVAITIS Who knew Barcelona was so…. organized! Quite impressed with the city planning, amazing! via Aldas Kirvaitis on Flickr

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Apr 21, 2011

Picture of the Day: A Place To Ponder

Picture of the Day: A Place To Ponder

A PLACE TO PONDER Photograph by BORIS ISSAEV Stunning self-portrait by Boris Issaev at Horseshoe Bend in Arizona, United States. Camera: SONY DSC-W150 Focal Length: 5 mm Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec. Aperture: 8 ISO/Film: 100 via Boris Issaev on 500px

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Apr 21, 2011

Jade Mountain: Where All Rooms Have Infinity Pools

Jade Mountain: Where All Rooms Have Infinity Pools

Located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, Jade Mountain in St. Lucia is one of the most incredible resorts the Sifter has seen. Each room has only three walls and a private infinity pool with stunning panoramic views of the beautiful Caribbean. A tropical oasis, this slice of heaven doesn’t come cheap, with nightly rates…

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Apr 19, 2011

Picture of the Day: Incredible Water Bridge in Germany

Picture of the Day: Incredible Water Bridge in Germany

INCREDIBLE WATER BRIDGE IN GERMANY Photograph by WHITEDRAGON The Magdeburg Water Bridge is a navigable aqueduct in Germany, opened in October 2003. It connects the Elbe-Havel Canal to the Mittelland Canal, crossing over the Elbe River. It is notable for being the longest navigable aqueduct in the world, with a total length…

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Apr 18, 2011

Picture of the Day: Meanwhile in Tuscany…

Picture of the Day: Meanwhile in Tuscany…

MEANWHILE IN TUSCANY… Photograph by EDMONDO SENATORE Tuscany is a region in Central Italy. It has an area of about 23,000 square kilometres (8,900 sq mi) and a population of about 3.7 million inhabitants. The regional capital is Florence. Tuscany is known for its beautiful landscapes, its rich artistic legacy and vast…

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