Tag: cliffside

Aug 20, 2015

Laso Schaller Sets World Record for Cliff Jumping—at 58.8 Meters (193 ft)

Laso Schaller Sets World Record for Cliff Jumping—at 58.8 Meters (193 ft)

The daring feat was accomplished at Cascata del Salto in Ticino, Switzerland.

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Feb 18, 2015

Picture of the Day: A River Runs Through It

Picture of the Day: A River Runs Through It

Photograph by Manuel Vidal Seen here is the breathtaking city of Ronda, Spain, located in the province of Málaga. The popular tourist destination is characterized by the gorge that divides the city where the Guadalevín River runs through. The gorge is spanned by three bridges, Puente Nuevo, Puente Viejo and Puente Romano. American artists…

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Sep 4, 2013

China’s Cliffside Plank Path Will Give you Goose Bumps

China’s Cliffside Plank Path Will Give you Goose Bumps

Photograph by Harry Alverson Hua Shan is a mountain located near the city of Huayin in Shaanxi province, about 120 kilometres (75 mi) east of Xi’an. It is one of China’s Five Great Mountains and has a long history of religious significance. Hua Shan is classified as having five main peaks, of which the…

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Jan 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: Jagged Cliffs of Na Pali

Picture of the Day: Jagged Cliffs of Na Pali

THE JAGGED CLIFFS OF NA PALI Photograph via Love These Pics The Nā Pali Coast State Park encompasses 6,175 acres (2,499 ha) of land and is located in the center of the rugged 16 miles (26 km) along the northwest side of Kauaʻi, the oldest inhabited Hawaiian island. The Nā Pali coast…

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Nov 29, 2012

A Cliffside Home Overlooking the Mediterranean

A Cliffside Home Overlooking the Mediterranean

Situated on a cliff in Calpe, Alicante, Spain and overlooking the Mediterranean, this stunning home designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos is a sight to behold. The home has 242 square meters of interior space (2,604 square feet) and also features a gorgeous outdoor infinity pool. Due to the steepness of the plot and the…

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Jul 18, 2012

The Stunning Cliffside City of Ronda, Spain

The Stunning Cliffside City of Ronda, Spain

Ronda is a city in the Spanish province of Málaga. It is located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of the city of Málaga with a population of approximately 35,000 inhabitants. Ronda was first settled by the early Celts, who, in the 6th century BC, called it Arunda. Later Phoenician settlers established themselves nearby…

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Mar 17, 2011

Villa Amanzi in Phuket, Thailand

Villa Amanzi in Phuket, Thailand

With breathtaking views of the Amandan Sea, this stunning six-bedroom villa designed by Original Vision is a sight to behold. Built into a dramatic granite rock face and situated on the exclusive Millionaire’s Mile, the incredible Villa Amanzi in Phuket, Thailand sleeps up to 12 guests with daily rates of $2,000 – $4,500 per…

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