Here are some of the most amazing hanging monasteries in the world. These ancient monastery sites were built on steep cliffs often accessible only by secret paths to provide seclusion and serene surroundings. Why? Because when you gotta get some peace with the God of your choice, you don’t want a tourist trying to use the GPS on his cell phone to find “the righteous path”.
"Earth From Above" is the result of the aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand's five-year airborne odyssey across six continents. It's a spectacular presentation of large scale photographs of astonishing natural landscapes. Every stunning aerial photograph tells a story about our changing planet.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a United States National Park in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico. The town's main attraction is the nearby national park, which is home to a massive underground limestone cave, claimed to be the most beautiful in the world.
लेबल: National Park
The world is usually distinct as the entirety of all that exist counting every one substance and force, the planets, star, galaxies, and the inside of intergalactic breathing space. The expression planet is antique with fasten to history, knowledge, legends, and belief. The planets be originally see by a lot of near the beginning civilization as heavenly, or as representative of the gods. As systematic knowledge superior, human awareness of the planets distorted, incorporate a figure of dissimilar substance. This description has been together praise and criticize, and leftovers doubtful by some scientists as it exclude many substance of terrestrial mass base on where or what they course. Here are some attractive planets pictures. Take a look.
German photographer Andreas Gursky (Andreas Gursky) is known for his large-scale images of architecture and landscapes. The picture you see now, under the naming "Rhein II", was the most expensive photograph in history. Photo "Rhein II", a width of 3.6 meters, is a panorama of the Rhine River. It was established in 1999 and is part of a series of six shots, which Gursky reflected the panorama of the famous German river. Four of these photos are placed in major museums. auction organizers had planned to sell the "Rhein II" for 2.5-3 million dollars, but the buyer has exceeded expectations by nearly a million, offered for it $ 4.3 million. Who exactly was a connoisseur of pictures, it remains a mystery. propose to see more from the same photographer :)
Two species of sea dragons occur in southern Australia, the "common" or Weedy Sea Dragon (Phyllopteryx taeniolatus)and the Leafy Sea Dragon (Phycodurus eques). Both species resemble floating pieces of seaweed which can make them difficult to find in their natural habitat which has a plethora of kelp like macroalgae. Jim is an expert at finding sea dragons and is probably one of the worlds experts on their habits and environment. He keeps a log of their movements and growth annotating individuals by snout markings on the right side.
Weedy Sea Dragons
Down boy, down! Hilarious pictures of the giant dogs that tower over their owners
- Who's the master in this relationship then?
With some standing nearly 6ft tall, you might think its the pets who are taking the lead in these incredible pictures.
Not only do the oversized dogs tower over their owners, they have wagging tongues as big as human heads.
Needs a cuddle: Taken in March last year, this picture shows big fluffy pet that is looking for love
Was Rocky once a Raphael? Hilarious Sylvester Stallone doppelganger discovered in 16th century Vatican masterpiece
- A visitor to Vatican City was stunned when he found the subject of a Raphael masterpiece had an uncanny resemblance to - Sylvester Stallone.
The Cardinal and Theological Virtues is a 1511 fresco adorning one of the Raphael Rooms at the Vatican.
It depicts Pope Gregory IX approving the Vatical Decretals - with a spitting image of Hollywood hardman Sylvester Stallone, 65, looking on.