Alsace
Alsace is an amazing combination of advantages of two cultures at once: France and Germany. With its French love of detail, flowers and wines and its German half-timbered houses, hearty…

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The giant Te Pake sand dunes
The giant Te Pake sand dunes are a 10-minute drive from the Cape Ring lighthouse, the northernmost point of the North Island and New Zealand as a whole. Last time,…

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The strangest and most amazing cities on the planet (part 2)
5. The last free city on Earth In the Colorado desert (southeastern California), there is a place called Slab city. There are mostly those who have nowhere to go –…

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Monthly Archives: August 2018

The ruins of the TA-Prom temple in Cambodia: the destructive power of the jungle

TA-Prom temple is one of the most monumental on the territory of the Angkor Hindu complex in Cambodia. It is located in a dense jungle in a dilapidated state. The terrifying force of nature “strangles” the temple: the trees that for centuries entwined the towers, terraces and statues of TA-prom have changed them beyond recognition. And the vines formed a kind of natural dome over the temple.

The construction of the TA-Prom temple was completed in 1186. It was built in honor of the mother of Emperor Jayavarman VII in the traditional Khmer Bayon style. Continue reading

The strangest and most amazing cities on the planet (part 2)

5. The last free city on Earth
In the Colorado desert (southeastern California), there is a place called Slab city. There are mostly those who have nowhere to go – they are tramps, homeless people, disillusioned hippies and elderly people. This city consists of trailers and makeshift shacks. In the 40s, there was a military base and training ground, which was moved ten miles to the North. And almost every night, the locals listen to the sound of gunfire mixed with the howling of coyotes. After the war, there were many bunkers, observation bases, and other structures called slabs-hence the name of the city. Continue reading

The strangest and most amazing cities on the planet (part 1)

All cities on the planet differ from each other in their uniqueness and originality. However, there are places that can impress even someone who has seen everything.

We offer you a selection of the strangest cities-a visit to these places will be remembered for a long time.
1. A city located in two States
There are many similar cities on earth, but this one is the most unique. Busingen am Hochrein is an exclave of Germany in Switzerland. In economic and socio-political terms, it is part of Switzerland, and in administrative terms, it is part of Germany. Continue reading

Wai-o-Tapu thermal wonders
Getting acquainted with the sights of the Taupo volcanic zone, you can not ignore another small, but very well-known place in the whole world-the unique geothermal zone of UAI-o-Tapu. This…

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Facts about the great wall of China
The great wall of China is one of the most grandiose sights in the world. The largest separation wall in the world by length, an impressive example of ancient defensive…

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Blue hole (Red sea)
This term has other meanings, see Blue hole (values). Blue hole (from the English. Blue Hole is an underwater vertical cave near Dahab in Egypt. It is surrounded by coral…

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Tulip fields: catch the moment!
I also visited the Tulip fields today. I went without preparation. I decided that I would take a course for Hillegom, but I would sort it out on the spot.…

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