Amsterdam
Amsterdam (Netherlands) Amsterdam [mmstərˈdɑm]) is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands. It has been the capital of the Kingdom since 1814. It is located in the province of…

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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…

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Fjords
Outwardly, the fjords resemble calm blue lakes, but the water in them is salty. In fact, these are long, narrow sea bays that cut deep into the land. On both…

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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Luminous caves of Waitomo

Waitomo Caves are considered one of the main attractions of New Zealand. They are located on the North island of New Zealand, 12 km Northwest of the town of Te Kuiti. Their name “Waitomo”, translated from the Maori language, means “water passing through the hole”(“wai” – water, “tomo” – funnel). One of the main attractions of the Waitomo caves is the “glowworm Cave”. It is called the “Firefly Cave” because of the large population of the arachnocampa Luminosa fungus gnats that live here. Here you can see and touch the real “starry sky”, above your head you can see thousands, millions of luminous points. This is an unforgettable sight.

Firefly mosquitoes are tiny, bio-luminescent creatures that produce blue and green light. Continue reading

Lady Knox

Lady Knox (eng. Lady Knox Geyser) is a geyser located in the Wai-O-Tapu region, the Taupo volcanic zone of the North island of New Zealand. It is named after Lady Constance Knox, second daughter of Actor Knox, 5th Earl of Ranfurly, 15th Governor-General of New Zealand. An eruption of a geyser is caused artificially (by pouring a soap solution into the mouth of the geyser) every day at 10: 15 am. During an eruption that lasts about an hour, the geyser emits a jet of water up to 20 meters high  depending on the weather.[2] the Visible part consists of stone formations located at the base of the source. Silicon, which has accumulated over many years during eruptions, forms a light cone-shaped top of the geyser. Continue reading

Melody cave (Fingal's cave) on Staffa island, Scotland
Fingal's Cave (Fingal's Cave) or as it is also called "cave of melodies" is located on the island of Staffa (Staffa), part of the inner Hebrides of Scotland, and located…

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Yellowstone national Park
Yellowstone national Park (Yellowstone national Park or simply Yellowstone, Yellowstone) is the oldest and one of the most famous national parks in the United States. Yellowstone is located in three…

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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…

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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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