Some of the recent discoveries around the world that shed new light on ancient history are: the tombs of Jesus and Genghis Khan, new Dead Sea Scrolls fragments found in Judean Desert, lost cities in Cambodia, Egypt, Greek, Britain and Isreal, dinosaur footprint among largest on record discovered in Mongolia's Gobi Desert, Neanderthals built structures in a cave in France, a new Viking settlement in Canada, Altar of miracle-making Viking King discovered in Norway, and a submerged Mesolithic settlement. These and other discoveries this year might be far more than most people could ever dream about.
St. Stephen Cathedral, Vienna, is one of the most iconic buildings in Vienna, and also an UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in Austria - a real architectural wonder. The most important religious building in Vienna, St. Stephen's Cathedral has borne witness to many important events in Habsburg and Austrian history and has, with its multi-coloured tile roof, become one of the city's most recognizable symbols.
What is hiding beneath Oslo Handelsgymnasium in Oslo? Any big Nazi tresaures? As Nazi Germany began to fall in 1945 its leaders around the world hided the treasures they had looted. Following the World War II the school was inspected by the Norwegian resistance fighters and later the military. They found a large Nazi bunker four metres below the school, which was used as the Nazis headquarter in Norway during the war.
The Rokua Geopark offers an unique combination of geology, nature and culture on the Northern hemisphere not far away from the Arctic Circle. Here we travelled through landforms shaped by the Ice Age: glacial ridges, pine and lichen-clad heaths, kettle holes and small ponds filled with crystal clear water.
Felt real dizzy due to the thin air here - almost without moving. The stadium is located in the Miraflores borough of La Paz, Bolivia, at an altitude of 3,637 metres (11,932 feet) above sea level. How it`s possible to play soccer in such thin air?
In the wake of growing tension over an uprising in Timișoara 1989 where thousands were reportedly killed, Ceaușescu decided to give a nationally televised speech in the front of a crowd in Palace Square, now known as Revolution Square in Bucharest. It didn`t turn the way he wanted and it got dramatic consecvenses.