Here we present the most exciting destinations on earth. The world is bigger than you think! Humans` explorations of earth leads to the most amazing adventures. Neither words, photograps nor films do the world`s places justice - they must been seen, heard and touched.
"This is Athens, the ancient city of Theseus" as it`s written on the temple of Olympian Zeus, Olympeion, on the side facing the Acropolis (west facade). The is in addition to Acropolis this temple is another strong symbol of the Greece heydays in the past. It was an enormous structure, the largest temple in Greece, even bigger than the Parthenon, a temple on the Acropolis.
Here I felt really international soaking up the city`s diplomatic atmosphere from 2nd to 4th November 2012. The capital Brussels in Belgium is well known for the headquarters of the European Union, and the European Parliament, for its beautiful architecture, delicious chocolate, the Belgian waffle, and a huge number of beer brands. No one take the beer more seriously than the Belgians.
As a remaining symbol of the Greece greatness in old time, the Acropolis, Akropolis, rises above modern Athens. This wonder rests on a tall hill in the center of the city. The Acropolis was the center of rituals and ceremonies, and the religious heart of the city. It still has its fascination.
The Scottish website 3D Ancient wonders shows 3D examples of both ancient artefacts or relics and examples of Ancient architecture. There you can learn about the ancient buildings and objects by taking Virtual tours, or examining Virtual reality models of them.
The planet is still alive, according to Marie-France Grenouillet, a French wildlife photographer. She has travelled around the world since 1979 taking photos. As Marie-France says about her mission: I want my photos to make people dream and then help to protect the wonderful wildlife in the world.
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC, stands behind the website African Voices. The museum`s exhibition has the same name and gives an overview over the African continent’s history. It`s covers the human origin from around 200 years ago, ancient civilizations and the colony dominance until todays Africa.
Fredrikstad fortress was a fortification in Fredrikstad, Norway. It was the base of the Østfold Regiment, with defence related responsibilities for the east side of Oslo Fjord. Now it's a popular place for sightseeing and recreation.
On a clear day, I could observe that the sun illuminated the snow covered Mount McKinley and made a mirrow of the mountain in the Wonder lake. From a far distance it`s hard to imagine how big challenges climbers encounter to reach the top of this mountain.
A guide to 878 UNESCO World Heritage sites, this publication is illustrated with over 650 full-color photographs. Location maps for every site are also included. Read about Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu, the pyramids in Egypt, Uluru - Ayers Rock, The Great Wall of China, the Great Barrier Reef, Stonehenge and more. A handy reference book for inspiration and better explorations of the the world unique sites.