Nations gain independence to safeguard the rights of their people. But sometimes the causes can be different when micro nations come in to existence. The existence of a micro nation is not just a sudden outburst of the expression for the freedom of rights and lives, but a hardwork done from generations to generations.
In 1980 Swedish artist Lars Vilks was asked to remove the wood and stone sculptures from the Kullaberg beach. The artist threatened by the destruction of his artwork declared sovereignty for that particular part of the beach.
Soon enough this part of land was called Kingdom of Ladonia. Vilks ensured his new state has a manifesto, flag, currency and a language. Population is estimated to be around 14000. Most of this includes the nonresident supporters and artist for the cause.
9. The Kingdom of Redonda
Island of Redonda was discovered and claimed by Matthew D. Sheill. He never lived there but served as the King of the island. He passed the legacy to his son M.P. Sheill: a famous writer. He decides the flag and monarchy style of government. The crown now passed through a number of hands.
8. The Republic Of Minerva
Founded by Micheal Oliver in 1972, this state was envisioned a tax free society. This small country didn’t go unnoticed in the world. Some nearby countries including Australia, New Zealand and Tonga met to discuss the status of Minerva. Tonga soon declared Minerva as part of their country.
7. The Dominion Of Melchizedek
Founded in 1986, this state serves to shelter all possible forms of fraud and theft. Media and activist often raised voices against this state but to no use. Dominion constantly denies the charges and allegations. Citizenship applications are still available on its website.
6. The Principality Of Outer Baldonia
Bought by Russell Arundel in 1948, a small fishing lodge was build here. This was the place where on weekend after drink, Russell and some of his friends coined the name and constitution.
Late 70’s witnessed the birth of Frestonia in the Notting region of London UK. Some unlawful residents and other threatened people all joined hands to guard their lifestyle declared themselves a sovereign nation. Public agreed its approval. With the media hype it seemed difficult for city authorities to abolish Frestonia.
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The world has progressed greatly since the time when Pyramids of Egypt were built. These wonders of man were made purely by hand and labor. No sophisticated machinery was used except for estimates and calculations.
Weird Sky Scrapers – Bizarre Architectural Designs
Today, civilization has progressed. The consequences of technological advancements have resulted into the erection of some of the most amazing structures in the world. Have a look at the most bizarre and weird sky scrapers of all times.
1. The Legend of Bangkok – United Overseas Bank
The structure of this phenomenal sky scraper is such that it can amaze just anybody. Built back in 1986, this sky scraper has a very bizarre and unusual design. It looks like a transformable “Robot” due to its sleek design.
2. The Chang Building – Bangkok`s Prestige
This building is the Bangkok`s Chang Building. It is one of the most integral component of Bangkok`s skyline and features the most favorite animal of this state. The design is much more like an Elephant which is considered sacred and holy in Malaysian Culture.
3. The Koala Building – Dirt in the Eye
The Koala Towers are located in Hong Kong. They are officially known as the “Hong Kong`s Lippo Center”. The shape of each tower is such that it appears to be a bear hugging itself. The 186 meter high wonders of man may not truly be the perfect sight in the Hong Kong`s skyline.
4. Belgrade – Genex Towers
The Genex Towers are located in Belgrade, Serbia. Each of the gigantic towers goes as far as 115 meters in the air. They act as a welcoming gate for outsiders into the city. The two towers are connected by a concrete bridge. Though they are oddly built, they sure are wonderful.
5. Fuji Tower – Tokyo
The Fuji Towers are equipped with all instruments to make them look like complete industrial waste land. This futuristic attempt to shape a building has been completely spoilt.
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The world is full of very mesmerizing and beautiful places. All that needs to be done is to preserve them for the coming generations. These places have been often visited by tourists and outgoes who respect the way these locations have developed over time. Each place holds a distinct position in the culture and heritage of the region.
When Traveling Becomes Part of Life
While traveling a person considers many factors. The place they go and the place they stay. People usually pay more attention to where they go to. This Earth is full of places so beautiful and gorgeous it is hard to ignore. Here are some of the best locations for you to travel and visit. These places hold a special position in the hearts of everybody.
French Beauty – Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower has been the landmark of France since 18th century. It has been one of the most developed places in the world and Eiffel Towers represents Industrialization of French Industries. Today, Eiffel Tower holds immense value as a trade mark for the city of Paris. It is a must visit location for any tourist. Along with the French Cuisine and Fragrance, the Eiffel Tower is the most recognized factor of French history.
The Amazing Opera House
The Opera House located in Sydney is another pleasant place to visit. Its unique design and beautiful history is an example of Australian marvel. Aussies are famous for their sport skills and also the Opera House. Since its origination, the Sydney Opera House has been the epicenter of major concerts and shows all over the world. Experience some of the best sunsets here.
Malaysian Twin Towers
The brilliant sky scrapers of Malaysia are also a wonderful place for just about anybody to visit and enjoy. These sky scrapers are several meters high and offer the best of observatories of the region. At night time, these twin brothers look like a giant standing tall in front. A fantastic place to plan holidays for.
The Buddha – Chinese Monastery
Not just one but all of China’s monastery or temples have to offer you a lot. These statues are a symbol of the spiritual connection one has with his/her creator.
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