Caves are one of the most interesting and unique of natural phenomena. They can form anywhere deep under the ground or in mountains. These caves are a home to many wonderful and exotic species of animals as and insects.
The World Is The Canvas – Nature’s Beauty
The caves found all over the world take several millions of years to completely form themselves. These caves can only exist when a natural force maintains them. Have a look at some of the most amazing and epic caves in the world. They are found in the most remote of regions and will thrill your spine.
1. The Cave of Crystals – Mexican Beauty
The Cave of Crystals is located in Mexico. It has the largest Crystal deposits in the entire world. This cave is located almost 350 meters deep underground and is home to Gypsum beams of as long as 30 meters. This cave is located in the Naica Mountains. Large and notable deposits of Lead, Gold Copper and Silver are located here.
2. Waitomo Glow Worms – The Shining Cave
This amazing cave is located in New Zealand. It has large Glow Worms attached to its rooftop and walls which gives a glowing texture to this mesmerizing place. The cave is very famous and a lot of tourists visit it for its unique appearance. It is one of the most beautiful caves on the planet.
3. Majlis Al-Jinn – The Cave of Wonders
The Majlis Al-Jinn cave is located in Oman. This cave was discovered in 1983 by a geologist named Davidson. It is one of the most deep and fearful of caves ever. Its depth is as much as 1600 meters and it takes extremely skillful and professional hands to land down.
4. Eisriesenwelt Ice Caves – The Perfect Spot
Located in Austria, these Ice Caves are the largest in the world ever. These caves stretch for as much as 40 kilometers in the mountains of Tennengebirge. The caves are beautifully carved by nature and give a very pleasant and heart throbbing look to them.
5. The Cave of the Ghost - Venezuela
These caves are one of the largest and brilliant wonders of nature. These caves are so gigantic that even helicopters can comfortably fly through it.
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Nature always finds a way to show us it has the ultimate power and authority. These sinkholes are a proof that some things can never change. Man does not possess the power to find nature and combat its wrath. All we can do is stay safe and work towards the conservation of nature.
They Can Happen Anywhere & Anytime
Here are the most famous of Pits and Sinkholes ever found on Earth. They have been formed because of the deformation of landscape. Several factors contribute to the formation of this natural phenomenon. Have a look and see how large these things are.
1. Fury of Nature – Why It Can’t Be Challenged
This is one of the most world famous Sinkholes. It opened in Lisbon, Portugal. Very unfortunately, the location where it opened caused a bus to fall inside it. This sinkhole appeared in the year 2003.
2. When Mother Earth Slips Under Your Feet
Here is another sinkhole which emerged in the city of Guatemala. Experts have predicted that the primary cause why this sinkhole was formed is because of heavy rainfall and the softening of underground soil.
3. Deep In the Ground
Here is another sinkhole formed in Florida. The city of mulberry became another victim of this 56 meter deep sinkhole. This cavity was formed while a national company was working to extract Phosphate from the ground.
4. Winter Park Sinkhole – Florida
This Sinkhole was formed after Swimming Pools reportedly leaked water underground. Water is one of the main factors which contribute to the formation of sinkholes. These sinkholes are filled in with loose soil which can easily shift place once it is disturbed.
5. Picher`s Sinkhole – Oklahoma
Picher is literally full of several sinkholes. The mineral department has left several scars on the ground by excessive mining for Zinc and Lead.
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Sand Art has been one of the favorite past times of many people. All over the world individuals have tried time and again to master this skill. Sand Art is no joke. You need nerves of steel and iron will to complete just one sculpture. When it is completed, you pray that no wind blows nor the waves hit the beach. Sand Art has been the primal attraction of many beaches of the world. People take part in making Sand Sculptures.
The Art of Sand Sculptures
So many of people have made it their hobby that many have grown rich doing it. Sand Art requires steady hand. This skill is surely found in gifted people. Not every one can just wake up one morning and make a Sand Artistry out of wind. I bring to you some of the most amazing of Sand Art even made in the world. These Sand monuments have been made in different parts of the world by different individuals. Enjoy this visual treat.
Beauty Of Orissa
This brilliant work has been done in India by a local Sand Art lover. The detailing in this structure is quite visible to the naked eye. Time and dedication to this work are the success factors in this regard. The eye catching piece of art has attracted media attention as well as praise from visitors.
Man Of Honour
Following is a Sand Sculpture of the late Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. This is another of the brilliantly made Sand Art pieces. Gandhi was the spear head behind the formation of independent India. This Sand Sculpture has been made in India and proves that India has got talent!
Here Is Batman!
This is a formation of the legendary super hero Batman. He saves the day by fighting crime while we relax. This picture has been taken in a Sand Art competition held in Portugal. This is really going to attract allot of youngsters to it.
The Wizard of Oz – Brilliant!
The hard work and energy spent in making this Sculpture is quite visible to us just by a glance. This Sand Art is a dedication to the famous television series. It is going to take you in an enchanting world. We all need a time out. This is it.
Queen Of Hearts - Marilyn Monroe
This one is an exclusive Sand Art in memory of late Marilyn Monroe. The most iconic and influential of Hollywood film stars of all times. Marilyn Monroe has wooed us with her beauty and charm over the past decades. Now her Sand made sculpture does the same. This is magnificent. Thumbs up to the artist.
Mount Rushmore of Sand!
It brings to us the old memories of Mount Rushmore. The famous and one of the most historical monuments of the United States. Read the full story
As time moved ahead and mankind became more and more creative day by day, mans work also evolved to new level. Where at first human beings sought out to conduct his domestic life in a shelter, now have become more than just buildings? Since time, various methods and materials have been put into action to bring about amazing architectural displays. Below is a top ten list of such buildings.
1. Dar Al Hajar, Yemen:
This building is now the greatest attraction to the tourists in yemen. The Dar Al Hajar is a palace that was built way back in the 1930s. The palace was built in the valley of Wadi Dhahr and is a remarkable sight to watch. The Al Hajar protrudes from a rock formation and was built by the ruler of that time, Yahya. This piece of beauty was originally made as a summer residence which has now become a great tourist attraction.
2. Manchester Civil Justice Centre, England:
This multi-court building has an 11,000 sq/m suspended glass wall which is the largest in Europe. The building was made by Denton Corker Marshall. Currently, talks about the same type of sister building near Birmingham are under consideration.
3. The Stone House, Portugal:
This is a house made of stone. The stone house is a privately owned building but many tourists who make it to the top of the hill are allowed to take pictures and marvel at the creation.
4. Beijing National Stadium, China:
Built by Jacques Herzog, this building was used in the 2008 Summer Olympics in China. Other than Jacques Herzog as the architect, the list also includes the likes of Pierre de Meuron, Stefan Marbach, Li Xinggang, and artist Ai Wei Wei. The building has a bird’s nest theme.
5. Kansas City Public Library:
This is a library that was made in 1873 and has a huge wall of books running down the 10th street. The building runs between the Wyandotte Street and Baltimore Avenue and has 22 book spines of various titles. Read the full story
The world was discovered by the voyages and expeditions of the great people who set out to find the routes and parts of the world and documented them.
1. Sir Edmund Hilary the First Successful Everest Expedition
He was the one who first surmounted Mount Everest along with his climbing partner Tenzing Norgay on May 29 1953. Sir Edumand Hilary belongs to New Zealand but he was with a British expedition when he climbed Mount Everest.
2. Neil Armstrong’s First Steps on Moon
Neil Armstrong set his foot on moon on the July 20 1969. Neil Armstrong was accompanied by Michael Collin and Edwin Buzz on his expedition to moon. They stayed on moon for about 2 hours and collected samples of soil, rock and wind particle.
3. Lewis and Clark and the Expansion into the West
This expedition comprised of Mariwether Lewis a US army captain, who selected William Clarke to be his partner in the expedition. They left on May 1803 along with 22 soldiers, 3 sergeants, volunteers and interpreters. They came back on September 1806 and brought with them a great deal of information including the maps of the route.
4. Christopher Columbus New World Discovery
Christopher Columbus was sponsored by the King and Queen of Spain to find a route to Asia via the westward route. He was on the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean and it was here where he discovered an island in now Bahamas, the now Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
5. Stanley’s Search for Livingstone
Stanley an American journalist set out on the search to find the missionary David Livingstone who was lost and was rumored to be dead. Though on his mission to find Living stone he himself went through many troubles but was successful in finding him and returning back with him.
6. Ferdinand Magellan and First Circumnavigation of Earth
Magellan though a Portugali by birth offered his services to the Spanish court after serving the Queen in Portugal.
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When we think of traveling, we definitely look forward to be able to make our trip a memorable one. We think and search about places which are worth visiting and would prove to be a life time experience for us. There are some very beautiful historical travel destinations which would exactly serve this purpose.
1. The Great Wall of China
The first thing which comes to mind about the Great Wall of China is its enlistment in the seven wonder of world. This wall was basically built to protect China from invasions. The work on this wall continued for centuries after its construction commenced in the Ming Dynasty. This wall was built in sections which would later be joint.
2. Taj Mahal
This is definitely one of the most beautiful structures in the world, with its marble and precious and semi-precious laid structure. This building was built as a monument of love by the Mogul Emperor to his late wife Mumtaz Mahal. It was built by twenty thousand workers and in the period between 1632—1653
This is a monument of the ancient Greece construction and grandeur, many of the sculptures which are also referred to as the marbles have been removed from the building. These were subsequently shifted to the British Museums and despite of constant efforts by the Greek Government to have them back and placed in the building are still in the museums.
The city of Rome has seen the various periods of evolution from Medieval to Renaissance. The city is regarded as one of the most beautiful and ancient cities of the world. The city hosts various sites like the arch of Constantine, the pantheon and the circus maximus.
The things which come to mind as we speak of Egypt are the great pyramids of Egypt and the sphinx at Giza.
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