Category Archives: places

The Twisted Trees of Slope Point

Image credit Slope Point is the southernmost point of the South Island of New Zealand. The area is frequently knocked with strong and chilling winds from Antarctica. Consequently, trees there grow leaning toward the north. The land around Slope Point … Continue reading

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The Kaieteur Falls

Kaieteur Falls is a waterfall on the Potaro River in Kaieteur National Park, Guyana. The world’s largest single drop water falls measuring 741 feet. For comparison, Kaieteur is about five times taller than Niagara falls.

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Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon

Jökulsárlón (literally “glacial river lagoon”) is a large glacial lake in southeast Iceland. It is a pure natural art and a spectacular sight where blue, white, turquoise and black icebergs shift and creak about in an icy dance. The icebergs … Continue reading

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Creepy Places Around the World

Hanging Coffins of Sagada, Philippines Attached to the sides of cliffs, it is believed that this brings the dead closer to their ancestral spirits and would also keep their bodies safe. image source

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Speicherstadt – the city of warehouses

Photo credit Speicherstadt (lit. city of warehouses) in Hamburg, Germany is the largest warehouse district in the world where the buildings stand on oak logs along canals near the Elbe.  The district was built  from 1883 to 1927 as a … Continue reading

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Everyday Life in Rural Indonesia – Photography by Herman Damar

Herman Damar is an amateur, human interest, landscape, and portrait photographer who uses mostly natural light. He is based in Jakarta,  Indonesia. His style is a blend of artistic, creative, and stylish photos. All images are under copyright © Herman Damar

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Toxic beauty – Stunning photos of village flooded by a toxic lake

Photo credit Geamana is an abandoned village in Romania. The place makes for some intriguing pictures but it has a very sad story. In 1978 the communist regime forced the inhabitants of Geamana to move out so that an artificial … Continue reading

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The Rock Islands of Palau

Photo credit Palau is an archipelago of about 250 limestone islands of volcanic origin, located in the western Pacific Ocean.  The islands are sparsely populated and are famous for their beaches, blue lagoons and the peculiar mushroom-like shapes of many … Continue reading

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Aerial Photography of Salt Ponds in San Francisco by Cris Benton

Taken with the help of a handmade kite rig, Cris Benton suspends a camera controlled by remote to capture these striking photographs of colorful salt ponds which stretch for miles. Impressive landscapes of the San Francisco Bay area that most … Continue reading

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The Decorated Houses of Tiébélé

Image source Tiébélé, a village in Burkina Faso, West Africa, is known for its amazing traditional Gourounsi architecture. Houses are made of a sun-dried mix of clay, soil, straw and cow droppings, mixed by foot to create strong pottery-like structures. The … Continue reading

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