Vardzia is a cave-palace-monastery site in southern Georgia (the country where Western Europe meets Eastern Asia) excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain on the left bank of the Mtkvari River, thirty kilometres from Aspindza.Continue Reading
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An amazing light that appears in Keyhole Arch, Pfeiffer Beach, California seems to come straightout of an Indiana Jones film!Continue Reading
The Shell Grotto is a unique underground passage, about 22 meters, located in Margate, a seaside town in East Kent, England
Why is it unique? Because it is a 70-foot underground winding passageway, painstakingly decorated with around 4,6 million seashells. Who created it and why, are questions that so far have not found a convincing answer, although many believe it is a 2000 year old temple with ancient origins.Continue Reading
Are you using age as an excuse for your lack of creativity? Think you are too old to change the world you live in? Huang Yung-fu, a 91-year-old veteran from Taichung City, Taiwan, first picked up a paintbrush just few years ago.
What started as a hobby became something with more of a purpose. Local families were protesting the scheduled demolition of an abandoned 1940s military encampment just on the outskirts of Taichung. Huang Yung-fu, who is now known as ‘Grandpa Rainbow’ is a veteran with no previous professional trainings. He just picked up a paintbrush about 4 years ago and the whole neighborhood is his huge and borderless canvas to paint. Yes, the whole neighborhood, literally. Almost everything in this village is painted with joyful colors and interesting figures or patterns.Continue Reading
The approximate definition of a real life fairytale island would be that it is small island often covered with lush vegetation and dominate the center of a lake or a sea, near the shore, while among the trees emerges a magnificent ancient building like other castle awaits the coming of the prince and princess of fairy and elf. When people say that a place is like something from a fairy tale often they are exaggerating, but that is not the case with these charming islands listed below.
1. Bled Island, Slovenia
1. Marieta Islands, Mexico
Protected from the intrusion of the world outside, the hidden beach of Marieta Islands, Puerto Vallarta is a world of its own. Located just a few miles off the coast of Mexico, close to Bandera bay, Marieta Islands are archipelagos that were formed as a result of volcanic activity. The islands have remained almost secluded ever since. It was only recently that recreational aspect of the place was discovered following development of an extremely exclusive marine ecosystem that makes this place just as unique as thrilling.Continue Reading
The White Pocket contains some of the most astonishing geology you will ever find anywhere on earth. It’s an isolated, notoriously hard-to-reach patch of sandstone. in different colors and shapes hidden within the desert expanse of Vermillion Cliffs National Monument near the Arizona/Utah border. The entire area is covered in a gray rocky layer, sometimes only a few centimeters thick, above the red sandstone where the formations heave and drip that makes the entire landscape look like as if it was covered with icing sugar!
Quite simply, the scenery is stunning!Continue Reading