Wednesday, December 11, 2013

11 Spectacular Cliff Paths

Cliff paths are paths that are built along the faces of cliffs and also, often surrounded by local vegetation that growing from the rocks. Walking through these trails, visitors can appreciate broad vistas of natural landscape. This is the reason why many people around the world come to these places to enjoy spectacular views. Enjoy a walk with us, through the most spectacular cliff paths from around the world.

1. Huangshan Paths, China

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

12 Interesting Causeways Around the World

A causeway is a road or railway route across a broad body of water or wetland raised up on an embankment. Some causeways may only be usable at low tide and the distinction between causeways and viaducts can become blurred when flood-relief culverts are incorporated in the structure; a causeway is however primarily supported on earth or stone, whereas a bridge or viaduct is mainly supported by free-standing columns or arches.

1. Great Salt Lake Causeway, USA

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

12 Unusual Towers From Around the World

The towers are tall structures, usually taller than they are wide, often by a significant margin. These slender buildings are generally built to take advantage of their height, and can stand alone on the ground, or as part of a larger structure. Here we have 12 towers that are significantly different from all other towers, and because of that are preferred by many photographers and tourists.

1. Ivy Тower, Belgium

Monday, October 28, 2013

12 Unusually Placed Sports Venues

When it comes to sports venues, they are often located in the usual places. These are the most peripheral parts of towns and other settlements, and in major cities are located in strictly urban areas. But if you search hard enough, you’ll find there are some unusually placed venues that are worth of being called unique. Here are twelve such examples.

1. Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course, USA

Monday, October 14, 2013

10 Unique Ocean Landscapes

When people mention the word 'ocean' many think of the endless blue that touches the sky on the horizon. However, oceanic expanses are not so monotonous. In addition to the usual islands, peninsulas and coral reefs that we used to see at the ocean expanses, there are some ocean landscapes that are simply unique in the world.

1. Meeting Place of the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea at Eleuthera Island, Bahamas

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

10 Spectacular Movable Bridges

A movable bridge is a bridge that moves to allow passage (usually) for boats or barges. An advantage of making bridges moveable is the lower cost, due to the absence of high piers and long approaches. The principal disadvantage is that the traffic on the bridge must be halted when it is opened for passages.

1. Gateshead Millennium Bridge, UK

Friday, September 13, 2013

18 Unique Hotels From Around the World

Some travelers think that the place where you lay your head on the road is just that - a place to sleep, or change clothes. But there are some trips where the accommodations are the main attraction. To the more daring traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous globetrotter, here are 18 unique hotels from around the world.

1. Hotel Ještěd, Czech Republic

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

15 Super Thin Buildings

When land is expensive or in short supply, smart real estate developers don’t get down, they look up. But, long, thin buildings are more expensive to construct because their shape requires more exterior wall area to enclose the same volume of space compared to a structure with a square plan. Either way, these super-skinny buildings are giving new meaning to the phrase 'now you see them, now you do not', and represent interesting places for taking photos.

1. Flatiron Building, USA
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