Tuesday, March 27, 2012

10 Amazing Treetop Walkways Around the World

Treetop walkways or canopy walkways are bridges between and in the canopy of a forest, mostly linked up with platforms inside or around the trees. Early walkways consisted of bridges between trees in the canopy of a forest; mostly linked up with platforms inside or around the trees. They were originally intended as access to the upper regions of ancient forests for scientists conducting canopy research. Today they serve as ecotourism attractions,  which are becoming increasingly popular around the world.

1. Danum Valley Canopy Walkway, Malaysia
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

12 of the Most Winding Roads Around the World

A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places. There are different types of roads and they are spread everywhere: over the mountains and valleys, through villages and cities... Usually in the mountains the roads are winding due to the unfavorable terrain for building. Also, these roads provide fabulous views of the surroundings and because of that many travelers love to ride through these areas. This is a list of 12 of the most winding roads around the world, enjoy the post.

1. Stelvio Pass Road, Italy

Monday, March 12, 2012

12 of the Most Beautiful Lakes in the World

Nature and it’s beauty have always attracted mankind. Nature not only soothes the eyes but also put the body and the soul at solace and comfort. Lakes are God’s gift for us. They have an ability to take us to peace and tranquility in the hustle bustle of present day’s busy life. Take some time out and savour the depth, clarity, reflection and beauty of these lakes.

1. Peyto Lake, Canada

Thursday, March 8, 2012

10 Unusual & Strange Facts About Australia

Australia today is a vibrant multicultural country with people of British descent, as well as Aboriginal and immigrants from many countries in Europe, Africa and Asia. It is the sixth largest country in the world and the only country that is also a continent. Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere, where Summer is from December to February. Here are some more interesting things that you may not know about Australia.

1. Dingo Fence - The World's Longest Fence
Dingo Fence on the 29th parallel of latitude. Sturt National Park (right of fence) - looking east from Cameron Corner after rain  photo source

Sunday, March 4, 2012

10 Interesting Northernmost Items

Do you know where is the northernmost native habitat of palm trees? Where is the northernmost airport? Coral Reef? This is a list of various northernmost things on Earth.

1. Northernmost Natural Habitat of Palm Trees, France
Hyères-les-Palmiers, France  photo source
It is estimated that only 130 palm species grow naturally beyond the tropics, mostly in the subtropics. Chamaerops is the only palm species native to continental Europe. It is mainly found in southwestern Europe (Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Malta) and northwest Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia). It is the northernmost naturally occurring palm in the world, with the northernmost localities at Hyères-les-Palmiers, on the Mediterranean coast of southern France, at 43° 07' N, and on the island of Capraia off the Italian coast, at 43° 04' N. Google Map
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