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Photo Bieszczady national Park is the third largest in Poland, here is the highest part of the Polish sector of the Eastern Carpathians. The area of Bieszczady mountains is unique in many ways, but its main advantage is that here in the middle of industrial areas, preserved the pristine nature.
Occupying the large part of the Mediterranean, the Taurus mountains are the natural border between the littoral and the hinterland of Anatolia. Two main sights of the city of Adana is the capital of the eponymous mud. In the background is the mosque Sabanci-Merkez, built in the late XX century with the highest in Turkey dome. It contains nearly 30 thousand believers, and in size ranks third in the world. Before her Roman bridge Taskopru, until recently, it moved the car, now satisfied with the exhibition.
When the Ming Emperor Yongle (Zhu Di) in the XV century laid their Imperial city with the Forbidden city inside, he was sure that the Northern capital of China — its capital — is waiting for a great destiny. And he was right. In the photo the Forbidden city of Beijing, where they lived and where China was ruled by 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties.
Natural treasures of the Malaysian state of Pulau Pinang reserve and luxury Teluk Bahang. The mountains almost meet the sea, and in between was a strip of dense humid forests. English key — this is the name for Penang during the British colonial rule: the British were anxious to establish full control over the passage of ships in the Malacca Straits.
On the Islands Trobrian time measured not by hours, but the intervals between rains, which can bring a crop, and drought. Since the discovery of the archipelago Trobrian changes have affected only some of the external aspects of life of the islanders. They live in the same villages such as Taliba on the island Kiriwina: boats on the sandy beach and tropical rainforest on the outskirts.
Today, the Turks call it Göbekli Tepe — Bellied hill. In the past Armenians called the same hill Portables, or Umbilical mountain. We can assume that the name is inherited from more ancient inhabitants of these places, in view of which all living things in their world were born here. In the photo the concentric circles of the sanctuary at Göbekli Tepe is perhaps mankind once know who was worshipped by the ancient builders, who taught a complex construction case those who were hunting with flint arrowheads.
Puebla is among the most mountainous States in Mexico. But among the variety of tops there are those that were created by human hands. All the buildings of the city of Canton built on the oldest technology: they are built of stone without mortar and held by its own gravity. Who built the city — is yet unknown for sure, but archaeologists working in the state of Puebla, suggest that it was the Olmecs.
The First building, laid the core of the future of Kaunas, was the castle, of which until today, remained for the most part only its glorious history. Photo Kaunas castle. Its architecture impresses with its incredible width of the walls at low altitude. Before us — the reconstruction is for the best, but able to give a General idea of the former "Kaunas stronghold".
Taimyr Dolgano-Nenets district is located in the far North, Eastern Siberia, entirely above the Arctic circle. In the same way as hundreds of years ago, the Nenets tundra on the Taimyr Peninsula, smashing the camp where the deer had enough food. For example, this camp is located in the lower reaches of the Yenisei river.
In accordance with the separate intergovernmental Treaty between the two countries in the territory of Chile continuation of the Los Glaciares is a national Park Bernardo O'higgins, which helps joint control over the protection of nature on this vast territory. The photo of the Perito Moreno glacier — ice valley between steep mountain slopes down to the lake. Someone from Argentinian poets have compared its appearance to the cake that has been under the rain.
Salt has a rich gift of nature to the inhabitants of Upper Austria in the past, salt and nowadays continues to help the region to succeed, but as a mountain Spa resort. Photo sunrise over lake Hallstattersee. The rays of the sun illuminated the harsh peaks of the mountains, but the water still holds the predawn haze, and the bell tower of the ancient temple in the light of the night lights.
Fourteen silts forming part of the Eastern Anatolia region represent a giant wedge, with the edge directed into the interior and in the center of the country. The fortress-Palace of Ishak Pasha near the Iranian border was built a hundred years, and finished, when the lustre of the Ottoman Empire was already pretty faded, and she had already entered into the era of the sunset. Abandoned Palace of the Ottoman heritage of Turkey, a reminder of the wealth and greatness of the Empire.
All the administration of Tokelau is based on more than a half-century-old act, which recognized the archipelago the status of dependent territories. Top view Nukunonu, one of Tokelau's three atolls. Despite the seeming Paradise atmosphere, the life on these pieces of land, barely rising above the ocean, complicated by the almost complete absence of fresh water and the presence of a huge number of reefs from which to drop anchor close to the shore almost impossible.
The Underwater world of the Kermadec archipelago is very rich and diverse, it attracts both scientists and tourists diving enthusiasts. In the photo the green sea turtle. Eruptions and earthquakes on the Islands is not uncommon. In 2006, one of magnitude 6, a half-hour shook the island Raul, from the crater flew out of rocks and dirt, killed a member of the reserve.
The City of Barnaul grew out of the village, standing in the mouth of the river Barnaul (today it is called the Barnaulka). The name comes from the ket words "borwn" wolves and "ul" — river. During the three centuries which lives and develops the city of Barnaul, from factory village he turned into a cultural, educational and industrial center of Siberia and is among the five most green and in the twenty largest cities of Russia.