Sunday, March 15, 2020

Wonders of Asia

Most interesting wonders in Asia.

Blowholes of Mughsail Beach

A group of three fine blowholes which have been reinforced by masonry and mesh. Fountains are up to 28 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.87478 N...

Nusa Dua Water Blow

Narrow channel in the seaside cliffs. At the end of the channel, waves crash against the cliff wall creating a huge splash - fountain....

Devil’s Tear

A small sea bay with overhanging cliffs. At high tide and stormy weather the waves create powerful surges and fountains and rise a powerful...

Sakiyama’s Blowhole

At high waves here through a blowhole forms a tall sea geyser. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.67665 N 141.98189 E Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, Japan, Tohoku, Iwate Prefecture,...

Hummanaya

Large blowhole where the water spout flies up to 25 - 30 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 5.97761 N 80.73866 E Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, Sri Lanka,...

World’s tallest cypress tree near Bay Langdra Ney

A magnificent tree of incredible size grows at the mountain road leading to Kathok Yoesel Samtenling Monastery. This is a famous cypress tree, which...

Terracotta Army

Unique monument of culture: buried terracotta sculptures - army soldiers near the mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, made roughly at 210 BC. In...

Mahurzari Stone Circles

Group of some 200 megalithic stone circles, most likely used for burials during the early Iron Age. In some stones have been made cup-marks. Location,...

Bibi Ka Maqbara

Gorgeous burial monument, constructed in the late 17th century as a tribute to Rabia Durrani, wife of Mughal Emperor. Intended as a rival to...

Bandra – Worli Sea Link

Large cable-stayed bridge across a bay of Arabian Sea, part of the ambitious Western Freeway system. 5.6 km long, with 128 m tall pylons. Location,...