Saturday, January 25, 2020

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Me’ae Iipona

Even the fantasy movies seem to be boring if compared to the reality in Marquesas Islands, especially the amazing archaeological monuments. One of the...

Nanumanga Fire Caves

The signs of the fire on the walls and charred coral fragments on the floor of Nuanumanga Fires Caves wouldn’t represent anything unusual if...

Ha’amonga ‘a Maui (Trilithon) and ‘esi Maka Fa’akinanga

One of the most unusual megalithic monuments in Pacific is Ha'amonga 'a Maui in Tonga. It has no analogues regarding its construction, shape and...

Basilica of St. Peter Chanel in Poi

Towering high above the idyllic Poi village, stands the unusual Poi basilica. This enormous pilgrimage church was built to commemorate the only Catholic martyr...

Rai of Yap – the stone money

There are many amazing things in the small Yap Island but the most surprising is the giant stone money - the famous Rai of...

Arorae navigational stones – Te Atibu-ni-Borau

Unique monuments to the skills of Polynesian seafaring are the Arorae navigational stones. Arorae Atoll Arorae is the southernmost of the Gilbert Islands. Although this island...

Rota Latte Stones Quarry (As Nieves Quarry)

Once upon a time (no one knows when) somebody planned to make the largest megaliths in Mariana Islands. It was planned to erect up...

Latte Stone Park, Guam

Mariana Islands have unique kind of megalithic monuments - latte stones. Most likely the most visited site with true latte stones is Latte Stone...

10 most amazing ancient rock-cut temples in India

The historical rock cut architecture of India is of unprecedented richness and variety. Several of rock-cut temples in India belong to the most amazing...

Pancha Rathas, Mahabalipuram

Pancha Rathas are some of the most surprising structures not only in Mahabalipuram but in the whole Southern India. This group of ornate, monolithic...