Saturday, January 25, 2020

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Santa María del Agua de Landa

The last of the five gorgeous Franciscan missions in Sierra Gorda, built in 1760 - 1768. Church has elaborate, sumptuous façade which has been...

Hampton Plantation

Historic plantation house which was built in 1735-1790 (or 1791). This wooden house is designed in Georgian style. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.2012 N 79.4346 W Categories: Palaces, country...

Pandav Caves, Pachmarhi

The picturesque Satpura ranges around Panchmarhi town hide countless natural and historical marvels. One of them is right inside the town - five rock-cut...

Leon Cathedral of the Assumption

There is a building in Nicaragua which personifies the distinct traditions and culture of this country - Leon Cathedral of the Assumption. The construction...

Kakamora Caves – mystery of the dwarf people

Makira Island (earlier - San Cristobal) is sparsely populated, jungle-covered island - possibly the wildest large Solomon Island. Most people here live in coastal...

Vũ Quang

Remote, forested region, where numerous new species of animals and plants have been found over the last decades and several more are reported but...

Abracurrie Cave

Possibly the largest single cave chamber in the southern hemisphere, with a volume of some 150 thousand cubic meters. Contains Aboriginal stencils - deepest...

Nata Church (Natá Church)

Which church is the oldest on the mainland American continent? It is well possible that it is the beautiful Nata Church in Panama. Oldest church...

Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

There is only one archbasilica in the world - Archbasilica of St. John Lateran. This could be the most important church in the world,...

Stonehenge

The word "megalith" brings one immediate association to many people around the world - Stonehenge. This archaeological monument certainly is a part of popculture....