Friday, January 18, 2019

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Santa Maria della Salute, Venice

Few building are as elegant and well located as Santa Maria della Salute - or, simply, Salute in Venice. The story of this church...

Pisa Cathedral

It seems, everyone has seen the images of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This means - everyone has seen another beautiful building next to...

Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua

One of the largest churches and definitely - one of the most interesting ones in Italy is Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua. Every...

Saint Mark’s Basilica

At the time when the influence of Byzantine Empire was waning, in Venice started construction of new cathedral church which would represent the best...

40 unique natural wonders of the world (21 – 25)

1 - 5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 21. Kitum Cave and other caves of Mt. Elgon Where?Africa, Kenya Why unique?Group of five unique caves which to a large extent have been...

40 unique natural wonders of the world (26 – 30)

1 - 5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 26. Merelani Hills - the only find of tanzanite Where? Africa, Tanzania Why unique? The only known place in the world where is found a gorgeous...

40 unique natural wonders of the world (31 – 35)

1 - 5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 31. Ol Doinyo Lengai Where? Africa, Tanzania Why unique? The only volcano in the world which is erupting carbonatite lava. This is very unusual place without...

40 unique natural wonders of the world (36 – 40)

1 - 5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 36. Sistema Zacaton Where? North America, Mexico Why unique? Unique system of numerous sinkholes which are up to 339 m deep. These weird holes were created...

40 unique natural wonders of the world (16 – 20)

1 - 5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 16. Forest on Robinson Crusoe Island Where?South America, Chile Why unique?All tree species - around 20 of them - of this forest grow ONLY...

40 unique natural wonders of the world (11 – 15)

1 - 5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 11. Daallo Frankincense Forest Where? Africa, Somalia Why unique? The only natural forest of the legendary Coptic Frankincense (Boswellia frereana). This forest is unusual - besides...