Sunday, August 18, 2019

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Efri-Austurheiðarfoss

A nice, small waterfall, several meters high which can be admired while walking on Skaftafell tourist trails. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0275 N 16.9605 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Pyongyang Bell

An enormous bell, cast in 1726. The 12.9 tonnes heavy bell is 3.1 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.0230 N 125.7570 E Categories: Entertainment infrastructure Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia,...

Kaaba and Masjid-al-Haram

The history of the mysterious Kaaba started long before Islam and this could be one of the oldest active shrines in the world. Today...

Hunter Spring

There are two 1st magnitude springs in King's Bay - Hunter Spring and King's Spring (Tarpon Hole). Hunter spring is somewhat less impressive but nevertheless,...

Tokhung-ri Mausoleum

A royal burial mound, built in 408 AD. Contains decorative paintings showing daily scenes and star constellations. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.9609 N 125.4499 E Categories: Prehistoric and ancient...

Shivneri Caves, Junnar

Area around Junnar contains more than 200 ancient rock-cut temples. Main four groups of these temples are Shivneri Caves to the south-west, Manmod Caves...

Ankai-Tankai hill forts

There is not too much known about the early history of the impressive twin forts - Ankai-Tankai hill forts. Nowadays both wonderful table-top mountains serve...

Christiansted

There is a Danish planned town built by black people in Caribbean - Christiansted. This charming colonial town is located in Saint Croix, United...

Monemvasia

Today Monemvasia is sleepy, small and nevertheless unusual town. In medieval times this fortified town was a lot more important - it was one...

Tswaing crater

People have been living at Tswaing crater for more than 100,000 years but only in 1990 it was proved that this is impact crater. Meteoroid Some...