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An unusual installation of 65 000 older CD-ROM drive


Glowing waves of 65 000 older CD-ROM drive
French artist Elisa Morin (Elise Morin) has created an unusual installation of 65 000 older CD-ROM drive, manually connected to each other.


All this is an incredible amount of disk space in the form of 500 square meters and is decorated in the form of several waves, which are located Read the rest of this entry »


Such a situation has arisen due to the tiny size of Gibraltar, which consists of the southern and northern parts of the rocky plains

Gibraltar Airport


Gibraltar – a small British overseas possession of the area of ​​6.5 km ², situated in the south of the Iberian Peninsula. At a time when over the British Empire the sun never sets, Gibraltar was an important outpost of the colonial powers, with which she controlled the exit from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic.

Gibraltar is largely a unique place. This is the only place in Europe where you can see monkeys in the wild. But the uniqueness of the territory is not limited to …

Each of us, probably traveling by car, faced with a situation where it was necessary for the regulated railroad crossing to wait out a passing train. This is what we all used to it and take it for granted. But the airport – is another matter: the runway it should have no obstacles to the take-off and landing.

However, in Gibraltar airstrip is Read the rest of this entry »


Khajuraho is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India

Temples Kamasutra

In the heart of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh is a small town of Khajuraho. In the town there are just over 19 000 inhabitants. But, nevertheless, Khajuraho is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. The coloring of this place makes an amazing temple complex built about 1,000 years ago.

The temples at Khajuraho were built between 950 and 1050 AD during the reign of the dynasty Chandela. These temples are considered the peak of Indian architectural genius of the Middle Ages. Originally there were 85 temples, but only 22 of them exist to this day. With the fading dynasty Chandela these magnificent temples were forgotten and Read the rest of this entry »


These hotels are different from large chains to offer a kind of accommodation, exceptional facilities and services and customized


What is a Boutique Hotel?

The term boutique hotel originated in Europe, used to describe intimate environments hotels, usually luxurious or non-conventional and located in old houses. These hotels are different from large chains to offer a kind of accommodation, exceptional facilities and services and customized. Usually they are acclimated to a theme or style. They tend to be smaller than a traditional hotel, with 3 to 30 rooms.

Many have dining facilities, bars and lounges open to the public. The segment that generates the main income source of these hotels are corporate travelers, who place great importance on privacy, service, attention and luxury. They are very common in Las Vegas, where each hotel usually has a different decor. Within this category may fit perfectly Hotels called small charming hotels, hotels usually small in size, situated in unique environments, in buildings whose architecture is of particular interest because they are Read the rest of this entry »


How they maintain “Todaiji Temple”, the greatest edification of Wood Temple in the World

Todaiji Temple, the greatest edification of Wood in the World

The great temple Todaiji East is an impressive Buddhist temple made from wood found in Nara, Japan. A pagoda that houses a giant statue of Buddha and the temple also currently serves as Kegon school of Buddhism. This structure holds the world record as the largest wooden building in the world, but is 33% smaller than the original monument.

This type of building in wood called Pagodas, striking five-story buildings up and, despite its antiquity and simplicity in extructura are able to withstand earthquakes much more modern buildings collapse because wood tends to warp when you put a lot of strength, but is also flexible enough to absorb the seismic stress.

The building of this architectural complex, located in the city of Nara, was started around the year 743. Inside, they worshiped the Daibutsu, a colossal statue of Buddha 15 meters tall and made of bronze gilt., Completed in 751. Since its inception the main buildings have been restored several times due to earthquakes and wars suffered in this area, the first of these restorations took place in 1180 when they were destroyed during a war. Were restored by the Buddhist priest Choge using a new architectural style called Daibutsu-yo. However, war again, destroyed the main buildings of the complex in 1567, preserved at present, Read the rest of this entry »


Few Video Clips on “Marina Bay” which stands on Singapore.

Sands SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands Singapore July10 2010.

Video Clips on the Building process of Famous Building of Marina Bay Stands on Singapore

SINGAPORE The Marina Bay Sands Hotel’s AMAZING Infinity Pool on the roof top, 57 stories high! This pool was one of the Read the rest of this entry »


As built the hotel Marina Bay Sand, Swimming pool infinity edge style

Famous Building of Marina Bay Stands on Singapore.

We saw one of the most prominent new projects and engineering of arquiatectura today. This is the casino resort hotel + luxury high-called Marina Bay Sands, located in Singapore, which has cost 4,000 million dollars? And it just opened. Here they will see how to build this wonderful work.

A spectacular swimming pool infinity edge style, is his letter, but the luxury is present in every corner. Head over to their website, Marina Bay Sands, after taking a Read the rest of this entry »


Video Clips on “Marina Bay” which Stands on Singapore (Building process)

The Making of Marina Bay Sands

Famous Building of Marina Bay

Video Clips of the Building Process

It’s not completely open, some stores are still renovating. I zoomed all the way because there’s an opening at the roof with 2 persons standing there and Read the rest of this entry »


Only the bravest of the brave can venture to conquer the famous Ekskalibur (Excalibur)


Ekskalibur Tower

Only the bravest of the brave can venture to conquer the famous Ekskalibur (Excalibur). If you manage to master it, it gives a quite legitimate for bragging rights … and you will earn a wild but pleasant pain in all muscles at least a month.

In spite of this, enthusiasts from all over the world come to the Netherlands, for the sake of conquering the largest tower in the world for climbers – Ekskalibur.

Of course, this is not the biggest climbing wall for Read the rest of this entry »


The structure of the fountain was commissioned by Pope Clemens twelfth in 1732 but..

Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain is one of the largest fountains in Rome. Its height reaches 259 meters, width 8.19 meters. The structure of the fountain was commissioned by Pope Clemens twelfth in 1732 but 30 years after the death of Clemens in 1762, construction of the fountain was finished. In the center of the fountain statue of Neptune, god of water.

Near it are the newts, which helps Neptune to command the elements. Local residents believe that the Trevi Fountain can Read the rest of this entry »


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