There are a lot of shipwrecks in Sydney’s Homebush Bay, near the Olympic village, but none quite like the SS Ayrfield, also known as “The Floating Forest” for the lush mangrove vegetation that now covers its rusty hull. The SS Ayrfield, was a collier ship built in England in 1911 and used by the Commonwealth Government during World War II to transport supplies to American troops in the Pacific. It was sold in 1950 and operated as a collier on the sixty-miler run between Newcastle and Sydney, until 1972 when the ship’s registration was canceled and it was sent to its final resting place, Homebush Bay. Read the rest of this entry →
Photographer Richard Silver shared his panoramic photos. He travels and takes a photos. He takes a photos of famous places and events such as Machu Picchu in Peru, the Festival of balloons in Albuquerque, the Colosseum in Rome, the Acropolis in Athens and etc. Read the rest of this entry →
Design studio Guz Architects introduced the Hotel Coco Privé, which is located in Maldives. They built six villas, each of which has a stunning view of the ocean and gives an unforgettable experience beyond all expectations. Read the rest of this entry →
“I am a financial consultant and I live in Rome. I have a passion for photography for many years, although I started photography in 2003 and since then entering the digital market was predominantly. In fact, I once believed in the infinite possibility that this technology could provide. I like different genres including landscape in all its facets, street photography, portraits, and nature photography; and I love immersing myself in nature to detoxify the tedious and stressful daily life. One thing is certain; turning the camera around his neck I enjoy life more. My equipment consists of two different systems: one of which Olympus had different bodies and lenses, Canon and others that use the photo for more naturalistic.”
The world famous scientific and geographic National Geographic magazine celebrated its 125 years, it was founded in 1888. Today, the publication read by over 40 million people in 26 languages around the world.
Dar Al-Hajar – is a historical monument, considered one of the symbols of Yemen. It is located in the village of Souk Al Wadi, and often referred to as the Palace of Islam. The exact date of the original construction of the castle is unknown. However, there is a perception that the first buildings appeared long before the advent of Islam. In the Middle Ages the castle was completely destroyed by the Turks, and only in the eighteenth century, partially restored. Read the rest of this entry →
Kumbh Mela – is the Hindu ritual of pilgrimage to the holy places of Hinduism, which is held every 12 years. Legend associates the holiday with the battle between gods and demons over a pitcher of the nectar of immortality. It is believed that drops of nectar fell in four places – Prayag (Allahabad), Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik. That and become places of pilgrimage.
Of course, Brazilian carnivals are the most vibrant and exciting in the world. Fireworks, hot dances, extravagant costumes – millions of people come here to see it all with their own eyes. This is a collection of photographs of carnival 2013. Read the rest of this entry →
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