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Salar de Uyuni – The World’s Largest Salt Flat

Posted on 19 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Salar de Uyuni is placed in southwestern Bolivia and it is the world’s largest salt flat. It covers the surface of about 10,000 square kilometers. Its white surface and bright blue sky sometimes can make incredible scenes for viewers especially during the wet season when those salt fields are covered with water, then, this place […]

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Stalin’s Gulag Prison – The World’s Deadliest Prison of All Times

Posted on 18 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

You thought that holocaust was horrible? Then, you probably should know something about the Gulag prison which was one of the worst prisons of Soviet regime. This complex of buildings can be found even today in Taga forest, in Russian Siberia. This place is known as huge death factory which was working during the Stalin […]

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Eaglehawk Neck – A Beautiful Place With Horrible History

Posted on 14 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Eaglehawk Neck was once a horrible place where prisoners were tortured and terrorized. Today, it is beautiful calm place where nature has almost erased the trails of its bad history. Eaglehawk Neck links island Tasman Peninsula to mainland Tasmania in Australia. This island is known by tessellated pavement, rare nature phenomenon caused by erosion. The […]

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The Big Hole in South Africa – World’s Largest Hole Which Humans Dug

Posted on 11 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

The Big Hole which is also known by its other name, Kimberley Mine, in South Africa is the world’s largest hole which humans excavated. It was dug by 50.000 miners who were working in diamond mine after first diamonds were found there in 19th century. They found there amazing amount of diamonds, precisely, they have […]

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Champagne Pool – An Exciting Geothermal Spring in New Zealand

Posted on 10 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Champagne Pool is unusual geothermal spring which makes this place look like it is huge champagne pool indeed, because of a lot of CO2 bubbles which are coming from water. This natural feature is about thousand years old and it was formed by hydrothermal eruption. The Champagne Pool is about 60 meters deep and its […]

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White Desert, Beautiful and Still Undiscovered Nature Reserve in Egypt

Posted on 06 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Egypt is really wonderful touristic destination with many attraction for tourists. We all know about Egypt’s main features like pyramids and other historical monuments. But Egypt is not only rich with historical monuments it also has many valuable natural features which deserve to be placed in touristic guides. One of such places is the White […]

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The Great Blue Hole of Belize, World’s Deepest Sea-Hole

Posted on 05 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

If you ever come by near the coast of Belize, you shouldn’t miss an opportunity to visit the Great Blue Hole, one of the world’s most recognizable natural wonders. The Great Blue Hole is located in Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, about 60 miles away from Belize City. It is believed that this hole is […]

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Pamukkale – A Complex of Terraced Pools in South-Western Turkey

Posted on 04 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

Even if we know that earthquakes are horrible and their consequences are always bad for humans, we have to admit that in this case, earthquakes brought us something useful. Here you can see amazing photos of beautiful terraced pools in Pamukkale, Turkey which were created as a consequence of earthquake. Pamukkale got its name from […]

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Abandoned Complex of Russian Anti-Missile Defense System

Posted on 03 May 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

You have probably heard about American project Echelon which is used by American intelligence to intercept different communication signals from all ower the world. They are pretty famous by their mysterious sphere-like shape. Well, United States are not the only who made such buildings. Russians made a few of them which are almost exactly same […]

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The 10 Tallest Waterfalls Of The World

Posted on 28 April 2010 in: Featured Articles, Places

There is no wonder that there are many waterfalls all over the world and major part of our world is covered in water, interestingly in modern lexicon, there is not definition of waterfall but we can say that “waterfall is a result of landscape, means whenever a land or a part of land start interrupting […]

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