The island of Lanzarote (Lanzarote) refers to the Canary Islands (Spain). It is also called an “island volcanoes” – on a small island is about 60 wide and 15 km are about three hundred volcanoes. In autumn 1730 together with thirty craters began to erupt lava and ash. The main part of the vineyards of Lanzarote is situated in the valley of La Geria, which is significant for its covered by a thick layer of ash. Grape seedlings are planted in specially dug pits or trenches up to several meters wide. This is done first to make it easier to get to the roots to the topsoil, and secondly, to ensure the grapes with moisture.
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Milford Sound is located in the southwest of New Zealand’s South Island. It is located within the Fiordland National Park. It has been judged the world’s top travel destination in an international survey. Among its most striking features are Mitre Peak, rising 1,692 m above the sound, the Elephant at 1,517 m and resembling an elephant’s’s head, and Lion Mountain, 1,302 m, in the shape of a crouching lion. Lush rain forests cling precariously to these cliffs, while seals, penguins and dolphins populate the water.
Necker Island is owned by famous billionaire Sir Richard Branson. You may rent the island for $53,000 per night. It has white sand beaches and crystal blue tides.
Tanah Lot is a rock formation off the Indonesian island of Bali. Pura Tanah Lot means Temple of Land in the Middle of the Sea. It is a spectacular sight, especially at sunset. The tiny island was formed by the gradual erosion of the ocean tide over thousands of years. The temple of Tanah Lot is said to have been founded by the 16th-century priest Nirartha, one of the last priests to come to Bali from Java.
The Great Barrier Reef is the planet’s largest coral reef system, with some 3,000 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for 2,600 km over an area of approximately 344,400 square km. It is the biggest single structure made by living creatures and can be seen from outer space. The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia.
Many people thought that when Jules Verne wrote the story about a mysterious island that he was actually talking about Madeira Island. These are the actual photos of the mysterious island of Madeira.
Moorea is an island in French Polynesia, and is located 17 km north-west of the island of Tahiti. The island is especially popular as an object of advertisements in bridal magazines USA. Moorea is one of the most visited islands of French Polynesia. Especially common for people here spend their honeymoon.
Frederiksborg Castle is a castle in Hillerod Denmark. The palace is located on three small islands in the middle of Palace Lake, and is adjoined by a large, baroque formal garden.It was built by King Frederick II, after whom the palace is named.
A French ambassador came to South Korea in 1975 and witnessed a real miracle during his visit to Jindo Island. He wrote about it in a French newspaper, and since then the Moses Miracle became well-known all over the world. During a low tide Jindo is connected with Modo Island for approximately 1 hour. A land path 2.8 kilometers long and 40 meters wide appears as water goes away, and people celebrate a festival of the Moses Miracle. This natural phenomenon attracts tourists from different countries.
This Tower will be placed in Cotonduba Island. It will be both a observation Tower, and a welcome sign for the visitors arriving by air and by sea at Rio de Janeiro, where the Olympic Games 2016 will take place. The project is from Zurique, and utilizes solar energy during the day with its solo power panels, to pump the sea water as seen in the model. The movement of the water will be also utilized to turn the turbines and produce the power to work the system at night time.