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The Buddha Park in Vientiane

The Buddha Park in Vientiane

The Buddha Park in Vientiane The Buddha Park (also known as Sala Xieng Khuan) is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane in a meadow by the Mekong River.The park contains over 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues and is around 10 acres large. We drove there by motorbike, which was great because we could explore the region around ...

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Tahiti Island

Tahiti Island

Tahiti Island Tahiti is the largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia (an overseas country of the French Republic), located in the archipelago of the Society Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is the economic, cultural and political centre of French Polynesia. The island was formed from volcanic activity and is high and mountainous with surrounding coral ...

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The Vologda Kremlin complex, Russia

The Vologda Kremlin complex, Russia

The Vologda Kremlin complex, Russia The Vologda Kremlin complex had been built for several centuries, its constructions of different periods are not similar in their form. The Vologda Kremlin complex traditionally includes the former Archbishop’s yard with its high fortifications, inseparably linked with the walls of the Resurrection cathedral and the Sofia belltower. The monumental St. Sofia cathedral which stands ...

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Cathedral Cove, New Zealand

Cathedral Cove, New Zealand

Cathedral Cove, New Zealand Cathedral Cove is arguably one of the most picturesque spots in The Coromandel Peninsula. From beautiful Hahei Beach you can walk to Cathedral Cove, where a naturally formed archway deserves photographic attention. From the north end of the beach, a one hour walking track leads along the cliff top and then descends to the Cove. Here ...

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Portland Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden The Portland Japanese Garden is a traditional Japanese garden occupying 5.5 acres, located within Washington Park in the west hills of Portland, Oregon, USA. The 5.5 acre Portland Japanese Garden is composed of five distinct garden styles. As a Japanese garden, the desired effect is to realize a sense of peace, harmony, and tranquility and to experience ...

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Château de Beynac

Château de Beynac

Château de Beynac Chateau Beynac is a stunning medieval fortified chateau that sits high above the Dordogne River. This heritage listed medieval castle has stunning views across the Dordogne valley and offers a unique glimpse into the history of the time. Chateau Beynac is built on a plateau with a sheer cliff to one side on the banks of the ...

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Angel Falls, Venezuela

Angel Falls, Venezuela

Angel Falls, Venezuela Angel Falls is located in the Guayana highlands, and it is just one of the five great adventure regions in Venezuela. The water comes in a free fall of 979 meters from the Churum river hovering of the edge of the “Auyantepuy” Table mountain, this the largest Tepuy (table mountain) in Canaima Venezuela. This height makes it ...

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Moraine Lake, Canada

Moraine Lake, Canada

Moraine Lake, Canada Moraine Lake is a glacially-fed lake in Banff National Park, 14 kilometers outside the Village of Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. It is situated in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at an elevation of approximately 6,183 feet. The lake has a surface area of .5 square kilometers. The lake, being glacially fed, does not reach its crest ...

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Beech in Gorbea, Spain

Beech in Gorbea, Spain

Beech in Gorbea, Spain Gorbea or Gorbeia is a mountain and massif, the highest in Biscay and Alava (Basque Country, Spain), with a height of 1,481 m AMSL. The massif covers a wide area between the two provinces. The main mountain is a round grass-covered summit where a 20-metre-tall metallic cross has been constructed to reach the altitude of 1,500 ...

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Ming Dynasty Bridges, China

Ming Dynasty Bridges, China

Ming Dynasty Bridges, China The bridge is roughly 30 meters long and five meters wide with a single arch spanning five meters. The bridge was hidden by foliage in the compound of an abandoned factory and bore a simple stone sign with two Chinese characters meaning “Winter Bridge.” City authorities said the bridge survived several wars and was built at ...

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