Alex Chacon is not the first traveler who has decided to go on a journey around the world, but it is distinguished from others by the fact that he wanted to do on the bike. A graduate of the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Texas began a long journey to make a reality of your dreams. By the way, this photo project, is called “Modern Motorcycle Diaries,” and has become not only a personal project, but also the charity event – the proceeds go to a non-profit organization “Children of Uganda.”
The journey began in El Paso, Texas. He traveled to South America and finally reached Ushuaia in Argentina, which is referred to as the southernmost city in the world. His incredible expedition was for 503 days, and during that time he has covered 132,704 miles and visited 22 countries in North and South America.
The nature of our planet is unique in its diversity and grandeur. Only amazing trees that grow on its territory are innumerable. With some such unusual species of trees we will try to introduce you to a closer look.
Orlando can be called a city of entertainment. In this place there are the largest theme parks Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort and Sea World Orlando. In addition to this, the city has a 95 golf courses and mass entertainment. Orlando – a great place for entertaining. We suggest you look at it from a bird’s flight.
French photographer Jacques-Roman Lagrèze made a series of vertical images constantly growing up in Hong Kong. According to the photographer, this is the only way you can appreciate the architecture of the vast metropolis. We are offering the most fascinating pictures of this city.
National Geographic has announced an open competition “25 annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest“. Many photographers have signed up to participate in the event and sent their work. Let’s take a look at the photos currently in the lead in the vote.
Shilin Stone Forest is located in the province of Yunnan in China. This is a unique place, according to the researchers, was formed about 200 million years ago as a result of the movement of tectonic plates, and the rain and the wind played a crucial role in the subsequent formation of such bizarre shapes. By the way, the natives steeped in superstitions and legends about this miracle of nature.
Apparently, the architects of the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, are haunted by the glory of the Tower of Babel, because in March of this year, they launched a huge project «Kingdom Tower». Upon completion, this unique architectural structure will be the tallest building in the world. Height of projected construction should reach 1001 meters. It will be higher than the famous Burj Khalifa in Dubai at 873 meters.
Today in Washington ends the national festival “Cherry Blossom“, which is also called the “Festival of the cherry blossoms.” This grand spring festival almost 4 weeks, in this period bloomed at least 70 percent of sakura.
Do you wonder why America has the Japanese cherry blossom tree? It turns out that the most direct. March 27, 1912 Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo, to enhance the growing friendship between the United States and Japan, he presented the Japanese cherry trees to Washington. According to the regularly held, every year, the Americans like the gift.