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Is Cozumel Heaven on Earth?
Is Cozumel Heaven on Earth?
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Hollywood in Black And White
Hollywood in Black And White
In 1853, one adobe hut stood on the site that became Hollywood. By 1870, an agricultural community flourished in the area with thriving crops. A locally popular etymology is that the name “Hollywood” traces to the ample stands of native Toyon or “California Holly”, that cover...
A Forgotten Disney Amusement Park
A Forgotten Disney Amusement Park
This is Walt Disney world’s first water park. It was closed in 2001 and has been untouched ever since. From the then-popular Whoop N’ Holler slide to now unmoving water wheel, in the pictures, everything seems so old and forsaken. The swimming area must have been popular in its time with the tyre...
Night View from Burj Khalifa
Night View from Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa formerly known as Burj Dubai prior to its inuguration, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m (2,717 ft). Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009. The building...
Brilliance of the seas
Brilliance of the seas
MS Brilliance of the Seas is a cruise ship belonging to the Royal Caribbean’s Radiance class. It cruises the Mediterranean from April to January, and is based in Dubai sailing to ports around the Middle East and India from January to April, doing two repositioning cruises each year which take it...
Cold And Abandoned Siberia
Cold And Abandoned Siberia
The climate of Siberia varies dramatically. On the north coast, north of the Arctic Circle, there is a very short (about one-month-long) summer. Almost all the population lives in the south, along the Trans-Siberian Railway. The climate here is subarctic (Koppen Dfc or Dwc), with the annual average...
View From the top of the Ostankino television tower
View From the top of the Ostankino television tower
Ostankino Tower is a free-standing television and radio tower in Moscow, Russia. Standing 540 metres (1772 ft) tall, Ostankino was designed by Nikolai Nikitin. It is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers, currently the tallest in Europe and 4th tallest in the world. The tower was the first...
Europe Sometimes and Now
Europe Sometimes and Now
A beautiful collection of images of Europe in ancient times and today Ancient history is the study of the written past from the beginning of recorded human history in the Old World until the Early Middle Ages in Europe. The span of recorded history altogether is roughly 5,000 years, with Cuneiform script...
The helicopter trip over Dubai
The helicopter trip over Dubai
In Dubai, I rented a helicopter, said Sergei share, flying over the complex World, being built with palm hotel Atlantis headed, urban skyscrapers, stables, Sheikh, the hotel-sail, the Burj Al Arab, the largest shopping mall and the Mall of Dubai, of course, next to the tallest building in the world –...
Lake Kariba Sunset
Lake Kariba Sunset
Created 50 years ago, the tranquil Lake Kariba in Zambia is bursting with fish, bird life and game… Lake Kariba is the largest, man-made lake and reservoir by volume located on the Zambezi river, about halfway between the river’s source and mouth, about 1300 kilometers upstream...

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