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Dead Vlei, Namibia

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 in Nature | 1 comment

Deadvlei is a white clay pan located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, inside the Namib-Naukluft Park in Namibia. Also written DeadVlei or Dead Vlei, its name means “dead marsh” (from English dead, and Afrikaans vlei, a lake or marsh in a valley between the dunes). The pan also is referred to as “Dooie Vlei” which is the fully Afrikaans name.

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The Flume Gorge

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Nature | 1 comment

Franconia Notch State Park is located in the White Mountains in northern New Hampshire and straddles 8 miles (13 km) of Interstate 93 as it passes through Franconia Notch, a mountain pass between the Kinsman Range and Franconia Range. Attractions in the state park include the Flume Gorge and visitor center, the Old Man of the Mountain historical site, fishing in Echo Lake and Profile Lake, and miles of hiking, biking and ski trails. The northern part of the park, including Cannon Mountain and Echo and Profile lakes, is in the town of Franconia, and the southern part, including Lonesome Lake and the Flume, is in Lincoln.

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Gorman Falls, Texas

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 in Nature | Comments Off on Gorman Falls, Texas

The most dramatic site in Colorado Bend State Park and the most popular with visitors is Gorman Falls, a 60-foot waterfall tumbling over a cliff and misting a stand of maiden hair ferns and other lush, tropical vegetation.

Gorman is one of the few waterfalls that actually gets bigger over time instead of diminishing. The same quality that makes that possible also makes the area extremely sensitive.

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Beautiful Munnar Hill Station

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Nature | 1 comment

Munnar is a hill station in Kerala and in southern India. Munnar is located on the Western Ghats, situated in the Idukki. Munnar is a beautiful hill station, and was the summer resort of the British. Tourists come here to see the vast tea plantations of the area. The town itself is typically Indian with the usual shops, guest houses and is really beautiful and traditional. It is a good place to stay to see the surrounding countryside. It is also a popular place for Indian honeymooners.

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Beautiful Kozjak Waterfall

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in Nature | Comments Off on Beautiful Kozjak Waterfall

Veliki Kozjak or just Kozjak is a mountain cliff in Croatia, located in inland of Dalmatian Zagora. It belongs to Dinaric Alps, and it stretches over small village Kijevo between towns of Vrlika and Knin. The highest peak of this cliff is Bat, and its southeast peak is Kunica over small village Maovice.

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The Tunnel Of Love

Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Nature | 41 comments

Klevan is an urban-type settlement in the Rivne Raion of Rivne Oblast in western Ukraine. Its population is 7,470 as of the 2001 Ukrainian Census. Klevan is accessed via the T1B17 and H22 roads, and is located 28.3 km northwest of Rivne and 50.4 kilometres southeast of Lutsk along the H22. Klevan lies on the Stubla River.

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