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Dorze man building a hut in Chencha, Ethiopia. The Dorze are known for their beehive-shaped houses made of organic materials such as bamboo sticks, leaves, grass and the false banana. Bamboo Architecture, Vernacular Architecture, Architecture Design, Photography Gallery, Travel Photography, Bamboo Structure, Wicker Furniture, Wicker Dresser, Wicker Couch

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Africa | A Dorze man building his home in the Chencha, southern Ethiopia. The Dorze people are famous for their huge huts, resembling a giant beehive. Although these huts look fragile, they can last up to 60 years. The about 12 metres high huts, looking like a beehive, are constructed with vertical hardwood poles and woven bamboo and have thatched roofs of enset (false-banana) | © Sergio Pessolano

The Willard library was built in 1885 which makes it more than 110 years old. The Library is the oldest public library building in the state of Indiana and is housed in a Victorian Gothic building in Evansville, Scary Places, Haunted Places, Abandoned Places, Places To Go, Gothic Buildings, Old Buildings, Victorian Gothic, Victorian Homes, Indiana Cities

Is the Willard Library in Evansville, Indiana haunted?

Read the full story on the haunting of the Willard Library in Evansville.

Myanmar is a definite bucket list place - hopefully the politics will stabilise in the next few years. Hsinbyume Paya in Mingun, Mandalay, Myanmar Places Around The World, Travel Around The World, Around The Worlds, Laos, Architecture Antique, Amazing Architecture, Myanmar Travel, Asia Travel, Places To Travel

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Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard – the famous Art Deco department store built by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson is now declared a cultural monument. Building Art, Building Exterior, Art Nouveau, Streamline Moderne, Art Deco Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Famous Art, Art Deco Period, Fantastic Art

Getting Art Deco Right

Bullocks Wilshire, 3050 Wilshire Boulevard – the famous Art Deco department store built by Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson in 1929. ** My grandfather, Jock Peters, did the interiors, furnishings, and elevator doors, setting the tone for the first two floors of the building, now declared a cultural monument.**

Towers of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain -- Architect: Antonio Gaudi. Walking up hundreds of steps with Elena to get a glimpse of Barcelona from the top! Gaudi Barcelona, Barcelona Tours, Barcelona Catalonia, Monuments, Places To Travel, Places To See, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, Antonio Gaudi

The Infinite Gallery : Towers of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain -- Architect: Antonio Gaudi | See More

World’s most colourful cities: Morocco’s azure haven, Chefchaouen, a city high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains known for its labyrinthine medina bathed entirely in shades of blue. Morocco Chefchaouen, Beautiful Streets, Beautiful Places, Beautiful Beautiful, Amazing Places, Blue City, Morocco Travel, People Of The World, Travel And Leisure

Photo Of The Day: Chefchaouen Street - Gadling

In this narrow blue-hued alleyway in the Moroccan town of Chefchaouen, a woman rests. Flickr user Mark Fischer captured this quiet, everyday moment during a recent visit to the town, a former fortress whose blue buildings, distinct architecture and proximity to Tangiers make it a popular tourist destination. Does your favorite travel portrait belong here? Upload your travel shots to the Gadling Flickr Pool and your image could be selected as our Photo of the Day.

Great Temple of Amun Karnak, Egypt begun BC The Great Temple of Amun, near to the site of the ancient city of Thebes, is as famous for its size as it is for its architecture. Its architectural integrity comes from the fact its builders were carefu Beautiful Places In The World, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places Around The World, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Around The Worlds, Travel Destinations, Ancient Architecture, Beautiful Architecture

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Chichen Itza is a great Pyramid in Yucatan, Mexico. My father was born in Yucatan Mexico in Merida which is the capital of Yucatan. The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Chichen Itza Mexico, Mayan Ruins, Aztec Ruins, Beautiful Places To Visit, Riviera Maya, World Heritage Sites, Wonders Of The World

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Chichen Itza is an ancient Mayan site located on the Yucatán peninsula of Mexico. These famous pre-Columbian ruins signify the rich history of the ancient Mayan civilization. Chichen Itza was built around 600 BCE, making the ruins roughly 2600 years old today. The large ruin complex contains many stone buildings, including temples, pyramids, & platforms, as well as various statues & caves. Chichen Itza is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, & is the 2nd most visited archeological site in Mexico.

Hallgrímskirkja and Leifur Eiríksson, Iceland - [Hallgrímskirkja is perhaps the most famous church in Rejkjavík. The statue in front of the church is of Leifur Eiríksson, perhaps the most famous person from Iceland (after Björk, that is). Beautiful Architecture, Beautiful Buildings, Architecture Design, Beautiful Places, The Places Youll Go, Places To See, John Lenon, Iceland Island, Iceland Travel

Hallgrímskirkja and Leifur Eiríksson

Hallgrímskirkja is perhaps the most famous church in Rejkjavík. The statue in front of the church is of Leifur Eiríksson, perhaps the most famous person from Iceland (after Björk, that is).

Canton Tower in Guangzhou, China. my mommys hometown. Unique Buildings, Amazing Buildings, Amazing Architecture, Architecture Design, Dubai Architecture, High Building, Tower Building, Louise Hay, Places Around The World

Highest Buildings and Towers in the World | Top 11 Famous Skyscrapers

Foto gallery OrangeSmile.com - Top 11 Famous Skyscrapers. Highest Buildings and Towers in the World

Famous Gardens of the World - Museu Paulista - Sao Paulo, Brazil Places To Travel, Places To See, The Places Youll Go, Travel Local, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, San Paulo

The famous Ibirapuera Gardens of Sao Paolo, Brazil features the Sports Coliseum, Cribs Museum, Modern Art Museum, and Aeronautics and Folklore Museums, along with lakes, aquariums, and a plant nursery, herbarium and orchidarium. Most of the buildings in the complex were designed by Oscar Niemeyer.

Mount Cangyan or "Green Cliff Mountain") is a scenic area in Jingxing County, Hebei Province, China, Places To Travel, Places To See, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Famous Buildings, China Travel, Filming Locations

The most famous building complex on Mount Cangyan is the Fortune Celebration Temple . It was first erected during the Sui Dynasty and is said to have been the place where Princess Nan Yang, the daughter of the Sui Emperor Yang, practiced Buddhism.

Enoshima Lighthouse-Japan This lighthouse is on a small island a couple hours outside of Tokyo. A huge open-air spiral staircase winds around the steel structure and leads to an observatory 100 meters high Japon Tokyo, Lighthouse Pictures, Foto Poster, Beacon Of Light, Mount Fuji, All Things Purple, Purple Stuff, Steel Structure, Small Island

Spectacular Lighthouses from Around the World

Ever since the (now ruined) Lighthouse of Alexandria became a wonder of the world, there have been beautiful and impressive lighthouses. These functional yet beautiful structures can be found all over the world in a myriad of styles. Here are some of the most interesting: Torre De Hercules- A Coruna, Spain The Tower of Hercules … Spectacular Lighthouses from Around the World Read More »

Tiger's Nest Monastery in Bhutan. Paro Taktsang is the popular name of Taktsang Palphug (Tiger's Nest) Monastery, a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex, located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley, in Bhutan. Bhutan, Places To Travel, Places To See, Travel Destinations, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Amazing Places

Taktshang, a.k.a the Tiger's Nest Monastery, which someone was either crazy or awesome enough to build near the end of the 17th century on a cliff 2,300 feet above the bottom of the Paro valley, located several hours outside of Paro, Bhutan.