TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - GALLERY 2 - ETHIOPIA - Dorze People
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
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.**
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.
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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
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).
Highest Buildings and Towers in the World | Top 11 Famous Skyscrapers
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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.
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.
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 »
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.