Archive for February, 2015

360° panorama by Alexandre Militão.
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360° panorama by Gary Davies.
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Stansted is a Grade II Listed Edwardian country house set on a 1,750-acre estate within the South Downs National Park. Situated on the Hampshire/Sussex border between Chichester and Portsmouth, the house began as a hunting lodge in the 11th century. Developed throughout the centuries, the current house was built in 1902.http://www.stanstedpark.co.uk
360° panorama by Gary Davies.
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Stansted is a Grade II Listed Edwardian country house set on a 1,750-acre estate within the South Downs National Park. Situated on the Hampshire/Sussex border between Chichester and Portsmouth, the house began as a hunting lodge in the 11th century. Developed throughout the centuries, the current house was built in 1902.http://www.stanstedpark.co.uk
360° panorama by Gary Davies.
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Stansted is a Grade II Listed Edwardian country house set on a 1,750-acre estate within the South Downs National Park. Situated on the Hampshire/Sussex border between Chichester and Portsmouth, the house began as a hunting lodge in the 11th century. Developed throughtout the centuries, the current house was built in 1902.http://www.stanstedpark.co.uk
360° panorama by Arroz Marisco.
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A series of cascades and waterfalls stretches for over 1.5 km forms part of the river system that drains into Tulija river running south of Palenque. A trail alongside it takes one from the mostly tacky touristic setting to the more traditional indigenous Chiapan villages further upstream. The strong undercurrent has claimed its victims before, mostly intrepid swimmer who ventured too near to some of main waterfalls here. This place reminds me very much of the Krka waterfalls in Croatia - though on a much smaller scale. A sudden tropical downpour sent me running for cover but it fizzled out as soon as I reached the main viewing area.
360° panorama by Alexandre Militão.
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360° panorama by Arroz Marisco.
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Less than 30 km or so northwest of Uyuni lies the sleepy village of Colchani right on the edge of the largest salt flats on earth. Heaps of salt like some miniature pyramids dote the blindingly bright slat flats as villagers dig up the abundant material here for the salt trade.This century-old tradition of making a living by salt mining is slowly being phased out by the burdgeoning tourism trade though.
360° panorama by Martin Hertel.
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Blue hour at Erta Ale lava lake, one of only five active lava lakes, existing on earth. This place is surrounded by the danakil, one of the most hostile, hottest deserts on earth.
360° panorama by Gary Davies.
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HMS Prince of Wales is the second of two Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers being built for the Royal Navy. The ships are being built in sections around the UK for final assembly in Scotland. Parts of one of these sections, called Lower Block 02, is shown here being moved together at Portsmouth.Courtesy BAE Systems.
360° panorama by Arroz Marisco.
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This emerald green lake, largest of all the glacial lakes in the Cordillera Blanca range lies in a valley with Huandoy (6395m) to the south and Aguja (5840m) to the north. There is no public transport to the area and I was lucky enough to have hitched a ride by a team of canoeists heading there. The almost perfect pyramidal shape mountain at the end of the lake is Pirámide de Garcilaso (5885m), with Chacraraju (6112m) sitting right next to it.