Photos worth your time

May 2012

My friend Art from North Carolina sent this collection of unusual photos to me, which I thought was worth posting here.

Balloons in Cappadocia


Banpo Bridge, Seoul, South Korea

The border between Belgium and The Netherlands.


An  unusual tunnel in California's Sequoia National  Park

Morning Glory kind of clouds observed in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Australia

Balcony of Floor 103 in Chicago


The view from the outside

The longest traffic jam in the world -- recorded in China . 
Its length is 260 kilometers [and that's 161 MILES, folks!


This is a unique geological phenomenon known as Danxia landform. These phenomena can be observed in several places in China . 
This example is located  in Zhangye, Province of Gansu . 
The color is the  result of an accumulation for millions of years of red sandstone and other  rocks.


Dubai.  The view from the skyscraper BurjKhalifa. The height of the building is 828 m (163  floors).


...And the view straight down.


Emerald Lake in the crater of an extinct volcano. Tongariro National Park New Zealand 


Family photo

Favelas of Brazil . The boundary between wealth and  poverty.


Gibraltar Airport is one of the most extraordinary airports around the world


In the Chinese province of Shandong is a bridge across the Gulf of Jiaozhou . 
The bridge length over 36km is calculated for eight car lanes, and is the  longest sea bridge in the world.


Haus Rizzi, Germany.

Lost  paradise in the Indian Ocean . Isle of  Lamu.


Lena Pillars. Russia, the Lena River.


Lighthouse guard in Mare, France must be one of the most courageous people on the planet!  
Not  everyone will have a smoke in such weather, and  in such a place!


Day and night. The monument in Kaunas, Lithuania


The  river above the river: Magdeburg Water Bridge, Germany.


Airport  in the Maldives is located on an artificial island in the middle of the Indian Ocean

Twice a year in the Gulf of Mexico, rays migrate. 
About  10 thousand stingrays swim from the Yucatan Peninsula to Florida in the spring and back in  the fall.

In  northwestern Montana, USA, the water is so transparent it seems that this is a quite shallow lake. In fact, it's very  deep.


Storm in Montana, USA, 2010.


Skyscraper-Crescent.  Crescent Moon Tower ( Dubai )


Office of Selgas Cano in Madrid


In the  resort town of Skagen you can watch an amazing natural phenomenon. 
This city is the northernmost point of Denmark, where the Baltic and North Seas meet. 
The two opposing tides in this place can not merge because they have  different densities.


Paris computer games store. In fact, the floor is absolutely flat.

These  trees grow in the forest near Gryfino, Poland.  The cause of the curvature is  unknown.


Desert with Phacelia (Scorpion Weed). Flowering once in several years.


View of a sunset from inside a wave.


Unusual fog in Sydney which enveloped the whole city.


Thors Well a/k/a The Gates of the Dungeon on Cape Perpetua, Oregon. 
At moderate tide and strong surf, flowing water creates a fantastic landscape.


The world's highest chained carousel, located in Vienna at a height of 117 meters.


Restaurant on a cliff on the east coast of Zanzibar. Depending on the tide, the restaurant can be reached both on foot and by boat.

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