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Saturday, December 25, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Pompeii, Campania, Italy

This world wonder was lost for almost 1,700 years after Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79 and its deathly debris engulfed the Roman city and its ill-fated inhabitants. Pompeii, near the modern-day city of Naples, is arguably the most significant Roman ruin in the world and a truly remarkable place to explore. An array of incredibly preserved villas, workshops, brothels and even an amphitheater can be found littered throughout the city's excavated streets, recalling what life may have been like in the 1st century AD

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KUMBH-Eternal Journey of Indian Civilisation-A Documentary Film


WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO WATCH A FLY FISHING TOURNAMENT?

Live stream.


Thursday, December 23, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Namib Desert, Namibia

Desolate and arid yet beguilingly beautiful, the Namib Desert is one of the most dramatic landscapes on the planet. It's also the oldest desert in the world, developed over millions of years from sand blown in from the Atlantic Ocean. Namibia's desert is far more than its sandy landscape however, with an astonishing amount of colors and inhabitants (including, ostrich, zebra, giraffe and antelope). Sossusvlei, set within the Namib-Naukluft National Park, is famed for its vivid red and orange sand dunes and white sand pans. The 278 foot (85m) Dune 45 is one of its prettiest sights, with breathtaking views at its sandy peak.


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MY YOGA INSTRUCTOR WAS DRUNK TODAY.

Put me in a very awkward position.



Wonders of the World

 


Patagonia, Argentina and Chile

A rugged landscape of jagged peaks, shimmering lakes, ancient forests and vast glaciers, Patagonia is a region that captures the imagination and has an irresistible appeal for adventurers. The three sharp granite towers that rise bewitchingly 6,000 feet (1,829m) are one of the vast national park's most striking landmarks. Known as Torres del Paine, they formed over 12 million years ago. The park's Lake Pehoé is another huge draw (pictured), a sparkling stretch of water set against the rugged mountains

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 Masked Christmas

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TESLAS DON’T HAVE A “NEW CAR” SMELL.

They have an Elon Musk.


Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Angkor Archaeological Park, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Cambodia's famous ancient lost jungle city is among the most incredible and largest archaeological sites on Earth. The majestic temples and monuments of Angkor were built between the 9th and 15th centuries, when the Khmer civilization was at the height of its power. The largest and most famous temple in the sprawling complex is the breathtaking Angkor Wat (pictured). The temple is especially magical at sunrise, beautifully mirrored in the still waters of the reflection pools. 

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 ITHIHASA - A 100000 Years Story of BHARATH (INDIA)

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I MET TOM HANKS ONCE. HE WAS SO RUDE.

I asked for his autograph and all he wrote was thanks.



Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia

The deepest lake in the world and one of the clearest too, Lake Baikal in the depths of Siberia is a place that compels superlatives. Known as the pearl of Siberia, its icy waters plunge down an astonishing 5,387 foot (1,642m) into the earth. It's bigger by volume than all the Great Lakes of America combined. You could stack three Empire State Buildings on top of the other and still not reach the surface. Home to many creatures that can't be found anywhere else on the planet, legend has it that taking a dip in its mysterious waters will lengthen your life.

 


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TESLA FOUNDER ELON MUSK IS ORIGINALLY FROM SOUTH AFRICA, WHICH IS STRANGE.

You’d think he was from Mad-at-gas-car.



Sunday, December 19, 2021

Wonders of the World

 


Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico

The mysterious Mayan site of Chichén Itzá was central to the ancient civilization between AD 750 and 1200. The rich and intricate complex of stepped pyramids, temples, columned arcades and other stone structures is the most popular tourist destination on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. The most famous structure is the magnificent 78-foot-high (24m) Temple of Kukulkan, also known as El Castillo. Created as a physical calendar with 365 steps – one for each day of the year – during the spring and summer equinox, a shadow cast by the setting sun creates the illusion of a serpent slithering down the steps.


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 India unInc: Management lessons from streets of India

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MY GIRLFRIEND KEEPS TELLING ME TO STOP MAKING MATH PUNS.

She thinks they’re irrational.