Prezentari din data de 19 mai 2024 - 5 prezentari

Armenia (Yerevan at night) - Steve

Yerevan is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Its history dates back to the 8th century BC. It was then that King Argisthim I founded the fortress of Erebuni, which was to be a large administrative and religious center. In the Late Ancient Kingdom of Armenia, the importance of Yerevan gradually declined. After World War I, Yerevan became the capital of the First Republic of Armenia. It lies in the heart of the Armenian Highlands in the northeastern part of the Ararat M [...]

Australia (Sydney - Fish Market) - Steve

The Sydney Fish Market is a fish market in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The market sits on the Blackwattle Bay, 2 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district. It is the world's third largest fish market and a world-class tourist and cultural attraction. It was established in 1945 by the state government and was privatised in 1994. There are daily wholesale auctions for Sydney's seafood retailers. The mural inside Sydney Fish Market was designed by Australian artist Keith Howla [...]

Croatia (Dubrovnik) - Steve

Dubrovnik is a city in southern Dalmatia, Croatia, by the Adriatic Sea. It is a seaport and county center. It is one of the most important tourist destinations in the area. It has more than 40,000 inhabitants and is visited by more than a million tourists annually. Since 1979, it has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its medieval architecture and city walls. The history of the city dates back to the 7th century, when it was known as Ragusa. It was under the protection of the [...]

Czech Republic (Bohemian Central Mountains) - Vladimír, Steve

The Bohemian Central Mountains (Böhmisches Mittelgebirge in German) is an area created by volcanic activity with an area of 1265 km². More than 84 % belong to the Protected Landscape Area, established in 1976. The highest point is Milešovka with a height of 836 m above sea level. The Elbe Valley forms the axis of the Central Highlands. The streams exposed the solidified subsurface magma and deepened the valley, thus the Bohemian Central Mountains acquired a majestic landscape character.. Fore [...]

Galapagos - Steve

The Galapagos Islands are an Ecuadorian province in the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean. It is an archipelago located on the equator about 1,000 km west of Ecuador. It consists of 14 larger volcanic islands. The largest island is Isabela. The archipelago has an area of 7,844 km² and about 31,000 inhabitants live there. The Galapagos were discovered by the Spanish in 1535. In the 17th and 18th centuries, pirates and travelers used the islands to replenish water supplies. In 1831, the British n [...]