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WINNERS OF THE 2014 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO CONTEST

WINNERS OF THE 2014 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO CONTEST

More than 9,200 entries were submitted from over 150 countries, with professional photographers and amateur photo enthusiasts across the globe participating. Photographs were submitted in three categories:people, places and nature. The competition was judged on creativity and photographic quality by a panel of experts including National Geographic photographers John Stanmeyer and Erika Larsen, as well as Keith Jenkins, Nat Geo’s General Manager of ... Read More »

MOST BEAUTIFUL GEYSERS IN ICELAND

MOST BEAUTIFUL GEYSERS IN ICELAND

Geysers are found in active volcanic areas or land that is prone to earthquakes. Thermal or hot springs are also a feature, as are boiling mud pools, often appreciated for their medicinal qualities. Watching a geyser erupt, even a small one, is a fascinating sight. The powerhouse of a geyser lies deep underground, where surface water seeps through fissures and collects ... Read More »

Beautiful places: Maldives

Beautiful places: Maldives

Maldives is an island nation in the Indian Ocean-Arabian Sea area. Its population of 328,536 (2012) inhabits 192 of its 1,192 islands. The Maldives is the smallest Asian country in both population and land area. Area: Total 298 km2 (206th) 115 sq mi Water ≈ 99% Currency: Maldivian rufiyaa Drives on the left Time zone: MVT (UTC+5)   source: blog.govoyages.com, ... Read More »

Beautiful places: Bora Bora

Beautiful places: Bora Bora

Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The island, located about 230 kilometres (143 miles) northwest of Papeete, is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. In the centre of the island are the remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two ... Read More »

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