30.9.09

New Zealand (park south island)

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Beautiful gardens become a favorite destination of tourists who visit the city of Christchurch. Lakes, mountains, valleys, and the stretch of coast east coast travelers choice in the southern island of New Zealand. So that makes this country as a New Zealand tourism.

Options tour presenting the beauty of natural landscapes atmosphere equipped European-style architecture of the building can be enjoyed when visiting the city of Christchurch, the largest city in the south island of New Zealand. This country has been renowned throughout the world as a tourist place that has natural beauty.

As long as the eye can see, stretch of mountains, valleys, rivers, forests and grasslands which contrasts to treat for tourists. Another uniqueness in winter in New Zealand when it took place in the European summer.

Therefore the foreign tourists who want to play snow pouring into the country with kiwi characteristic of this animal. I visited the city in New Zealand is the most crowded city in the southern island of Christchurch.

The journey from Jakarta to use two flights choices that take us to the city known as the Garden City, Singapore Airlines via Singapore or Qantas via Sydney. I chose to use Singapore Airline and travel for 10 hours to reach Christchurch.

Before the plane landed, the view from the air has shown how the natural beauty of the land in the southern end of this earth. At about 08.00 am when Christchurch, the plane landed smoothly at Christchurch International Airport is looking pretty crowded.

Christchurch Airport as well as international airports in Europe have adequate facilities. In the vicinity of the airport was a lot of white people to dominate as the officers and workers are busy serving the passengers the plane. Public bus facilities are also available at a cheap price delivered the passengers to the hotel.

When out of the airport, the cold air around 8 degrees Celsius has been "welcomed" as a welcome. I along with several other tourists finally boarded a bus to drive a medium-sized hotel.

Christchurch is a quiet town but the beauty of gardens that appear on the side of the road dominated by a variety of forms. After check inhotel, I immediately prepared myself with cold and camera equipment to immediately see the beauty of this city.

As stock information, I began to wonder to the hotel staff. I get a variety of brochures with additional important information from them to the streets of Christchurch. The city has an icon of a church that became the center of town. Finally, I walked with the map data and sufficient information to travel in this city.


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28.9.09

Resort World Senntosa SINGAPORE

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SINGAPORE always been a destination for everyone in Asia for a vacation or shopping. With a variety of tourist centers and shopping centers, tourists can enjoy the beauty of lion country. Today, Singapore tourism also add destination resort, Resort World Sentosa.

Opening of Resort World Sentosa is ready to dominate the Southeast Asian tourist destination. The resort will be opened early next year 2010, making Indonesia the tourists have a new reason to visit Singapore.

At the time of completion the entire development of Integrated Resorts on Sentosa Island this will be the center of the amusement park (themed park) Universal Studios is the first and the only one in Southeast Asia.


World Oceanarium at Sentosa Resort is the largest in the world. Has six hotels, a luxurious spa and a row kasion of entertainment on offer as well as snacks and shopping centers.

The resort provides complete resort vacation experience. Indonesian tourists no longer have to travel far and that takes a long time to be visiting the theme parks, restaurants or top performances of the world.

Various other supporting facilities can be found at the resort, including the championship standard golf courses on the island. There is also VivoCity which is the largest shopping mall in Singapore and across the harbor can be found kegempitaan center in Singapore's biggest night of St James Power Station. The resort is also located only 20 minutes drive to the international airport of Singapore, Changi.

Offer interesting that there are at Resorts World Sentosa that combines fun and entertainment can be combined to create an interesting place.

In addition to resorts and attractions are solid, world-class entertainment like Dance Crene near the river a sophisticated animatronic show in the world's largest and most everything will be offered to visitors.

The resort also has regular performances of the musical circus Voyage de La Vie, as well as a series of concert artists and show the world's top sporting competitions can be found throughout the year 2010.

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26.9.09

Countries with the largest Muslim population


1. Indonesia (182.570.000 peoples)

Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world. Although 88% Muslim population, Indonesia is not an Islamic state. Muslims in Indonesia is also known by its moderate and tolerant. In the year 30 Hijri or 651 AD, only about 20 years ago from the death of the Prophet Muhammad, Caliph Uthman ibn Affan RA sends delegation to China to introduce Islamic Daula recently stood. In the journey which took four years, the delegates turned out to Uthman had stopped in the archipelago. A few years later, in 674 AD, the Umayyad dynasty had established trading stations on the west coast of Sumatra. This is the first encounter with the Islamic population of Indonesia. Since then the Muslim sailors and traders continued to arrive, century after century. They buy the produce of the land is green while preaching.


2. Pakistan (134.480.000 peoples)
Pakistan is a country located in South Asia, with population data of more than 150 million inhabitants, Pakistan name taken from the prefix of Punjab, Afghan, Kashmir, Sind and Baluchistan. Whereas in Persian means Mr. Stan sacred and meaningful so that the founders of Pakistan expect a pure state according to Islamic teachings.


3. India (121.000.000 peoples)
Islam is the second religion of the second largest after the Hindu religion (80.5%). There are approximately 174 million Muslims, 16.4% of the population. Since the introduction into India, Islam has made religious donating, art, philosophy, culture, society and politics to history, heritage and life of India.


4. Bangladesh (114.080.000 peoples)
Islam is the largest religion of Bangladesh, the Muslim population of more than 130 million and is nearly 88% of the the total population, based on 2001 census. Islam came to Bengal region since the 13th century, mainly by
the arrival of Arab traders, Persian conquest daerahl Saints and famous one is holy to Islam, Shah Jalal.


5. Turki (65.510.000 peoples)
Area consisting of modern Turkey has a long Islamic tradition and rich melatar back to the Seljuk era and the beginning of the Roman Empire Uthmaniyyah. Turkish people are the culture and history are Muslims.

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24.9.09

The Lost World in Indonesia

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The scientists claimed that they had found the 'lost world' where several species of animals that have not been found there including the giant frogs and rats with body size of cats. The expedition conducted by the BBC exploring the giant crater of a volcano located in the highlands of Papua New Guinea to make a documentary Lost Land of the Volcano.
Accompanied by the first biologists who never set foot in the crater, the research team was filmed strange spiders, worms and giant kangaroos that live in trees. Meanwhile, mice that were on the island reach 81cm in length from nose to tail and weighing up to 1.3 kg.

Mount Bosawi crater with a depth of several feet hardly ever touched by human hands since 200.000 years ago erupted. The team including researchers from the London Zoo and Oxford University estimated the first people who entered the crater.
Expedition leader, Dr George McGavin said, "It's incredible surprise. It's time we lowered his hands and decided these habitats deserve to be saved." In these craters they discovered 40 new species including 16 species of frogs, a species of geckos, 3 species of fish, 20 species of insects and spiders and one species of bats.
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Apart from a few animals there are also other animals. Animals were among the beautiful birds (birds of heaven), Bowerbird, small frogs and birds other. Included in the animals that may have become extinct, then came back and finding a new animal.

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23.9.09

10 Beautiful buildings of the world

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1. Mezquita de Cordoba, Kordoba, Spanyol
Mezquita or Mosque is C0rdoba ancient cathedral which is a mosque. Resolution of complex construction of the cathedral took more than two centuries. Curved pillars with pinto colors, dazzling mosaics and rows of endless and made of onyx and marble are a few reasons why we must stop to this place.

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2. Hoover Dam, Black Canyon, Colorado River, (AS)
The dam that restricts the state of Arizona and Nevada this is a miracle of modern architecture. The building is famous for its art deco design was beautiful and emphasizes simplicity. Not only the exterior, the inside of this building is very beautiful. The reason, floors made of marble and patterned terrazzo was very fond of Indians to pass up.

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3. Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar
Tradition of donating gold to the pagoda in the 15th-century ago it produced a satisfactory result. Decorated with thousands of diamonds and rubies, the exterior of art masterpieces that one can not be defeated. With the exception of interior design with the ceiling a very nice and ornaments of ancient Buddhist relic.


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4. Majolica House, Wina, Austria
Appropriate description for this one building is a strange, striking, and really amazing. Invented by Otto Wagner, Majolica House is one of the best masterpieces from the Art Nouveau movement.

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5. Opera de Arame, Curitiba, Parana, Brasil
Unlike theater building in general, Opera de arame surrounded by steel poles and very transparent. This theater is also often the venue for several important plays in the country. Although very beautiful if you visit during the day, this building was even more spectacular with the light the lights at night.

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6. 30 St. Mary Axe, London, Inggris
Modern skyscrapers in the City of London, England, is shaped like a missile or a cucumber. While some people ridicule the strange design, some are struck by its authenticity. With the size of three times higher than Niagara Falls, the building is also called The Gherkin is not the place for those who are afraid of heights.

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7. Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Planetarium of the 17th century it played an important role to predict astronomical and meteorological events in the area. The most amazing locations is a tool whereby the clock or the sun are also called Samrat Yantra.

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8. Golden Pavilion, Kyoto, Pulau Honshu, Jepang
Dramatic effect of the gold-colored leaves around the building is reflected by the water that surrounds the pool pavilion. So from this pool that is worthy of Mirror Pond. Though quite "bright", this one building provides a very peaceful atmosphere.

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9. Wiblingen Abbey Library, Jerman
Grandeur and luxury of Rococo art style buildings are located in the category of "you must see it to believe it was new". Even the critics had to admit his admiration for the quiet library, but "lively" is.

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10. TWA Flight Center, Bandar Udara John F. Kennedy
Airport terminal futuristic Eero Saarinen's work is very neat and reminds us of the cartoon The Jetsons. This place also represents the glittering luxury air travel American past. TWA Flight Center went in one direction location filming Steven Spielberg, entitled Catch Me if You Can.

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22.9.09

Most lovely library

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1. Jay Walker's Private Library

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2. Melk Monastery Library, Melk, Austria


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3. Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Canada


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4. Wiblingen Monastary Library, Ulm, Germany

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5. Central Library, Seattle

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06. George Peabody Library, Baltimore

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07. National Library, Belarus

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08. Sansovino Library, Rome

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09. Library of Congress, Washington

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10. Trinity College Library, Ireland

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19.9.09

most comfortable cities in Indonesia

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1. Yogyakarta
The city was once the capital of Indonesia during the revolution. Also this town is the capital city of Yogyakarta Special Region, led by Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X and Prince Sri Pakualam. The food is typical of this city gudeg. Yogyakarta is known as student city because almost 20% of the population is productive there are 137 students and universities. Yogyakarta is a city that characterized the dynamics of school and university students from various regions in Indonesia. College owned by the government is the State University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia Institute of the Arts and the State Islamic University Sunan Kalijaga.
Yogyakarta had become the center of the Mataram kingdom between 1575-1640. Until now the Palace (Palace) was still functioning in the real sense. In addition to the cultural heritage, Yogyakarta has beautiful natural panorama. Green rice field surrounding countryside with Mount Merapi appeared as a backdrop. Beaches unspoiled easily found in the south of Jogja. The people here live in peace and have a unique hospitality. So was the atmosphere of art in Yogyakarta. Malioboro, which is the artery of Yogyakarta, was flooded with handicrafts from all over. Street musicians were always ready to entertain visitors lesehan stalls. Not infrequently also found the hotels, from the lower classes until the star hotels, which classified certain of a comfortable hotel, should the city of Yogyakarta to be comfortable.

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2. Bandung
Bandung City is the capital of West Java province. The city was anciently known as Paris van Java (in Dutch) or "Paris of Java". Since lies in the highlands, Bandung was known as a place cool weather. This makes Bandung as one tourism destination. While the existence of public universities and many private universities in Bandung make this city known as one of the students in the Indonesian city.

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3. Semarang
The city of Semarang is the capital city of Central Java Province, Indonesia. The town is located about 466 km east of Jakarta, or 312 km west of Surabaya. Semarang is bordered by Java Sea to the north, east Demak district, Semarang regency in the south, and the District of Kendal in the west.

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4. Solo
Solo City is a city in Central Java province, Indonesia. In Indonesia, Solo is ranked the tenth largest city (after the Yogyakarta). Solo has a motto which is an acronym beam of Clean, Healthy, Neat, and Beautiful. For the purposes of tourism marketing, tourism slogan Solo Solo took the Spirit of Java that is expected to build the image of the city of Solo as a center of Javanese culture.

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5. Bogor
Bogor City is a city in West Java province, Indonesia.Bogor city known as the rain, because it has a very rainfall tinggi. In Dutch colonial era, Bogor is known as Buitenzorg (pronounced: boit'n-zôrkh ", bœit' - ) which means "no worries" or "peaceful". Today a city of Bogor and Bogor commemorated every year on June 3, because the date is June 3, 1482 coronation of King Siliwangi day as the king of the Pajajaran. Bogor (meaning "palm") has long known to be centers of education and the national agricultural research. It was here that the various institutions and halls of agricultural and biological research stood since the 19th century. Institut Pertanian Bogor, established since the early 20th century.

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17.9.09

The old city in the world

10. Lisbon, Portugal (2000 SM)
The town was founded in the low hills to the north of the River Tagus, Lisbon charm is closely related to the past. Lisbon was first founded by the Iberians. After standing centuries, Lisbon now is the best city to live in Europe. Ancient palaces of the restoration, old churches and beautiful Art Nouveau buildings is the most beautiful parts that make up this city's cultural face.

Museums such as the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, the National Coach Museum, and Carmo Archaeological Museum store various items fond memories of the past life of this city.

Bairro Alto, the center of the city night life is also filled with a variety of restaurants, bars and clubs cried for you. Campo de Santa Clara is also open many opportunities for you to purchase many wonderful memories your travel reminder.

9. Luxor, Egypt (before 2160 SM)
Luxor, once known as the city of Thebes, is a beautiful city which is dedicated to the god Amon Ra, and since tourism is known in the world, is already crowded city visited by tourists, many tourists at the Roman and Greek times to visit this city. Luxor is the most popular cities in Egypt.

City dates back to the monuments of Luxor, Karnak, Hatshepsut and Ramses III. No wonder this city is often referred to as the largest open air museum in the world. The city is actually divided into three parts, the Luxor is located on the eastern side of the Nile, the city of Karnak and Thebes are located on the west side of the river Nile, opposite Luxor, and now merged into one.

8. Asyut, Egypt (before 2160 SM)
It is located 375 km south of Cairo. This city is the largest city in Upper Egypt and was the first city founded in the days of Pharaoh. Now the city is the most important cities as centers of agriculture and also the city where the third largest university in Egypt.

7. Xi'an, China, (2205 SM)
With a long history that extends to 30th centuries, this city is one of the most important city in the history of China. This city is one of the Top Four Great Ancient Capital of China. This city lot and have enjoyed the same place in history with the cities of Athens, Cairo and Rome.

Various ancient relics and other important cultural sites to place the city as Natural History Museum. Teracota Museum located in the city is also regarded as "the Eight Wonders of the World". If you want to experience China, this city is one city that should be addressed.

6. Giza, Egypt (prior to 2568 B.C.)
Napoleon Bonaparte gave a speech to his soldiers before the battle of Giza in 1798, he said "On top of that pyramid-pyramid, four centuries of history does not move." People may not believe that Giza was actually a separate independent city with Cairo, but because of the rapid development of Cairo, Giza as if swallowed up by Cairo.

In this city, you will find the pyramids-the pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, who faithfully maintain. Giza plateau would be transformed into the Grand Museum of Egypt, which will be completed in 2012.

5. Konya, Turkey (2600 SM)
The city is flanked by two seas, the Mediterranean and Black Sea, with a height of 1000 meters above sea level. The town was established on the prairie Anatolia is one of the most interesting cities in Turkey.

One of the most popular museum in town is the Green Mausoleum of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, a leading Turkish poet's grave. Various beautiful museums await your visit in this city, among others, is Chaeological Museum, Koyunoglu Museums and Ethnographical Museum.


4. Zurich, Switzerland (3000 SM)
As the largest city in Switzerland and at the same time we are the oldest in Europe, Zurich was founded in Roman times Turicum name. Traces of the past can be found in various places in the Old City of Zurich. Narrow streets filled with cafes, antique shops and boutiques. Bahnhofstrasse, is one of the streets filled with shops most beautiful in Europe.

Grossmünster and Fraumünster are two old churches are filled with beautiful interiors. Swiss National Museum or the Kunsthaus, also is one of the most famous museums in the world. You will know how much this city offers all the best things in your life in the world.

3. Kirkuk, Iraq (3000 SM)
With many archaeological former over the age of 50 centuries, the city of Kirkuk is the most important for the Kurds. The city was once the center of Iraq's oil industry. Perhaps it is not the purpose of the most tourist attention, but Kirkuk stand at the former center of the ancient Assyrian culture.

This town has become a battle of three major Empire: Assyria, Babylonia and Media, who each took turns to take over the power of this city. In this city there is the tomb of Prophet Daniel (Christians) and Al Qaysareyah market. Jarmo and Yorgan Qal'at Tepe is located on the outskirts of this town will give you experience of living in the past.

2. Jerusalem, Israel (3000 SM)
City sacred to three world's largest religions, Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, this city is a place where old-fashioned values combined with a variety of new cultures that brought a new atmosphere of the metropolis.

The city is divided into three parts: West Jerusalem, part of the fastest growing and trading center. East Jerusalem, which became the Arab population settlements, and the Old City, with an extraordinarily beautiful.

1. Gaziantep, Turkey (3650 SM)
The town formerly known as Antep is now the provisional capital of the same name, this is the city Giazantep oldest still standing. This city has a history as far as the Hittite period (Hittite). This city lived continuously since the Paleolithic era, and grew up together with the Ottoman Empire.

Today, Giazantep is a friendly city, and cried with many mosques, madrasas, lodging and even baths from several centuries ago. The old house of stone houses always have a garden and trees that decorate the wine, so that each time you turn, you will have the most beautiful scenery in the world.

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14.9.09

Seven big hole in the world

1. Kimberley Hole in Afrika Selatan
Big hole Kimberley located in South Africa, and these holes reached depths of 1097 meters. Kimberley hole has a hole diameter of 463 meters. This hole was the largest ever unearthed human beings on this earth. From 1866 until 1914 the government has closed down. As many as 50,000 miners have been digging this hole and produces more than 3 tons of diamonds. The amount of land by the mining waste is estimated at 22.5 million tons.

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2. Glory Hole in Monticello Dam
This hole is the largest spillway in the world, if the water digunkan already exceed the capacity of the reservoir and should be reduced in volume. With this measure allows to consume 14,400 cubic feet of water every second. The location of this hole in the Monticello Dam, California, United States.

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3. Bingham Canyon Mine in Utah
This man-made holes for mining. Dredging began in 1863 and still continues to this day. At this moment the size of the hole is with a depth of 0.75 miles and 2.5 miles wide.

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4. Great Blue Hole in Belize
Geographical phenomena remarkable is known as "Blue Hole" is located 60 miles on the mainland of Belize. There are many "blue holes" in the whole world, but not like this amazing. On the surface of the hole diameter is 0.25 miles, with depths reaching 145 meters. Can clearly be observed by diving. So wonderful if we could hole saw it from close.

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5. Mirny Diamond Mine in Serbia
Many people have seen this one hole. They argue that the mining of diamonds is the result of human actions is the worst ever in the world. At 525 meters and a depth of 1200 meters in diameter, and even set a ban on the flying zone of the hole because some helicopters had fallen into the hole.

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6. Diavik Mine in Canada
Incredible hole that can be found at 300km northeast of Yellowknife in Canada. This is a very large mines and remote areas so that he even has its own airport with a runway large enough to accommodate a Boeing 737. It also looks the same as the water freezes in the round.

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7. Sink Hole in Guatemala
In the year 2007 there was a sink hole or a hole as deep as 300 feet that could swallow the Statue of Liberty. Sinkhole is caused when the water (rain water or dirt usually) on the ground lost on a large scale, resulting in changes in pressure from below, the natural instability and cause the ground "collapse" or collapse into the earth, drowning dozens of homes and killed at least 3 people. As if like a hole punch, so large that there is on Earth.

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13.9.09

10 Places With the Thrilling Sight

1. Dachstein Sky Walk (Austria)
Dubbed the "balcony the Alps," Dachstein Sky formally walk at 2.700 m above sea level, 250 m high vertical cliff Hunerkogel. 360-degree panoramic view gives visitors a view of Slovenia in the south and north of the Czech Republic. Sky walk is clearly higher than Niagara Falls platform or even the Iguazu waterfalls in Brazil.

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2.Aurland Lookout (Norway)
Architect Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen is Commissioned to design a rest-stop 2'000 ft above Aurland fjords of Norway and won first prize in a competition Norwegian tourist routes. the farthest from the horizontal platform-form curve bends to form a support structure as it was - covered by a sheet of glass, offers an amazing view towards the ground / foundation for all those who have the perseverance to create a view from the top to bottom.

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3. Grand Canyon Skywalk (Arizona - USA)
Horseshoe-shaped hanging Pant-Filler approximately 4000ft above the surface and 65ft wide outside edge of a steep ravine. The Skywalk was built horshoe shaped top wall glass is 4 inches thick, and visitors must wear scratch-proof special socks for them to see the view. yg 'work is an achievement that can sustain 70 tons (rough count of 14 elephants from Africa) and withstands hurricane winds 100mph.

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4. Suspended platform at Iguazu Falls (Brazil and Argentina)
Waterfalls are very impressive, they formed themselves naturally in subtropical nature. scenery is well worth the views of the Skywalk. to see you all soon dampened by the spray and the water from above with a height of 80 m cliff.

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5. Auckland's Sky Tower (New Zealand)
328m Auckland's Sky Tower is located in the southern hemisphere structure highest. In making 2000 tons of steel needs a strong, 660 tons of structural steel and 15.000 square meters. Auckland's Sky Tower can withstand 200km / h wind storms, earthquakes and eight on the Richter Scale visibility about 82km. On the sky deck, without the buffer of glass with no visible 360 º views.

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6. Illawarra Fly Tree Top Walk (Australia)
Walking in nature is only opened after five months of construction. Located on the Hill Knight's Hill escarpment near Robertson in the Southern Highlands, Illawarra Fly Tree Top walk allows visitors to walk between the rain forest, 25 meters above the ground. 500M steel walkway designed to support visitors to melihatview Coastline from Kiama to Shellharbour.

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7. Landscape Promontory (Switzerland)
Landscape Promontory is a platform view, designed by Paolo Bürgi as part of the project Cardada, revitalization of the mountain Cardada pd expected to be completed in 2010. Visitors walk on carpet of steel and titanium with the end view of Lago Maggiore platform. Panoramic view is not the only thing the visitors came to the place. But more to the historical value.

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8. Infinity Room at House on the Rock (Wisconsin - USA)
House on the Rock, first opened in 1959, is a unique space science buildings, roads, gardens and shops designed by Alex Jordan, Jr.. House on the Rock is located in Spring Green, Wisconsin and is a regional tourist attraction. House on the Rock extends several hundred feet above the valley and covered with hand-made windows 3000.

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9.Il binocolo (Italy)
Trauttmansdorff garden in the Italian castle you will find a fascinating steel platform was poking out to the tree, the purpose / meaning is 'two-lens telescope' comes from the roof of a small platform and views surrounding it regularly. designed by architect Matteo Thun.

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10. Top of Tyrol (Austria)
Peak Astearchitecture Tyrol is a platform placed 3.000 m above sea level at the Stubai Glacier in) Tyrol, Austria. Steel used is designed to khsusu extreme weather then you can stand 9 feet away from the mountain with a perfect view of Stubai Glacier.

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