Just stop whatever you are doing, close eyes and imagine how great and wonderful the world is. We forget to see that amazing planet we have and nature with breathtaking places, that most people have never heard. I have recently gone through some stuff and here is some places I’d die to visit cause they are so amazing and unbelievable, Haven on the earth… Continue reading “Heaven On the Earth – Places I want to visit …”
This is so much going to my “I need to go ” list. I have never seen a place so beautiful and breathtaking. The colors are majestic and everything is so unreal, just in love. I found this amazing picture on Tumblr. and couldn’t resist myself from sharing. Photos were taken in September 2013
Annapurna is a section of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal ,considered Earth’s deepest canyon. Annapurna is a Sanskrit name which literally means “full of food” (feminine form), but is normally translated as Goddess of the Harvests. In Hinduism, Hinduism, Annapurna is “… The universal and timeless kitchen-goddess… The mother who feeds. Without her there is starvation, a universal fear: This dos Annapurna a universal goddess… Her most popular shrine is located in Kashi, on the banks of the river Ganga.” Her association with the giving of food (wealth) led her in time to be transformed into Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth.
“When it’s three o’clock in New York, it’s still 1938 in London. ”
London, the primary city and capital of the United Kingdom has a history dating back over 2,000 years. During this time, it has grown to become one of the most significant financial and cultural capitals of the world. It has experienced plague, devastating fire, civil war, aerial bombardment, and terrorist attacks. The City of London is its historic core.
“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”
- Three of the top ten museums and galleries in the world are in London and 857 art galleries in total.
- London presents more live comedy than any other city in the world. From hosting new talent in the back rooms of pubs to the likes of Ricky Gervais, Chris Rock and Steve Coogan are performing in major arenas.
- The only true home shared by all four Beatles was a flat at 57 Green Street near Hyde Park, where they lived in the autumn of 1963.
- In 1926, John Logie Baird demonstrated how television would work in what is now Bar Italia in Frith Street, Soho.
- London has more than 800 bookshops and over 380 public libraries including British Library which holds the Magna Carta.
- London has played a major role in countless films from A Clockwork Orange, Harry Potter to Notting Hill and is now the world’s third busiest film production centre with over 14,000 ‘shooting days’ in 2011 including the 23rd Bond film Skyfall.
- Over a fifth of all the UK’s cinema screens are based in London. There are more cinema screens in the capital (796) than in any other part of the country.
- London Fashion Week 2012 generated over £100m of orders, saw the return of Philip Treacy and was the most socially savvy yet with over 2 million viewers tuning in from more than 100 countries to the live-streamed of Topshop’s latest collection.
- From the first performance of Shakespeare at The Globe in 1599 there are now at least 200 shows to choose from every day across West End including current hits Matilda and War Horse.
- Wilton’s Music Hall in the city is the world’s oldest surviving Music Hall, built in 1743 and still a living piece of London’s musical history.
- The London Design Festival is now the world’s leading event of its kind, which attracted over 350,000 people in 2012 to innovative projects including the groundbreaking audio-technology, the BE OPEN Sound Portal.
- A third of all the UK’s archives are in London including the National Archives which dates back to the 11th century and preserves William the Conqueror’s Domesday survey.
- London boasts some of the oldest milliners in the world including Lock & Co (est. 1676) famous for creating Lord Nelson’s original bicorn hat, as well as a specially commissioned version for Hatwalk as part of the London 2012 Festival.
- London also has more international visitors than any other city in the world. Almost 15.5 million every year – join the party, you’ll fit right in!
- Cab drivers in London are special. To become a taxi driver they must pass ‘The Knowledge Test’. Taking two to four years to study, they must memorize 25,000 streets and 20,000 landmarks. In fact, cab drivers’ brains are heavier on average than a regular brain.
“London is a modern Babylon.”
“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”
― Ernest Hemingway
Paris capital of France well known as city of love. i’d like to call it world of fashion. Everyone wants to go to Paris its a fact! What makes it so special?! Well, maybe the collaboration of the Eiffel tower, Louvre, DA Vinci, modernism, fabulous shops, smell of perfume, macaroni and french boys – give it a special view. Beyond its modern looks the city has huge culture and history, and it keeps both parts that what makes Paris so special.
“Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art.”
- By law, no buildings can exceed six stories in Paris. The reason? Pour que tout Le monde ait du soleil (so that all have sunshine).
- There are more dogs in Paris than there are children, around 300,000 dogs.
- In the 1930s, the idiosyncratic residents of Île St-Louis, located in the very center of Paris, declared the island an independent republic
- The French capital’s Latin motto is “Fluctuat nec mergitur” meaning “It is tossed by the waves, but does not sink.”
- The Eiffel Tower was only meant to stand for 20 years
- In front of Notre Dame is “Point Zero” (a round bronze plaque in the pavement) where all distance miles in France are measured from Paris. People place their toe on it, and revolve around it 360 degrees. It is a tradition to do this.
- Name of the first tribe living there : the “parisii”, thousands of years ago
- There are over 5,400 streets in Paris.
- There used to have a first class and second class in the metro and you had to hand your ticket to a poinçonneur. The first class wagons were yellow and the second ones, light blue.
- In the same cemetery, you will find the graves of Jim Morrisson, Sarah Bernhardt or Oscar Wilde.
- No, Paris is not called the City of Lights due to the light put out from the Eiffel Tower every evening. It referrers to the intellectual residents which made Paris a world-renowned center, drawing other artists, writers and sculptors.
- A Buddhist temple is located in the Bois de Vincennes, near the Colonial Exhibition building in 1931. But Catholicism stays the main religion in France.
- The dog dejections are considered the main pollution of Paris, with 16 tons a day. About 650 accidents – leading to emergency- a year, happen because of this dejections
- The Eiffel tower has 18,038 pieces of iron.
“New York “- City that never sleeps
The big Apple is the #1 city i want to live. This city is magnificent. With the major quantity of skyscapes and parks, with famous architectural buildings this city is alive. NYC make dreams come true. People in NY are living in an absolutely different world. You are free to express your opinion and emotions. Liberty is all over this town. I’m in love with this city. I love the colors of NY. Season Fall is absolutely amazing all the colors of the city are wonderful. In winter its covered in snow and you are getting feeling that time has stopped. “Time” you will never have it enough in NY. Although New York make in the top 5 cities where you must shop. New York Fashion Week is one of the most fashionable events in the world. Every artist wants to live there cause. Its bringing imagination in hole new level. I think everyone should visit NY once in their lives. Continue reading “NEW YORK”