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|Wagah is the only road border crossing between India and Pakistan and lies on the Grand Trunk Road between the cities of Amritsar, India and Lahore, Pakistan. The Wagah border, often called the "Berlin wall of Asia", is a ceremonial border on the India–Pakistan Border where each evening there is a retreat ceremony called 'lowering of the flags', which has been held since 1959. At that time the...||06/12/2011||495|
|Path of the Riverwalk in San Antonio, including the new noth extension.||04/12/2011||296|
|Leave from the alamo along the San Antonio Mission Trail||04/12/2011||257|
|The Highway 1 (The Pacific Coast Highway, PCH, State Route 1) is a more than 650 miles (1050 km) long road following the Pacific coast of the U.S. state of California. Originally being constructed from 1919 the name California Highway 1, or just California 1 was first used in 1934 and finally stated in 1964. The trip along California 1 is considered one of the prettiest rides in the world. Many...||12/29/2010||1,402|
|The Transfăgărăşan (trans (over, across) + Făgăraş) or DN7C is the highest and most dramatic paved road in Romania. Built as a strategic military route, the 90 km of twists and turns run North to South across the tallest sections of the Carpathian Mountains, between the highest peak in the country, Moldoveanu, and the second highest, Negoiu. The road connects ...||02/21/2010||613|
|When the City of Syracuse first started to install traffic signal lights in the 1920’s, they put one at a busy intersection on the hill, the corner of Tompkins Street and Milton Avenue. Some Irish youths, incensed that anyone would dare put the “British” red above the “Irish” green broke the light continually until the city relented and let the green remain on top. Today at the intersection, a ...||01/10/2010||1,420|
|In a country with not many good roads, here's a new road in hi-res. This road stretches on for over 200 miles. ||01/24/2009||452|
|This road in Chile contains over 20 tight hairpins!||01/16/2009||498|
|Within a space of about 1 1/3 miles, there are 10 traffic signals (a combination of actual traffic signals and "Ped Xings") along this stretch of Walker St., all within the city of La Palma, CA, where I grew up. Everything was all fine and dandy until the city started putting up all the ped xings in the mid 90's, and now if you drive anywhere up or down Walker St. in La Palma, you're probably g...||01/08/2009||489|
There are three main crossing points on the border:
1. the northern Erez Crossing into Israel,
2. the southern Rafah Crossing into Egypt,
3. the eastern Karni Crossing used only for cargo.
Other cargo crossing points are the Keren Shalom Crossing on the border with Egypt and the Sufa Crossing.
|Baldwin Street is the steepest street in the world. At its maximum, the slope of Baldwin Street is approximately 1:2.86 (19° or 35%) - that is, for every 2.86 metres travelled horizontally, the elevation rises by 1 metre.|
|very few years ago, Chinese authorities ordered to build a "crazy" highway from south to north in the Takamaklan desert(north-west part of the country).|
Very few part of it is visible on high definition, but here is a good satellite view. We clearly can see its left and right side protected by planted trees against the sand destruction.
Every few kilometers, a Chinese family witho...
|Sepulveda Blvd. as it goes under the runways at LAX.||06/11/2008||345|
|This is Roslyn Place in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh PA. It is the last known wooden street in the US.
The book "GREAT STREETS" by Allan Jacobs discusses this street in Pittsburgh.||12/30/2007||976|
|The North Yungas Road (also Grove's Road, Coroico Road, Camino de las Yungas, El Camino de la Muerte, Road of Death, and Death Road) is a 61 to 69 km road (depending on source) leading from La Paz to Coroico, 56 km (35 miles) northeast of La Paz in the Yungas region of Bolivia. It is legendary for its extreme danger and in 1995 the Inter-American Development Bank christened it as the "world's m...||11/04/2007||5,324|
|The road labeled D2000 being built near La Merlie, France.||10/08/2007||582|
|This roundabout seems to make no sense.||10/02/2007||608|
|Another interesting magic roundabout in England.||07/28/2007||718|
|Another interesting magic roundabout in England.||07/28/2007||646|
|This crossroads at Skrydstrup Airbase is maybe the most unusual one in Denmark.|
The road north-south is a way for fighters heading the hangars to the north. The road the planes would cross is the main road from Vojens to Ribe.
If you look at the crossing you see the stop line for the planes crossing the road.
|This one is also called The Egg.||07/05/2007||508|
|Another nice magic roundabout in England.||07/05/2007||470|
|This one you can see at Heathrow Airport, London.||07/05/2007||1,284|
| The Magic Roundabout in Colchester, Essex, England, is similar to the roundabouts in Swindon and Hemel Hempstead with the same name. It is located between the Hythe and Greenstead areas of the town, with the A133, The Avenue of Remembrance; Avon Way; Greenstead Road and Eastern Approaches to The Hythe. Its official name is Greenstead Roundabout.|
The Colchester roundabout lacks t...
|The Magic Roundabout in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England is the familiar name given to a complex road junction also known as the Moor End or Plough roundabout. The name comes from a similar junction in Swindon, whose name is derived from the children's television series The Magic Roundabout. |
It was constructed in 1973 to reduce the congestion at the original standard layo...