Sightseeing placemarks that don't fit into any of the other sightseeing categories.|
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|A Padrão was a large stone cross placed in a new land as part of a land claim by the Portuguese. 2 of these erected by Dias and de Gama can be seen at the Cape Point. For more info go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padr%C3%A3o||07/22/2014||12|
|A duck decoy is a device to capture wild ducks or other species of waterfowl. Formerly the birds were slaughtered and used for food. More recently they have also been used for ornithological research.|
Duck decoys were invented in the Netherlands where most are even today.
In 1813 there were 264 duck decoys in the Netherlands, in 1849 252, in 1880 170 and in 1931 14...
|Monday 26. August 2012 the zity of Zürich opened a drive-in red-light area.|
|On July 26. 2013 Sofia Rocks took place at Vasil Levski Stadium in Sofia.|
Following band performed: Rammstein, Bullet for my valentine, Enslaved, Dorrn and Hämatom.
At this concert event German band Rammstein gave a new pyro-show.
|The worlds largest wood pile created from trees downed in cyclone Gudrun.|
|At a lake in the Richard W. DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst a 911 Memorial is made as a double pier.|
|Wallis et Futuna 1ere.TV and Radio center||08/26/2013||128|
|Hjallerup fair (Hjallerup Marked) is a horse fair, held since the 1744. The fair was in 1744 in the hands of an innkeeper in Hjallerup, which until 1965 had the right and duty to hold the fair. Since 1966, Hjallerup Fair has been a common sight and a huge tourist attraction in northern Denmark.|
|Roskilde Fair (Roskilde Dyrskue) is an annual event taking place early June. It's the biggest fair in Denmark.|
Beside farming animals they also show the newest machines and equipment in farming. Also equipment for house and garden is shown.
|Port Lockroy Station has the most souther post office of Royal Mail of the UK.|
It's open when tourists comes visiting the place. It also has a museum and souvenir shop.
|Symphony Way Temporary Relocation Area in Delft, Cape Town is better known by its nickname Blikkiesdorp ( Afrikaans for “Tin Can Town”) .|
It is a relocation camp made-up of corrugated iron shacks.
|In a remote corner of northern Alberta, Canadian beavers have built the world's largest dam, proving once and for all they are worthy of their status as a national symbol. |
The roughly 850-metre dam -- located at the southern edge of Wood Buffalo National Park, about 200 kilometres northeast of Fort McMurray -- is believed to be the work of several generations of beavers.
|Trees plantations for paper factory||01/28/2010||510|
|The Bullring in Uruguay only was open 2 years before that the Government prohibited the Bull rides.||01/28/2010||550|
|A UFO that's landed in Romainia.||01/19/2010||1,018|
|The clock on this church in Whitgift, Yorkshire goes from 11 to 13 O'clock.||12/30/2009||553|
|Chandelier Hall is the name of a three-and about 4.60 meters high in a in Colognes sewer system. For the inauguration in 1890 the room was decorated with two chandeliers, each with six candles, because the German Emperor Wilhelm II had been invited but never came. At the end of the 1980s the old chandeliers were replaced because they were rotten by new white-painted electric chandeliers, which...||11/14/2009||536|
|A giant footprint in America||11/03/2009||405|
|Gives the feeling that it was shot with a close slanted angel ||10/16/2009||362|
|El Árbol del Tule (Spanish for "the Tule Tree") is a tree located in the church grounds in the town center of Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, approximately 9 km east of the city of Oaxaca on the road to Mitla. It is a Montezuma Cypress (Taxodium mucronatum), or Ahuehuete (meaning "deep water") in Nahuatl. It has the stoutest trunk of any tree in the worl...||10/07/2009||783|
|Several rows of bricks are layed into the tarmac to act as the start/finish line at Indionapolis Motor Speedway.||10/03/2009||972|
|(Portuguese: Praça do Comércio ) is located in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. |
Situated near the Tagus river, the square is still commonly known as Terreiro do Paço ( "Palace Square"), because it was the location of the Royal Ribeira Palace (Paços da Ribeira) until it was destroyed by the great 1755 Lisbon Earthquake.
After the earthquake, the square was completely remod...
|The International Date Line (IDL) is an imaginary line on the surface of the earth opposite the prime meridian where the date will change as one travels east or west across it. Roughly along 180° longitude, the anti meridian, with diversions to pass around some territories and island groups, it mostly corresponds to the time zone boundary separating +12 and -12 hours of Coordinated Universal Ti...||09/30/2009||2,490|
|The three tanks (M10, M24 and Leopard) are placed in the backyard of Rindsholm Inn. Free acess to the area.|
They are a part of a memorial to danish soldiers who has served in international peacekeeping forces.
http://www.rindsholm-kro.dk/ (Click on Historie m.m for more photos)
|Listing of 200+ Ghost Towns, Historical Events, Army Forts, Shipwrecks and a lot more all based in the State of Oregon. Each town and entry has a brief description of the historical significance and a link to more information if available.||08/21/2009||590|