This is the famous beach from the motion picture THE BEACH starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But the Beach named MAYA BAY located on the Island Koh Pee Pee Lae in Thailand, isn't completly surrounded by rocks like in the movie. The illusion was created by adding on giant rock with CGI. But: The Beach is really amazing!
Going to Rome? Here you find 173 things to see in Google Earth Rome, Italy, in a single KMZ file. It's a collection of things both from myself and from others, that I found searching over the net. I hope you have some fun...
Since 1919, the exquisite beauty and unique challenge of Pebble Beach Golf Links has thrilled golfers and spectators alike. Pebble Beach has been the site of golf's most prestigious tournaments, including the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, the 1972, '82, '92 and 2000 U.S. Open Championships.
'All roads lead to Rome' (Omnes viae Romam perducunt)
once upon a time this was not so far from the truth. In the Middle Ages pilgrims converged on the spiritual home of European christianity from all over the continent, upon arrival in Italy following the route that linked Rome with Canterbury - the Via Francigena, which, together with the Camino de Santiago, was the principal spiritua...
Rome synagogue very follows the same tradition as Florence synagogue in its décor. It was built 2 blocks away from the place where 5 of Rome synagogues used to be. Now all the Roman Jews come to this synagogue to pray during the holidays and on Sabbath. The synagogue is very large and it has sephardic décor, with walls painted with Moorish patterns from the floor to the ceiling. It also has Art...
An aerial reconnaissance picture of Omaha Beach made during D-Day (position uncertain).
Omaha Beach was the Allied codename for one of the principal landing points during the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944. The beach is about 3.5 miles long, from Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to Vierville-sur-Mer.
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