Tristan da Cunha is an active volcanic island
with rare wildlife & home to 276 British Citizens living in the world's most isolated settlement of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, in the often hostile South Atlantic Ocean.
Description by McMaster_de:
Tristan da Cunha, a 38-square-mile volcanic outpost, is the remotest inhabited island in the world, according to the Guinn...
This zoo is unique because it only shows animals living in the nordic countries, of cause some also lives elsewhere in the nordic hemisphere.
The area where the polar bears are living in this zoo has, as the only ones in the world, their very own ice machine producing ice every day to feel like polar bears.
In the 500m2 exhibition area the visitor can see how the care and nursing of patients has developed through the centuries. The exhibition touches on the subjects of “the calling", hierarchy in the hospitals, historical development of nursing, founding of the Danish Nurses Organisation, nurses abroad, treatment, psychiatry, district nursing, education, hygiene, living conditions and so on. ...
Aldabra is the world's largest raised coral atoll with an area of 450 km2. Located 1,100 km southwest of the Mahé, the main island of the granitic Seychelles, it is one of the most isolated ecoregions in the world. The best-known endemic species is the Aldabra giant tortoise (Dipsochelys dussumieri).
Aldabra is a Unseco World Heritage Site.
The castle of Dourdan was built around 1222 for Philippe Auguste. Kings and high lords were the successive owners. At the end of the XVIIe century, it was given to the duke of Orleans which transformed it into prison. This function remained until 1852. This fortress, classified Historic building in 1964, is a remarkable example of military architecture which preserved its courtines, its turns, ...
The Turf-Hut is a reconstruction of a traditional Greenlandic Turf-Hut. The turf Hut is located by the coast, with a panoramic view over the fjord, just outside the city. This is an option for those who would like to have an insight into the traditional way of living in the 40's and don't mind living with basic facilities.
The Hut was constructed by the initiative of a woman cal...
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