Fort Lytton , Brisbane , Australia . In the 1870's Brisbane lived in fear of attack from the Russians , so Fort Lytton was built at the mouth of the Brisbane River . Why was Brisbane living in fear of Russian attack , who knows , but the Fort gave Lytton a bit of status which helped the township grow .
The Conrad Hilton (5 Star Hotel) in Istanbul offers superior facilities and service. This, combined with its location, its masterful blend of tradition and modern design, make it a desirable place for business or a relaxing stay in Istanbul.
Wivenhoe Dam provide a safe water supply to Brisbane and adjacent Local Authorities.
The dam has been built across the Brisbane River about 80 kilometres by road from the centre of Brisbane. The dam is also designed to prevent flooding of the capital city of Queensland.
On Wednesday, 3 June 1998, the ICE 884 "William Conrad Roentgen" was with approx. 200 km/h on the travel from Munich to Hamburg at height of the village Eschede.A defective wheel tire at a wheel of the third axle of the first car broke. During derailing the ICE 884 "William Conrad Roentgen" 101 humans died and 88 were heavyhurt.
Mt.Cootha Lookout Brisbane , Australia . The lookout gives you pretty good views across Brisbane . Became a Public Recreation Reserve in 1880 , In 1918 a kiosk was built , it's still there today but in a much changed form .
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is a hotel/casino on the "Strip" in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is owned by the Mandalay Resort Group. The upper floors of the main hotel building are used as a Four Seasons Hotel, which has a separate entrance.
Mandalay Bay has 3,309 hotel rooms and a casino of 135,000 ft² (13,000 m²). The adjacent convention center has almost one million ft² (93,000 m²)...