Awesome pictures from around the world 114

Someone sent me these in a chain email, it was horribly formatted. I also do not know who made the comments, or how accurate they are. I take zero credit in the pictures, I just wanted to compile them nicely for all to see.

The world’s highest chained carousel, located in Vienna, the height of 117 meters.
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Thor’s Well – “the gates of the dungeon.” CapePerpetua, Oregon. At moderate tide and strong surf, flowing water creates a fantastic landscape
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Emerald Lake in the crater of an extinct volcano. Tongariro National Park – NewZealand
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Restaurant on a cliff on the east coast of Zanzibar.Depending on the tide the restaurant can be reached both on foot and by boat.
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[zp src[zp src=”5.jpg” album=”blog/picturesaroundtheworld/” width=”600"]Desert with Phacelia (Scorpion Weed). Flowering once in several years.
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Balloons in Cappadocia, Turkey.
[zp src=”[zp src=”7.jpg” album=”blog/picturesaroundtheworld/” width=”600"]i. The view from the skyscraper BurjKhalifa. The height of buildings is 828 m (163 floors).
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EDIT : kc0tma from expedition portal actually has a good reasoning behind this :

The reason for these trees being bendy actually is known. We've got a lot of trees like this around my parts and are locally known as "pistol butts". What happens is you have smaller, younger trees, and they get a heavy snow load on them that bends them over. Then when the snow starts melting part of the tree goes back upwards while the weight of the snow keeps the rest bent over. Its kind of like when you soak a piece of lumber in water and then put it in traction and once it dries it stays bent.

[zp src=”10.jpg[zp src=”10.jpg” album=”blog/picturesaroundtheworld/” width=”600"]r between Belgium and the Netherlands in a cafe
[zp src=”11.jpg[zp src=”11.jpg” album=”blog/picturesaroundtheworld/” width=”600"]r in the Gulf of Mexico rays migrate. About 10 thousand stingrays swim from the Yucatan Peninsula to Florida in the spring and back in the fall.
[zp src=”12.jpg” [zp src=”12.jpg” album=”blog/picturesaroundtheworld/” width=”600"]town of Skagen you can watch an amazing natural phenomenon. This city is the northernmost point of Denmark, where the Baltic and North Seas meet. The two opposing tides in this place can not merge because they have different densities.
[zp src=”13.jpg” al[zp src=”13.jpg” album=”blog/picturesaroundtheworld/” width=”600"]province of Shandong is a bridge across the Gulf of Jiaozhou. The bridge length over 36 km is calculated for eight car lanes, and is the longest sea bridge in the world.
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114 thoughts on “Awesome pictures from around the world

  1. Reply Vivi The Mage Apr 30,2012 11:29 am

    That is awesome, you actually took that?

  2. Reply Jason E Stevens Apr 30,2012 10:47 pm

    Fantastic photos, I enjoyed the crystal clear lake in Montana and lost paradise. One of my goals is to vacation in a place like lost paradise such as Bora Bora. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Reply CtrlAltDefeat May 15,2012 1:02 am

    The longest traffic jam picture is fake. It’s a photoshop (you can see repetition of patterns of cars if you look close) Saw it years ago, it’s almost as old as the internet. jus saiyan…

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  5. Reply Amused Jun 30,2012 1:11 pm

    The Chinese Traffic Jam photo is fake. It’s a heavily photoshopped image of the 405 in Los Angeles. Proof here:

  6. Reply Gyanesh Sharma Aug 16,2012 5:15 am

    Easily one of the best collection of unbelievable images in one single web page.

  7. Reply Suzanne Sep 17,2012 1:21 am

    Wow-amazing photos! Can’t even believe it’s true. Great!

  8. Reply Ricardo Perry Sep 24,2012 6:08 pm

    The Lighthouse photo is from a French Photographer, Jean Guichard’s, in Jument Lightouse in France.

  9. Reply lalu Oct 6,2012 7:43 am


  10. Reply marvin nubwaxer Nov 5,2012 8:58 pm

    i do not believe that traffic jam picture is from china. i think it is 405 into l.a. near ucla. i used to go to ucla

  11. Reply jeusa Mar 7,2013 5:01 am

    Yes, it’s right. Traffic jam photo is a fake,.and it’s not in china.Here is the original photo

  12. Reply B Apr 5,2013 11:39 pm

    Some of these are terrifying.

  13. Reply David Hardwick Photography May 7,2013 5:18 am

    Interesting photographs. I don’t think I could stand in that glass box.

  14. Reply Aguadecocosimo Jun 10,2013 3:04 pm

    I love the family and the babies, wow, how beautiful is that picture…..Clap clap clap Thank you

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