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Extraordinary Photos Around the World

Updated on January 13, 2012
The world's highest chained carousel, located in Vienna, at a height of 117 meters.
The world's highest chained carousel, located in Vienna, at a height of 117 meters.
Emerald Lake in the crater of an extinct volcano. Tongariro National Park - NewZealand
Emerald Lake in the crater of an extinct volcano. Tongariro National Park - NewZealand
Thor's Well a/k/a "the gates of the dungeon" on Cape Perpetua, Oregon. At moderate tide and strong surf, flowing water creates a fantastic landscape
Thor's Well a/k/a "the gates of the dungeon" on Cape Perpetua, Oregon. At moderate tide and strong surf, flowing water creates a fantastic landscape
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.
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.
Office of Selgas Cano in Madrid
Office of Selgas Cano in Madrid
Desert with Phacelia (Scorpion Weed). Flowering once in several years.
Desert with Phacelia (Scorpion Weed). Flowering once in several years.
Balloons in Cappadocia, Turkey
Balloons in Cappadocia, Turkey
Dubai. The view from the skyscraper BurjKhalifa. The height of buildings is 828 m (163 floors).
Dubai. The view from the skyscraper BurjKhalifa. The height of buildings is 828 m (163 floors).
And this is the view down...
And this is the view down...
These trees grow in the forest near Gryfino, Poland. The cause of the curvature is unknown
These trees grow in the forest near Gryfino, Poland. The cause of the curvature is unknown
The border between Belgium and the Netherlands in a cafe
The border between Belgium and the Netherlands in a cafe
Twice a year 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.
Twice a year 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.
In the resort 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.
In the resort 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.
In the Chinese 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.
In the Chinese 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. | Source
Day and night. The monument in Kaunas, Lithuania
Day and night. The monument in Kaunas, Lithuania
An unusual tunnel in California's Sequoia National Park
An unusual tunnel in California's Sequoia National Park
This statue, created by Bruno Catalano, is located in France
This statue, created by Bruno Catalano, is located in France
 Family photo
Family photo
 The longest traffic jam in the world recorded in China. Its length is 260 kilometers
The longest traffic jam in the world recorded in China. Its length is 260 kilometers
Paris computer games store. In fact, the floor is absolutely flat.
Paris computer games store. In fact, the floor is absolutely flat.
Marcus Levine - slaughtering an artist in the literal sense. He creates his paintings by nailing a white wooden panel. At his latest series of paintings exhibited in a gallery in London, Marcus has spent more than 50 000 pieces of iron.
Marcus Levine - slaughtering an artist in the literal sense. He creates his paintings by nailing a white wooden panel. At his latest series of paintings exhibited in a gallery in London, Marcus has spent more than 50 000 pieces of iron.
In the city of Buford (USA) lives just one person. He works as a janitor and as a mayor.
In the city of Buford (USA) lives just one person. He works as a janitor and as a mayor.
Autumn camouflage
Autumn camouflage
Haus Rizzi - Germany.
Haus Rizzi - Germany.
Lena Pillars. Russia, the Lena River.
Lena Pillars. Russia, the Lena River.
Banpo Bridge in Seoul, South Korea
Banpo Bridge in Seoul, South Korea
Favelas of Brazil. The boundary between wealth and poverty.
Favelas of Brazil. The boundary between wealth and poverty.
Lost paradise in the Indian Ocean. Isle of Lamu.
Lost paradise in the Indian Ocean. Isle of Lamu.
Balcony of floor 103 in Chicago. From the outside it looks like...
Balcony of floor 103 in Chicago. From the outside it looks like...
View of the sunset from inside the wave.
View of the sunset from inside the wave.
This is a unique geological phenomenon known as Danxia landform. These phenomena can be observed in several places in China. This example is located in Zhangye, Province of Gansu.
This is a unique geological phenomenon known as Danxia landform. These phenomena can be observed in several places in China. This example is located in Zhangye, Province of Gansu.
In northwestern Montana, USA. The water is so transparent that it seems that this is a quite shallow lake. In fact, it’s very deep.
In northwestern Montana, USA. The water is so transparent that it seems that this is a quite shallow lake. In fact, it’s very deep.
Airport in the Maldives is located on an artificial island in the middle of the Indian Ocean
Airport in the Maldives is located on an artificial island in the middle of the Indian Ocean
Lighthouse guard in Mare, France must be one of the most courageous people on the planet! Not everyone will have a smoke in such weather, and in such a place!
Lighthouse guard in Mare, France must be one of the most courageous people on the planet! Not everyone will have a smoke in such weather, and in such a place!
Photo of storm in Montana, USA, 2010
Photo of storm in Montana, USA, 2010
Skyscraper-Crescent Crescent Moon Tower (Dubai)
Skyscraper-Crescent Crescent Moon Tower (Dubai)
Heavy fog in Sydney, which enveloped the whole city.
Heavy fog in Sydney, which enveloped the whole city.
The river above the river: Magdeburg Water Bridge, Germany.
The river above the river: Magdeburg Water Bridge, Germany.
Morning Glory - kind of clouds observed in the Gulf of Carpentaria in northern Australia
Morning Glory - kind of clouds observed in the Gulf of Carpentaria in northern Australia
Gibraltar Airport is one of the most extraordinary airports around the world
Gibraltar Airport is one of the most extraordinary airports around the world

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      Johnf740 4 years ago

      Several of these games are worth some time and are actually quite fun. ececggbgegce

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      Alex Valis 5 years ago from Earth

      Thanks Ron... Yes you got wright... excellent shot...

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      Ronald E Franklin 5 years ago from Mechanicsburg, PA

      These are all great. I especially like the shot of the Magdeburg Water Bridge, with the ship on the bridge going over the river. First time I've seen anything like that. Thanks for some great photos.

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      Alex Valis 5 years ago from Earth

      Thanks Waheed and welcome to hubpages. Take care my new hub-friend...

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      Waheed Chuahdary 5 years ago from United States

      Wow what a collection... All the photos are awesome but sea view photos my favourite ..Thanks for sharing this Voted up

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      David Livermore 6 years ago from Bakersfield, California, United States

      Nice collection there. Especially any that are more natural than man-made.

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