Lantau Island is the largest island in Hong Kong. There is a spectacular cable car known as the Ngong Ping 360. It is considered to be the longest in Asia. Being there during the Chinese New Year is amazing. It is the same New Year that has made us take their symbols into our own calendar. Characters for the year can be horses, dragons, snakes or even rabbits. Confusion sometimes arises when deciding whether a year can be characterized by the rabbit or the cat. This is because of the multi tone of the word “cat”. The road towards the big Buddha as many other streets of Hong Kong are always decorated on the first day of the first moon on the Chinese lunar calendar This marks the beginning of a new year.
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The mosque serves as a place where Muslims can come together for salat (prayer) as well as a center for information, education, and dispute settlement. The Imam leads the prayer. A mosque is a place of worship for followers of Islam. As you can see in the pictures, it truly deserves to go to visit these magnificent buildings that are of great important. They have developed significantly from the open-air spaces that were the Quba Mosque and Al-Masjid al-Nabawi in the 7th century. Many mosques have elaborate domes, minarets, and prayer halls. Mosques originated on the Arabian Peninsula, but are now found in all inhabited continents.
Wembley Stadium is a football stadium situated in Wembley Park, in the Borough of Brent in London. It was completely rebuilt and reopened in 2007 on the site of the previous 1923 Wembley Stadium. London’s Wembley Stadium hosts England’s home matches, live music concerts and other sporting events. Construction spent about GBP £900 million. Full capacity of stadium is 90,000 for football or rugby matches, for concerts or other events about 115,000 (90,000 seated and 15,000 standing).
If you happen to be in Tibet for the first time, you won’t probably manage to escape so-called mountain disease. Any pills and natural adaptogens (weather it’s ginger, garlic, bat wings and toad livers) won’t surpass the chief doctor called time. Your mortal body itself must adapt to high altitude. During the first 7-10 days you’ll have to live with terrible headache 24 hours a day trying to appease it with various vitamins. Sometimes it’ll seem that you’re like in jelly. Your mood will change at the speed of sound varying from pig squeals of delight caused by nonsense to old man’s grumbling and a desire to tell each and all to go to hell. But then it all will be OVER and you’ll feel the pure pleasure of being in such a marvelous place.
Ararat is a snow-capped, dormant volcanic cone in Turkey. It has the largest relative height in the world. Ararat is a symbol of Armenia that is why it is represented in the emblem of the country. Everything here is so quite and peaceful. Storks build nests practically on every post. An ad of Russian cars Lada. The Azerbaijan frontier is in 40 km. The mountain Ararat is an active volcano, its last eruption was registered in 1840. The mountain consists of two parts united in the foundation. The height of the big part under sea level is 5,137 meters, of the Small-3,927 meters.
Lake Van, an alkaline lake located near Van district on the Eastern part of Turkey, is the largest lake in the country. There is a legend that tries to explain the origin of lake Van. It is said that during the floods in Noah’s time, his Ark settled on the slopes of Ararat. When the water level went down on other parts of the earth, water remained on the closed up ridges of the high areas. Its basin is of tectonic origin, surrounded by several mountainous systems: The Eastern Tavr from the south, Kurdish mountains from the East and the Aladaglar ridge on the North-east. On the West and North-west are several extinct vlcanoes including the Syunhan and the Nermut strato-volcanoes.
Nan Lian is a cosy little garden with tiny towers, a vegetarian restaurant, souvenirs shop, a pond with golden fish, twisting paths dividing the hills of the park. You may come here for calmness, beauty, solitude, harmony, all together. The tree strewn with rice. Behind the “waterfall” is the restaurant of vegetarian cuisine, you may sit inside, eat and watch water trickling down the other side of the window. The paths of the park divide some hills: Elm Hill, Dragon Hill, Pagoda Tree Hill…