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Portugal Builds the World’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge

It took three years for Portugal to build its longest pedestrian suspension bridge located near Arouca in northern Portugal. It was thrown open on April 29, 2021. Suspended 576 feet (175.5 meters) above the fast-flowing River Paiva, the bridge stretches 1,693 feet (516 meters) in length, providing a scenic view of the river, the rock-strewn …

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The Fascinating Thermal Pools of Pamukkale, Turkey

If you are bored with the same old tourist destinations of snowclad mountains, gurgling streams, mesmerizing waterfalls, lush green forests, and all, it is time to visit something that literally seems out of this world. Welcome to the fascinating thermal pools at Pamukkale. Wondering exactly where is Pamukkale thermal pools are located? They are in …

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The Reptile Zoo Houses Exotic Reptiles, Amphibians and Arachnids

“Build it and they’ll come” was the idea behind The Reptile Zoo that ex-fisherman Jay Brewer and his wife Becky implemented most successfully. To date, this zoo has experienced a footfall of nearly 20,000 visitors. It all started, when the couple decided to open a pet store called Pet Country in Fountain Valley in California, …

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Miniature Wunderland – A Must-See In Hamburg, Germany

If you visit Germany and not see Miniature Wunderland in Hamburg, your trip is certainly not complete. This is because this popular tourist attraction showcases the largest model railway system in the world and has the honor of being voted the most popular tourist attraction in Germany. Not only this, but it also has a …

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‘Birdman’ Takes Tourists On Microlight Flight To Give A Thrill Of Flying With The Geese

What can you say of a man, who was a meteorologist by trade but became a microlight aircraft pilot, just to help out lesser white-fronted geese in migrating from Germany to Sweden? A bird lover in the truest sense. Meet Christian Moullec, who is father to these birds, struggling with their migration. The inspiration for …

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Jewel Changi Airport – The Nature Themed International Airport

If you are an international traveler and have not visited Singapore, it is time you added it to your itinerary. And this is not only to see the famous tourist attractions of this magnificent city but also to experience its one-of-its-kind Jewel Changi Airport terminal. This is an architectural marvel, which is an amalgamation of …

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Danish Power Plant Offers A Ski Slope, The World’s Largest Climbing Wall And Much More

You’ve to hand it over to BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), a Danish architectural firm, to kill two birds with one stone. While designing a waste incineration plant in Copenhagen, Denmark, known as the CopenHill power plant, the company hit upon the idea of turning its roof into a ski slope! For €20 you can ski …

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Built In 1937, The Golden Gate Bridge In San Francisco, USA, Is 2.7 Kilometers Long And 227 Meters High

The need to connect San Francisco with Marin County, USA, always existed, since travelers were compelled to use ferry boats to cross the San Francisco Bay. However, it did not seem possible at the time to bridge the 2,000 meters (6,600 feet) wide strait that was 113 meters (371 feet) deep at its center and …

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Five-Story Tokyo Olympic 2020 Main Stadium, With A Capacity Of 60,000, Is Built From Forest Wood Of 47 Japanese Prefectures That Were Destroyed In Tsunami In 2011

You will have to hand it over to the Japanese to be frugal, where resources are concerned. The catastrophe that besieged Japan in the form of tsunami and earthquakes in 2011, destroyed acres of forest in no less than its 47 prefectures. Not one to let such priceless natural resource go waste, the officials decided …

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