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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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Waves Over Centuries Has Carved this Marble Cave into Stunning Shapes and Swirling Patterns

If the much-visited tourist destinations fail to excite you, there’s one destination that’s certain to give you the thrills. This destination is the marble caves of Patagonia located in southern Chile, South America. Known as the Cuevas de Mármol, these caves are situated on a peninsula of solid marble that’s carved into the Patagonian Andes. …

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Lwiro Primate Rehabilitation Center In Congo Provides Succor To Orphaned Primates

When war breaks out, it’s not only the humans, but animals too that suffer. So was the case in Congo. In the aftermath of the Congolese War, that raged from 1998 to 2004, there was rampant poaching of primates. It was then decided by the authorities to create a safe haven for orphaned primates and …

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Experience The World’s Best Trip On Norway’s Beautiful Atlantic Ocean Road

What can you say of a road in Norway, called the Atlantic Road, that has not only been named the Norwegian Construction of the Century but also hailed as the one providing the world’s best road trip? You’d certainly call it a must-visit. It’s not for nothing that this road is famous for the most …

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