Kathmandu streets

Street vendor. Kathmandu.A short walk through the streets of Kathmandu.
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Mud volcanoes of Northern Gobustan

Mud volcanoes of Northern Gobustan.Last hot summer days in northern part of Gobustan. You can see the sun-scorched desert landscapes covered by poor native vegetation and blue sky with rare clouds. It may seem boring but only until you get to the volcanic fields… Continue reading »

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Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National ParkPlitvice lakes national park – Croatia’s first National park established in 1949 and covers 296.85 km².
The park was inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1979, in recognition of its “outstanding natural beauty and undisturbed production of travertine (tufa) through chemical and biological action”. Continue reading »

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Mud volcanoes. Shamakhi–Gobustan region

Nardaranakhtarma mud volcano.Nardaranakhtarma mud volcano. According to  the distribution of active mud cones and gryphons, it is considered to be one of the largest volcanoes in Southern Gobustan. Continue reading »

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Around Annapurna. Rhododendron forest

Annapurna Circuit, rhododendron forest According to Nepal’s National Trust for Nature Conservation, the Rhododendron forest near Ghorepani village is world’s largest one. And even though rhododendrons do not bloom in the autumn, the trail from Ghorepani to Ghandruk passes through the very impressive trees surrounded by various types of ferns and covered with epiphytes. Continue reading »

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