Sunday, June 13, 2010

Masurian Lake District in Poland

Masurian Lake District The lake district was shaped by the Pleistocene ice age. Many of its hills are parts of moraines and many of its lakes are moraine-dammed lakes.

The Masurian Lake District or Masurian Lakeland (Polish: Pojezierze Mazurskie) is a lake district in northeastern Poland (Masuria) containing more than 2,000 lakes. It is currently in the run for being listed into one of the New7Wonders of Nature.

Enjoy the Bay of Fundy in Canada

The Bay of Fundy is known for its high tidal range. The quest for world tidal dominance has led to a rivalry between the Minas Basin in the Bay of Fundy and the Leaf Basin in Ungava Bay, over which body of water lays claim to the highest tides in the world, with supporters in each region claiming the record. Bay of fundy Located off the northern coast of Maine and extending into Canada between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, this natural phenomenon is home to 50-foot tides and so much more. It truly is one of the greatest natural tourist attractions in the world.

Bay of Fundy Pictures

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Table Mountain the city of Cape Town in South Africa

Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top. The mountain forms part of the Table Mountain National Park. With spectacular views from the top and great panoramic views of the city this mountain tops the list of places to see in South Africa. For those who can’t take the hike, they offer a 3min ride on a cableway from top to bottom. At the top you’ll find a restaurant, cableway cocktail bar (which can be rented out for events) and other hiking activities.

Table Mountain pictures