Victoria Harbour

Victoria Harbour

Victoria Harbour is a natural landform harbour situated between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon in Hong Kong. The harbour’s deep, sheltered waters and strategic location on the South China Sea were instrumental in Hong Kong’s establishment as a British colony and its subsequent development as a trading centre. Throughout its history, the harbour has seen…

Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors

The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Work is ongoing at this site, which is around 1.5 kilometers east of Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s Mausoleum in Lintong, Xian, Shaanxi Province. It is a sight not to be missed by any visitor to China. Upon ascending the…

Mouse Castle

Germany

The Mouse Castle lies on the east side of the Rhine, north of Burg Katz (Cat Castle) in Sankt Goarshausen and opposite Burg Rheinfels at Sankt Goar across the river. Local folklore attributes the name to the Counts of Katzenelnbogen’s mocking of the Electors of Trier during the 30 years of construction, who reportedly said…

Bald Hills, Redwood National Park

California

The Bald Hills Wind Farm is an exciting project that will supply clean and sustainable renewable energy. This project will contribute positively towards meeting the challenges of climate change. Wind resource monitoring at the Bald Hills Wind Farm site has been undertaken for close to 10 years, confirming that the site is a world class…

Copenhagen Harbour Baths

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Copenhagen Harbour Baths (Danish: Københavns Havnebade) is a system of recreational bathing facilities along the waterfront of Copenhagen, Denmark. There are currently four harbour baths, the first and best-known of which is located at Islands Brygge. The harbour baths serve as a supplement to the beaches around the city, such as the extensive urban beach…

Red Panda

China

The red panda is dwarfed by the black-and-white giant that shares its name. These pandas typically grow to the size of a house cat, though their big, bushy tails add an additional 18 inches (46 centimeters). The pandas use their ringed tails as wraparound blankets in the chilly mountain heights. The red panda shares the…