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Extraordinary photos
By:Syed Sadruddin Hussain, Canada
Date: Sunday, 22 April 2012, 2:17 pm

These are photos of really extraordinary places or events and very interesting.......
take a few minutes to look at these......enjoy

The world's highest chained carousel, located in Vienna, at a height of 117 meters.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000yxb77/g210
Thor's Well a/k/a "the gates of the dungeon" on Cape Perpetua, Oregon. At moderate tide and strong surf, flowing water creates a fantastic landscape.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000z04gr/g21

Emerald Lake in the crater of an extinct volcano. Tongariro National Park - NewZealand.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000z1x80/g21

Restaurant on the east coast of Zanzibar.
Depending on the tide the restaurant can be reached both on foot and by boat.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000z20ec/g21
Office of Selgas Cano in Madrid.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000z3wa1/g21

Desert with Phacelia (Scorpion Weed). Flowering once in several years.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000z50fr/g21

Balloons in Cappadocia.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000z64wd/g21

Dubai. The view from the skyscraper BurjKhalifa. The height of buildings is 828 m (163 floors).
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000z9h8k/g21

And this is the view down.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/00111edt/g21

These trees grow in the forest near Gryfino, Poland. The cause of the curvature is unknown.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zcpp1/g21

The border between Belgium and the Netherlands in a cafe.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zfe1s/g21

Twice a year rays migrate in the Gulf of Mexico. About 10 thousand stingrays swim from the Yucatan Peninsula to Florida in the spring and back in the fall.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zgrkg/g21

In the resort town of Skagen you can watch an amazing natural phenomenon. This city is the northernmost point of Denmark, where the Baltic and North Seas meet. The two opposing tides in this place can not merge because they have different densities.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zhspy/g21

In the Chinese province of Shandong is a bridge across the Gulf of Jiaozhou. The bridge length over 36 km is calculated for eight car lanes, and is the longest sea bridge in the world.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zpqd2/g21

Day and night. The monument in Kaunas, Lithuania.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zq1rc/g21
An unusual tunnel in California's Sequoia National Park.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zryfx/g21
This statue, created by Bruno Catalano, is located in France.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zttg7/g21

Family photo.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zwge0/g21

The longest traffic jam in the world recorded in China. Its length is 260 kilometers.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zxcy7/g21

Paris computer games store. In fact, the floor is absolutely flat.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zyp7c/g21

Marcus Levine - slaughtering an artist in the literal sense. He creates his paintings by nailing a white wooden panel. At his latest series of paintings exhibited in a gallery in London, Marcus has used more than 50,000 pieces of iron.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/000zzxrp/g21
In the city of Buford (USA) lives just one person. He works as a janitor and as a mayor.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/001015se/g21

Autumn camouflage.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/00104y5y/g21

Haus Rizzi - Germany.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/00107yzr/g21

Lena Pillars. Russia, the Lena River .
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/00108w7r/g21

Banpo Bridge in Seoul, South Korea.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/001093r6/g21

Favelas of Brazil. The boundary between wealth and poverty.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010apfd/g21

Lost paradise in the Indian Ocean. Isle of Lamu.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010bxsk/g21

Balcony of floor 103 in Chicago.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010cw1b/g21

From the outside.
http://www.bloginday.ru/img/pics_uploaded/20100208_133517.jpg

View of the sunset from inside the wave.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010dkt4/g21
This is a unique geological phenomenon known as Danxia landform. These phenomena can be observed in several places in China. This example is located in Zhangye, Province of Gansu. The color is the result of an accumulation for millions of years of red sandstone and other rocks.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010ea2r/g21

In northwestern Montana, USA. The water is so transparent that it seems that this is a quite shallow lake. In fact, it’s very deep.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010fh6s/g21

Airport in the Maldives is located on an artificial island in the middle of the Indian Ocean.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010g25x/g21

Lighthouse guard in Mare, France must be one of the most courageous people on the planet!
Not everyone will have a smoke in such weather, and in such a place!
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010rtz1/g21

Photo of storm in Montana, USA, 2010.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010stbc/g21

Skyscraper-Crescent Crescent Moon Tower ( Dubai ).
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010t1tg/g21
Heavy fog in Sydney, which enveloped the whole city.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010w9tr/g21

The river above the river: Magdeburg Water Bridge, Germany.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/0010xqy0/g21

Morning Glory - kind of clouds observed in the Gulf of Carpentaria in northern Australia.
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/00112pse/g21

Gibraltar Airport is one of the most extraordinary airports around the world
http://pics.livejournal.com/neferjournal/pic/00113r61/g21