Friday, September 30, 2016

Península Valdés (Patagonia - Argentina)

Península Valdés in Patagonia is a site of global significance for the conservation of marine mammals. 
It is home to an important breeding population of the endangered southern right whale as well as important breeding populations of southern elephant seals and southern sea lions. 
The orcas in this area have developed a unique hunting strategy to adapt to local coastal conditions.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of Peninsula Valdes in Argentina.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Hoi An Ancient Town (Hoi An - Vietnam)

Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. 
Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of Hoi An in Vietnam.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Yellowstone National Park (United States)

The vast natural forest of Yellowstone National Park covers nearly 9,000 km2; 96% of the park lies in Wyoming, 3% in Montana and 1% in Idaho. 
Yellowstone contains half of all the world's known geothermal features, with more than 10,000 examples. 
It also has the world's largest concentration of geysers (more than 300 geyers, or two thirds of all those on the planet). 
Established in 1872, Yellowstone is equally known for its wildlife, such as grizzly bears, wolves, bison and wapitis.

The five most beautiful wallpapers of Yellowstone in the United States.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Historic Areas of Istanbul (Istanbul - Turkey)

With its strategic location on the Bosphorus peninsula between the Balkans and Anatolia, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, Istanbul has been associated with major political, religious and artistic events for more than 2,000 years. 
Its masterpieces include the ancient Hippodrome of Constantine, the 6th-century Hagia Sophia and the 16th-century Süleymaniye Mosque, all now under threat from population pressure, industrial pollution and uncontrolled urbanization.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of Istanbul in Turkey.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair (Müstair - Switzerland)

The Convent of Müstair, which stands in a valley in the Grisons, is a good example of Christian monastic renovation during the Carolingian period. 
It has Switzerland's greatest series of figurative murals, painted c. A.D. 800, along with Romanesque frescoes and stuccoes.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of the monastery St. John in Switzerland.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Historic Centre of Cordoba (Cordoba - Spain)

Cordoba's period of greatest glory began in the 8th century after the Moorish conquest, when some 300 mosques and innumerable palaces and public buildings were built to rival the splendours of Constantinople, Damascus and Baghdad. 
In the 13th century, under Ferdinand III, the Saint, Cordoba's Great Mosque was turned into a cathedral and new defensive structures, particularly the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos and the Torre Fortaleza de la Calahorra, were erected.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of Cordoba in Spain.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

iSimangaliso Wetland Park (South Africa)

The ongoing fluvial, marine and aeolian processes in the site have produced a variety of landforms, including coral reefs, long sandy beaches, coastal dunes, lake systems, swamps, and extensive reed and papyrus wetlands. 
The interplay of the park's environmental heterogeneity with major floods and coastal storms and a transitional geographic location between subtropical and tropical Africa has resulted in exceptional species diversity and ongoing speciation. 
The mosaic of landforms and habitat types creates breathtaking scenic vistas. 
The site contains critical habitats for a range of species from Africa's marine, wetland and savannah environments.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of iSimangaliso Wetland Park in South Africa.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow (Moscou - Russia)

Inextricably linked to all the most important historical and political events in Russia since the 13th century, the Kremlin (built between the 14th and 17th centuries by outstanding Russian and foreign architects) was the residence of the Great Prince and also a religious centre. 
At the foot of its ramparts, on Red Square, St Basil's Basilica is one of the most beautiful Russian Orthodox monuments.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of the Kremlin and Red Square in Russia.

Monday, September 19, 2016


Lizards are a suborder of squamata which has more than five thousand species.
Lizards are therefore the largest group of modern reptiles.
They originated in the Triassic but good fossils are only known from the Jurassic.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of the lizard.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Convent of Christ in Tomar (Tomar - Portugal)

Originally designed as a monument symbolizing the Reconquest, the Convent of the Knights Templar of Tomar (transferred in 1344 to the Knights of the Order of Christ) came to symbolize just the opposite during the Manueline period – the opening up of Portugal to other civilizations.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of the Monastery of Christ in Portugal.