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Petra in Jordan: a natural and architectural wonder

A treasure in a rock setting Petra takes its name from the ancient Greek petra meaning 'stone' or 'rock'. But its Semitic name was 'Raqmu' meaning 'variegated', 'multicoloured'. These two names describe well the particularity of this place where the rocks present an extraordinary palette of colors. ...


The Mont Saint Michel : a jewel between sky and sea

entation Mont-Saint-Michel is a commune located in the Department of La Manche, in the region of Basse-Normandie. The commune takes its name from the rocky islet dedicated to Saint Michael on which stands the abbey of Mont Saint-Michel, a world-famous place of pilgrimage. Mont Saint-Michel is the m ...


Mount Rushmore: an emblem of the United States

it of Thomas Jefferson was originally intended to be carved to the right of Washington, but was eventually completed to his left due to a flaw in the rock. In 1933, the National Park Service took jurisdiction over the site. The sculptor's studio or Sculptor's Studio was built in 1939 under the d ...


Tourism: 5 good reasons to go to Taiwan

March 13, 2019 at 3:57 PDT One of Taiwan's most unusual landscapes is the lunar setting of the Yehliu Geopark, with its strange mushroom-shaped rocks: See this post on Instagram A publication shared by ??????????? ? ???? (@votpusk.prosto) on 10 March 2019 at 9:06 PDT ...


On March 21, wear mismatched socks!

and have even more fun, you can also learn the choreography of the challenge Dancefortrisomy21 (see video below) : Put on your best socks and rock out to Kimberose's Back on my feet track! Some 20 European cities including Paris will participate in a flashmob in partnership with the assoc ...


Singapore : 5 Places to Discover the City-State differently

que showcase for the region's biodiversity. As a visitor, you can choose from one of its 4 hiking trails depending on their difficulty, indulge in rock climbing, rent a mountain bike or swim in the blue water lake. But of course you can also just stroll around and admire the beauty of nature. ...


Gym session at the beach: 5 easy exercises

eet anchored to the ground before assuming the posture on the other side. To develop your balance and coordination, you can also have fun climbing rocks, as long as you don't tackle too difficult a wall and don't take any risks. 4- Muscle your abs If you want to show off those killer abs in a ...


Ascros : 5 good reasons to visit this village in the Alpes-Maritimes

1- To enjoy the landscape Ascros is a small commune in the Alpes-Maritimes perched on a rocky peak in the Estéron valley. Since 2012, the village is part of the 47 communes of the Préalpes d'Azur Regional Nature Park The village, located at an altitude of 1150 m, was built on high ground for d ...


Anglesey: 5 good reasons to visit this island in Wales

Llanddwyn, a mesmerizingly beautiful peninsula with crosses planted in the dunes, jagged coastlines and a majestic white lighthouse that sits atop a rock. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dan James Phillips (@danjames.p) 3- To visit the castle of Beaumaris To ...


Locronan in Brittany: 5 things to do on site

rama over the bay of Douarnenez and the Crozon peninsula. This wooded hill is also home to the Ar Zonj chapel dedicated to Saint-Ronan and a granite rock called the Chair of Saint-Ronan. Both sites are stages of the Grande Troménie, the procession held in the commune every six years. At the f ...