Monasteries at Meteora – Greece

The Monasteries at Meteora are located in the Thessaly Region of Greece near the town of Kalabaka. Most of the monasteries were built during the Middle Ages and are perched on the peaks of towering sandstone pillars. The Greek word for meteora means “suspended in the air” and the term appropriately describes these Greek Orthodox…

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Golden Bridge – Vietnam

The Golden Bridge also known as Giant Hand Bridge is located at the Sun World Ba Na Hills fantasy amusement park near Da Nang, Vietnam. The Golden Bridge is 150 meters in length and 12.8 meters wide. The bridge curves along the contour of the hill and has two giant hands that appear to be…

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Sky Tower – New Zealand

The Sky Tower is the Southern Hemisphere’s tallest free standing building. It was built in 1997 as part of the Sky City casino complex under the ownership of Harrah’s entertainment. The complex includes two world class hotels, Auckland’s premier dining precinct with over 20 bars and restaurants and a 700 seat theater. The Sky Tower’s…

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Mount Rainier National Park – Washington

Mount Rainier National Park was established in 1899 and was the 5th national park in the United States. It is located 60 miles south of Seattle, Washington and can be seen from Seattle’s city center on a clear day. Mount Rainier is an active volcano that last erupted approximately 150 years ago. The peak of…

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