Monday, July 31, 2017

Delos (Greece)

According to Greek mythology, Apollo was born on this tiny island in the Cyclades archipelago. 
Apollo's sanctuary attracted pilgrims from all over Greece and Delos was a prosperous trading port. 
The island bears traces of the succeeding civilizations in the Aegean world, from the 3rd millennium B.C. to the palaeochristian era. 
The archaeological site is exceptionally extensive and rich and conveys the image of a great cosmopolitan Mediterranean port.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of Delos.


Sunday, July 30, 2017

Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch (Germany)

The abbey, together with its monumental entrance, the famous 'Torhall', are rare architectural vestiges of the Carolingian era. 
The sculptures and paintings from this period are still in remarkably good condition.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures.


Saturday, July 29, 2017


The raspberry (Rubus idaeus) is a plant from the roses family.
The species belong to the genus Rubus as well as the common bramble (Rubus fruticosus).
This genus includes more than six hundred species.
The raspberry is a plant that is naturally occurring throughout Europe, which is found in open forest and forest edges and has been used as food since the earliest times.
The cultivation dates back to the Middle Ages.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and photos of the raspberry.


Friday, July 28, 2017

Gulf of Porto (France)

Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve

The nature reserve, which is part of the Regional Natural Park of Corsica, occupies the : Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve peninsula, an impressive, porphyritic rock mass. 
The vegetation is an outstanding example of scrubland. 
Seagulls, cormorants and sea eagles can be found there. 
The clear waters, with their islets and inaccessible caves, host a rich marine life.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures.


Thursday, July 27, 2017

Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications. (Bermuda)

The Town of St George, founded in 1612, is an outstanding example of the earliest English urban settlement in the New World. 
Its associated fortifications graphically illustrate the development of English military engineering from the 17th to the 20th century, being adapted to take account of the development of artillery over this period.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of Saint George.


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde (China)

The Mountain Resort (the Qing dynasty's summer palace), in Hebei Province, was built between 1703 and 1792. 
It is a vast complex of palaces and administrative and ceremonial buildings. 
Temples of various architectural styles and imperial gardens blend harmoniously into a landscape of lakes, pastureland and forests. 
In addition to its aesthetic interest, the Mountain Resort is a rare historic vestige of the final development of feudal society in China.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures.


Monday, July 24, 2017

Waterton Glacier International Peace Park (Canada)

In 1932 Waterton Lakes National Park (Alberta, Canada) was combined with the Glacier National Park (Montana, United States) to form the world's first International Peace Park. 
Situated on the border between the two countries and offering outstanding scenery, the park is exceptionally rich in plant and mammal species as well as prairie, forest, and alpine and glacial features.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of Waterton Glacier.


Sunday, July 23, 2017

Pantanal Conservation Area (Brazil)

The Pantanal Conservation Complex consists of a cluster of four protected areas with a total area of 187,818 ha. 
Located in western central Brazil at the south-west corner of the State of Mato Grosso, the site represents 1.3% of Brazil's Pantanal region, one of the world's largest freshwater wetland ecosystems. 
The headwaters of the region's two major river systems, the Cuiabá and the Paraguay rivers, are located here, and the abundance and diversity of its vegetation and animal life are spectacular.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of the Pantanal.


Saturday, July 22, 2017

Golden Pheasant

The gold pheasant is a bird belonging to the genus of the crab fairies in the family of the pheasant.
The original habitat of the gold faire is the mountainous west of China.

5 pictures and wallpapers of the gold fairy.


Thursday, July 20, 2017

Macquarie Island (Australia)

Macquarie Island (34 km long x 5 km wide) is an oceanic island in the Southern Ocean, lying 1,500 km south-east of Tasmania and approximately halfway between Australia and the Antarctic continent. 
The island is the exposed crest of the undersea Macquarie Ridge, raised to its present position where the Indo-Australian tectonic plate meets the Pacific plate. 
It is a site of major geoconservation significance, being the only place on earth where rocks from the earth’s mantle (6 km below the ocean floor) are being actively exposed above sea-level. 
These unique exposures include excellent examples of pillow basalts and other extrusive rocks.

The five most beautiful wallpapers and pictures of Macquarie Island.