Thursday, February 28, 2019

Vinkovci (Croatia)

Vinkovci is a Croatian city in eastern Slavonia.
With 35,375 inhabitants it was in 2011 the largest city in the province of Vukovar-Srijem.
In 2001, 89% of the residents had Croatian nationality.

5 pictures of Vinkovci.


Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Harbin (China)

Harbin is a multi-million city in Manchuria, northeast China and also the capital of Heilongjiang Province.
The name Harbin means in the Manchu as much as "place where fishnets are hung to dry".
It is one of the largest cities in the northeast of Asia.

5 pictures of Harbin.


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Calama (Chile)

Calama is a municipality in the Chilean province of El Loa in the Antofagasta region.
Calama had 138,722 inhabitants in 2012 and covers an area of 15,597 km².
Calama is the rainiest place in the world.
In 1974, rainfall fell for the first time in 400 years.

5 pictures of Calama.


Monday, February 25, 2019

Kitchener (Canada)

Kitchener is a city in Canada.
It is located in the southwest of the province of Ontario and had, according to the census of 2006, 204,668 inhabitants.
The metropolitan area of Kitchener also includes Waterloo and has 451,235 inhabitants.

5 pictures of Kitchener.


Sunday, February 24, 2019

Kracheh (Cambodia)

Kracheh is a city in Cambodia and is the capital of the province of Kracheh.
Kracheh has about 20,000 inhabitants.

The city lies on the Mekong River.
On the banks of the river there is a group of rare Irrawadd dolphins.
These dolphins are the main tourist attraction of the city.

5 pictures of Kracheh.


Saturday, February 23, 2019

Teresina (Brazil)

Teresina is a municipality and the capital of Brazilian northeastern state of Piauí.
The city makes a modern impression and is certainly pleasant, but without any special features.
There is an airport and it is a traffic junction.
Teresina has 850,198 inhabitants.

5 pictures of Teresina.


Friday, February 22, 2019

Cobija (Bolivia)

Cobija is a city in Bolivia and is the capital of the department of Pando.
Cobija counted 20,820 inhabitants in 2001.

5 pictures of Cobija.


Thursday, February 21, 2019

White collar kite (Leptodon forbesi)

The white-collar kite (Leptodon forbesi) is a bird of the family of the Hawks (Accipitridae).
It is a critically endangered endemic bird species in Brazil.

The bird is 50 cm long on average.
It is a two-colored bird of prey, almost black from above and white from below, also the winged wing feathers are white.
The bird is very similar to the gray head, but the white collar has a larger dark-light contrast.

5 photos of the White collar loom.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Red Bank (Belize)

The Maya village of Red Bank, off the Southern Hwy just south of the Placencia turnoff, would be well off the tourist radar if not for one remarkable natural experience. 
The rare and spectacularly plumaged scarlet macaws gather in the trees surrounding the village for around four months of the year (December to March, though sometimes they will arrive as early as November) to feast on the fruits that grow in the area.

5 pictures of Red Bank.


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Verviers (Belgium)

Verviers is a city in the province of Liège in Belgium.
The city had 55,177 inhabitants on 1 January 2016.
In Walloon, which is also spoken locally, the name of the place Vervî.
The city on the Vesder is mainly known for the textile industry.

5 pictures of Verviers.