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Old Posted Jan 31, 2009, 1:36 AM
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I have a pet theory, that beautiful skyscrapers will appear to float... this one appears to float.
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Wasn't that canceled though? I LOVVVEEEDDDD the design from the beginning but I think something with money scaled the project down MAJJJOOORRR time... I'm not sure though, so I won't say it's canceled.


BTW, I have always LOOVVVEEEEDDDDDD Rio and I want to go there sooo baddd! That picture of Christ the Redeemer is sooo tight! I want that for my room!
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That would definitely be one of the most amazing structures ever built!
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Old Posted Jan 31, 2009, 3:19 AM
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Amazing thread.

The first thing to come to mind was Montezuma's Castle, a prehistoric "city" in Arizona.


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That museum in Guadalajara is going to be so f badass!
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wow this looks just like sim city 4.... cool!
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WOW monterrey is gorgeous! I had no idea!
And it's an easy drive from San Antonio, Austin, and Corpus Christi. If it weren't for the slow border crossing, I could make it in 6 hours from Austin. Haven't been to Monterrey since I was a kid. I recall that the mountains were even more spectacular than the U.S. Rockies. Also, once you're up in the mountains just south of the city, there's an area I believe locals call "Little Switzerland". It looked more like a mountainous rain forest to me.
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Here are some of the Hotel Del Coronado, which lies across the bay from San Diego.





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Santorini, Greece, on the edge of a volcanic caldera

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Dutch beach, an hour from The Hague


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More Monterrey, Mexico

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regio, joel ruiz and yutaman



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Lovely Monterrey...
The Cerro de la Silla just overpowers everything.
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more La Paz, Bolivia, the word's highest capital at 12,000 ft, aka the city in the canyon

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Thanx to riasbaixas,

HeMu villages in the Kanas River system in Xinjiang, China


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Located in Burqin County of Altay City within the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and sharing borders with Kazakhstan, Russia and Mongolia, Kanas Nature Reserve boasts a beautiful natural ecosystem formed by lakes, rivers, glaciers, forests, and grasslands.
HeMu is a village within the vicinity of Kanas Lake. It is largest of the 3 villages of the Tuvans (TuWa people). There are about 2100 Tuvans in the area. Their origin is a mystery, though many believed that they were Mongolian descendents of the troops of Genghis Khan. They are semi-nomadic people who keep cattle and horses.
The Tuva Mongol of Hemu Village lives in frame houses half-buried in the ground to resist the chillness of winter. They believe in Buddhism and have well preserved the traditional beliefs of their tribe. Religious and traditional festivals are always jolly and busy, while the landscape tempts every visitor come back to experience the wildness of nature.
Hemu Village, located in North Xinjiang, has been ranked by China National Geography as one of the six most beautiful villages in China. With tourism, the village is opened to outsiders. However due to its inaccessibility – it is cocooned by the heavy snow during the 7 months of winter – hopefully changes will be kept to a minimum even in time to come. Due to the long winter in the area, Hemu is open for tour only from June to October every year. The best time to visit is mid-May to June for its mountain blossom and fress grass before they are eatten by goats and cow; and September for its colourful autumn scenery. July and August are holidays and are crowded by local Chinese tourists.

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La Paz looks amazing. I don't know what happened to these ones. Maybe I only hit preview before

Temple of Segesta, Sicily

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Temple of Poseidon @ Cape Sounion

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gorgeous, this pic is amazing

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Lauterbrunnen lies in a valley in Switzerland, surrounded by 3000 ft cliffs with no less than 72 waterfalls cascading down it:





I visited this place by train in 2004, I have to say it's one of Europe's best kept secrets:










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