4 Ants At Home, Part II

Ants At Home, Part II

Last year we showed you how one guy built a place for his ants to live in. This year he realized that the family
has grown too much and needs another apartment. Attention: better don't read this post while eating.
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3 Grand Canyon In The Kazakh Way

Grand Canyon In The Kazakh Way

Charyn canyon is 200 km (124 miles) to the east from Almaty not far from the border with China and is included into the territory of
the Charyn national park. It is a natural monument which formed from sedimentary rocks whose age is about 12 million years.
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24 The City Abandoned At the Worlds End

The City Abandoned At the Worlds End

Three days by car to Oslo, three hours by plane to Svalbard, Norway, five hours by an Arctic ship with a
romantic name "Polar Girl" and you find yourself in the northernmost abandoned city: you are in Pyramiden.
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0 The Quarry That Was Luckily Forgotten

The Quarry That Was Luckily Forgotten

Kadykovsky quarry became famous for its flux limestone of a very high quality. But when the place started to be flooded it got abandoned and soon was forgotten. A new project called "Balaklava Green" worth 2 billion dollars is going to bring second life to the quarry. They want to create a resort area here, build hotels,
SPA-centers etc. But for now it's just a shelter for seagulls and ravens that like to enjoy this lake with blue water. The territory of the quarry is closed, by the way. It's forbidden to approach the lake due to the possible danger of rockslides. But the author of these photos took the risk anyway...
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2 To the Top of the Volcano

To the Top of the Volcano

Avacha volcano is rather huge. Its height is 2700 meters (8860 ft), people start climbing it from the height of 800 meters (2625 ft).
Thus, they should climb 1900 m (6233 ft) high. It is not so easy. It usually takes from six to eight hours to climb this height.
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3 The Milky Fog Over Kiev

The Milky Fog Over Kiev

We are asleep such an enormous part of our life! It's a pity because we must be missing
something worth seeing. Like this morning fog that recently covered the city of Kiev, Ukraine.
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10 The Danger Hidden High In the Mountains

The Danger Hidden High In the Mountains

Back in 1996 orbiting satellites detected a huge ice lake near Khorgos river on the Kazakhstan-Chinese border. Last summer there was sent a research
expedition to that place and the specialists were shocked: a catastraphic mudslide could happen in any moment! The lake was called "Kapkan" ("Trap").
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0 Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Today we are going to the Nalivaikivka airfield which is located 50 km (30 miles) from Kiev to have an air
tour over the Ukrainian capital and see how it looks like in the colors of the golden fall from above.
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3 The Burning Hill

The Burning Hill

Yanardag is a hill on Apsheron peninsular, not far from the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku. "Yanardag" means "a
burning mountain" and it really burns. Literally. Spurts of flame appear on the ground and on the stones.
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8 To the Endless Vasts of the Carpatians

To the Endless Vasts of the Carpatians

The Carpatians are worth seeing: their endless valleys and green meadows alternated with dense coniferous arrays. They
open beautiful panoramic views, show wonderful landscapes. And people seem so small near the huge mountains.
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