On the Top of the World

1 avril 2015.Non classifié(e)

Top of the World Highway The Top of the World Highway is a 127-kilometre long highway, beginning at a junction with the Taylor Highway near Jack Wade, Alaska traveling east to its terminus at the ferry terminal in West Dawson, Yukon, on the western banks of the Yukon River. The highway has been in existence [...]

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Mountains of Valais

12 mars 2015.Non classifié(e)

The Canton of Valais is one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland, situated in the southwestern part of the country, around the valley of theRhône from its headwaters to Lake Geneva, separating the Pennine Alps from the Bernese Alps. The canton is simultaneously one of the driest regions of Switzerland in its central Rhône valley and [...]

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When the Day Ends

11 mars 2015.Non classifié(e)

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.Ralph Waldo Emerson When the sun is near the horizon, sunlight travels through a greater depth of atmosphere, reducing the intensity of the direct light, so that more of the illumination comes from indirect light from the sky (Thomas 1973, 9–13), reducing the lighting ratio. More blue [...]

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Beautiful Things

11 mars 2015.Non classifié(e)

Beautiful Things - Hill Town A hill town is any citadel town built upon hills to make invasion difficult. Often protected by defensive walls, steep embankments, or cliffs, such hilltop settlements provided natural defenses for their inhabitants. In Europe, especially in Italy, Spain, Portugal and southern France, such towns were common. The Spanish even brought [...]

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