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Potosi, Bolivia

Potosí

At an elevation of 4090 meters above the sea level at the foot of the mountain Cerro de Potosi lies one of the most important cities of Bolivia, Potosi. It is also known as the Imperial Villa of Potosí. Besides being one of the world’s highest cities, Potosi is also famous for its unique history and …

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Mount Roraima

Mount Roraima

Described as an island in the sky, one of the most mystical and old rock formations in the world – Mount Roraima is located on the border of Brazil, Venezuela and Guyana. This giant flat-topped mountain appears as if carved from a single, monolithic rock formation which has vertical walls with smooth surfaces. Roraima is …

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Kolmanskop

Kolmanskop

In the dry, barren stretches on the edge of the Namib Desert in south-western Africa lie the bones of a grand town. Among the gentle curves of the sand drifts and bleached stone outcrops, ornate buildings rise, defying their desolate surroundings and exuding an air of quiet dignity. The vastness of the lonely landscape dwarfs …

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Temple of Augustus and Livia

Temple of Augustus and Livia

Future President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson visited southern France in 1784. On his way to the coast, he passed through Vienne, a small city of 30,000 people today just south of Lyon. Vienne has a great character and it is situated on the left bank of the Rhône River. Jefferson was particularly interested …

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