The City of London, know simply as the city which is the business and financial heart of the United Kingdom. It is also known as the Square Mile. It is oldest part of London and already 1,000 years old when the Tower of London was built ,the City of Westminster, where Parliament and most of the government offices are located. Also Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of the Queen and the Royal family are located there too.
Facts about the cliff
This cliff is a part of the Precambrian bedrock and was formed during the ice age ,approximately 10,000 years ago when the edges of the glacier reached the cliff.
Norway, a country situated in Northern Europe, is one of the members of the Council of the Baltic Sea States. In the country, His Majesty The King acts as the Head of State, while the Prime Minister is the Head of Government. Tourism is one of the major industries of Norway and the natural beauty of the country forms its primary attraction. The unblemished natural splendor of its inner parts attract tourists to its lap year after year.
The Great Wall of China was built over about 2000 years by several different Chinese emperors, starting in BC 475, to protect the people from their enemies, the Huns.
The Wall is a unique and is considered one of the seven wonders of the world. It snakes through the mountains of China for 4,500 miles.
San Francisco was originally called Yerba Buena, a Spanish name meaning good herb or good grass.
San Francisco is one of the richest cities in the world ,It ranks fourth in the world, after New York, Moscow and London.
An important tourist spot in San Francisco is the Golden Gate Bridge. Built in 1937, it is the world’s second longest single span. It links San Francisco with Marin County and the Redwood Empire. The Golden Gate Bridge is continuously painted and repainted all the time, because the bridge is so long that by the time the paint crew gets from one end to the other, it’s time to start over again.
Algeria's economy is largely based on hydrocarbons, due to which manufacturing has suffered from a Dutch disease.The country supplies large amounts of natural gas to Europe and energy exports are the backbone of the economy. According to OPEC Algeria has 17th largest reserves of oil in the world, and second largest in Africa, while it has the 9th largest reserves of natural gas.
Honoured recently among the Seven Wonders of the World, Christ the Redeemer statue stands tall at the Corcovado Mountain near the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Also known as Cristo Redentor in Portuguese, this statue is regarded as one of the finest examples of manmade architecture. Over the years, the statue had undergone many renovations. The statue symbolizes Christianity and is an icon of Rio and Brazil. It is one of the most recognized statues in the world. Christ with his arms open in the statue is symbolical of the love Christ had for one and all. The magnificence of this statue is also featured in several films and has inspired many poems. The statue seems to embrace everyone who comes to Him.
In Nairobi, Kenya's capital, and other large cities, life styles are modern and much like others in Western cities. Most people in the cities wear modern clothes such as jeans and t-shirts. Women in Kenya traditionally wear brightly coloured materials and jewellery. Many women also wear a kanga. It is a long piece of material that can be worn as a skirt or tied over the shoulder to carry infants. Kenyan women also often wear head scarves.
Kenyan parents must pay for their children to attend school. Schools are usually run by the community. Children are not required to go to school, but most do.
People in big cities like Nairobi live in modern houses or apartments made of stone or cement. In more remote areas of Kenya, people live in homes made of thatch and dried mud with no modern conveniences. There are many tribes of people that live simply like their ancestors once did.
Victoria Falls, or Mosi-oa-Tunya, is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. David Livingstone, the Scottish missionary and explorer, is believed to have been the first European to view Victoria Falls on 16 November 1855 from what is now known as Livingstone Island,
Rome is a city and special commune in Italy. Rome is the capital of Italy and also of the Province of Rome and of the region of Lazio. With 2.9 million residents , it is also the country's largest and most populated commune and fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. Rome is famous for the famous coliseum.
The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and stone, it was the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire, and is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. It is the largest amphitheatre in the world.
Maligne Lake is a lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. It is famed for the colour of its water, the surrounding peaks, the three glaciers visible from the lake and Spirit Island, one of the most photographed locations in the world. The lake is located 44 km south of Jasper town, and is accessible by motor vehicle, including shuttle buses from Jasper. Boat tours run to Spirit Island in the spring to autumn season. The 44 km Skyline Trail, Jasper's most popular, highest and above treeline, multi-day hike, begins at Maligne Lake and finishes near the town of Jasper. Other popular day hikes include the Opal Hills and Bald Hills loops. Winter activities include cross-country skiing which is exciting because im going to live there!!