by Globetrotter on 11 November 2007EN
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Mauritius 2008 "Mein Reisetagebuch" Urlaub in Mauritius vom 16. Mai - 1. Juni 2008 Madame Tussauds Madame Tussauds is a museum in London (since 1835) that is famous for its realisitc wax sculptors of celebrities/politicians/musicians. Nowadays Madame Tussauds has branches around the world (Amsterdam, Las Vegas, New York City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Washington DC, Berlin, Hollywood, Vienna). Skycar Expedition 2009 The Skycar Expedition is a journey from London to Tombouctou in a biofuel powered flying car. Prime Meridian The Prime Meridian (Longitude = 0°) and the opposite 180th meridian (Longitude = 180°), which the International Date Line follows, divide the earth in a Eastern and Western hemisphere. It was established by Sir George Airy in 1851 and was determined as the international standard at the International Meridian Conference (Washington, D.C.) in October 1884. This map shows the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London and some important indications of the Prime Meridian. See also: http://www.glotter.com/entry-1238 Michael Jackson - This is it - Live! In July 2009 Michael Jackson performs some concerts at the O2 arena in London. The Presale starts on March 13 via internet! Canary Wharf roundabout In Canary Wharf, a Business district in London, this strange "Traffic Light Sculpture" is situated in the middle of a roundabout. Great Blue Hole The Great Blue Hole in Belize is part of a reef/atoll that became an UNESCO world heritage site in 1996. It is a famous diving destination. Abbey Road, Beatles zebra crossing in London This is the zebra crossing near Abbey Road Studios where the famous Beatles Cover for "Abbey Road" (the last recorded Beatles-album, 1969) was shot. Notting Hill bookshop This shop was the inspiration for the bookshop in the 1999 hit movie Notting Hill starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts. GE-Tour "Flight over London" GE-Tour "Flight over London" © Barnabu.co.uk "The best job in the world" "The best job in the world" is a marketing campaign for Queensland, Australia. Tourism Queensland calls for a dream job on Great Barrier Reef's Hamilton Island. Job description: - Swimming, snorkeling, making friends, etc. - Post experiences, photos and videos on a weekly blog - Duration: Six months - Salary: AUD$ 150,000 Everyone can send an application for this job on the following website until February 22, 2009... 30 St Mary Axe "The Gherkin" 30 St Mary Axe - aka "The Gherkin" or "Swiss Re-Tower" - is a 180 metres (591 ft) high building (constructed 2001 - 2004 by Norman Foster + Partners) in the city of London. It is the UK headquarter of Swiss Re, the world's biggest reinsurance company. Scotland Yard headquarters Headquarters of the Metropolitan Police in Greater London (Scotland Yard). Pinewood Studios The Pinewood Film Studios are located near London. They were built in 1934 and are nowadays the leading British film production company. Famous productions were James Bond, Harry Potter, The Bourne Ultimatum, Batman Begins, The Da Vinci Code, Tomb Raider, Four Weddings and a Funeral, etc. Amnesty International headquarters Amnesty International is a Non-profit, Non-governmental organization which mission is "to protect human rights". It was founded on May, 28 1961 in London. Mini Great Lakes In a park in Sarnia (Ontario, Canada) you can see the "Mini Great Lakes". Zoom out and you'll see the "real" Great Lakes. Uluru (Ayers Rock) The Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Australia is a famous rock made of sandstone with a height of 863 m (2,831 ft). It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has a great spiritual significance to the local Aborigines. That's why visitors should not climb the Uluru. Sightseeing in Wien Wien hat unglaublich viel zu bieten. Von zahlreichen Museen über imperiale Bauten bis hin zu den berühmten Wiener Café-Häusern. Vancouver Some places with photos of my trip to Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. Wimbledon Championships The Wimbledon Championships - an annual Grand Slam tournament in tennis - are held from June 22 – July 5, 2009. The spectators traditionally eat strawberries and cream at the Championships. Over 2,000 kilos of strawberries are consumed a day.