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Bratislavský hrad – The main massive rectangular castle in Bratislava
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Bratislavský hrad – The main massive rectangular castle in Bratislava

The castle's site, like today's city, has been inhabited for thousands of years, because it is strategically located in the center of Europe at an important ford used to cross the Danube river, and at an important crossing of central European ancient trad...
Monumento al Descamisado – The dream that never came true in Buenos Aires
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Monumento al Descamisado – The dream that never came true in Buenos Aires

In 1951 Eva Perón, wife of the President of Argentina, conceived the idea of ​​erecting a monument to commemorate of October 17. The monument would consist of a gigantic statue of a worker. Beneath the statue, a grave would guard the remains of a shirtles...
Virgen de la Paz – The tallest statue in the Americas in Trujillo
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Virgen de la Paz – The tallest statue in the Americas in Trujillo

Virgin of Peace, is a colossal memorial sculpture of the Virgin Mary . The statue is 47 meters high, 16 meters wide, 18 meters deep at the base and has a concrete weight of around 1200 tons. Virgen de la Paz is the tallest statue in Latin America a...
Ixtoc I – One of the largest oil slicks in history in the Gulf of Campeche
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Ixtoc I – One of the largest oil slicks in history in the Gulf of Campeche

An exploratory oil well being drilled by the semi-submersible drilling rig Sedco 135 in the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of Mexico. Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex was drilling a 3 km deep oil well when on 3 June 1979 the drilling rig Sedco 135 los...
Popeye Village – The Sailor’s village film set in Mellieh
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Popeye Village – The Sailor’s village film set in Mellieh

A fictional muscular American cartoon character created by Elzie Crisler Segar. The character first appeared in the daily King Features comic strip Thimble Theatre on January 17, 1929, and Popeye became the strip's title in later years. The character has ...

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