Photos of Champasak Province, Laos

Southern LaosChampasak (or Champassak, Champasack) is a province in southwestern Laos, near the borders with Thailand and Cambodia. It is one of the three principalities that succeeded the Lao kingdom of Lan Xang. In 2005, it had a reported population of 607,333. The capital is Pakse, but it takes its name from Champasak, the former capital of the Kingdom of Champasak.
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Photos of Tendra Spit, Ukraine

Tendra SpitTendra Spit is a sandbar in Black Sea near the coast of Kherson Oblast in Ukraine. The island serves as a separation of Gulf of Tendra from Black Sea located at the southern and western part of the bay. In the west the island has a spit Bili Kuchuhury which stretching east through the Gulf of Tendra as a shoal reaches the Yahorlyk Kut peninsula.
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Photos of Miniatürk. Istanbul, Turkey

MiniatürkMiniatürk is a miniature park situated at the north-eastern shore of Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey. It was opened May 2, 2003. Miniatürk covers a total area of 60,000 square metres (650,000 sq ft). It is one of the world’s largest miniature parks with its 15,000 m2 (160,000 sq ft) model area. The park contains 122 models in 1:25 scale. It contains structures from in and around Turkey, as well as interpretations of historic structures.
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Photos of Palanok Castle, Ukraine

DSCF8531The Palanok Castle or Mukachevo Castle is a historic castle in the city of Mukachevo in the western Ukrainian oblast (province) of Zakarpattia. The Palanok Castle is delicately preserved, and is located on a former 68 metre high volcanic hill. The castle complex consists of three parts: the high, middle, and low castle.
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