Negev desert on map

negev desert on map

Negev desert on map is a semi desert region of southern Israel. One of the largest city of this region Beersheba. The desert Negev is home to Ben Gurion University. On this University are also institutes for Desert Research, Jacob Blaustein and Albert Katz International School also for desert study. Nearby is campus SDE Boker. The word Negev on Hebrew means “dry”. Also scientist fined in Bible that this name were used for direction south. In Arabic it is known as al – Naqab. This desert is over 14,000 km…

Phi Phi Islands Krabi

Phi Phi Islands Krabi

Phi Phi Islands Krabi are located in Thailand. There are situated between Andaman Sea and Phuket islands. Its administratively is Krabi province. Phi phi islands are one of the largest groups of islands. First population were a Muslim fisherman’s, later it was a coconut plantation. Also today is more than 75 % of Muslim population. It is considered that this area is one of the oldest communities in Thailand. The name Phi Phi is pronounced “pee pee”. The origin of this name originates from Malay. The name refers to Fiery…

Chan Mai Thai

Chan Mai Thai

Chan Mai Thai is northern capital city of Thailand, the earliest history trace of this city can be seen in remnants of the original city walls, inner walls, squared inner city and moated, Chaing Mai is very approachable it feels small but the center is well defined and above all the mountain of Doi Suthep is forming a perfect backdrop, it has over 100 Buddhist temples some of Burmese or Shan origin, there is also mosques, Hindu Temples, one Sikh temple and Christian churches, in the end it reflects the…

Persepolis Shiraz

Persepolis Shiraz

Persepolis Shiraz is Iranian town situated in the south west. It is approximately 4000 years old. In the 13th century it was the center of the arts and letters due to many scholars and artists that lived there. Shiraz was the capital of the Persia in the 18th century. Shiraz is known as the city of poets, wine and flowers. It is a center of Iranian culture and the hometown of many poets; but it is mostly famous for many gardens that can be seen in the town. One of…

Phuket photos

Phuket is Thailand´s largest island connected to the land by a bridge. It is situated in the Andaman sea. It consists of 1 large and 39 small islands. The island is mostly mountainous; only on the western coast you can see beautiful sandy beaches which are nowadays very popular among tourists. The most of the Phuket´s income is derived from the tourism and rubber plantations. In 2004 Phuket was destroyed by a disastrous tsunami; 5300 people were killed. All buildings and other attractions are now restored. Phuket is blessed with…

Ellora caves

ellora caves

Ellora caves is archaeological site located in the Indian state of Maharashtra, Ellora is well known for its monumental caves, it represent the Indian rock-cut architecture, it is actually the structures excavated out of vertical face of the Charanandri hills, it is a site with 34 caves some Buddhist, Hindu and Jain caves with its monasteries and temples, there are 12 Buddhist cave, 17 Hindu and 5 Jin, in the end Ellora demonstrate the religious harmony during the Indian history, Vihara is cave 1 with 8 cells among the Buddhist…

The holy city of Varanasi

The holy city of Varanasi

On the banks of the River Ganges in northern India lies colorful holy city Varanasi, it has been important cultural, historic and religious center for more than 5,000 years, presided over by Shiva Varanasi is the most important Hindu pilgrimage site in the world, the ghats or stone steps along the river banks are the main focus of religion, here is ritual to bath in the water and perform PUJA to the rising sun, here many old and sick Hindus come to the city to die surviving their last days,…

Temple in Petra Jordan

Temple in Petra Jordan is archaeological and historical ghost city in Jordan governor ate who lies on the slop of Mount Hor, its famous by its buildings carved into the rocks, its protected by UNESCO and it is World Site Heritage, it is located on half way between the Bay of Akata to the Dead Sea in a wide valley in the hill area of Edon, impressive eastern entrance leads steeply down through a dark, narrow gorge called a Siq which is a natural geological feature formed from a deep…

Ajanta caves

In Maharashtra count of India is located Ajanta the 31 rock cut cave monuments, caves include sculptures and paintings that are considered to be a masterpiece of both Buddhist religious art, Ajanta caves are under the protection of UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first cave or Cave one was built on the end of the horse-shoe shaped scarp, the cave has one of the most fascinating cravings on its facade with relief sculptures, there are scenes crawled from life of the Buddha, cave have a front court with cells and…