N٠U٠U٠K

N٠U٠U٠K

Sunny panorama of Nuuk, capital of Greenland with the city founder, Hans Egede, iconic statue.

Nuuk (Danish colonial name: Godthåb) is the capital and largest city of Greenland. It is the seat of government and by far the country’s largest cultural and economic centre. Nuuk contains almost a third of Greenland’s population (~17,000 inhabitants).

Nuuk is the Kalaallisut word for “cape”. It is so named because of its position at the end of Nuup Kangerlua, a massive fjord on the eastern shore of the Labrador Sea known for outstanding nature: waterfalls, sea-cliffs, whales and scattered icebergs. Its latitude, at 64°10′ N, makes it the world’s northernmost capital, located only a few kilometres farther north than the Icelandic capital Reykjavík.

Nuuk’s waterfront is dotted with brightly coloured houses against the backdrop of Sermitsiaq mountain. Greenland National Museum and Nuuk Art Museum have absolutely interesting displays. The Katuaq cultural center offers films, concerts and art. The modern building of the University of Greenland, Greenland’s only university, deserve a visit as well.


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Varallo

Varallo

Varallo from the cablecar, Piedmont (Italy).

Varallo, commonly known as Varallo Sesia, is a comune and town of about 7,400 inhabitants in the province of Vercelli in the Piedmont region of north-west Italy. It is situated in Valsesia, at 450 metres (1,480 ft) above sea level and some 66 kilometres (41 mi) north-northeast of Vercelli and 55 kilometres (34 mi) northwest of Novara.

Breakthrough

Breakthrough

Southern Alps, New Zealand.

The Southern Alps (Māori: Kā Tiritiri o te Moana) are a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand’s South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the island’s western side.
The range runs 500 km north to south. The tallest peak is Aoraki / Mount Cook, the highest point in New Zealand at 3,724 metres (12,218 ft) and there are sixteen other points that exceed 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) in height. The mountains are cut through with glacial valleys and lakes.
The Southern Alps lie along a geological plate boundary, part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, with the Pacific Plate to the southeast pushing westward and colliding with the northward-moving Indo-Australian Plate to the northwest.


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S٠I٠N٠G٠A٠P٠O٠R٠E

S٠I٠N٠G٠A٠P٠O٠R٠E

Singapore (from the top of Marina Bay Sands Hotel).


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Mystic Memory

Mystic Memory

Southern Alps, New Zealand.

The Southern Alps (Māori: Kā Tiritiri o te Moana) are a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand’s South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the island’s western side.
The range runs 500 km north to south. The tallest peak is Aoraki / Mount Cook, the highest point in New Zealand at 3,724 metres (12,218 ft) and there are sixteen other points that exceed 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) in height. The mountains are cut through with glacial valleys and lakes.
The Southern Alps lie along a geological plate boundary, part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, with the Pacific Plate to the southeast pushing westward and colliding with the northward-moving Indo-Australian Plate to the northwest.


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endless world

endless world

Southern Alps, New Zealand.

The Southern Alps (Māori: Kā Tiritiri o te Moana) are a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand’s South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the island’s western side.
The range runs 500 km north to south. The tallest peak is Aoraki / Mount Cook, the highest point in New Zealand at 3,724 metres (12,218 ft) and there are sixteen other points that exceed 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) in height. The mountains are cut through with glacial valleys and lakes.
The Southern Alps lie along a geological plate boundary, part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, with the Pacific Plate to the southeast pushing westward and colliding with the northward-moving Indo-Australian Plate to the northwest.


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Discoverer

Discoverer

Seagull at Kaka Point, South Island (New Zealand).


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