Strange Google Maps glitches
People who live here hear a lot on the internet about how crazy the landscape s, in fact it is just a Google Map glitch and the roads are fin but imagine how unfazed one would have to dwell in this place.
Asian mountain roads
Despite the real dangers at high altitude of this place, the mountain roads in Asia are always busy and sometimes the only available and affordable choice for locals needing to get from one point another, the locals are used to their roads that they dare to travel on the bus roofs.
Solvay Hut, Switzerland
It is located at an altitude of 4,003 m above sea level on the rout to Matterhorn. Inside the Solvay Hut are 10 beds and a radiotelephone. There’s no food because the hut can be used only in case of emergencies associated with weather deterioration.
Lava flow from a volcano turned the place into a ghost town in 1986, although the access to this place has been closed, a few people still live there. There were 35 houses remaining in Kalapana by 2010.
The Hanging Monastery, China
Built into a cliff in 491 near the sacred Mount Heng, it combines Buddhist, Taoist and Confucian altars. A number of halls were constructed along the steep rock that serves as the back wall. The monastery has been protected as a national monument of China since 1982.
Lichtenstein Castle, Germany
This fairy tale castle is in located at an altitude of 817 m, next to it are the ruins of medieval fortress, built in 1150-1200 and destroyed in the late 14th century. In 1840-1842, the present castle was constructed and it belongs to the Dukes of Urach. It houses a collection of historical weapons and armor and is open to visitors.
Meteora Monasteries, Greece
Its location on steep cliff provided security against invasions, throughout their history, there have been 22 or 24 monasteries. Most of them have turned into ruins and today only 6 exist: 4 male monasteries and 2 nunneries.
Korowai tree houses, Indonesia
The Korowai are people that inhabit southern West of Papua in the Indonesian Province of Papua. They’re famous for building tree house at high altitudes like about 50 m hence they’re able to escape floods and from rival clans capturing women and children for slavery.
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