Pulpit Rock - Norway

Preikestolen or Prekestolen, also known as Preacher's Pulpit or Pulpit Rock, and by the old local name Hyvlatonnå, is a massive cliff 604 metres (1982 feet) above Lysefjorden, Norway. The top of the cliff is approximately 25 by 25 metres (82 by 82 feet) square and almost flat, and is a famous tourist attraction in Norway.

During the four summer months of 2009, approximately 130,000 people took the 3.8 km (2.4 mi.) hike to Preikestolen, making it one of the most visited natural tourist attractions in Norway.
The pulpit rock is located in Rogaland, a western district of southern Norway. the city of Stavanger, the fourth largest city in Norway, is located only 25 kilometers from the site and the parking facility of the pulpit rock is located about one hour from Stavanger by ferry and car.

Pulpit Rock - Norway

Pulpit Rock - Norway

Pulpit Rock - Norway

Pulpit Rock - Norway

Pulpit Rock - Norway

Pulpit Rock - Norway

Pulpit Rock - Norway

Beautiful Philippines

WONDERFUL PHILIPPINES! !!
Here are some of the picturesque places in the Philippines; there are 7,107 islands to explore!

Banaue Rice Terraces, Ifugao
Banaue Rice Terraces, Ifugao

El Nido Bay , Palawan
El Nido Bay , Palawan

Boracay Island, Aklan
Boracay Island, Aklan

Monaco de Boracay Resorts, Boracay Island
Monaco de Boracay Resorts, Boracay Island

Pinatubo Volcano Crater Lake , Zambales
Pinatubo Volcano Crater Lake , Zambales

Mayon Volcano, Albay
Mayon Volcano, Albay
(The most perfect cone shaped mountain in the world.)

Batanes Island , Northern Philippines
Batanes Island , Northern Philippines

Pearl Farm, Samal Island , Davao
Pearl Farm, Samal Island , Davao

Roxas Boulevard, Manila Bay
Roxas Boulevard, Manila Bay

SM Mall of Asia
SM Mall of Asia
(3rd largest mall in the world!)

Makati Central Business District, Makati City
Makati Central Business District, Makati City

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Mehndi Designs,Mehandi aslo Called Henna Is commonly applied on hands and legs by women in India,pakistan.Girls apply Different Designs on hands,palms,arms etc using mehndi cones.mehandi decorates the body of girls and women.Specially Indian girls on special ocassions like marriage festivals applied on hands and legs.

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Mehndi, or henna tattoos, is a Hindu art that forms an intricate design most commonly on the feet and palms of the hand. Most commonly used during Hindu weddings, Mehndi is thought to bring good luck and fortune to the wearer. Not only is Mehndi a beautiful art growing in popularity, the henna used is said to create a "cooling" effect that stimulates the nerve endings.

This post showcasing 18 beautiful mehndi designs for your inspiration.

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

18 Beautiful Mehndi Designs

Mount Everest Wallpapers

Mount Everest in Clouds
Mount Everest in Clouds
Photograph by Jimmy Chin

Upon seeing Mount Everest clearly for the first time in 1921 after weeks of travel, George Leigh Mallory wrote, "It was a prodigious white fang, an excrescence from the jaw of the world. We saw Mount Everest."

Himalayan Valley
Himalayan Valley

Photograph by Barry C. Bishop

Himalayan peaks tower behind a cabin in Nepal. The Sherpa are the predominant ethnic group in this area, and their livelihood has come to depend on the tens of thousands of tourists who visit the Himalaya each year.

Windblown Peak
Windblown Peak
Photograph by Barry C. Bishop

"The wind whips and tears at us as we perch precariously on Earth's highest pinnacle," said Barry Bishop after he and his team successfully made it to the top of Mount Everest in 1963.

Mount Everest and Mount Nuptse
Mount Everest and Mount Nuptse
Photograph by Bobby Model

Sprinkled with snow, Mount Nuptse stands in front of its Himalayan cousin, Mount Everest. At 25,790 feet (7861 meters), Nuptse falls a few thousand feet short of Everest.

Himalaya Mountains
Himalaya Mountains
Photograph by Gordon Wiltsie

In 1921, famed Everest explorer George Leigh Mallory wrote to his wife saying, "I can't tell you how it possesses me, and what a prospect it is." In 1924 he perished trying to reach the top. His body was not discovered until 1999.

Everest in Evening
Everest in Evening
Photograph by Bobby Model

At the peak of Mount Everest, atmospheric pressure is a mere 30 percent of that at sea level, meaning that a climber's breath takes in only 30 percent of the oxygen that it normally does, causing the body and mind to begin breaking down.

Mount Everest at Sunset
Mount Everest at Sunset
Photograph by Maria Stenzel

Before being named Mount Everest by the British in 1865, the mountain had gone by many names in many languages over the centuries. Tibetans call it Chomolungma, often translated as "mother of the universe."

Snow-capped Everest
Snow-capped Everest
Photograph by Jodi Cobb

Barry Bishop, who summitted Everest in 1963, wrote in a November 1988 National Geographic article: "We had been lucky that season: Everest had been uncommonly tranquil. In short, the weather had been only miserable, not impossible."

Khumbu Valley, Nepal
Khumbu Valley, Nepal
Photograph by Tim Laman

A Sherpa village in Nepal rests at the base of Mount Everest. Predominantly Buddhist, Sherpa continue to lead simple lives even as tourism brings more and more visitors to their land each year.

View From the Top of the World
View From the Top of the World
Photograph by Barry C. Bishop

Not many people have had the opportunity to look down on the peaks of the Himalaya, but this 1963 picture from photographer Barry Bishop gave proof that Americans had finally reached the summit of Mount Everest. Bishop's teammates became the first Americans to summit Everest on May 1, 1963.

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