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Stories, Photographs, and Experiences from around the World

Mulka’s Cave

On the outside, Mulka's Cave looks like a large rock devoid of any significance. However, Mulka's Cave is home to Western Australia's largest collection of Aboriginal art. Like the nearby Hippo's Yawn, Mulka's Cave is also a tafone.   Enter the cave and look up and...

Hippo’s Yawn

Hippo's Yawn is a tafone within a very large boulder. Tafoni are rock weathering patterns which usually occur through wind and water. In the case of Hippo's Yawn, though, salt from the nearby salt lakes caused the weathering here.   The process of salt weathering is...

Wave Rock

Located in Western Australia's Wheatbelt, Wave Rock is a granite inselberg that looks like an ocean wave that is about to break. This geological feature is about 15 meters tall and 110 meters wide and makes up the north side of a solitary hill called Hyden Rock.   The...

Flypast Fremantle

It is twilight, and the day's first light reveals ominous clouds with a red stripe on the horizon. Underneath the clouds, the lights of Fremantle shine brightly along the Australian coast as the airplane descends towards its destination, Perth Airport. Although it...

SkyBar (Traders Hotel)

To many, the Petronas Twin Towers are the most recognizable structures of Kuala Lumpur. Standing 452 metres in height, the twin towers were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004. Although they no longer hold this title, they are still the tallest twin...

The Observatory (America’s Square)

The United States Capitol Complex is the home to United States federal government's legislative branch (a.k.a. the U.S. Congress). Although the compound house other structures such as the Supreme Court Building and the United States Botanic Garden, the U.S. Capitol...

Spruce Knob

At 4,863 feet above sea level, Spruce Knob is the highest point in West Virginia. It is also the summit of Spruce Mountain, the highest peak of the Allegheny Mountains, and the highest point of the Allegheny Front.   From the parking lot, follow a paved trail to get...

Sideling Hill Road Cut

Completed in 1991, Interstate 68 is an interstate highway that connects Morgantown, West Virginia with Hancock, Maryland. One of the spectacular feature of this freeway is at Sideling Hill, a syncline mountain of the Allegheny Mountains.   Because of its steepness,...

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