11 posts tagged river
A little piece of summer is still left…overlooking New York City’s skyline :-)
Millennium Bridge - Southwalk, London on Flickr.
Have you ever been across this bridge in London? The Millennium Bridge’s interesting design was a result of a competition by the Southwark council in 1996. It stands today as a popular bridge with a view of some of the city’s famous attractions!
Manhattan East River View - New York on Flickr.
This is a beautiful image capturing New York City’s most significant skyscrapers over the Manhattan East River. Which building is your favorite?
Tower Bridge - London, England on Flickr.
The Tower Bridge is one of London’s iconic symbols. It officially opened on June 30, 1894 and it still stands today as the most essential crossing for people over the Thames River. If you are visiting London this summer, the bridge offers a walkway that showcases an exhibition of how and why the Bridge was built. Looking from all angles, this bridge is a beautiful sight in the London city.
One of the best spots in the Southern French Alps in the summer is probably the Verdon Canyon. The great panoramas and the surprising wildlife speak for themselves, just get yourself a proper breath of fresh air. A good idea may be to follow the river with a rental pedalo and stream along the current while enjoying the surroundings. Now just watch the video and learn more about it.
Paris is part of the biggest cities in the world, and the wide choice of places to visit might get you lost. Find your way by following the link to our article, with the 5 best things to do in Paris on your first time. The Eiffel Tower and the Seine River are obviously part of the list, but what are the others?
As the weather is gradually warming up, Parisians and tourists will be irresistibly drawn to the banks of the Seine River. Some parts of the banks, called “Paris Plages”, even offer a sandy spot in the center of the city to make the most of the sometimes hot weather. So whether walking along the stream, sitting and enjoying the calm, or taking your toll of the beach in Paris, tell us how life can get simpler?
Fontaine de Vaucluse - Southern French Alps on Flickr.
This hidden gem can be found in the Provence region in the South of France, built on a mountain source at the foot of the Vaucluse mountains and a 785ft cliff. Historically, it was only called “Vaucluse” (closed valley in Latin), which gave the area its name, and still is the biggest river source in France.
The Mighty Gorges du Verdon
The Verdon River, seen below, cuts through an impressive gorge in the Grand Canyon of Verdon, part of the Verdon Natural Park. This is a picture of the sunset hitting the cliff tops and their beautiful valley. This impressive landmark can be followed along the river in canoes, which makes a great deal of a touristic destination!
Celebrating the 150 days that are left until the Olympics in London
The rings are 11 x 25 meter and are floating down the Thames River in London
The Thames River plays a central role in London, as it is one of the main reasons that the city has gained a major international influence. It used to be very active, providing water supply as well as many other resources thanks to the incessant boats riding its current. However nowadays it is mainly used for tourist boat tours. This article will follow the river and provide you with the main reasons to spend some time there, whether catching a boat to cross the Tower Bridge or finding the best panoramic spots.