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http://500px.com/photo/189820239 Falling Star Sinkhole in Oman by szirazabierowski -Bimmah Sinkhole (Arabic هـويـة نـجـم Hawaiyat Najm) is a water-filled depression structurally a sinkhole in the limestone of eastern Muscat Governorate in the Sultanate of Oman. A lake of turquoise waters it is 50 m by 70 m wide and approximately 20 m deep. It is only about 600 m away from the sea[1] between the coastal towns of Ḑibāb and Bimmah. The sinkhole was formed by a collapse of the surface layer due…

The Chinese are coming - Tymbaki / Komos Beach Crete - Tourist and locals are not the only beach users. Will the super cargo ships of China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) cause a detrimental impact on the annual birthing migration of the sea turtles to Kommos beach? http://www.kommosconservancy.org/the-chinese-are-coming/

Nyhavn

Nyhavn in København K Nyhavn is one of the most iconic harbours in Scandinavia where large sailing ships at full mast dock beside the astounding and unforgettable buildings, many of which date back to the 1600’s. A popular destination for both locals and tourists alike, the many charming outdoor restaurants along the harbour are the ideal places to relax and unwind throughout the day. Soak up the historic atmosphere with good food and cold beer. This is the perfect starting point for…

SHIPPING - the CHEAPEST and EASIEST way to travel around Greece is still by boat. Fleets of merchant ships connect the many islands with the mainland, moving supplies and industrial products, while ferries carry vehicles, local people and tourists. Ship-owners have built up huge fleets of ships, with the result that Greece now has the largest merchant fleet in the world.

China's southernmost city expected to be like a trip to the Maldives Journey to China's southernmost city expected to be like a trip to the Maldives Sansha nicknamed the "city of spray" because of its proximity to the sea will become a major tourist attraction comparable to the Maldives and will be a key post on the Maritime Silk Road its mayor said. "We will develop some islands and reefs to accommodate a select number of tourists" Xiao Jie mayor of China's southernmost city told China…

The Kalakala the first aerodynamic art deco ferry. The Washington State Ferry, built on the hull of another ship, plied the waters of Puget Sound, 1935 to 1967.

Bali Marine Police release sea turtles back to the sea - On Thursday Indonesia's Marine Police seized 45 sea turtles from an illegal poaching ship in Bali. Locals and tourists alike assisted police in returning the animals to their natural habitat.

https://flic.kr/p/pPFLBX | Piran, Slovenia - Old Town @Blue Hour | Piran is probably the most beautiful of Slovenia's coastal towns, perched on a tiny piece of land jutting into the sea. It feels more like an Italian coastal town, without all the Italian tourists, and for good reason: Piran was part of the Venetian empire from the late 13th century to the end of the 18th century. Piran is an extremely picturesque small Italianate city on the Adriatic coast of Slovenia. It is one of…

Istanbul Sultan Ahmet Mosque

Istanbul Sultan Ahmet Mosque http://videohive.net/item/istanbul-sultan-ahmet-mosque/8242936?ref=damiamio Istanbul Sultan Ahmet Mosque in winter. Ablution In A Historical Mosque. tourists are coming to turkey for the holidays. Islam is a religion is very important in Turkey. Muslims pray in the mosque. tourism is highly developed in Istanbul. very nice sea view. There are boats and ships at sea. tour boats roam the sea. views of people love it. beyo?lu is the heart of Istanbul…