Interesting facts about mountaineering

Mountaineering, or alpinism, is the set of outdoor activities that involves ascending tall mountains. Mountaineering-related activities include traditional outdoor climbing, skiing and traversing via ferratas. Mountaineering differs from other outdoor sports in that nature alone provides the field of action—and just about all of the challenges—for the participant. Climbing mountains embodies the thrills produced by … Read more

Interesting fact about carnation

Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus) also called grenadine, or clove pink is a flowering plant in the genius Dianthus, family Caryophyllaceae. It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but its exact range is unknown due to extensive cultivation for the last 2,000 year. One of the world’s oldest cultivated flowers, the carnation is appreciated for its … Read more

Interesting facts about bearberries

Bearberries are three species of dwarf shrubs in the genus Arctostaphylos. Other common names used for this fruit are kinnikinick, mealberry, sandberry and hog cranberry. The name “bearberry” for the plant derives from the edible fruit which is a favorite food of bears. Bearberry comes from its genus Arctostaphylos, from the Greek word for bear – … Read more

Interesting facts about the Oriental Pearl Tower

The Oriental Pearl Radio & Television Tower is a TV tower in Shanghai. It is commonly known as Oriental Pearl Tower. The tower is located in Pudong Park in Lujiazui, Shanghai. Construction began in 1991, and the tower was completed in 1994. The Oriental Pearl Tower is the world’s sixth tallest TV and radio tower. … Read more

Interesting facts about Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park is a United States national park located in southeastern Utah. On September 12, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Public Law 88-590 establishing Canyonlands National Park. Canyonlands National Park covers an area of 1,366 square kilometers (527 square miles) or 136,600 hectares (337,546 acres). The park preserves a colorful landscape eroded into countless … Read more

Interesting facts about Monument Valley

Monument Valley is perhaps the most famous example of the classic American West landscape, located within the Navajo Nation on the border of Arizona and Utah. It is characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 300 meters (1,000 feet) above the valley floor. The elevation of the valley floor ranges from … Read more

Interesting facts about paprika

Paprika a powdered spice with a deep orange-red color and a mildly pungent flavor, made from the dried and ground fruits of certain varieties of pepper. It is one of the world’s most popular spices. Although paprika is often associated with Hungarian cuisine, the peppers from which it is made are native to the New … Read more