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Top 10 National Flags – South Korea, USA, Nepal, Canada, UK, Bhutan, Mexico

World's best flags. A website named rankers.com had polled among its readers to choose the best flag in the world. In which, Nepal's flag was ranked second. In today's '10 talks of Anand', I am talking about the top 10 best flags in the world. In addition to the flags, the background music also corresponds to a part of the national anthem of the country. In the 10th position, the flag of South Korea. (music - the national anthem of South Korea) The 9th best flag is the flag of the USA. (music - the national anthem of the USA) The 8th best flag is that of South Africa. (music - the national anthem of the South Africa.) The 7th best flag is the flag of Bhutan. (music - the national anthem of the Bhutan) The 6th best flag is the flag of Mexico. (music - the national of the Mexico) The 5th best flag is the flag of Brazil. (music - the national anthem of the Brazil) The 4th best flag is the flag of the United Kingdom (music - the national anthem of the United Kingdom) The 3rd best flag is the flag of Canada. (music - the national anthem of Canada) The 2nd best flag is the flag of Nepal (music - the national anthem of Nepal) The best flag in the world is the flag of Albania. (music - the national anthem of Albania) (music - all the national anthems of the respective flags.. #travel #travelgram #instatravel #traveling #travelling #travelphotography #traveler #travelingram #igtravel #mytravelgram #travelblogger #discover As found on Youtube Wanna Go?

Top 10 Things to Do in Scotland

The beauty of Scotland is a sight that will stay in your heart forever. This is one place you will want to visit. We have a few little secrets that can get you to your dream destinations for prices that you can afford... Write a commit to find out how.   #travel #travelgram #instatravel #traveling #travelling #travelphotography #traveler #travelingram #igtravel #mytravelgram #travelblogger #discover       As found on Youtube Wanna Go?

15 Most Dangerous Places on Earth

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• From deadly tsunami-prone locations to areas with an overabundance of crime, we count 15 places on Earth you are most likely to get killed in 15 - Sana'a - Yemen, • One of the most politically unstable places in the world, both Britain and America advising citizens to vacate the country due to terrorism fears • Their capital city of Sana'a, 7,500 feet about sea level, is surprisingly interesting to visit, even if it's also known as one of the most dangerous places to live, ever • A lot of the buildings are tetris-style geometric blocks stacked on top of each other, especially the Old City district full of beautifully designed buildings that harken back to the days when you weren't murdered constantly 14 - Cape Town - South Africa, • This place isn't so bad, except due to poverty and social turmoil the crime rate is atrociously high from desperate people • Like Yemen, this place attracts tourists for its beauty - but you are actually allowed to visit Cape Town, they just advise you don't travel alone and that you avoid the more notoriously dangerous districts 13 - Grand Canyon - Arizona, • You might not think it's a dangerous place because of what a tourist hotspot it is, but don't be fooled - all it takes is one wrong step and death is certain • At least, most of the time it is - a 21-year-old was driving across the edge when he accidentally plummeted off the cliff, but luckily he was saved by a tree that slowed his fall near the bottom • For others, the falls are intentional - the Grand Canyon is known to be the nation's second-highest location for suicide 12 - Danakil Desert - Ethiopia, • All foreign offices will advise you never to visit this desert, mainly due to a border conflict with Eritrea and the risk of getting kidnapped • The desert itself is also known for extreme temperature and strange landscapes, with the Danakil Depression known as a giant deep basin filled with volcanoes • This area was described by the National Geographic as among the cruellest places on Earth 11 - Naples - Italy, • Over 650,000 people live in this deathtrap, surrounded by volcanoes on all sides - with a single eruption forcing the evacuation of more than a million people from the surrounding area • Not even 2000 years ago, one of the nearby volcanoes exploded, destroying the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, with 50 subsequent volcano eruptions since • The nearby Mediterranean Sea hosts a resort island known as Ischia - an eruption there would affect Naples and might even be worse than the explosion 2000 years ago 10 - Maceio - Brazil, • Known to some as "murder central", this capital of the Alagoas state sees 135 murders for each 100,000 citizens per year • It even tops Rio de Janeiro which is itself known for the slums and back alleyways •

Florida Travel: Key Largo to Key West: Best of the Keys

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- Today, we start in Key Largo, and make our way all the way down to Key West, as we share with you some of our greatest memories of filming in the Florida Keys. But first up, we go to Key Largo, and take you on an undersea petting zoo adventure. You're going to love it. Something we call the creature feature. One of the best dives in the area is Captain Slate's Creature Feature. He and his underwater pets have entertained divers for over 30 years. Over the years, Captain Slate has made a name for himself by his extreme, and some would say bizarre, method of feeding these creatures. (light music) On our descent to the bottom, I was amazed at how quickly the fish gathered once they saw Captain Slate was coming. What an experience to be so close to these spectacular fish. The main event of the creature feature would be watching Captain Slate feed Psycho the barracuda. I do want to to stress not to try this on your own, as Captain Slate has been feeding in this area for over 30 years, and has developed a rapport with these creatures. The dive lasts about 30 minutes at 40 feet down. So it's a great experience for beginning divers. Exploring marine life underwater, definitely one of the coolest ways to do Florida. Hey, next up it's line management and back casting, with a little bit of stripping, as we show you how to do fly fishing. Our day would start early, with a 45-minute boat ride straight into the Everglades National Park. - Oh, right there, right there, he's on, he's on. - [Larry] Alright! - Ah-Haha. - [Larry] Good job, man. Watch your line, keep it away from your feet. OK, he goes one way, you go the other with the rod, just like a spinner. There you go. - Oh, yeah. - [Larry] Don't push it too hard. Take the time. - Ha ha, this is fun. Now we're talking. - [Larry] Alright. - Man, he just came up and just-- - Aw, he did. - Whopped it. - [Larry] Good job, man. - I love this, Larry. - [Larry] Oh, look at that snook. - Oh. (laughs) - [Larry] Awesome. - My first fish on a fly rod. And it's my favorite fish, a snook, beautiful. Author Isaac Walton called fly fishing the contemplative man's recreation. Well, Isaac was right, because I spent most of the day contemplating what the heck I was doing. This where you put your hand right here, Larry? I have never been so humbled by a sport in all my life. This was one of the most intense and exciting fishing experiences I've ever had. This unplugged version of fishing will try your patience, push your fishing skills, and unpack your appreciation for what it takes to catch a fish on the fly. Ha! - [Larry] Awesome. - Not bad, right? (both laugh) Now, we head south to Islamorada. To

History of Machu Picchu

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  Archaeological evidence uncovered around the site suggests that the area was first used for agricultural purposes back in 760 B.C.   The war of Vilcambamba Pachacutec in 1440 established the first settlement at the site. It was called the Tahuantinsuyo Empire which was later followed by the formation of the government of Manco Capac. It is thought that Machu Picchu was first inhabited by 300-1000 inhabitants, who were of the highest class or “Llactas”. The valleys around these areas were important for their agricultural contribution, however after death of the Emperor Pachacutec, it lost its importance, with the establishment of new sites like Ollaytantambo and Vilcambamba. The building of these new sites by his successors, in more accessible terrain made Machu Picchu less appealing. From 1527 to 1532, two brothers Huáscar and Atahualpa fought against each other in a civil war over the Inca Empire. Their father, Inca Huayna Capac had given each brother a section of the empire to manage, one in Huáscar in Cuzco and Atahualpa in Quito. When Huayna Capac and his heir, Ninan Cuyuchi, died somewhere between 1525 and 1527, the two brothers Atahualpa and Huáscar went to war over who should rule.  The population who had come to live in the Machu Picchu area from rural or remote locations left after the war ended to return to where they came from. Later another brother, Manco Inca was sent into exile in Vilcambamba, and Machu Picchu was deserted. Antonio Raimondi was an Italian geographer and scientist from Milan who visited Machu Picchu in 1851. In 1867 Augusto Berns arrived to mine the site. Hiram Bingham re-discovered the ruins in 1911. He documented and publicised his “discovery”. Photo of Hiram Bingham Related Content: Inca Ruins of Peru Machu Picchu Inca Ruins How to get to Machu Picchu Hiking to Machu Picchu Classic Inca Trail Classic Inca Trail Tour Itinerary Lares Inca Trail Lares Inca Trail Tour Itinerary Best Time to Visit Peru’s Machu Picchu Machu Picchu Hiking Tours Source link

What makes the Great Wall of China so extraordinary?

Wanna Go? A 13,000 mile dragon of earth and stone winds its way through the countryside of China with a history almost as long and serpentine as the structure. The Great Wall began as multiple walls of rammed earth built by individual feudal states during the Chunqiu period to protect against nomadic raiders north of China and each other. When Emperor Qin Shi Huang unified the states in 221 BCE, the Tibetan Plateau and Pacific Ocean became natural barriers, but the mountains in the north remained vulnerable to Mongol, Turkish, and Xiongnu invasions. To defend against them, the Emperor expanded the small walls built by his predecessors, connecting some and fortifying others. As the structures grew from Lintao in the west to Liaodong in the east, they collectively became known as The Long Wall. To accomplish this task, the Emperor enlisted soldiers and commoners, not always voluntarily. Of the hundreds of thousands of builders recorded during the Qin Dynasty, many were forcibly conscripted peasants and others were criminals serving out sentences. Under the Han Dynasty, the wall grew longer still, reaching 3700 miles, and spanning from Dunhuang to the Bohai Sea. Forced labor continued under the Han Emperor Han-Wudi , and the walls reputation grew into a notorious place of suffering. Poems and legends of the time told of laborers buried in nearby mass graves, or even within the wall itself. And while no human remains have been found inside, grave pits do indicate that many workers died from accidents, hunger and exhaustion. The wall was formidable but not invincible. Both Genghis and his son Khublai Khan managed to surmount the wall during the Mongol invasion of the 13th Century. After the Ming dynasty gained control in 1368, they began to refortify and further consolidate the wall using bricks and stones from local kilns. Averaging 23 feet high and 21 feet wide, the walls 5500 miles were punctuated by watchtowers. When raiders were sighted, fire and smoke signals traveled between towers until reinforcements arrived. Small openings along the wall let archers fire on invaders, while larger ones were used to drop stones and more. But even this new and improved wall was not enough. In 1644, northern Manchu clans overthrew the Ming to establish the Qing dynasty, incorporating Mongolia as well, Thus, for the second time, China was ruled by the very people the wall had tried to keep out. With the empire's borders now extending beyond the Great Wall, the fortifications lost their purpose. And without regular reinforcement, the wall fell into disrepair, rammed earth eroded, while brick and stone were plundered for building materials. But its job wasn't finished. During World War II, China used sections for defense against Japanese invasion, and some parts are still rumored to be used for military training. But the Wall's main purpose today is cultural. As one of the largest man-made structures on Earth, it was granted UNESCO World Heritage Status in 1987. Originally built to keep people out of China, the Great Wall now welcomes

BEST JUNGLE ZIPLINE ! – Karkloof | South Africa Vacation

Wanna Go? Aaah Guys aaah! You guys are still fast asleep from the car drive Guys we made it! We're here...Yay! We are in Karkloof its like a forresty place where cars drive No! Its where we're going to be doing the zipline guys like the best, the ultimate zipline in Africa and we're gonna do it! African zipline So cool, o.k Who's nervous, who's scared? I'm not nervous at all I'm super duper excited and I cant wait to get up there I'm a little nervous I'm not nervous! Are you? I just hope that pulley thing like keeps my weight Because I've been eating so much South African food and I feel like I've gained a couple pounds Thats fine, while you're on the zipline I'll start looking out for a new husband That sounds pretty good Louise! Good Luck!!! Hi Everyone! Guess where we are? Today we are in the mountains well, its not very mountainous but its hilly and we are going to do the karkloof canopy tours its basically a zipline through the tress here in South Africa its beautiful Today is beautiful day with the sun and blue sky Its beautiful! and I cant wait to do it Are you all kitted out? Are you guys going to do it as well? Yes! Is it your first time? No its not I hope its not your first time O.k guys your mission if you choose to accept it Is to scale the trees find the wounded soldier Retrieve him and bring him back! I think we already have the wounded soldier here and he's wounded in the brain You gotta make it exciting by creating a little story Its Crazy! Guys they forgot my harness Where's your harness? I'm Just kidding! Where's your safety equipment I'm just the camera lady today Guys what do you think of my beautiful gloves Extra, extra large and also my beautiful hat at this moment Very chic hey? Yes, in fact! Guys I feel like we're on survivor or Amazing race Not Amazing race, Naked and Afraid You know how in the beginning of the episode they have that trip in the car and they sitting in the back and they like 'aah look how pretty it is' and then next thing you know they stripping naked I hope we don't have to strip naked at the end of this Pierres first. Pierre you're really brave Yip! I'm gonna be Bear Grylls Do you have... Focus Pierre! Do you have what it takes to survive in a Jungle...with a Zipline? o.k, sit Off you go, enjoy! Bear Grylls Bye Pierre! Are you nervous Claude? I am, its the first time I'm doing this guys Oh, you'll be fine O.k Louise, hope the life insurance is paid up Bye! I'll start looking for a new husband! No! Bye Pierre! Go Pierre, whooo! Gabi are you ready? Yes! You can do it! Thank you! o.k sit O.k bye everybody See ya! whoa

Mysterious creature spotted in depths of Lake Tahoe

ATION, KEVIN OLIVER EXPORTS THE MYTHS AND REALITY OF HIS -- OF WHAT IS AT THE BOTTOM OF LAKE TAHOE. KEVI JUST AFTER SUNRISE, THEY MET UP WITH THE FAMILY TO HEAD OUT ON LAKE TAHOE. TODAY, THEY WERE TAKING HIM ON AN AMATEUR RESEARCH MISSION TO SEE WHAT LIES BENEATH. >> I'M LOOKING FOR ANYTHING THAT IS INTERESTING. I'M LOOKING FOR WILDLIFE, FOR BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPES, AND ANYTHING THAT WOULD GET PEOPLE INTERESTED IN LAKE TAHOE. KEVIN: PETLEY HAS DESIGNED AND BUILT HIS OWN WATERPROOF DEVICE TO HOW THEY GO PRO CAMERA AND POWERFUL CUSTOM LED LIGHTS, ALL CAPABLE OF WITHSTANDING THE PRESSURE AT TAHOE'S DEEPEST POINT. THERE IS SO MANY STORIES ABOUT WHAT IS AT THE BOTTOM OF LAKE TAHOE AND TO HAVE A CAMERA GO DOWN AND SHOW US, I AM ON BOARD. I WANT TO KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON. KEVIN: WHEN WE GET TO THE SPOT THEY WANT TO EXPLORE -- >> CAN YOU DROP THE PIN ON THE GPS? >> READY, EVELYN? HERE WE GO. KEVIN: PETLEY DROPS FOR MISSILE SHAPED DEVICE AND METHOD UP UNDERWATER. -- AND LET IT DROP UNDERWATER. THE CAMERA RECORDS THE WHOLE WAY DOWN, AND THE IMAGE GETTING DARKER BLUE AS THE SUNLIGHT DISAPPEARS. IT IS SO DEEP, IT TAKES MORE THAN FOUR MINUTES TO TRAVEL TO THE BOTTOM. WHAT WE SEE WHEN THE CAMERA GETS TO THE END OF THE LINE MAY NOT LOOK ALL THAT IMPRESSIVE, A MUDDY BED OF LAKE TAHOE, BUT IT IS STILL AN ACHIEVEMENT. THIS IS ONE OF THE DEEPEST POINTS OF THE LAKE EVER SEEN BY HUMANS. OTHER SUBMERSIBLES AND SCUBA DIVERS HAVE DROPBACK UNDERWATER VIDEO FROM SHALLOWER POINTS. THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS TRIED TO EXAMINE IT THE FAULT LINE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE LAKE THREE YEARS AGO, BUT NEVER MADE IT BECAUSE OF TECHNICAL PROBLEMS. PETLEY IS THE FIRST TO RECORD FIGURE FROM THE LAKE'S DEEPEST LEVELS. >> EVERY TIME WE DO IT, EVERYTHING IS NEW. KEVIN: THIS IS JUST ONE LOCATION PETLEY IS ANXIOUS TO EXPLORE. LAKE TAHOE'S WATER MADE EVEN RENOWNED FOR ITS CLARITY, BUT AT ITS DEPTHS, IT STILL HOLDS MYSTERIES AND LURE. FINDING THE EXACT SPOT TO LOOK IS THE HARD PART. THERE IS NO LIFE FEED -- LIVE FEED FROM THE BOTTOM. PETLEY' CREW ADDED A GLOW STICK AND SARDINES, HOPING AT MIGHT ATTRACT WHATEVER LURKS IN TAHOE'S WATERS. HE DROPS IT IN THE RE -- IT AND THE REEL SPINS. WE NOTICED SOMETHING SWIM BY THE LENS. IT'S DIFFICULT TO IDENTIFY WHAT KIND OF FISH IT IS. PETLEY'S CAMERA CAUGHT THIS. >> WE DON'T KNOW EXACTLY WHAT IT IS. KEVIN: THIS RESEARCHERS SAY THAT WHILE THE ANIMAL LOOKS REMARKABLY SHARKLIKE, EXPERTS AT UC DAVIS BELIEVE IT IS MOST LIKELY A VERY LARGE LAKE TROUT. PETLEY IS HOPING TO EXPAND AND REFINE HIS PROJECT TO EXPLORE MORE OF THE LAKE BED. >> I DEFINITELY THINK THERE IS A SPECIES AND LIFE AT THE BOTTOM OF TAHOE THAT WE DO NOT KNOW ABOUT. KEVIN: AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONSAs

The Best Country In The World, According To Millennials

Wanna Go! What's the best country in the entire world, according to young people? >> Hm, I don't know. But I bet it's no country for old men. [MUSIC] >> Welcome back to Think Tank everybody. It's Hannah and it's John. And we're living in a country, will it be the best country? >> Nope. >> You'll have to stick around and find out. >> Can we make it great, again? >> We can't but maybe someone can. So the US News and World Report, who I think is best known for their college rankings and all of that, they have asked young people from all around the globe what the best country is? >> Yeah. >> And here is the top five. So we have got the Netherlands, Denmark. Which are like basically the same thing. >> No. >> France, Sweden, and Australia. >> Yeah. >> There is only, I am going to say there are three different countries out of those five. >> So, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden very close together. But they are known for- >> Sweden is different. >> Denmark is supposed to be the happiest country in the world. And Netherlands. Isn't Sweden also supposedly known for their happiness based off- >> Even they're dirty socialists. >> All their policies. I think that's probably a reason that they're so happy. >> That doesn't make any sense, okay? Don't people want freedom from tyranny? >> And then in France they have macaroons, so obviously that's why they're happy, all carbo loading all day long. And then. >> They also have French women. >> Australia. >> Has Australian women. >> Has [LAUGH] gorgeous people- >> And cool animals. >> Great beaches, cool animals. >> Australia's the place where animals have been pushed by evolution to either be the cutest animals in the world or the most deadly animals in the world. >> Yeah. >> Sometimes both. >> Like those jellyfish. >> Yeah so, look we've got a lot of Europe there. >> Yeah. >> And Australia, which is basically Europe. >> Yeah. >> But, man, even when you just take European prisoners, they make a good country. Isn't that interesting? And, so then, let's jump to number five. The US. No! >> U-S-A. U-S. >> We don't cheer for number five. We bomb number five. >> I'll take top five. >> Number five? >> Because think about what is going on in the media right now John. Think about our political climate. No wonder nobody wants to live here. >> Is this the Trump handicap? >> I don't want to live here right now. It is the Trump handicap. >> We could have been a contender. >> Australia, take me. >> God damn it. Okay, well then the question is, who beats us? Japan. >> Or. >> See that's not fair though. >> [INAUDIBLE] >> That's not fair because this is millennials, young people talking about our country and Japan and doesn't have any young people anymore. >> It's. >> So they're

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