At first glance, this place looks very strange, although at a second glance too … A giant large-scale landscape monument called the Irish Sky Garden in Crater was created by the famous American artist James Thurrell. Yes, this is an artificial landmark, but it is very attractive!
James Turrell is one of those artists who belong to the pleiad of Californian conceptualists. It was he who in the late 1960s declared that the object as a work of art is a past stage. Continue reading
Speaking of Sherwood Forest, Robin Hood comes to mind as the first association. It is difficult to say whether such a person existed in reality, or is it just a fiction, a legend and a fairy tale. Nevertheless, there is definitely a refuge in this legendary park.
History of Sherwood Forest
Currently, the famous Sherwood Forest is a national reserve located near Klimston, Nottinghamshire, England. Continue reading
Dark Alley – a popular natural landmark of Ireland, known far beyond its borders. Freakish trees grow near the village of Armoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tunnel is known as one of the most mystical and mysterious wonders of nature, shrouded in legends and incredible stories for centuries.
In different seasons and different times, this forest seems to be completely different. In the sunshine, in the fog or in the evening twilight, the Dark Alley have an indelible impression. Photographers from all over the world come here for amazing shots. Continue reading
The garden of cosmic speculation in Scotland ranks first among the most unusual gardens in the world. It was created by American landscape architect Charles Alexander Jenks in 1989 in the city of Dumfries. His wife, Maggie Keswick, a specialist in the gardens of Japan and China, received the 1988 Portrack House as an inheritance. Together they decided to build a miniature of the entire universe – to combine botany with mathematics, astronomy, geometry, physics, chemistry, and to translate these ideas into landscape design. The garden is dedicated to the process of birth of the universe and its development, the place of man in this infinite space and the role of science. Continue reading
Needles on the Isle of Wight is an impressive limestone geological formation located in the western part of the Isle of Wight, England. Three rocks pointed at the top lined up in a row towards the lighthouse of the mid-nineteenth century.
The name “Needles” was inspired by a fourth needle-shaped rock called “Lot’s Wife”, which collapsed in 1764 during a heavy storm. Continue reading