A brilliant glass and metal observation tower with a donut-shaped observation platform grew up on the horizon of the seaside city of Brighton in England. The official opening of the world’s thinnest observation tower took place quite recently.
Called “vertical pier” tower has the official name of The British Airways i360, or just i360. Its height is 162 meters, and the width is only 3.8 meters. The observation platform also functions as an elevator, raising up to 200 passengers to the top, where they can enjoy stunning views of the city and the English Channel. All this makes the i360 the world’s highest moving observation tower, as well as the highest construction of Sussex. Continue reading
Immersed in the tropical greenery of the Cayman Islands, famous for its excellent climate, is recognized as one of the world’s best places for recreation and scuba diving, yachting and surfing. There is virtually no crime in the Cayman Islands. Wonderful beaches, modern entertainment industry, developed infrastructure, low taxes and political stability are the main motives for recreation here, as well as for the purchase of real estate or financial transactions. Built from coral blocks, the walls of picturesque local towns and numerous villas, the year-round warm and clear water, and the modest flow of “organized tourists” make the Caymans one of the best holiday destinations in the Caribbean. Continue reading
Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park lies halfway between the Eastern edge of North Sound and the East coast of Grand Cayman, about 20 minutes ‘ walk from Georgetown. The Park is built among the spurs of low hills in the area of charming “light” landscape, and contains about 300 species of trees and shrubs peculiar to these Islands. The Park is famous for its orchids (bloom from may to June), iguanas (which are, for obvious reasons, often called “elusive”, and which can be seen infrequently), as well as parrots and other birds. The nearby mastic Trail passes through the old picturesque forest, which once supplied the early settlers with wood and resin, and is now carefully guarded. Continue reading