They are the landmarks, spots, and milestones that are so broadly captured, we feel we know them totally. In any case, when you stop to truly consider it, how well do you truly know your general surroundings?
Here are photos that will change the way you view things.
1. The place where old tires go to die
This aerial photograph of a seemingly endless pile awaits burning in a cement factory in Bavaria!
2. The end of the Great Wall of China
The part of the wall inside Shanhai Pass that meets the sea is named the “Old Dragon Head” and it’s considered the traditional end of the Great Wall and the “First Pass Under Heaven”.
3. The Bavarian town of Nördlingen
This is the Bavarian town of Nördlingen, which was built in a 14-million-year-old meteor impact crater.
4. Cairo City
In case you need reminding that Cairo is a very old city…
5. A 360-degree rainbow as seen from an airplane
it is possible to see the full-circle of a rainbow if your vantage point is high enough or if you are close enough to the rain droplets that are creating the rainbow.
6. The Mercury
7. The Barcelona
Conformity and creativity side-by-side in Barcelona. Sagrada Família stands tall to the left of the photo.
8. An inside view of one of Google’s data centers
A central cooling plant in Google’s Douglas County, Georgia, data center.
9. The Mount Everest
There was a time when conquering Mount Everest was considered a great feat. These days you have to stand in line.
10. The NewYork City
The two sides of New York City.