A Modern Mecca

The Royal Clock Of Mecca

Who says that pilgrimage destinations have to look as old as they are? Located in Saudi Arabia, the architects of the Abraj Al Bait Towers–otherwise known as Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower–strove to foster a modernized and record-breaking mecca for its visitors. The towers boast the title of world’s largest clock face and world’s tallest hotel.

The Bright Lights Of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Urban Density

Source: Flickr, http://www.flickr.com/photos/danielcheong/7630091368/sizes/l/in/photostream/

Hong Kong may be the world’s most vertical city, but in this photograph it seems like one of the most illuminated as well.