Videographer Captures His 16 Surreal Days In Antarctica

After 20 days of traveling to what might be considered the world’s final frontier, Kalle Ljung offers the less daring–or perhaps less-monied–of us a surreal taste of Antarctica. Ljung and his traveling companions kicked off their excursion from Ushuaia, Argentina, then rounded Cape Horn to cross the Drake Passage and venture into Antarctica’s Melchior Islands, where Ljung stayed for 16 days. What he saw was absolutely breathtaking.

Sintra, The Portuguese City Of Architectural Delights

Sintra Portugal Pena Palace

The splendid Pena National Palace overlooking the town of Sintra, Portgual. Source: Flickr

Sintra is a three-dimensional anthology of architectural pleasure. Located on the Atlantic coast and only a half-hour’s drive from the capital city of Lisbon, the Portuguese city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995. Sintra’s abundant architectural and historical attractions include a municipal building completed in 1154, the royal palace whose conical kitchen chimneys rise into the sky like twin birthday hats, and the Quinta da Regaleira with its enigmatic sculpture and mossy, fairy-tale well.

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