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Cathedral Peak Resort - Central Drakensberg - South Africa

A Scenic Drive to the Cathedral Peak Hotel and Resort located within the Central Drakensberg. The Hotel and Resort is an Upmarket Facility featuring all the best entertainment and hikes... For a Full List of Facilities have a look at our GeoSolutions Review...  Google Maps Cathedral Peak Review ... The Entrance to the Cathedral Peak Hotel is warm and welcoming... Hikes include: 1. Blue Pools 2. Neptune's Pool 3. Ribbon Falls 4. Rainbow Gorge 5. Baboon Rock 6. Ribbon Falls 7. Mushroom Rock 8. Doreen Falls 9. Cathedral Peak 10. The Bell Helicopter Charters over the Mountains can be arranged. Quad Bikes and the Mike's Pass 4x4 Trail allow adventurers deeper access to the Drakensberg Mountain. The Restaurant and Bar offer delicious lunches for guests and day visitors with spectacular views. More Drakensberg Videos...  Drakensberg Adventure On Other Travel Blogs ...  Spioenkop Dam and Nature Reserve

The Florida Peninsula at Night from Space

                                                      Astronauts aboard the International Space Station took this photograph of Florida in October 2014. The peninsula is highly recognizable even at night, especially when looking roughly north, as our map-trained brains expect. Astronaut photograph ISS041-E-74232 was acquired on October 13, 2014, with a Nikon D3S digital camera using a 24 millimeter lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations Facility and the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, Johnson Space Center. The image was taken by the Expedition 41 crew. It has been cropped and enhanced to improve contrast, and lens artifacts have been removed. The International Space Station Program supports the laboratory as part of the ISS National Lab to help astronauts take pictures of Earth that will be of the greatest value to scientists and the public, and to make those images freely available on the Internet. Additional images taken by astronauts and cosm

Digital Town Planning by Night

“Here!” exclaimed Jebediah as he nosed his schooner onto a fan of fertile loam. Come sundown, a makeshift corral encircled his livestock, and by Sabbath eve, the crown of a crude barn rose above the neighboring hummock. Next spring, a steady procession of ships yielded a healthy crop of farmhouses. Wagon wheels burned a double track to the river landing, where itinerant capitalists soon repurposed a cluster of spartan shacks: Dispell ill humours at Rodger’s Saloon!  Satisfy your homestead needs with Trusty Mercantile!  Every fifth horseshoe free at The Irony! Forthwith straightened and graded, Main Street ran east to west, land astride platted into tidy rectangles. Soon, Washington and Jefferson joined in parallel, crossed at even intervals by perpendicular First, Second, and Third Streets. A crystal in saturated solution, this grid grew: shooting southeast into open country along Telegraph Road, doglegging left around Miller’s Swamp, and crossing the river