Shavarsh Karapetyan – Champion swimmer who saved 20 lives from sunken bus

SHAVARSH KARAPETYAN Shavarsh Karapetyan was World Champion fin swimmer for 17 times, European Champion for 13 times and Soviet Champion for 7 times. But he is best remembered for saving 20 lives when a bus fell in to a lake in Yerevan, Armenia in 1976. Early Life Karapetyan was born in Armenia in 1953. At […]

Nazca Lines – Mysterious drawings that can be seen only from plane

NAZCA LINES Nazca Lines are huge drawings in Nazca desert in Peru. There are hundreds of drawings of birds, animals, plants, simple geometrical lines. They are even visible from satellite. Nazca Lines were declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Archeologists believe they were created by people of Nazca culture between 500 BC and 500 […]

Leshan Buddha – Largest stone Buddha in the world

 Leshan Buddha is the largest stone Buddha statue in the World, located near Leshan city in Sichuan province China. It is the tallest pre-modern statue in the World. It was carved into the side of Mount Lingyun around 1300 years ago. It is located near Leshan city at the junction of three rivers namely Min, […]

Juliane Koepcke – Sole survivor of plane crash in the Amazon forest

Juliane Koepcke Juliane Koepcke was sole survivor of crash of LANSA (Peruvian local airline) flight 508 which happened on 24th December 1971 with 92 passengers and crew travelling from Lima, Peru to Pucallpa, Peru. Juliane was High School senior, 17 years old at that time and she was travelling with her mother Maria Koepcke to […]

Hugh Glass – The True Story behind the movie ‘The Revenant’

Hugh Glass Hugh Glass was an American hunter, fur trapper,  fur trader, explorer whose story of survival still inspires millions of people and his story has been made into two feature films namely Man in the Wilderness, The Revenant. In an expedition of fur trapping leaded by General Ashley he was attacked by a grizzly […]

Hampi – Capital of 14th century Vijayanagar Empire

Hampi was capital of Vijayanagar Empire in 14th century. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Situated on the banks of river Tungabhadra the ruins of the capital, temples, monuments and the history of the once rich kingdom make it one of the best tourist spots in Karnataka, India. It is situated 350km north of […]

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