0 Likes

'Victoriahaus' in the Botanical Garden of the University of Basel, Switzerland
Schweiz

The Victoriahaus was built in 1898 specifically for the giant water lily 'Victoria Regia'. It is one of the highlights of the botanical garden of the University of Basel. 

Copyright: Dieter Hofer
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14910x7455
Hochgeladen: 17/01/2010
Aktualisiert: 05/09/2014
Angesehen:

...


Tags: greenhouse water lily basel switzerland hofi hophi
comments powered by Disqus

Carsten T. Rees
Basel, Botanical Garden, Viktoriahaus
Adam Ciarcinski
Basel Botanique
Carsten T. Rees
Basel, Botanical Garden, Agave americana - Blossom - View 2
Carsten T. Rees
Basel, Botanical Garden, Agave americana - Blossom - View 1
Carsten T. Rees
Basel, Street Corner Nadelberg - Imbergässlein
Carsten T. Rees
Basel, Church St. Peter, near Petersgasse
Werner Getzmann
"Old Aunt" at the Carnival in Basel
Dieter Hofer
das Weihnachtsbaumschmuckausstattungsgeschäft
Markus Lissner
Rathausplatz
Werner Getzmann
Carnival in Basel on Monday, also called Cortege
Markus Lissner
Rossetti
Dieter Hofer
Market Square in Basel after a Winter Rain Shower
Peter Pajor
Bayon, Angkor Cambodia
Martin
CHERNOBYL - Hospital
Roberto Scavino
Monumental Cemetery, infrared panorama
Jiri Vambera
Playground in Visaginas 2
Martin
CHERNOBYL - Amusement Park
Martin
CHERNOBYL - SCHOOL
Tom Sadowski
Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
Jan Vrsinsky
Lookout from Piazza Vitorio Veneto
Uldis Bardins
"Funny zoo" in Salaspils Botanic Garden
Martin
CHERNOBYL - Nuclear reactor
Jan Vrsinsky
Horseshoe Shape of Vltava River
Ramin Dehdashti
Dasht-e Kavir
Dieter Hofer
05
Dieter Hofer
01test
Dieter Hofer
04
Dieter Hofer
Schafmatt 2
Dieter Hofer
The Roman Theatre of Augusta Raurica
Dieter Hofer
Farnsburg1a
Dieter Hofer
Old Railway Bridge at Ponte Brolla
Dieter Hofer
B00
Dieter Hofer
Theater square Basel
Dieter Hofer
D04
Dieter Hofer
Stift Olsberg
Dieter Hofer
Furkapass, Grimselpass, Rhonegletscher, Obergoms
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.