0 Likes

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

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
Caricate: 17/01/2010
Aggiornato: 05/09/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


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
A Christmas Tree Decorations Outfitting Store
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
Martin Schrattenholz
Vorderes Alpjoch
Ukraine
Поляна Сказок
Adrian M. Flores
Windy Point Vista - Milky Way Horizon - Tucson,AZ
zeljko soletic
Empty navy tunnel from communist times
Gavin Farrell
Sólheimajökulsvegur Glacier Part 3
Luis Erantzcani
Cardón en Espíritu Santo
Washington State Parks Foundation
North Head Lighthouse Lantern Room - Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington
H.J.Weber
Puerto Mogan - Yellow Submarine interior cockpit
Marcus Marstaller
Urdenbacher Kaempe In Ice
kiyoharu takamura
chichibunomiya memorial park front at night
zeljko soletic
Arslanagic bridge
HongYan Wang
镜泊湖-吊水楼瀑布
Dieter Hofer
Gitzotest
Dieter Hofer
Salz1a
Dieter Hofer
01
Dieter Hofer
Group 1 Br5f9644 Br5f9648 4 Images
Dieter Hofer
Ct01
Dieter Hofer
Astro2a
Dieter Hofer
Milchstrasse
Dieter Hofer
Handeggfall bridge
Dieter Hofer
Farnsburg
Dieter Hofer
Stitch220
Dieter Hofer
the Church of Calonico (Ticino) Switzerland-3
Dieter Hofer
Theatre Square, Basel
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.