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
Загружена: 17/01/2010
Обновлено: 05/09/2014
Просмотров:

...


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

Adam Ciarcinski
Basel Botanique
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
Felix Hagemann
Switzerland Basel Markplatz
Brian Opyd
Basel City Hall Courtyard
Luis Marques
Marktplatz - Basel
Dieter Hofer
Courtyard of the Basel Townhall
Dieter Hofer
Courtyard of the Basel Townhall, Switzerland
Thomas Bredenfeld
Votiv Church
panoramas-thailand.com
Villa Belle 5 star villa Sunset on Koh Samui
Uwe Wieteck
Der Bergahorn vom Klausbachtal
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
Kasteel Doorwerth
Tom Baetsen
Tunnel Log in Sequoia National Park
Richard Drew
Argonne Labs Gamma Ray Detector Assembly
heiwa4126
Tsukuda-ko-bashi bridge
heiwa4126
East Japan railyard complex : a factory
Uwe Buecher
Falkensteiner Höhle, Bad Urach
Andrea Biffi
gondole a Venezia
Daniel Oi
Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
Ruediger Kottmann
Wank mittelstation wankbahn garmisch partenkirchen germany
Dieter Hofer
Museum Jean Tinguely in Basel Switzerland
Dieter Hofer
not the most attractive place to live...
Dieter Hofer
05
Dieter Hofer
Dreirosen Bridge over the Rhine in Basel, Switzerland
Dieter Hofer
Kirche St. Martin in Magden
Dieter Hofer
01
Dieter Hofer
Olsberg
Dieter Hofer
Basel SBB Railway Station
Dieter Hofer
Garden32 1
Dieter Hofer
08
Dieter Hofer
Giessen Waterfall near Ruenenberg Switzerland 1
Dieter Hofer
Camping Sutz 1
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.