Lee Kuan Yew – Founder of Singapore

Lee Kuan Yew  Lee Kuan Yew was the first Prime Minister of Singapore; he served in that from 1959 to 1990. He was longest serving Prime Minister in the world. He is regarded as founding father of Singapore. Under his rule Singapore transformed into one of the most prosperous country in Asia-Pacific region. Lee was […]

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 […]

Hallelujah Mountains – mountains which inspired Avatar floating mountains

Hallelujah Mountains are located in Zhangjiajie National Park Forest in Hunan Province in China. It’s unique for its pillar like mountains. These mountains are inspiration behind floating mountains of Avatar movie. Location Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is part of larger Wulingyuvan Scenic Area which is recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Site in 1992. The […]

Francois Hollande – French President

Francois Hollande is 24th and current President of France since 2012. He was leader of French Socialist Party from 1997-2008. Hollande born in Rouen, France in a middle-class family, his father Georges Gustave Hollande was an ENT Specialist doctor and his mother Nicole Frederique Marguerite Tribert was a social worker. Early Life He attended a […]

Coober Pedy – Underground town in Australia

COOBER PEDY –UNDERGROUND MINING TOWN IN AUSTRALIA Coober Pedy is a mining town in South Australia. It is called ‘opal capital of the world’. But it is famous for its underground houses. The town is located some 800 km from Adelaide. In 1915 first opal was found in that town since then it is supplying […]

Baikal Lake – Largest fresh water lake in the world

Baikal Lake Baikal Lake is located in Southern Siberia, Russia. It is the largest fresh water lake by volume in the World. It’s also deepest lake in the World. It contains almost 20% of surface fresh water in the World. It is World’s oldest lake, which was formed more than 25 million years ago. Geography […]

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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