September serves as a good time to be a bit nostalgic, diving deeply to the most unique memories - not only the recent, summer ones! As a throwback, recollect now some amazing landscapes you have in your mind. Beaches or mountains, lakes or seas, sunrises on sunsets, views from skyscrapers or tiny cottages, with your beloved family members or alone, while travelling or during business trip - anything! 💡
Have you taken pictures of these landscapes? Share them in the comments below, no matter if taken by camera or smartphone. Dynatrace Community is stunningly global - let’s show how do you derive from this aspect when you’re not home!
Authors of all exciting pictures will get special, dedicated badge expressing your adventurous nature. Taking the challenge is giving you some bonus 100 points as well! What’s more - who knows - maybe you’ll inspire community members to explore some new, extraordinary travel destinations? ✈️
Let me start with my recent shoot, capturing stunning sunset on Turkish Riviera!
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Thank you! 😁 Here is behind the scenes photo, BEWARE to fully cover up/use lots of bug spray if you ever decide to visit this place. The mosquitos are on steroids. I had to wear a hat with a net to protect my face.
Here are two more panoramic shots, multiple photos put together to create one view of Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
The National Mall (Washington Monument on the left. Thomas Jefferson Memorial on the right) , Washington D.C..
One of my favorite places and story has to be about Heart Island (Boldt Castle) on the border of NY and Canada, in Alexandrea Bay, home of the 1,000 Islands! (Yes, that's where the salad dressing originated from)
Heart Island was purchased by an immigrant (Georg Karl Boldt from Prussia) who rose the ranks in NYC and became very wealthy. Though his wealth was great, his love for his Wife (Louise Augusta Kehrer) was even greater.
Georg purchased Heart Island and began construction on a what would be a birthday present for his Wife. Just prior to Louise's birthday she passed away. Broken hearted, Georg telegraphed a letter to the constructions crews to drop their tools and leave the Island immediately. Georg would never return to the property again. The Castle was 97% complete by the time of Louise's passing. The property remained abandoned for years and slowly dilapidated from the elements until it was officially acquired by the thousand Island Bridge Authority with two stipulations. First, since Louise never got to spend the night let alone see the Castle, nor shall anyone spend the night at Boldt Castle. Lastly, the Castle will never be completed more then the 97% that it was when Louise died.
Such a heart breaking story, but there are also comical parts to Boldt Castle. Georg Boldt also constructed a place for his Mother in-law to stay. Not being too fond of his Mother in-law, he constructed her own house next to the Island.
Georg was fully aware that Louise's mother was very prone to sleep walking. So he ensured plenty of windows and door for her to exit her residence from:
If you look at the first picture you can see the little house surrounded by water just past Boldt Castle. In the rainy season the house has water right up to the doors!
I share the Iguazú Falls, north of my country, Argentina.
The name Iguazú comes from the Guarani words "i" meaning "water", and "ûasú " meaning "big". Legend has it that a deity planned to marry a beautiful woman named Naipí, who fled with her mortal lover Tarobá in a canoe. In a rage, the deity sliced the river, creating the waterfalls and condemning the lovers to an eternal fall.
And from the South
The lighthouse who inspired Jules Verne to write the famous "The Lighthouse at the End of the World"