Wonders of the World

The Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The earth is an extraordinary planet because the land is made-up with natural wonders. It has displays of natural beauty in the form of wild flowers and sounds of natural environments, such as a waterfall, that have fascinated people throughout the years. Visit these natural wonders from our digital collections.

The earth is indeed an extraordinary planet and not just because of the infinite variety of life that it supports, the land itself is fabricated marvelously with wonders that possess inherent capacity to attract and allure people throughout the ages. The wonders of the world that are discussed in the book have been the subject of many books over the centuries, but our aim is to present something much more enlightening, stimulating, and engaging than straightforward description.

From the Mojave Desert in the USA to the Italian Dolomites, and from South Africa's Cape National Park to the Stirling Ranges of Australia, this book showcases the most spectacular displays of wild blooms on the planet.

While the Pilgrims were struggling to survive in the New World, work began on one of the Seven Wonders of the World: the Taj Mahal, built by Moghul emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The fascinating story of its creation is vividly conveyed in this narrative history.

Dan Gibson's Solitudes - Natural Wonders of the World

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