NASA has proclaimed this image the MOST amazing high definition image of Earth ever. This ‘Blue Marble’ image of the Earth was taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA’s most recently launched Earth-observing satellite – Suomi NPP.
The Abbey Library of Saint Gall was founded by Saint Othmar, the founder of the Abbey of St. The library collection is the oldest in Switzerland, and is one of earliest and most important monastic libraries in the world.
Gorges de l'Areuse, Switzerland The Val de Travers is a Jura mountain valley perpendicular to the main valleys (hence the name). The river Areuse has cut itself steeply through the soft limestone and clay sediments. It's one of those Roman bridges too.