The remote corner of Indonesia is set to be transformed from a forest backwater on the island of Borneo to a global city — a new capital of a country whose 260 million people make it the world's fourth most populous.
People come from all over Japan to climb to the summit of Mount Fuji to see the sunrise.
With a midnight walk in the graveyard and the chance to play some show tunes on the church organ, "champers" — short for church campers — make the most of the experience.
Skimming low over the gleaming white glaciers on Greenland's coast in a modified 1940s plane, three NASA scientists, led by an Elvis-impersonating oceanographer, waited to drop a probe into the water beneath them.
Holidaymakers splash in the turquoise waters of the Rosignano Solvay beach in Tuscany and laze on its pristine white sands -- most of them fully aware that the picture-perfect swimming spot owes its allure to a nearby factory.
"It's nature's magical design," says a tourist guide, waxing poetic as he comments on the impressive red cliffs plunging into a turquoise sea at the Scandola nature reserve on France's Corsica island.
In the video, one can see Sahu very excited at the beginning of paragliding, but later on he got so nervous that he was quick to ask the instructor to land him.
Thousands of revellers hurled tonnes of tomatoes at each other on Wednesday, cavorting in the red pulp beneath their feet in the Spanish town of Bunol.
The timing of this new night bus route will be from 10:00 PM to 5:00AM (next day).
The city, Egypt's second-largest, is surrounded on three sides by the Mediterranean and backs up to a lake, making it uniquely susceptible to the rise in sea levels caused by global warming and the melting of the polar ice caps.