Month: June 2013

The Petronas Towers in Malaysia.

The Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, with a height of 452 m, were the world’s tallest building until 2003. These gigantic twin towers are the headquarters of the Malaysian oil company “Petronas”. Petronas is the acronym for the National Oil Corporation of Malaysia, incorporated on August 17, 1974. Full government ownership, the corporation handles all …

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The Banaue Rice Terraces in Philippines.

The Banaue Rice Terraces in Luzon and considered World Heritage by UNESCO, are ancient buildings to cultivate this cereal in the slopes of the mountainous provinces in the Philippines, with plantations above 1,500 meters above the sea. Banaue, with a population of around 21,000 people, comprising 19 small villages, where people do not live surprisingly …

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