Chandelier in the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, UAE

This magnificient chandelier, decorated with Swarowski cristals, gold and other precious stones, hangs in the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi. It is one of the four identical chandeliers, each weighing 2 tonnes. There are still three more chandeliers, two larger (8 tons) and one even larger (12 tons). Of course, with more Swarowski cristals, precious stones and gold.

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Photo: Beckov castle ruins

Beckov is a small village between Trenčín and Piešťany. A ruin of a medieval castle on a high rock is visible from far away. The castle has been integral part of Slovak history and a lot of tales about knights and kings are associated with it. The location is ideal for a short trip into the countryside and in the summer, the castle grounds host an exhibition of medieval arts and skills.

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