Beauty in Nature in Melissani Caves

Located on the Kefalonia Island in Greece, this spectacular cave was lost for centuries until being rediscovered in 1951 by Giannis Petrocheilos. Take a look at this beautiful cave system and the island that it is part of.

In Greek mythology it is believed that Nymph’s used to live in these caves.

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This is what Tour De France Cyclists Eat

The 104 th edition of this Grand Tour de France started on July 1 and will continue until July 23. Each cyclist burns between 5000-7000 calories per day/per stage, due to the great physical effort and output, sprinting, climbing mountains, all that combined makes them burn thousands of calories which they need to replenish with food like this, everyday.

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Creamy Spaghetti with lots of meat, cheese and chunky veggies.

So, if you want to eat like this everyday, grab your bike and climb the mountains at top speed!

Beauty in Nature Spectacular Waterfall

The Victoria Falls, also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya, is a truly marvelous waterfall, located on the Zambia and Zimbabwe border. The water of Zambezi river falls down in a straight line for 354 ft (108 m). It is wide ( 5,604 ft/1,708 m), therefore water spray raises very high and can be spotted from many kilometers away.

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This is Where Peruvian Marmalade comes from

…from this gorgeous, exotic and easy to grow plant in your yard, farm or ranch:

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Physalis Peruviana known as Cape Goosberry.- Physalis peruviana is a plant species of the genus Physalis. It is originally from Peru. The plant and its fruit is known as uchuva (Colombia), Capuli (Peru) Cape gooseberry (South Africa, UK, Australia, New Zealand), Inca berry, Aztec berry, golden berry, giant ground cherry, African ground cherry, Peruvian groundcherry, Peruvian cherry, amour en cage (France, French for “love in a cage”), and sometimes simply Physalis (United Kingdom).

This is Where Hawaiian Chocolate comes from

…from this tropical and exotic tree plant:

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Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

“Lower-quality cacao beans often get mixed in with premium varieties on their way to becoming chocolate bars, truffles, sauces and liqueurs.”

“But the stakes for policing the chocolate industry are high. It’s a multi-billion dollar global enterprise, and in some places, it’s as much art as business. There’s also a conservation angle to knowing whether products are truly what confectioners claim them to be.”

Exotic Flowers for Exotic Bees

Lots of flowers provide abundant nectar and pollen for bees. All Bees get all of their carbohydrates from floral nectar, and all of their protein from floral pollen.

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Bees rely on flowers to supply them with the food they need to survive. Some flowers (e.g. tomatoes) provide only pollen, the main source of protein for bees. Other flowers (e.g. clovers) provide both nectar and pollen, thus providing both protein and
carbohydrates.