Russian artist Evgeny Hontor’s fascination with fantasy inspires him to create beautifully detailed, sculpted creatures. Hontor uses velvet clay, acrylic paint, and taxidermy product to form and color the animals, while adding unique, gorgeous details. Check out more of his work on Tumblr.
Don’t count out Russia for breathtaking views. The Sochi Skypark Bridge—the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge—opened last summer, and boasts amazing mountain and river views above a 650-foot gorge. Designed to withstand a 9-magnitude earthquake with 3,000 people on it, the designers didn’t take any shortcuts.
Unless you’re the type of adventurist who plans to travel more than 2,000 meters underground, your best chance at seeing what lies in Krubera Cave are these illuminating pictures. Located in the mountain range Arabica in Abkhazia, Krubera Cave is the deepest known cave on Earth.