The Highlands are a historic region of Scotland. In Scottish Gaelic, the region is known as the Gàidhealtachd, because it was traditionally the Gaelic-speaking part of Scotland, although the language is now largely confined to The Hebrides. Due to the outlawing of the traditional Highland way of life following the Jacobite Rising of 1745, the infamous Highland Clearances, and mass migration to urban areas during the Industrial Revolution, the area is now one of the most sparsely populated in Europe.
NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite captured colorful flowerbeds in the Netherlands.
When the springtime arrives, the bulbs sprout to produce beautiful rows of reds, oranges, and yellows—including 800 varieties of tulips. The season begins in March with purple crocuses, followed by hyacinths and daffodils. It ends with tulips reaching peak bloom in April.
Fishermen use green lights to attract plankton and fish, the preferred diet of squid which is active at night. Also, the lights of large Bangkok is bright which those of Phnoom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, are smaller.