Breathtaking Places That You Didn’t Know Existed
Our planet Earth has more to offer than we may think... Get out and grab the chance to explore!
The world is a beautiful place full of mysterious wonders. From natural sights from across the world, we bring to you some of the most striking natural landmarks that can be found in our stunning green and blue planet. Don’t let your imagination go wild because these places actually do exist on Earth!
Tunnel of Love (Ukraine)
No, this is not a scene from a romantic comedy, in fact, this striking leafy tunnel can be found near Kleven in Ukraine. Located in the forests of Ukraine, this long, nature-filled tunnel provides a 2.9 km rail route for private trains.
Tulip’s Fields (Netherlands)
Known for its gorgeous flowers and gardens, Netherlands’ is home to Tulip’s Field. The attraction has a number of vibrant red, yellow and pink colours across its striking land and is a sight that is not to be missed!
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Salar De Uyuni (Bolivia)
This is not coming from an animation or science fiction film, this breathtaking wonder is the world’s largest salt flat, covering 12,000 sq km.
What was once a large salt lake, has now dried up and left seasonal puddles and salt pans, which are appears to look like a surface made of a reflective mirror.
Mendenhall Ice Caves (USA)
This spectacular ice cave is located in Alaska, USA and measures at an estimated 19.3 km. Located only a short drive away from downtown Juneau in South East Alaska, the Mendenhall Ice Caves are part of the federally protected Tongass National Forest.
Bamboo Forest (Japan)
One of the most photographed images in Kyoto, Japan, the Bamboo Forest is truly a site to see, that leaves visitors deeply connected within themselves, and leaving them in a state of complete awe.
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Wisteria Flower Tunnel (Japan)
Located in Kitakyushu, Japan, the Wisteria Flower Tunnel is said to be the main attraction of the Kawachi Fuji Garden.
With more than 140 flowering plants, the tunnel is welcoming to tourists who are captivated by the tunnel’s unique and natural flower arrangements and vibrant colours.
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Antalope Canyon (USA)
This majestic stone formation is located in the Grand Canyon, Arizona. This attraction can be found in the Lake Powell area and is a must-see structure for all photography enthusiasts.
Lake Retba (Senegal)
Known as Lac Rose by Senegal nationals, this lake is located close to the Atlantic Ocean and has a high amount of salt content, which is comparable to the salt contents in Jordan's Dead Sea!
This natural wonder is a sight that is rare to see and is located less than an hour away from the Capital city of Senegal, Dakar.
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Zhangye Danxia Landform (China)
This imaginative looking landscape consists of various red cliffs and colourful ridges that overpower the simple green and grey plains.
Standing a few hundred metres tall, the Zhangye Danxia looks like a picture from an oil painting and is definitely unique in its colour and formation!
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Wadi El-Hitan (Egypt)
Known in English as the Whale Valley, Wadi El-Hitan is located in the Western Desert of Egypt.
The appropriately titled desert is home to a number of fossil remains of the earliest, and now extinct species of whales, known as the Archaeoceti.
The Archaeoceti is one of the significant aspects of evolutionary studies, as it suggests that whales were once land creatures, in this very desert. At night, Wadi El-Hitan can be a major camp site where one can have a breath taking view of the night sky, while gazing at the shooting stars, constellations and more!
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Grand Prismatic Spring (USA)
Located in Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Prismatic Spring is the largest hot spring in the United States. With an estimated 370 feet diameter and a depth of an estimated 121 feet, the Grand Prismatic Spring is one of the rarest springs of its kind in North America.
Serengeti National Park (Kenya)
Located in Kenya, this National park is visited by over 90,000 tourists annually. Known as one of the oldest National Parks of its kind on Earth, Serengeti is a remarkable and historical site, which has climatic, vegetative, and wildlife elements that have consistently remained the same since the past million years!
Serengeti parks and reserves are protected, to ensure that the animals live safely and are comfortable in their natural habitat. Serengeti is famous for its wildlife migration patterns in which an estimated one million wildebeests and 200,000 zebras travel from the northern hills to the southern plains for the long rainy months ahead.
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Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
With a breathtaking view of the underwater world, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world.
With an ample amount of marine life, the Great Barrier Reef is comprised of over 3000 coral cays and reef systems and is surrounded by hundreds of tropical islands and beaches.
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Moravian Fields (Czech Republic)
This vineyard and agricultural land is most commonly known for its beauty and wildlife.
With farmers carefully planting their crops, in a way that would reflect the sunlight vividly, the hilly landscape creates an out-of-this-world scenery that looks magical!
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Banff National Park (Canada)
Discovered in 1883, this national park was once a cave with hot spring on Alberta’s Rocky Mountains.
Banff National Park is Canada’s first national park and the third national park in the world.
With a number of valleys, mountains, glaciers, forests, meadows and rivers, this 6,641 sq. km park is one of the most the most pristine destination spots in North America.
King Si Waterfall (Laos)
This three tier waterfall is measured at 200 feet and begins in a shallow body of water on top of a steep hillside.
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Fly Geyser (USA)
Covered in thermophile algae, the Fly Geyser has grown rapidly in the last 40 years as geothermal water pockets have deposited their minerals onto the desert surface.
The unique green and red colours are a result of the thermophile algae, which thrives in hot environment, to give us this unbelievable sight!
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Great Blue Hole (Belize)
A second home to snorkelers and scuba divers, the Great Blue Hole gives visitors the experience of exploring the crystal-clear waters and observing the abundance of marine life and coral formations.
The marine life in the Great Blue Hole include nurse sharks, giant groupers, Caribbean reef sharks, Blacktip sharks and more.
Door to Hell (Turkmenistan)
Located in the heart of the Karakum Desert, this giant hole of fire was first created by geologists more than 40 years ago, to prevent the spread of methane gas. Remarkably, the flames have been burning ever since.
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If you’re looking for a mineral bath spa, then head over to Pamukkale and experience the natural beauty from this spring.
The spring consists of minerals from the earth and cascade over a cliff and fall into different pits. The liquid eventually cools off and turns into white calcium that forms itself into a several small white pools.
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