The beauty of planet earth has no limits, there are truly fascinating corners that must be seen at least once in life. Here you will find a list of 20 places that are worth traveling and enjoying with our own eyes. What do you think?
1. The Kawachi Fuji Gardens, Japan
The gardens Kawachi Fuji are in Kitakyushu City, Japan. They are covered with more than 150 plants of Wisteria and its main attraction is the Wisteria tunnel, which can be considered one of the most beautiful in the world. It is recommended to visit it between April and May.
2. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru
There are many roads that lead to Machu Picchu, but none like the Inca Trail. The most popular with travellers and the most famous pedestrian street in America. 43 kilometres of path between forests and dense fogs, ancient stone steps and majestic views. At the end comes the reward: the famous Puerta del Sol and its impressive views of the ruins of Machu Picchu.
3. The crystal clear waters of Moraine Lake, Canada
This natural wonder has been recognized as one of the most beautiful places on the planet. It is one of the most incredible views that we can find in Banff National Park, in Canada. Its turquoise blue waters surrounded by the valley of the Ten Peaks constitute a dream place.
4. The rice terraces of Yuanyang, China
The terraces of Yuanyang are one of the most spectacular human creations in southern China. One thousand three hundred years of patient labour as ants that has resulted in more than 11,000 hectares of winding and irregular terraces, all made by hand, which now cover the slopes of the Ailao creating a surprising landscape.
5. Northern Lights, Norway
Tromso, a city in northern Norway, boasts of being one of the best places in the world to see the northern lights, as well as being a good starting point to explore wild Lapland on the hunt for this spectacular phenomenon of nature.
6. The “stairs to heaven”, Hawaii
Almost 4,000 steps form the Haiku Trail on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Haiku Stairs, also known as Stairway to Heaven, have been closed to the public for more than 30 years due to their danger, but that does not prevent it from being one of the essential places in Hawaii and that it continues to attract hikers from all over the world. wanting adventure.
7. Glacial caves of Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland
The Vatnajokull National Park is one of the most spectacular circuits in northern Iceland. The majesty and grandeur of Europe’s second-largest glacier is impressive. It’s like going back to the ice age. In summer, when the water runs below the glacier, it forms unique ice caves. An unpredictable and totally changing phenomenon that is worth contemplating at least once in life.
8. Devil’s Pool, Zambia and Zimbabwe
In the Victoria Falls, one of the points where Zambia and Zimbabwe meet, is the most dangerous pool in the world, the “Devil’s Pool”, which allows curious people to swim a chasm more than 100 meters high. , not suitable for those who suffer from vertigo.
9. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Angkor Wat is the largest and best-preserved Hindu temple in the Angkor complex in Siem Reap. This set of temples literally engulfed by the jungle is considered the largest religious structure ever built and one of the most important archaeological treasures in the world.
10. Bastei Bridge, Saxon Switzerland
Bastei (bastion) is an incredible natural formation located on the Elbe River near Dresden in Saxony. It was formed by the erosion of water for a million years. The Bastei Bridge, rising nearly 200 meters, links several of the rocks and is itself a marvel of Victorian-era engineering.
11. Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
Located in the Plitvice Lakes National Park, listed as a World Heritage Site, this place could be known as the Water Paradise. 16 small lakes, multiple waterfalls and streams make this park a magical place that looks like something out of a fairy tale.
12. The Giza pyramids, Egypt
Located on the Giza plateau, 18 kilometres from Cairo, the Pyramids of Egypt are one of the oldest monuments in the world (2,500 BC). There are 3 main pyramids in Giza: Cheops, Kefrén and Micerinos. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest of the seven wonders of the world and the only one that still remains, in addition to being the largest of the Egyptian pyramids.
13. Kizhi, Russia
On the Island of Kizhi are the most important wooden churches in Russia, a reflection of the country’s rustic tradition with buildings listed as World Heritage by Unesco. It stands out the Church of the Transfiguration, from the 18th century, the largest of the temples, 37 meters high and 22 golden domes that keep the best of secrets: not a single nail was used in its construction.
14. Stonehenge, England
The construction of these imposing stone circles, Stonehenge, still remains an enigma for humanity. These megalithic monuments were built in the late Neolithic (20th century BC), in Amesbury, England. To this day we still do not know why they were built or abandoned, but it is worth contemplating them live and direct.
15. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
More than 2,900 coral reefs, nearly 35 million hectares, and up to 70 habitats. A World Heritage Site, many consider it to be the largest living being on the planet, it can even be seen from space! The Great Barrier Reef is a huge marine zoo where more than 1,800 species of fish live, including 150 sharks, some 5,000 molluscs and more than 400 different corals. A true paradise for lovers of diving.
16. Azores Islands, Portugal
The Azores islands, an archipelago of nine islands in the middle of the Atlantic, are a small paradise of pure nature. Still unspoilt landscapes, lush deep green forests, waterfalls and postcard lagoons. An ideal destination to disconnect, watch whales or immerse yourself in its spectacular tropical seabed.
17. Madagascar, Africa
There are few countries that look little or nothing like the rest of their immediate environment. Madagascar is one of them. Located in the Indian Ocean, it is the largest island in Africa, the fourth largest on the planet, an exotic paradise where you can enjoy nature and unique animals and plants in the world such as lemurs and millennial baobabs.
18. Uyuni Salt Flat, Bolivia
If there are destinations that are a challenge and an adventure, this is one of them. The Salar de Uyuni, in Bolivia, is located 3650 meters above sea level and is the largest continuous salt desert and the highest in the world. An ideal landscape for lovers of photography and adventure tourism.
19. Antelope Canyon Arizona
If we think of a canyon in the United States, the Grand Canyon of Colorado comes to mind. There is no doubt that it is an impressive place, but it is not the only one. In states like Utah and Arizona, we find great geological treasures and impressive rock cathedrals that will leave you speechless.
20. The majesty of the glaciers, Antarctica
Not everyone can boast of having been in the far reaches of the planet, so traveling to Antarctica, the southernmost area on planet Earth is a real luxury available to anyone who wants to live the adventure. To sail the seas towards the ‘end of the world’ in search of huge colonies of penguins, humpback whales, imposing glaciers and the privilege of crossing the Antarctic polar circle, is priceless.
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