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Alila Villas Hadahaa Maldives, on a tropical island in the North Huvadhoo Atoll, is a luxury retreat of modern design delight amidst the vast ocean and island glory that is the Maldives. Alila Villas Hadahaa is to the Maldives as the Rolls Royce is to luxury vehicles; it is the best of the best. With its renowned tropical vegetation, infinite views of white sand beaches against an endless azure sea, and some of the world’s finest diving reefs at your feet, the Maldives is a true visual masterpiece and as magnificent a destination as one will ever find. Visit the official website here.
The caves in Meteora, Greece, had inhabitants for fifty millennia, but due to raids, “hermit monks” moved to the safety of sandstone rock pinnacles in the 9th century and began building monasteries. More monks and nuns came, building more monasteries perched high upon the cliffs. Wikipedia reports, “Access to the monasteries was originally (and deliberately) difficult, requiring either long ladders lashed together or large nets used to haul up both goods and people. This required quite a leap of faith — the ropes were replaced, so the story goes, only ‘when the Lord let them break.’”
Cano Cristales - Crystal River. River of five colors, as the locals call it, originates in the south of the mountain chain Macarena, Colombia, and flows eastward to its confluence with the Guayabero river. In the Cano Cristales found five colors: yellow, blue, green, black and red. All of them are waste product of many algae and, depending on time of year, color saturation, or weakened or strengthened.