25 Unearthly Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist. As we are celebrating the 45th anniversary of humans walking on the Moon, let's take a peek at the totally unearthly-looking places that are actually here, on the planet Earth.
From pink lakes to the gates of hell, our mother nature is pretty wicked with her wonders. We feel that these 25 amazing destinations will make your eyes pop and jaws drop. An Animated Guide to Nature's Best Wayfinding Secrets - Atlas Obscura. Tristan Gooley is an expert at what he calls “natural navigation.”
In a series of fascinating books, most recently How to Read Water, but also The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs and The Natural Navigator: The Rediscovered Art of Letting Nature Be Your Guide, he shares incredibly useful tips and insights aimed at helping people notice simple truths about the world around them.
Gooley’s particular genius is that once he shows you something about nature that you didn’t realize before, you’ll never be able to not see it again. Recently, we sat down with Gooley and asked him to share five of his favorite natural navigation tricks with Atlas Obscura readers. The World's Friendliest Country. To all our nomads, jetsetters and quarter-life-crisis adventurers: Some countries are less hospitable to foreign tourists than others.
If you’ve been bitten by the wanderlust bug, you should learn where the locals are friendliest to foreigners and which snooty citizens will give you the death stare the moment your plane kisses the runway. Willkommen and sayonara? For expats, Taiwan is the friendliest country — and Kuwait is the rudest. According to InterNations’ Expat Insider 2016 Index, you’ll likely be welcomed with open arms in Taiwan, Uganda and Costa Rica, which took the top three spots for the world’s friendliest countries, followed by Mexico and Colombia.
On the other hand, locals may just give you the cold shoulder in Norway, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The surprising part? 52 global tourist attractions that actually live up to the hype. FOR MANY TRAVELERS, once a place gets hit so much it becomes a “tourist attraction,” it loses much of its attraction.
Still, there are some places so epic in scale and uniqueness and cultural relevance that even if they’re blown out with other visitors, you still gotta check them out. 1. Yosemite National Park (California, USA) La ruta de los "castillo de arena", en Marruecos. The Cave Of Three Bridges. The 250m high Baatara Gorge Waterfall at Tannourine in Lebanon cascades through a limestone cave and three ‘bridges’ formed by millions of years of erosion and rockfalls.
Un paseo por la aldea de película más bonita del mundo (Hobbiton set, Nueva Zelanda) Hace pocos días, pude hacer el tour por el set de filmación de Hobbiton, la aldea Hobbit que está recreada de una forma increíble en una zona rural de Matamata en Nueva Zelanda.
Tal como en el libro, la locación elegida por Peter Jackson para filmar éste lugar es una zona de colinas, junto a un arroyo, lago y hasta una pradera que parece irreal. Imagen * Todas las imágenes siguientes están bajo licencia Creative Commons (Autor: Matías Callone) Camping info, most likely repost but it was new to me, so maybe it'll be new to you. © gillesvidal - photographe. 20 Places to see in your 20s. TOP 20: 20 Places to See in your 20s 20.
Lantern Festival, Taiwan Here’s a photo you’ve likely seen doing the endless rounds on social media – and it’s little wonder due to the spectacular nature of the photograph, which encapsulates the spirit and wonder of the Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival in Taiwan. 19. Great Wall of China. 29 Surreal Places In America You Need To Visit Before You Die. If you live in the U.S., you don’t need a passport to see what mother nature has to offer.
Too beautiful to be real? 16 surreal landscapes found on Earth. These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself.
Photo: Greg Mote/Flickr The Wave, Arizona, U.S. Photo: Shutterstock Travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey Photo: Shutterstock Photo: Shutterstock. Here Are 25 Beautiful Adventures You Should Be Having Right Now. This stairway hike is the most dangerous and illegal hike in America. Hey, Led Zeppelin, if you’re still looking to buy a stairway to heaven, I think I found one for you.
Climbing 3,922 steps up, these winding stairs are located on the island of O’ahu in Hawaii and remain one of the most frequented illegal hikes in the world. The set of stairs, known as the Haiku Stairs, were originally built during World War II as an easy way to traverse up the steep cliffs of the Haiku Valley while constructing radio towers. Puentes “vivos” en la India. India – un país de misterios, milagros y la iluminación espiritual. Huge mirror of the world. In the south of the desert plains of the Altiplano, Bolivia at an altitude of 3,650 m above sea level, lies a dried-up salt lake Salar de Uyuni.Its area is 10,582 km ², this is the largest salt marsh in the world. In the rainy season is covered with a thin layer of saline water and turns into a huge mirror. Travel + Leisure Travel Guides and Travel Information.
Camping info, most likely repost but it was new to me, so maybe it'll be new to you.