Amazing Events Around the World Here are the most bizarre/amazing events around the the world that you are missing out on every year by not exploring. This is motivation for you to go out and see what else is out in the world! (I apologize in advance for making your local concerts and street fairs look like petting zoos) Bunyol, Spain — August 26th – 11am Every year 30,000 people assemble in the streets of Bunyol, Spain to participate in the largest tomato fight in the world. 125,000 kg of tomatoes are brought into the city via truck so ammunition is never short. 5 massive tomato-packed rockets are exploded in the air to commence the fight. 1) You must squish each tomato before throwing it so that the force of the vegetable against you target’s head will not cause injury 2) Only tomatoes can be thrown ‘Black Rock City’, Nevada, USA — September 3rd-5th The official site for Burning Man describes the event as “a city in the desert dedicated to radical self reliance, radical self-expression and art.” Thailand — April 13-15
Serene Hillman Wonders of the World Snorkel with whale sharks and whales - scuba dive and snorkel with whales and whale sharks You float quietly, until the humpback whale senses you are there and swims toward you. Or, you're snorkeling and suddenly a whale shark, one of the world's biggest fish, rises from below to eye you. Either way, it's an experience to cherish and remember. Several companies around the world offer these special experiences. EcoColors Offers Snorkeling With Whale Sharks in Mexico EcoColors Tours EcoColors offers the chance to snorkel with whale sharks, one of the world's biggest fish, off the coast of the Yucatan Penninsula. Aquatic Adventures in the Dominican Republic On an Aquatic Adventures multi-day tour, you can snorkel with 80,000-pound humpback whales that gather in the Sanctuary of the Marine Mammals of the Dominican Republic. Swim Among Dwarf Minke Whales with Dive The Reef in Australia If you intend to dive Australia's Great Barrier Reef, investigate snorkeling and scuba diving in the water with dwarf minke whales. Whaledive.Net
Storm Chasing Adventure Tours - Storm Chasing Vacations, Tornado Chasing Holiday Great White Shark Diving South Africa Endangered Destinations 2011 | Inspire Me 20th July 2011 Ten destinations that are on our critical list and what you can do to save them Rampant development. Government greed. Uncontrolled visitor numbers. It's not just emerging destinations like the Çoruh River in Turkey and the Wadi Rum in Jordan that are in danger. Three Peaks Challenge, UK Their intentions are good – but are charity walkers ruining Britain’s countryside for everyone? The challenge to ascend the three highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland within 24 hours, often for charity, has become hugely popular. Borough Market, UK All is not Ian Bell at London’s premier foodie market Visitors have swelled to 4.5 million a year and many tourists come purely to take pictures rather than spend money. Read what Peter Wilkinson, chairman of the Borough Market Trustees, has to say about the criticisms levelled at the Borough Market Wadi Rum, Jordan Unesco’s latest gem is getting too popular for its own good Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo Riga, Latvia
Best Trips 2012 The 33 Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World Many people doesn’t know, and didn’t even heard about these famous abandoned places. Many of these places are really something amazing, but they are also really sad when you take a closer look at them. On the folowing list, you can see abandoned planes, abandoned ships, as well as the abandoned houses, and so many other things, that are really amazing and magnificent. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 15th century monastery in the Black Forest in Germany 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 1984 Winter Olympics bobsleigh track in Sarajevo 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33.
Mike Rutzen's Shark Diving Unlimited Amazing Collection of Beautiful Places and Spaces Our planet is far more impressive than we could imagine. It has the power to build landscapes that amaze us even after seeing them a few times. In this article I have gathered pictures of places and spaces in our beautiful world that are simply amazing and must be seen. Enjoy. 1. Located about 100 miles north of Reno, Nevada, is the tiny town of Gerlach. The most striking aspect of the Fly Geyser is its vibrant colors, which are caused by thermophilic algae. 2. The Ice Castles in Silverthorne are man-made ice formations created by Utah’s Brent Christensen. 3. This waterfall is very famous in Tuscany because is an open-air free hot spring. The waters of Saturnia Therme are sulphureous-carbonic-sulphate-bicarbonate-alkaline. 4. Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. 5. The Sagano Bamboo Forest is one of Japan’s national treasures. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
The 33 most beautiful abandoned places in the World 1. Christ of the Abyss, San Fruttuoso, Italy Via: en.www.lensart.ru 2. Kolmanskop, Namib Desert Via: photography.nationalgeographic.com 3. Via: reddit.com 4. Via: photoree.com 5. Image by David Gray / Getty Images 6. Via: onebigphoto.com 7. Via: baldeaglebluff 8. Via: leiraenkai.deviantart.com 9. 10. 15th century monastery, Black Forest, Germany Via: abandonedography.com 11. Via: natureknights.net 12. Via: panoramio.com 13. Via: theglobalpanorama.com 14. Via: www.fivelightsdown.co.uk 15. Via: commons.wikimedia.org 16. Via: nedhardy.com 17. Via: ruschili.35photo.ru 18. Source: i.imgur.com / via: reddit.com 19. 1984 Winter Olympics bobsleigh track in Sarajevo Source: flickr.com 20. 21. Source: lana-sator.livejournal.com / via: i.imgur.com 22. Source: logicalrealist / via: i.imgur.com 23. Source: flickr.com / via: i.imgur.com 24. Image by Dimitar Kilkoff / Getty Images 25. 26. Source: ebow.org 27. Source: ny.curbed.com 28. Source: alveart 29. Via: steampunkopera.files.wordpress.com
Five secrets only good travellers know Date/Time: 2009:06:23 06:56:31 Source: Supplied THE best travel experiences are always the ones that almost didn't happen. That bar you found around the corner, down the alley and up the lane, or the city you got stuck in because you missed your flight. Well, now you can cultivate a serendipitous experience with these hidden gem-finding tools. NearMe is a mobile app guide to help you get the most out of ending up in an unplanned city. Every would-be traveller should have an oft-tripped friends who can drop restaurant recommendations for London at the same time as they give you the best hotel for a New York stay. Here’s one for the domestic traveller. There’s nothing quite like a local guide to help you navigate the tourist traps to find the authentic gem in a foreign city. More of a best ticket gem finder, Pintrip is a Google Chrome extension that takes the pain out of finding the best price for your next overseas trip.