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Top 10 World’s Strangest Natural Wonders –

Top 10 World’s Strangest Natural Wonders –
It’s a far cry from the stereotypical landscapes of clear blue lakes, rolling green hills, and white-sand beaches that inspire most travelers—and that’s part of what makes strange natural wonders like Spotted Lake so thrilling. A recently discovered cave that grows crystals the size of four-story buildings or a lake the color of a strawberry milkshake remind us that there’s plenty of mystery left to explore. These are the top 10 world’s strangest natural wonders. Marble Caves, Chile Lake Retba, Senegal Spotted Lake, British Columbia Travertine Pools at Pamukkale, Turkey Sailing Stones, Racetrack Playa, Death Valley, Calif. White Desert (Sahara el Beyda), Egypt Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand The Eye of the Sahara, Mauritania Caño Cristales River, Colombia Asbyrgi Canyon, Iceland Related:  Unique Travel DestinationsantoniotanThings to do

8 Theme Parks We Really Can't Believe Exist Not all theme parks are created equal. In a world where Disneyland (or World) is king, you’ve got to bring a lot to the theme park table if you’re going to compete in the big leagues. That might account for some of the stranger theme park concepts emerging of late. 1. There are four of these parks spread across the UK, based around the theme of, you guessed it, digging! 2. Why go into the ocean, which you can pretty much see from this park, when you can have an artificial one all to yourself and thousands of others inside a dome? 3. Farting roller coasters, lewd cartoon animal statues, and peeing ants. 4. A theme park based around a super fast, super fancy car better have the fastest roller coaster in the world. 5. One for the Buddhists! 6. Um. 7. Have you ever wished to visit the dirty, diseased, cobblestone, horses-poopin’-wherever-they-want-to world of Dickens? 8.

Mapping Global Human Activity Air traffic routes between North America and Europe It is absolutely astonishing that our world has reached a population exceeding 7 billion, as of this past Sunday. With so many people occupying our world over many centuries, and with the number steadily growing, we're all bound to have had a significant impact on the planet. Luckily, Canadian scientist Felix Pharand-Deschenes has created visuals of our planet equipped with statistical graphics to represent various human influences on this home we call Earth. Pharand-Deschenes' Anthropocene Mapping project marks the paths of human activity including roadways, railways, airway traffic, internet cables, electricity transmission lines, and underwater data cables. The visually stunning maps are now a piece of history. Air traffic routes over Eurasia Air traffic routes around North and South America Human technology presence over North America Human technology presence over Asia Human technology presence over Australia

Tentsile Tree Tent We’ve already introduced you to the Cocoon Tree Tent as a comfortable solution for the casual camper who enjoys to sleep hovering aboveground. When flicking through the book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity we came across a similarly genius portable treehouse in the form of the Tentsile Tree Tent. It features a reinforced floor and three large hammock sleeping areas in addition to handy drink holders, luggage nets, phone pockets, and tablet pouches. All images © Kirk Kirchev

Most Beautiful Villages Around The World photo - Waterfox Popeye Village, is a group of rustic and ramshackle wooden buildings located at Anchor Bay in the north-west corner of the Mediterranean island of Malta. Photo by: Mosin Village on the bank of the Niger river, Mali. Hidden mountain village in Southern China. Mist over countryside in Southwest England. Hobbiton village – “Lord of the Rings” movie location in New Zealand. Riomaggiore is a village and comune in the province of La Spezia, situated in a small valley in the Liguria region of Italy. Mountain Village, Iran. Beautiful African sea side village. Hallstatt, Upper Austria, is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria with 946 inhabitants. Gásadalur village, Faroe Islands. Village located in Himalayas, Tibet. Fort Bourtange is a star fort located in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands.

Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Plitvice Lakes – Croatia Crystalline Turquoise Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China Four Seasons Hotel - Bora Bora Ice skating on Paterswoldse Meer, a lake just South of the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. Marble Caves, Chile Chico, Chile The Gardens at Marqueyssac Ice Canyon - Greenland Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia Valley of the Ten Peaks, Moraine Lake, Alberta, Canada Multnomah Falls, Oregon Seljalandsfoss Waterfall on the South Coast of Iceland Petra - Jordan (at night) Verdon, Provence, France Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia Norway Alesund Birdseye of City Benteng Chittorgarh, India Riomaggiore, Italy Keukenhof Gardens - Netherlands. Sky Lantern Festival - Taiwan. Mount Roraima - Venezuela. Seychelles East Iceland. Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. New York City. See also

BigPictureSmallWorld: Home Cocoon Tree Tent When I think about camping, uncomfortable mattresses, dirt and mosquito bites come into my mind, but I’ve always been dreaming of a tree house since I was a little kid. The Cocoon Tree Tent takes care of that problem and designed this spherical mobile tree tent for camping, which can travel with you and be hung up into the trees. It’s a 120 kg aluminium sphere structure covered with a tarpaulin. It’s intended to be hung in the trees by ropes and is accessed by nets that also provide security. The interior features a 2.4 m circular bed with a custom sheet for 2 people or more. All images © Cocoon Tree | Via: enpundit

41 Places To See Before You Die (Part I) No matter how advanced our cities and technology is, eventually we get tired of all the noise, stress and crowd of the city and want to be in the nature. Humans have transformed Earth beyond recovery, but luckily not everything is lost yet. Beautiful mountains, blue water lakes, magnificent oceans with fabulous islands – our planet has many breathtaking places and awe-inspiring sceneries just waiting for you to discover them. However, life is short, and the funds are limited, so we have to narrow down the selection. Knowing that you are just another lazy panda, we’ve done it for you! We’ve picked 41 most amazing places in the world, however it is said that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, so you may as well have your very own personal list of places to see before you die. 1. Bamboos for: James Marvin Phelps , Rob Inh00d Antelope Canyon is the most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest. 2. Bamboos for: Jo@net , Goianobe , CX15 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.