Blue hole (Red sea)
This term has other meanings, see Blue hole (values). Blue hole (from the English. Blue Hole is an underwater vertical cave near Dahab in Egypt. It is surrounded by coral…

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Franz Josef Glacier
Franz Josef glacier (New Zealand) - description, history, location. Exact address, phone number, website. Tourist reviews, photos and videos. Every year, the Franz Josef glacier is visited by more than…

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Lady Knox
Lady Knox (eng. Lady Knox Geyser) is a geyser located in the Wai-O-Tapu region, the Taupo volcanic zone of the North island of New Zealand. It is named after Lady…

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Maori

Luminous caves of Waitomo

Waitomo Caves are considered one of the main attractions of New Zealand. They are located on the North island of New Zealand, 12 km Northwest of the town of Te Kuiti. Their name “Waitomo”, translated from the Maori language, means “water passing through the hole”(“wai” – water, “tomo” – funnel). One of the main attractions of the Waitomo caves is the “glowworm Cave”. It is called the “Firefly Cave” because of the large population of the arachnocampa Luminosa fungus gnats that live here. Here you can see and touch the real “starry sky”, above your head you can see thousands, millions of luminous points. This is an unforgettable sight.

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10 incredible facts about Antarctica that you won't immediately believe
We don't know so much about our planet. Especially about its remote regions, where it is difficult to get to, and where the climate is very harsh. It's the remoteness…

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Fjords
Outwardly, the fjords resemble calm blue lakes, but the water in them is salty. In fact, these are long, narrow sea bays that cut deep into the land. On both…

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Park Chapada DOS Diamantina
Enchanted well Park Chapada DOS Diamantina. Brazil a Corner of pristine nature is preserved in the Chapada Diamontina Park in Brazil. The main attraction of the Park is the Enchanted…

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Alsace
Alsace is an amazing combination of advantages of two cultures at once: France and Germany. With its French love of detail, flowers and wines and its German half-timbered houses, hearty…

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