Hobbiton
How it all started New Zealand, in particular, the North Island is famous for its rich and unique nature: lush vegetation and pastoral landscapes are almost not spoiled by modern…

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Glowing beach
The luminous beach or Sea of Stars is located on the coast of Vaadhoo island in RAA Atoll, Maldives. The glow is explained by the bioluminescence of plankton-chemical processes in…

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Mount Roraima — the lost world of Venezuela
Mount Roraima is a surprisingly mysterious, almost fantastic place located in the South-East of Venezuela. This is where Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana meet. Due to its unusual shape, this mountain…

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10 best places to see the Northern lights-in Russia and abroad

Do you dream of seeing the Northern lights live? We have compiled a guide to help you realize your dream. Choose your route, follow the simple tips and be ready to break away at any time to meet the most unearthly spectacle that can be seen without leaving the planet.
Where you can see the most beautiful Aurora
* Murmansk, Murmansk region

• The Khibiny mountains, Kola Peninsula

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City of Petra

Petra (Arabic. البتراء read “al-Batra”) is an ancient city located in the South — West of Jordan, the former capital of Idumea, and later of the Nabataean Kingdom. It is located at an altitude of more than 900 m above sea level in the narrow Sik canyon. The capital of Jordan, Amman, is 236 km away.

The ancient city of Petra belongs to the new wonders of the world, and is also included in the UNESCO world heritage list. Millions of tourists come here to see the rock city with their own eyes. The spectacle is really impressive, since it is impossible to believe that this was created several millennia ago. Continue reading

Swing the End of the World

Deep in the wilds of Ecuador is a seismic monitoring station known as Casa del Arbol (in the original Casa del Arbol). Its purpose is to observe the activity of the Tungurahua volcano, which is located nearby. This volcano woke up on August 19, 1999. Since then, climbing it has been banned, and it is under scrutiny. The station is a small tree house. Which can already be considered a landmark, since it is located on the edge of a fairly deep cliff. But much more interesting are the swings that hang from the branches of a tree, right next to the station (more like a large birdhouse). All over the world, these swings are known as “swings at the end of the world” or “end of the world” swings. Continue reading

The strangest and most amazing cities on the planet (part 2)
5. The last free city on Earth In the Colorado desert (southeastern California), there is a place called Slab city. There are mostly those who have nowhere to go –…

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The Cathedral cave
PLACE DESCRIPTION The Cathedral cave is located on the Coromandel Peninsula, famous for its beautiful beaches and warm climate. It is called a Cathedral because it resembles a Gothic Cathedral…

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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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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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