Waw an Namus: An Oasis inside a Crater

September 9, 2013 | in Travel
Waw an Namus: An Oasis inside a Crater

In Arabic this place is called the Mosquito Oasis, and the name is for both, caldera—the volcanic field—and the volcano itself. The volcano is located in the Sothern Libya.

Desert Lotus Hotel in Mongolia

August 25, 2013 | in Travel
Desert Lotus Hotel in Mongolia

The Gobi Desert is the largest in Asia. And this is where is located this unusual resort hotel, which is called Xiangshawan Desert Lotus Hotel. It is placed amid a sea of sand dunes and becomes more and more popular among Chinese people.

Al Waba: A White Crater in Saudi Arabia

August 21, 2013 | in Travel
Al Waba: A White Crater in Saudi Arabia

On the territory of Saudi Arabia, in the region of the Hafer Kishb basalt plateau, there is a unique place Al Waba, the largest crater in the Middle East that has a diameter of 2 kilometers.

Amazing Wind and Rain Bridges in China

August 12, 2013 | in Travel
Amazing Wind and Rain Bridges in China

The Dong ethnic group is a small number of people who do not have a specific habitation area. Its members live in small groups in different parts of China. People of this group are famous for their carpentry skills.

The Soča River: The Emerald Gift for Extreme Sports Lovers

August 7, 2013 | in Travel
The Soča River: The Emerald Gift for Extreme Sports Lovers

The river is 138 kilometers long. Two thirds of this length are on the Slovenian territory and one third on Italian. It enters the Adriatic Sea near the town of Monfalco. The Soča river is known due to the movie The Chronicles of Narnia and it is also a good place for extreme sports.

The Great Dog Peak: A Volcanic Tower in the Middle of the Forest

July 31, 2013 | in Travel
The Great Dog Peak: A Volcanic Tower in the Middle of the Forest

A small island in the Gulf of Guinea, in the Atlantic Ocean is known not only for its cocoa beans but also for its unusual nature. In particular, there is a very remarkable peak called Pico Cao Grande or the Great Dog Peak.

A Small Paradise Angsana Velavaru in Maldives

July 26, 2013 | in Travel
A Small Paradise Angsana Velavaru in Maldives

Imagine a small speck of land below your seaplane that, when approaching, looks more and more like a small paradise, where people and nature complete each other. Well, that’s what Angsana Velavaru is.

Cocora Valley: The Valley of Palms

July 21, 2013 | in Travel
Cocora Valley: The Valley of Palms

Ceroxylon quindiuense wax palm is the national tree of Colombia. It only grows in high altitudes in Cocora Valley and it is the tallest monocot plant in the world.

Kubu Island – The Island of Rocks and Baobabs

July 20, 2013 | in Travel
Kubu Island - The Island of Rocks and Baobabs

In the north of the Kalahari Desert, in the midst of sands, is located sort of an island—if you can call this a plot of land surrounded not by water but by sand. Kubu Island’s feature are its rock boulders and baobabs.

Dettifoss – The Most Powerful Waterfall in Europe

July 1, 2013 | in Travel
Dettifoss - The Most Powerful Waterfall in Europe

Dettifoss is a waterfall on the river Yekulsau-au-Fedlum in Northeast Iceland, and it is the most powerful waterfall in Europe. It is located in the most famous national park of Vatnajökull.

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