The world is really rich in wonders, so new and incredible places are discovered every day – by qualified photographers or amateurs. Different geographical areas, weather conditions as well as seasons, give the widest number of natural miracles: spectacular canyons and mountains, waterfalls, volcanic pools and other places you can barely think actually are available! Even looking at these pictures can take your thoughts at some distant places… And yes, all of those places are real and you should visit them! Feel free to add more places in the comments under the article. Enjoy!
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The biggest cave is located in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam. Strange noises create the haunted impact to this cave so the local people not dare to set foot into Son Doong cave. They belief about the unseen in the cave, scares all the people there. The news about this mysterious cave then heard by British scientists. The scientists came to this cave also making new observations. They were surprised because it turns out the vast cave extent even five times greater than the largest cave in Vietnam, Phong Nha. More surprised when they do the measurement on the cave, it was greater than the record holder of the world’s largest cave, Deer cave in Malaysia, its only 2km long, 100 meters high and 90 meters wide. Thus Son Doong Cave is the largest cave in the world with a length of about 5 km, height 200 m, and a width of 150 meters.
Iceland is not a destination. It is an adventure. Travel to Iceland to experience the stunning Icelandic nature, the beauty of the rugged landscape and the creativity of the Icelandic people. Come to Iceland to enjoy your vacation, or find the perfect setting for your conference or your incentive trip. Enjoy following 10 places and let Iceland be your inspiration.
1. The Blue Lagoon
A dip in the sublime waters of the Blue Lagoon is a quintessentially Icelandic experience.
Hamilton Pool Preserve is a natural pool that was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed due to massive erosion thousands of years ago. The pool is located about 23 miles (37 km) west of Austin, Texas. The pool is surrounded by slabs of limestone that reside by the water’s edge, while large stalagtites grow from the ceiling high above. The ceiling and surrounding cliffs of the grotto are home to moss, maidenhair fern and cliff swallows.
Caddo Lake is a 25,400 acres (10,300 ha) lake and wetland located on the border between Texas and Louisiana, in northern Harrison County and southern Marion County in Texas and western Caddo Parish in Louisiana. The lake is named after the Southeastern culture of Native Americans called Caddoans or Caddo, who lived in the area until their expulsion in the 19th century. It is an internationally protected wetland under the RAMSAR treaty and features the largest Cypress forest in the world. Caddo is one of Texas’ few non-oxbow natural lakes and is the 2nd largest in the South; however, it was artificially altered by the addition of a dam in the 1900s.
One of the world’s natural wonders, Lake Baikal is an immense, crescent-shaped chasm in the earth, nearly 640km long and up to 80km wide. Situated in Russia’s great Siberian wilderness, its record-breaking size is matched only by its remoteness; the lake is roughly 3,200km west of the Pacific Ocean, 5,100km east of Moscow and 200km north of the Mongolian border. Fantastic heaps of the blue ice and hot mineral springs, unique nature sanctuaries and beautiful landscapes of the Sacred Nose peninsula are just some of the plenty amazing things that you can see here. Enjoy following photos that show how Baikal is stunning, especially in winter time.
Bruce Omori, owner of Extreme Exposures Fine Art Gallery in Hilo, received the Windland Smith Rice International Award for his lava photo titled “Volcanic Vortices,” which will be displayed at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History’s annual exhibition in June. His winning photograph was selected from almost 20,000 submissions from photographers in 46 countries.
The Monastery of Ostrog is a monastery of the Serb Orthodox Church placed against an almost vertical background, high up in the large rock of Ostroška Greda. Ostrog Monastery is dedicated to Sveti Vasilije Ostroški – Saint Basil of Ostrog. From Ostrog Monastery, a superb view of the Bjelopavlici Plain can be seen. Ostrog Monastery is the most popular pilgrimage place in Montenegro.