We live on a massive planet, yet you already know that. However, you might not know some of the most unbelievable destinations on Earth. Nevertheless, that should not come as a surprise to you. I mean, it’s not like there is anyone on this planet that has seen every single spot on earth, sadly. Below, are some of the most spectacular locations on our planet that you may, or may not have, heard of.
1. Pamukkale, Turkey
What’s better than a jacuzzi? Well, the answer to that would be, many jacuzzis! This Turkish site contains hot springs in the form of white terraces of flowing water. It is a beautiful place, with a beautiful view, and with beautiful steaming white water. No better place to relax than this.
2. The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan
The name of this site explains it all. This is a natural gas field which, in 1971, collapsed into a gas crater. To prevent the spread of methane gas, geologists set it on fire, and the area is still burning to this day. It looks peaceful from far off, but this is the closest you will get to hell.
3. Bora Bora, Polynesia
If the name of this island is already so attractive, imagine how great the island itself truly is. Recently claimed to be the best island in the world, this tropical paradise in the islands of French Polynesia is a most luxurious island. You could call it a sort of dream land.
4. Haiku Stairs of Oahu, Hawaii
Shortly put, it has an extreme hike, but once you reach the top the feeling of accomplishment and the mind blowing view is totally worth it. Some people even call it “The Stairway to Heaven”. This is hike is a Must Do.
5. The Canola Field, China
These fields look best in the spring. The golden fields annually turn into an unbelievable sea of yellow flowers. It is a beautiful and quiet area, with large fields that stretch out into the far distance; it is a place to find peace.
6. The Blue Lagoon, Iceland
This lagoon is a geothermal spa located in a lava field on the Reykjanes Peninsula. It is the most visited attraction in Iceland. The luxurious place gives you the amazing outdoor spa, plus an incredibly unique experience of tranquility.
7. The Tunnel of Love, Ukraine
This is is a 5 km section of industrial railway surrounded by remarkably green arches. It is known as one of the most romantic places in the world where couples love to just go and take calm walks. If you have a special someone in your life, I highly recommend taking them there. You can also go alone, nevertheless.
8. Ice Canyon, Greenland
It is known as one of the biggest ice canyons in the world, thus making it also a great place to visit. The big island is an impressive ice structure with summer meltwater drained through the snow covered channel. You will enjoy the fascinating scenes of deep flowing water in a vast, spreaded, and freezing place.
QOTD: Have you heard or, even, been to any of these beautiful places?
Article by Roxana Lazar