Amazing place, closed to tourists
Black Mountain in Australia, snake paradise island in Brazil and a ghost in Italy - five beautiful and frightening at the same time places where nobody expects you
If you have started to develop a travel itinerary for the May holidays, then you can safely cross off these options. CEO of Ozon.travel - the places where ordinary tourists, to put it mildly, are not welcome.
Surtsey Island, Iceland
Independent island area of a little less than three kilometers in the territory of Iceland, which did not exist until 1963. The island was formed after the violent eruption of the volcano, and has since remained off-limits to all tourists visit it can be exclusively for scientific purposes only pair of scientists who are trying to find out how ekoistema can be formed from scratch without any human involvement.
On the island of Surtsey connected big story. It is known that to carry any seeds is strictly forbidden, but one day on Surtsey began to grow tomatoes. Soon we found out that someone had broken the rules, and plant immediately destroyed. But Moss was the first plant that settled on the island, without human intervention.
Black Mountain Kalkadzhaka Australia
The most mysterious place in Australia - a huge pile of granite boulders, some of which reach the size of a house. According to preliminary estimates of geologists, the mountain was formed 250 million years ago. Due to lack of soil between the boulders and rocks in the mountains created a labyrinth of passages and gaps. It also formed the internal system of caves, which vary over time due to landslides. It is associated with numerous labyrinths of missing people who were trying to get into the mountains. Visitors are strictly forbidden to climb the mountain, and even closer to it, because of those who have ever studied the cave, few returned alive, and whistling coming from the mountains, and interruptions in the receipt of TV and radio signals evoke on the tourists and locals rather fear than a curiosity.
The island of Ilha da Queimada Grande, Brazil
Terrifying place, better known as the Isle of snakes poisonous reptiles are found on each square meter. This is not a harmless little snakes that can only scare her appearance. The inhabitants of the island - the most hazardous in the world, whose bites cause instant death.
Officially, the island is closed to and protected by the state, because of the shortage of food the population of some species of snakes fell significantly. For the most daring can arrange excursions, but only in special clothes and only the bank, without going into the forest, which is infested by dangerous islanders.
Gruynard Island, Scotland
Until the end of the last century, the island was considered one of the most dangerous places on the planet: it experienced explosive anthrax bombs. The island was quarantined as many as 75 years because everyone who stepped on him, died within a few minutes.
Island painstakingly purified in 1986 and in 1990 it was announced about the possibility of his visit. However, it failed to settle and the danger remained: anthrax still remained in the soil of the island, so even a few hundred years, it will be unsuitable for life.
Pauwels Island, Italy
In the XIV century, the island has become a tradition, located between Venice and Lido, was used as a quarantine station for the victims of the bubonic plague, it is here that the body burned on huge pyres. In the XIX century on the island housed a psychiatric institution, where, according to legend, the scientists were tortured and experimented on patients, and in the XX century, it was led once again become a real insulator for the mentally ill.
Today Pauwels is strictly protected, tourists and locals visit the island is prohibited.