10 fantastic places on Earth
In science fiction films often you can see the incredible scenes: the island, flying in the sky, or the elf houses built on trees. But the world in which we live, too, is full of fantastic places and strange natural formations that are dazzling.
And although people have changed the world beyond recognition, not all of the unique natural places still lost. Beautiful mountains, turquoise water, amazing island - our planet is truly rich in places that are breathtaking.
Phi Phi Island, Thailand
Phi Phi Island are located in Thailand, between the large island of Phuket and the west coast of the Andaman Sea. Most of these islands - it is not just the sharp rocks that rise from the ocean. Clear turquoise water and lush tropical greenery make this place a paradise on Earth.
The crater of Nyiragongo, Congo
The volcano Nyiragongo - a unique volcano with steep slopes, located in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Inside the crater of the volcano formed a lake of lava that constantly rages and foams, filling the night sky weird red glow. It inflicts heavy losses villages and nearby cities, both because of the volcanic eruption, and the poisonous gases and other deadly forms of seismic activity.
Arch Berry Head, Newfoundland, Canada
This beautiful arch is from Spurvink (Spurwink Trail) along the East Coast trail in the Canadian province of Newfoundland. Arch looks quite impressive at its massiveness, and it is so large that the whole grove of trees grown on top of it. Be careful when you get to the arch, as she bends around the path to it is quite steep cliffs.
The water flowing from the hot springs, and calcium carbonate deposits on large ledges give Pamukkale spectacular views, and on clear days the sky reflected water adds an amazing blue color. As a result, this place is a bit like an enchanted ice palace, although the temperature is quite comfortable here.
Tanah Lot, Bali
Tanah Lot - a temple, located on a rocky formation extending from the island of Bali. This is an amazing place, the silhouette of which, when viewed from certain angles, reminiscent of a fairytale ship. To get to the temple is possible only through a narrow isthmus. According to legend, it was a holy place, built by a Hindu Brahmin, which is guarded by a huge snake scarf created from a Brahmin.
Tianjie Mountains, China
These mountains are a giant towering spiers, a few hundred meters high, decorated with lush vegetation. It seems that they are not amenable to the laws of gravity, resembling floating monoliths from the movie Avatar. Mountains are located in Zhangjiajie National Park, in northern Hunan Province, a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. Balancing elongated mountains are the result of years of erosion, which arose due to the expansion of ice in winter.
Pool Preserve Hamilton, Texas, USA
Pool Preserve Hamilton - a natural swimming pool, formed thousands of years ago as a result of large-scale erosion. The pool itself is filled with amazing emerald water, framed by limestone rocks, lush ferns and moss. With naked down a 15-meter waterfall, which never completely dries out, even in the driest periods.
Las Kanadas, Tenerife, Canary Islands
Caldera Las Kanadas - a series of volcanoes that are amazing volcanic wasteland. Barren rocky ground radiates heat and dotted with fumaroles - cracks and openings, spouting poisonous gases. Rugged terrain and sharp rocky outcrops create a truly Martian appearance.
Machu Picchu, Peru
There are many interesting ruins around the world, but Machu Picchu is in this respect a cult place. Located high in the mountains of Peru, in the middle of the rainforest, this place is simply amazing with its beauty. Once he was a most impressive creation of the Inca Empire, its giant walls, terraces and rampady seems to have been carved in a natural way from the endless rocky ledges. Until 1911 about this place and did not know until the American historian Hiram Bingham did not find him.
Meteors are a monastery complex in central Greece, which is located on the tops of rocks, which reach heights of up to 600 m above sea level. These were constructed in monasteries impossible conditions substantially in the absence of roads, being present achievement art and striking example architectural transformation into a perfect location privacy meditating and praying.