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Africa

Sahara, North Africa

The Sahara is the world’s hottest desert, the third largest desert afterAntarctica and the Arctic.  At over 9,400,000 square kilometres (3,600,000 sq mi), it covers most of North Africa, making it almost as large as China or the United States. The Sahara stretches from the Red Sea, including parts… Read More


Pacific

Emerald lakes, New Zealand

The Emerald Lakes are located on The Tongariro Alpine Crossing in Tongariro National Park, New Zealand, it is considered to be the most popular one-day Hike in New Zealand (Or as Kiwis say: a one-day tramp), throughout the entire hike there is astounding volcanic scenery. Probably… Read More


Pacific

Wave Rock, Australia

Wave Rock is a natural rock formation that is shaped like a tall breaking ocean wave. The “wave” is about 14 m (47 ft) high and around 110 m (350 ft) long. It forms the north side of a solitary hill, which… Read More


Africa

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, is a dormant volcanic mountain in Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Tanzania, the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world at 5,895 metres or 19,341 feet above sea level (the Uhuru… Read More


Europe

Chateau de Chenonceau, France

Chenonceau, Loire Valley,  France. Chenonceau is a manor house near the small village of Chenonceaux in the Loire Valley.The original château was torched in 1412 to punish owner Jean Marques for an act of sedition. He rebuilt a château and fortified mill on the… Read More


America

Ik Kil cenote, Yucatán, Mexico

Ik Kil Cenote, (some refer to it as ikil cenote) is a deep natural pit usually open to the sky (formed by the collapsing of a cave), Mexico has a special name for those kind of places: “cenote” -taken from Mayan language word for… Read More


Europe

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

The Cliffs of Moher (Irish: Aillte an Mhothair) are located at the southwestern edge of the Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. They rise 120 metres (390 ft) above the Atlantic Ocean at Hag’s Head, and reach their maximum height of 214 metres (702 ft) just north of O’Brien’s… Read More


Europe

Sümela Monastery, Turkey

The Sümela Monastery, is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary (Panagia, meaning “All Holy” in Greek) at Melá mountain, in the region of Maçka in the Trabzon Province of modern Turkey. Nestled in… Read More


America

Mono Lake, California

Mono Lake is an alkaline lake (it has high concentrations of carbonate salts), located on the east of California, in the United States. The term “Mono” came from the word “Monachi”, a Yokut term (Yokuts were… Read More


Asia

Bimmah Sinkhole, Oman

The Hawiyat Najm Park is in Northern Oman. Bimmah Sink hole is located in The Hawiyat Najm Park (Bimmah Sinkhole is also known as Dibab Sinkhole since it is situated on the road between Dibab & Bimmah, it is slightly… Read More


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