These Places Really Exist And They Are Breathtaking!

Friday, February 27, 2015 | |
Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different geographical locations, climatic conditions and even seasons offer the widest variety of natural wonders: These places you can hardly believe actually exist!

Unique places and dramatic landscapes. We gathered some of the really impressive destinations in the world to be put on the list of your dreams ... in order once you manage to visit them. Until then, enjoy these beautiful images!

1. Lake Retba, Senegal

This lake gets its pink color from the dunaliella salina bacteria, which is attracted by the lake’s salt content. The bacteria produces a red pigment so that it can absorb the sunlight.

2. Great Blue Hole, Belize

This is a large submarine sinkhole. It’s over 300 m (984 ft) across and 124 m (407 ft) deep.

3. Leshan Giant Buddha, China

This is the largest stone Buddha in the world and is 71 meters (233 ft) tall! It was carved out of the cliff face in the 18th century.

4. Derweze, Turkmenistan

This cavern has been nicknamed the ‘door to hell’ and we can see why! This area is rich in natural gas. In 1971, geologists drilled into the cavern. The ground collapsed leaving a large hole with a diameter of 70 meters. They decided to burn off the gas and thought the fire would only last a few days, but the gas is still burning today!

5. Ice Cave in Skaftafell, Iceland

6. Chand Baori, Rajasthan

This stepwell consits of 3,500 narrow steps over 13 storeys! It’s one of the deepest and largest stepwells in India. It’s used to conserve water.

7. Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand

8. Tunnel of Love, Klevan, Ukraine

9. Ancient Underwater City, China

10. Jacob’s Well, Texas

This leap’s not for the faint-hearted! It’s a natural spring over 100 ft deep.
And remember that no matter how many places you have visited and how many new things you have learnt, you should never give up travelling because it is the best thing a person can do.

Sources: Architecture & Design, Awesome Inventions

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