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Maharashtra has it all – enormous metropolises and countless waterfalls in mountains, urban decay and architectural splendor, remnants of millennia-old Harappan towns and modern, very expensive architecture. Here are found such world-class wonders as:
- The unique Ajanta Caves
- Ellora Caves with the incredible Kailasanatha Temple
- The mysterious Kedareshwar Cave
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus – one of the world’s wonders of the 19th century architecture
Currently thoroughly described 655 unique places (and in short – 660 more places) of the world
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Lower Myra Falls is approximately 50 meters tall waterfall on Vancouver Island. This waterfall “plays” a prominent role in the apocalyptic world of TV Series “See”.
Myra Creek has two significant waterfalls – the better known Lower Myra Falls and somewhat lesser known Upper Myra Falls. The last one is some 23 m high, somewhat less touristy.
The tallest waterfall in Mexico is Piedra Volada (Piedra Bolada). This is a breathtaking, 453 m tall waterfall with a single plunge. For the most part of the year, the waterfall is dry but when it flows after the rains, this is a gorgeous natural spectacle.
The floor of Gruta de las Canicas is covered with some 200 millions of cave pearls – sparkling white or with marble texture. The mechanism behind the formation of such a tremendous amount of cave pearls is not clear.
The largest and most impressive waterfall on Jeju Island most likely is Cheonjeyeon Waterfall. It forms three impressive cascades over the volcanic basalt.
One of world’s largest systems of limestone terraces is Agua Azul Falls in Chiapas, Mexico. Here Xanil River descends from a steep hill, over the disctance of some six kilometres forming some 500 cascades.
The gorgeous Skógafoss belongs to most popular waterfalls in Iceland and this means something in this country of thousands of waterfalls.
The story of the legendary Agaiambo people is weird and its abrupt end often seems to be impossible. It seems since 1904 there have been no reports about these elusive people. Most likely Agaiambo people have disappeared since then, but… who can be certain about this?
In 2003, software engineer David Miller left his job, family, and friends to fulfill a dream and hike the Appalachian Trail. AWOL on the Appalachian Trail is Miller’s account of this thru-hike along the entire 2,172 miles from Georgia to Maine. On page after page, readers are treated to rich descriptions of the valleys and mountains, the isolation and reverie, the inspiration that fueled his quest, and the life-changing moments that can only be experienced when dreams are pursued.
NatGeo takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip. Travel to hundreds of the most breathtaking locales—both natural and man-made—illustrated with vivid images taken by the organization’s world-class photographers. These images, coupled with evocative text, feature a plethora of visual wonders: ancient monoliths, scenic islands, stunning artwork, electric cityscapes, white-sand seashores, rain forests, ancient cobbled streets, and both classic and innovative architecture.
10 most popular landmarks, October 2019
- Paraguay: Monday Falls (Saltos del Monday)
- Argentina/Brazil: Iguazu Falls
- India: Jogimara Cave, Sita Bengra Cave – ancient theater
- Solomon Islands: Kakamora Caves
- Georgia: Krubera Cave (Voronya Cave)
- Italy: Pisa Cathedral
- Philippines: Salinas Salt Springs
- Italy: Orvieto Cathedral
- Cuba: Cathedral of Havana
- Russia: Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow
Some of the world’s most popular geysers are located in Iceland. But few know about ALL active geysers in Iceland.
This article lists all the known active geysers in Iceland – some 20 – 29 of them. Here are listed also some 38 other places where geysers have existed in the past or features, which are similar to geysers but are not genuine geysers.
40 places – unique places with natural phenomena which are not found anywhere else!