The world is full of incredible places, and coming up with the ten best places to see was something of a challenge, but an exciting one. Some of the best places to see will not be around for ever, so it is time to get out there and start living.
1. Trolltunga, Norway
Formed 10,000 years ago Trolltunga is a popular destination for brave hikers, it is eleven hundred meters above sea level and hovers 700 meters over Ringedalsvatnet Lake. There is no railing to detract from its natural beauty and so far there have been no hiking fatalities.
2. Lake Hillier, Australia
Lake Hillier is a saline lake in Western Australia that spanned six hundred meters long and 250 meters wide, the colour of the waters is permanent and does not change, even when taken from the lake itself .the reason for the pink hue has not been discovered but it is speculated that it is due to algae.
3. Mendenhall Ice Caves, Alaska
The ice caves are located under the twelve-mile Long Mendenhall Glacier located near Juneau. They are only accessible to those willing to kayak to and then ice climb over the glacier. Unfortunately this wonder is retreating due to global warming and 1k has already collapsed. This had to be on the best places to see before it is gone forever.
4. Cenotes De Yucatan, Mexico
The Yucatan Peninsula is home to over 7,000 cenotes or natural sinkholes due to collapse of limestone. They are surface connections to underground bodies of water that are perfect locations for scuba diving. The water in cenotes is typically very clear and is often free of particulate, making for great visibility and one of the best places to see.
5. Pamukkale, Turkey
Pamukkale is a naturally occurring site in Turkey made up the hot springs and travertine, there are 17 hot springs total with a temperature ranging from 35 to 100 degrees Celsius. Pamukkale has a thriving tourism industry as people have bathed in the hot springs for thousands of years
6. Fly Geyser, Nevada
Fly Geyser was accidentally created when drilling wells in search of geothermal heating in 1964. Minerals began accumulating from the hole which created the amazing mound of travertine. It resides on the private property of Fly Ranch, with the only access being a private dirt road.
7. Great Blue Hole, Belize
The Great Blue Hole is 300 meters across and 124 meters deep. Located near Lighthouse Reef. It was made famous by Jacques Cousteau in the nineteen seventies when he declared it one of the top scuba diving sites, it’s a popular site for scuba divers who wish to explore its debts and locate certain fish species.
8. Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming
The Grand Prismatic Spring is one of the best places, because it is the largest hot spring in the United States and third largest in the world. The unique colouring comes from pigmented bacteria that grow around the edges of the spring. The spring is two hundred feet by three hundred feet and discharges about 560 gallons of water in a minute.
9. Mount Roraima, Venezuela, Brazil
Roraima is a plateau that sits at an elevation of 2,810 meters with eighty-five percent of it located in Venezuela. The first ascent of Roraima was in 1884 and it has four hundred-meter cliffs on all sides. The surface is almost entirely made of sandstone and it rains nearly every day.
10. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia
The largest salt flat in the world is 10,583 square kilometres in size. It has barely any wildlife or vegetation with the exception of giant cacti and flamingos. Salar de Uyuni contains 50 to 70 percent of the world’s lithium reserves.
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What do you think, are these really the best places to see?