We are living in an amazing world that has so many amazing places worth visiting. A world full of wonders that are discovered every day, from majestic waterfalls, and lost cities, to mysterious landmarks and natural wonders. Whether natural or man-made, it’s difficult to deny the fantastic beauty and variety the world has to offer.
People can now create the illusion of beauty with the invention of Photoshop and a mouse, but in our opinion there is no comparison to the real thing. Here are some pictures that will get you wondering if these places actually exist.
16. River of Flowers in Keukenhof, Holland
Holland is known for being the world’s largest exporter of flowers, so it’s not a surprise that it is home of the world’s largest flower garden.
15. Dunnottar Castle in Scotland
A dramatic and evocative ruined medieval fortress in a truly stunning setting.
14. The rainbow hues of a tulip farm in Tasmania
Tulip farms have fields and fields of tulips exploding with different colors. A sight for sore eyes.
13. Columbia river Gorge in Oregon
One of the most iconic scenes when you’re in Oregon. You will be in awe of this spectacular geological wonder.
12. Zhangye Danxia Geological Park, China
Also known as the ‘eye candy’ of Zhangye. Layers of different colored sandstone and minerals were shaped into the flowing valleys after thousands of years of rain and wind.
11. Russian cave near Mount Mutnovsky
Vast ice caves that look like something out of a sci-fi movie.
10. Rio Negro, Brazil
Meaning ‘black river’ in Spanish and Portuguese, the Rio Negro is a tributary of the Amazon River and is a main tourist attraction for people visiting Brazil.
9. Reed Flute Cave, China
A natural limestone cave with multicoloured lighting has been an interesting attraction with rock formations in weird and wonderful shapes. The cave is 180 years old and got its name from the type of reed growing outside.
8. Rice Field in China……painting of modern art or reality? Incredible!
These mesmerizing terraced rice fields have drawn in admirers from around the world…and rightfully so- the rice fields look like some kind of divine, abstract painting.
7. Sunrise at Matterhorn towers in Switzerland
Breathtaking view of this mountain in the Swiss Alps.
6. Lake Hillier, Australia
A bubble gum pink lake…wow! No-one fully know why the lake is pink. Looks like a gimmick but its REAL!!
5. Cano Cristales – The River of Five Colors
Due to the vegetation that is hiding on the bottom of the lake, for a few weeks between September and November this river becomes a rainbow of gorgeous colors.
4. Abandoned mines of Yekaterinburg, Russian
This is the most colorful cave you’ll see. The walls of this salt mine is covered with a dizzying psychedelic pattern.
3. Gyser created in 1916 when a drill accidentally hit a geothermal pocket of water. Boiling water started to spout out of it in 1964.
2. Strange rock formation located in Ayeyarwady, Myanmar
1. Lavender fields during sunrise
Wouldn’t you love to wake up to this?