Life will inevitably turn dull and tedious once we lose the ability to wonder. However, with such a load of beauty in the world, this scenario is, luckily, a no-go. Have a look at some of the lesser known natural wonders and let yourself be flooded with awe.
Luxurious accommodations naturally come with luxurious amenities, but if you look beyond marble floors and porcelain fittings, you’ll realize why a loo may well be the principal thing to consider when choosing a place to stay. Sometimes it’s about the incredible view, sometimes it’s the power of detail – these hotels make you want to forsake your business or exploration plans and soak the day away in the bathroom.
Sure it’s easier to tramp the world without the cramping armor of woolen scarves, fluff jackets, gigantic mittens and fur-lined snow boots. But then again, winter scenery can hardly be rivaled in terms of mystery and magic.
As you travel across Africa, you might have an impression that the universally applied term ‘Black Land’ is far from accurate. For how can the brick red robes of Masai Mara, the beaches of Mombasa, the snowy peak of Kilimanjaro, the sheer greenery of Ethiopian highlands and the dazzling colors of tribal jewelry fit into the black category? Color rules all over Africa – no doubt about that – but nowhere else does the name seem less apt than in Morocco.
Snorkel, sail, climb the surrounds rocks, explore cultural heritage or just find a convenient vantage point, make yourself comfortable and sing: “Sitting on the dock of the bay, watching tide roll away (…), wasting time”. Hours may pass and the eyes will still be hungry for more of what we believe are some of the most amazing bay views in the world.
Nature is the world’s most inspired surrealist painter. From paradisiacal lagoons to swirling rock formations – the Planet overflows with landscapes whose dreamlike qualities escape the confines of reason and play tricks with the senses. Just have a look at some of the most astounding examples.
Here’s the whole truth about the Grand Canyon Skywalk – a remarkable engineering feat that enjoys awesome publicity but quite unfavorable press among the visitors. Where has it all gone wrong?