Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Find of Olmec blue jadeite, Río El Tambor

Mines of the legendary Olmec blue jadeite were elusive. Only in 1998 - 2000 in Guatemala were found some locations of this unique stone....

Finds of cobalt blue spinel in Lục Yên, Vietnam

Some 20 years ago near Lục Yên were found pieces of unusual, seemingly glowing blue spinel. Today similar stones have been found in some...

Volusia Blue Spring

The giant Volusia Blue Spring is an unusual natural landmark. The deep blue-green basin over this spring seems to be cut with a knife...

Homosassa Springs Group

The beautiful Homosassa Springs draw a wealth of visitors - and there is a lot to see here! But the story of these springs...

Palayoor Church of St. Thomas

The story of Palayoor Church of St. Thomas is perplexed and, to be frank, deals more with emotions than facts. According to millions of...

Woodhouse Falls

Somehow the beautiful Woodhouse Falls are unlucky. At least for some visitors. Nevertheless, this is a fine waterfall, a popular bathing place for locals. Description...

Karkloof Falls

Most tourists know about the nearby Howick Falls but even more impressive are the Karkloof Falls. It is not quite clear how high are Karkloof...

Howick Falls

In the Midlands near Pietermaritzburg can be found quite many nice waterfalls but the best known are Howick Falls. Description of Howick Falls This waterfall is...

Mbwelesu Crater (Marum Crater) with lava lake

The giant caldera of Ambrym Volcano has several craters. Up to recent time here were located two of the few lava lakes of the...

Benbow Crater with lava lake

The giant caldera of Ambrym Volcano has several craters. Up to recent time here were located two of the few lava lakes of the...