Saturday, April 20, 2019

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Olakkannesvara Temple – the old lighthouse

The information about Olakkannesvara Temple is controversial - according to some this temple is even one of the oldest lighthouses in the world! One...

Leppaluði borehole

Often tourists mix up two hot springs or geysers - the artificial and more active Leppaluði borehole and dormant Grýla - once impressive geyser...

Grýla – geyser near Hveragerði

Now Grýla is dormant or even extinct geyser - but some decades ago it was one of the most impressive Icelandic geysers. Hveragerði Hveragerði is an...

Maxixe Mine – unique blue beryl find

Most likely there cannot be found a single blue beryl from the once famous Maxixe Mine. If there is one, it most likely has...

Callao Cave

The gorgeous Callao Cave is one of the main tourist attractions in Luzon: it has been visited by countless tourists over many decades. But...

Gainer Springs

Some of the most pristine of the large springs of Florida are Gainer Springs. If one wants to admire this wonder of nature: take...

Menara – the world’s tallest tropical tree, Danum Valley

One of the world's oldest tropical forests - Danum Valley forest in early 2019 provided a long-sought discovery: the world's tallest tropical tree, the...

Rihab Church of St. George and its underground “church”

Scientists are people too - they make mistakes. And both the mistaken ones and those who prove their mistakes, often get emotional and somewhat...

Ouzoud Falls

Long, long ago a spring created a natural barrage of reddish brown calcareous tufa. Now El Abid River falls over this giant barrier, forming...

Mount Nyiragongo – volcano with lava lake

There is a place like hell on Earth - crater of Mount Nyiragongo. This is very unusual place with the world's largest lava lake,...