Friday, June 5, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Kure Atoll

The northernmost coral atoll in the world. The only island - Green Island - is habitat for hundreds of thousands of birds. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.41601...

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...

Stone labyrinths of Bolshoi Zayatsky Island

Labyrinths are rare and valuable archaeological monuments. Approximately 300 have been preserved in the world. The 13 - 14 Bolshoi Zayatsky Island stone labyrinths belong...

Bala’a sinkhole (Baatara sinkhole) and waterfall

Bala'a (Baatara) sinkhole is unique. Imagine: a stream of melted snow finds an enormous hole in the ground and as a free falling waterfall...

Gyeongbokgung

Royal palace complex, first built in 1395 and rebuilt in 1867, when 330 buildings with 5,792 rooms were constructed. One of the symbols of...

Sacred Cenote in Chichen Itza

Human sacrifice site of the ancient Mayan Chichen Itza city. In deposits discovered huge amounts of gold and jade artefacts as well as human...

Po Klong Garai Temple

Impressive, very ornate Cham temple. Build time is unknown but most likely the temple was built in the 11th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.6018 N 108.9464...

Haukadalur geothermal area

Some of the best geysers of Iceland and even whole world are located in Haukadalur geothermal field. One of these geysers - Geysir -...

Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque

The best known landmark and symbol of Brunei is Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque. This elegant structure was constructed in 1958 and symbolises the...

Barnafoss

A group of rapids and smaller waterfalls on Hvítá river. Below the falls on the right bank of the river start Hraunfossar. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.7019...