Monday, July 22, 2019

Lake Alchichica

Unique maar lake with high level of endemism, especially noted due to rare stromatolites met only in few locations around the world. Endemic salamander...

Po Nagar

Ornate Hindu temple built by Cham people before 781 AD. Main tower is some 25 m high. Site of legends about the goddess of...

Vũ Quang

Remote, forested region, where numerous new species of animals and plants have been found over the last decades and several more are reported but...

Lagarfljót

This large lake, according to legends, has a monster – Lagarfljotsormurinn (Lagarfljot Worm) – living in it. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.2084 N 14.5641 W Categories: Places with cryptozoological...

Agaiambo Swamp

The story of the legendary Agaiambo people is weird and its abrupt end often seems to be impossible. It seems since 1904 there have...

Seven Pagodas of Mahabalipuram

More than one thousand years ago, when the ships approached the splendid port of Mahabalipuram, a great view opened - there were Seven Pagodas...

Syriac Orthodox Monastery of Saint Mark, Jerusalem

The ancient church in the Monastery of Saint Mark has many unique valuables. But it is possible, that there is much more: may be...

Caverne Patate

The longest known cave in the Republic of Mauritius is Caverne Patate in the remote Rodrigues island. This cave is 1 140 m long...

Bukit Timah Monkey Man

It is hard to believe that there is near pristine rainforest just 12 kilometers from the heart of Singapore - one of the most...

Somawathie Stupa

It happened in 1947 when Buddhist monk Sirimalwatte Piyaratana Thera with some other monks walked through the remote jungle in the northern part of...