Monday, November 19, 2018

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Karst landscapes

Outstanding karst landscapes of the world Below are listed selected karst landscapes of the world, as arranged by the part of the world and in...

Cenote Angelita or… “The Nightmare”

The lake in Cenote Angelica is not entirely unique but nevertheless no other place in the world has brought such impressive sights and images....

Goualougo Triangle – the realm of chimpanzees

There is a unique forest in a faraway corner of the Republic of Congo. This forest - nicknamed Goualougo Triangle - is pristine. People...

Kitum Cave – salt mine of elephants

Some of world's most unusual caves are located at the foot of Mount Elgon. Here, in thick forests among the trees are hidden some...

Lord Howe Island – refuge of unique species

The contemporary Lord Howe Island is just a small piece of once enormous island. For millions of years, unique plants and animals evolved on...

Aldabra – realm of giant tortoises

One of the most outstanding islands in the world is the small Aldabra. The rich and highly unusual ecosystem on this island is governed...

Modjadji cycad forest

There are not many pure stands of cycads in the world. One of the most impressive ones is Modjadji Cycad forest in South Africa...

Kelimutu – volcano with differently colored crater lakes

There are many interesting crater lakes around the world and many are exciting natural wonders. Some of the most surprising are the three Kelimutu...

Liang Bua – the cave of the mysterious Homo floresiensis

There happen unusual discoveries but few have been as weird as the sensational finds in the sediments of Liang Bua cave in 2003. Turns...

Abanda Caves – caves of unique bat-eating crocodiles

Group of caves in the rainforest of eastern Gabon - Abanda Caves - has a very special secret. Here, in eternal darkness lives a...