Saturday, January 25, 2020

Point Buchon poppy meadows

Adelbert von Chamisso in 1817 noticed the beautiful California poppy and gave its scientific description and name - Eschscholzia californica Cham. Expedition did not...

Lake Tele

If there exists middle of nowhere, Lake Tele is there. At least for humans, because the environment here is extremely hostile to them. Many other...

Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar

Major part of people in the world have seen this sight - if not a photograph, then at least the versions of this view...

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River

There is no other habitat like this in the whole world - tides bring the salty sea water 6 km far into the enormous...

Sima Humboldt and Sima Martel

Enigma of the Mountain of Evil Spirit On the top of the grim, forest covered mountain, in a cave, there is living Evil Spirit, hunting...

Figueroa Mountain poppy and lupine fields

TCalifornia poppy meadows are very diverse. While the majestic Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve or Carrizo Plain offer desolate, treeless landscape, hillsides of the Figueroa...

Poppy meadows of Merced Valley and Hite Cove

Landscape of Merced River Valley is world famous due to Yosemite Valley - beautiful, impressive glacial valley, the oldest protected area in United States,...

Yungay – the driest place in the world

One of the driest places on Earth is Atacama Desert but the driest place in this desert is found near Yungay - abandoned mining...

El Zacaton sinkhole

One of the most impressive natural landmarks in Mexico is El Zacaton sinkhole. It is the deepest known water filled sinkhole in the world....

Lake Bosumtwi

The youngest and best preserved medium sized impact crater on Earth is Bosumtwi crater in Ghana. This enormous, 10.5 km wide crater was created...