Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Tarpon Hole (King’s Spring)

One of the best places to observe manatees is around the King's Spring (Tarpon Hole). This is a very powerful, subaquatic spring which can...

Blue Nile Falls – Tis Abay

Ethiopia lost a lot in the day when a hydro-electric station took away major part of the water of the Blue Nile... and beauty...

Mount Erebus – the southernmost active volcano

If there is a large and active volcano in Antarctica, this should be something unusual. An Mount Erebus certainly is very unusual - it...

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...

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...