Sunday, June 16, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

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...

Niubizi tiankeng (Niubidong)

Niubizi tiankeng (also Niubidong tiankeng) is enormous pit, one of Qingkou tiankengs. In this impressive sinkhole starts the 42 km long Er Wang Dong...

Guyana waterfalls – the list

Guyana waterfalls - the big table The table below lists some 70 impressive waterfalls of Guyana but it is very far from being complete. It...

Hina Falls

Walls of the enormous Kamalo Canyon (Kamalō Gulch) rise up to 490 m high above the bed of the stream and 1100 m above...

Allalobed geysers and hot springs

Surprisingly little known is the beautiful geothermal area south from Tendaho and Dubti. This area is named "Allalobad" - "the waters of Allah", but often...

Hammam Meskhoutine (Hammam Meskoutine)

The amazing Hammam Meskhoutine springs are well known since the antiquity. These hot springs have formed numerous amazing travertine formations including approximately 30 m...

Chocolate Hills

When ascending one of the numerous Chocolate Hills on a clear day, opens a unique view - the plain up to the horizon is...

Cathedral of Santa Maria and San Donato

One of the oldest churches in the Venetian lagooon is the Santa Maria and San Donato Cathedral, Murano. It seems to be little changed...

Arslanbob Forest

World's largest walnut forest - Arslanbob Forest - is located in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan. Each year there are collected some 1,500 tons of...

Mbwelesu Crater (Marum Crater) with lava lake

The giant caldera of Ambrym Volcano has several craters. Up to recent time here were located two of the few lava lakes of the...