Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Palo Quemado blue amber mine

There exists blue amber! But it is very rare - a lot more rare than diamonds and most other gemstones in the world. The...

Rare natural materials

Outstanding finds of rare natural materials around the world The list below is a unique list of selected finds of rare natural materials around the...

Kagem Emerald Mines

In Zambia, in Kagem Emerald Mines are found some of the highest quality emeralds in the world. Many tons of gorgeous emeralds are here,...

Gemstone mines and other finds

Outstanding gemstones mines and other finds around the world Gemstones belong to category of rare natural materials - materials which can be found just in...

Dunn’s River Falls

One of the most exciting natural landmarks in Jamaica is Dunn's River Falls. This is not just a waterfall - this is a set...

Boiling Hole in Lake Catherine

Blue holes - underwater passages between lakes and sea - exist on several Caicos Islands. One of the best explored thus far is the...

Krysuvik – Seltun geothermal area (Krýsuvík – Seltún)

It takes just half an hour to drive from Reykjavík to the spectacular Krysuvik - Seltun geothermal area, where the volcanic heat has formed...

Grotta dello Smeraldo – Emerald Grotto

Small but interesting is Grotta dello Smeraldo - Emerald Grotto - partly submerged cave in Amalfi Coast, Italy. Sunlight enters the cave indirectly -...

Blue Grotto in Capri

The Blue Grotto in Capri became a sensation among the Romanticists of Europe in the 1830s - mostly thanks to the eerie blue glow...

Baobab Amoureux – baobabs in love

Not too far from the famous Avenue of the Baobabs is located another miracle of nature - Baobab Amoureux. Here two magnificent baobabs (rather...