Sunday, June 16, 2019

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Hunter Spring

There are two 1st magnitude springs in King's Bay - Hunter Spring and King's Spring (Tarpon Hole). Hunter spring is somewhat less impressive but nevertheless,...

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...

Antakya Church of Saint Peter (cave church)

One of the many candidates for the title of the oldest church in the world is a modest cave church in Turkey. Antakya Church...

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...

Olakkannesvara Temple – the old lighthouse

The information about Olakkannesvara Temple is controversial - according to some this temple is even one of the oldest lighthouses in the world! One...

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...