Sunday, August 25, 2019

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Dwarfie Stane

The central part of Hoy Island justifies the stereotypes about harsh, nordic, desolate Orkney Islands. Wild cliffs rise above the desert-like peatlands, no trees...

Kakamora Caves – mystery of the dwarf people

Makira Island (earlier - San Cristobal) is sparsely populated, jungle-covered island - possibly the wildest large Solomon Island. Most people here live in coastal...

Nusa Roviana hillfort and shrines

By the end of the 19th-century British administration of Solomon Islands got weary from the constant headhunting expeditions organized by chiefs of New Georgia...

Sutherland Falls

The most impressive falls in New Zealand are Sutherland Falls. Technically there are higher falls (836 m tall Browne Falls) or more powerful ones...

Browne Falls

It is considered that the highest falls in New Zealand are Browne Falls in the beautiful Doubtful Sound. Doubtful Sound, like any other fiord of...

Wairere Falls

It is considered that Wairere Falls are the tallest in Northern Island. Waterfall has formed on Wairere stream, which falls over an interesting geological feature...

Arai Te Tonga – most sacred marae in Rarotonga

The story of Arai Te Tonga started around 1250 AD. According to local legends back then in the open sea met two groups of...

Ara Metua – ancient Polynesian road

The ancient Polynesian road - Ara Metua - still exists and is in use. But it has changed beyond the recognition, turning from unique...

Talava Arches and Caves

The coastline of Niue is adorned with unique geological landmarks - chasms - which closer to the sea turn into beautiful caves and finally...

Lake Kairae dendroglyphs

OOne of five groups of Chatham dendroglyphs is Lake Kairae dendroglyphs. During the review and counting in November - December 1998 (1) here were found...