10. Prachov Rocks
No, this isn’t a landscape from the mystical world ofmiddle earth. It is real place located in the Czech Republic called prachovrocks! This rock formation is foundlocated about 3 miles away from the town of jin. The ancient steps total to about 7,000 andlead you to the old home of an ancient cult. Don’t worry about this rockformation going away soon, as it is protected under a natural reserve law andhas been since 1933.
9. Old Town
Looking at old inHallstatt, Austria might make you think that you’re looking at arendelle fromDisney’s frozen. But this town isn’t fictional or out of this world, but it isvery much real. The city dates back to the iron age, and it is known for itssalt production and magnificent views of the Styrian mountains and overlookinga lake called, halls tatter see.
8. Little Venice
Little Venice will make you think that you steepedinto a storybook and you’re now living in the world of fairytales instead ofreal life. Located in Colmar, France, little Venice is made up of half-timberedhouses, cobblestone streets, and set along a peaceful canal. The town was firstmentioned in the 9th century and has architecture dating back to the 14thcentury; a perfectly preserved piece of history.
7. The Great Blue Hole
The great blue is a massive sinkhole located just offthe coast of Belize. The hole is about 300 meters across and about 108 metersdeep. The hole was made thousand o years ago, and it was a land-based cave thatgot flooded as seawaters began to rise, creating this massive and beautifulsubmarine wonder.
6. Jokuls Sarlon
Jokulsarlon is a large lagoon located in Iceland.Thanks to global warming, pieces of glaciers are breaking off, creatingwondrous works of art. That man can only comprehend in their imagination. Oneof the most significant glaciers that are falling apart is the breidamerkurjokull glacier. Even though the lagoon is beautiful, it is the result of theice that is melting and contributing to rising seawaters.
5. Waitomo Glowworm Caves
The Waitomo glowworm caves are located on the northisland of New Zealand and features a species of a glowworm. That you can onlyin the country; arachnocampa luminosa. The worms were well known by the Maoripeople, who are native to the area. The caves weren’t discovered by outsidersuntil 1887 and the caves opened up to the public in 1889. Today, there’s avisitors centre, and the regular board rides through the caverns for tourists.
4. The Dark Hedges
The dark hedges arelocated in ball money, Northern Ireland and date back to the early 17thcentury. This place looks likesomewhere out of a horror movie or piece of art of an unknown world that isnothing like ours. But the dark hedges are very much real and have been used asa set for “game of thrones” and are one of the most photographed places in theworld.
3. The Fly Geyser
The fly geyser is a human-made geyser located infly ranch; Nevada that was created by accident from oil drilling that tookplace in 1964. The hole was either left unplugged or wasn’t capped offproperly, and the dissolved minerals began to rise and accumulate, taking onthe shape we see today. While it looks like something that was dropped off byaliens, or even transported by time travel from the time of the dinosaurs, thegeyser is actually located on private property with a high spiked fence to keepout trespassers. Luckily, the geyser can be seen from outside of the property.
2. Giant’s Causeway
The Giant’s Causeway is located in NorthernIreland and consists of 40,000 interlocking balsams. Looking at it, you mightthink that these balsams were the result of a causeway built by a giant, or sothat the legend tells. On the contrary, these interlocking balsams wereactually the result of a volcanic eruption that took place in ancient times.The world learned of the existence of Giant’s Causeway in 1693, and it wasdeclared the fourth wonder of the United Kingdom.
1. Steps to Heaven
Located at the Montserrat monastery in Spain,the “steps to heaven” sculpture near Barcelona features eight large stepstwisting up to the heavens. It’s a hike to get to the steps, but once you getto the top, you’re treated to a beautiful view of Barcelona.