Pumpkin Spring, Grand Canyon, United States
Located deep in the majestic Grand Canyon is the presence of a heated pool like a giant pumpkin gorgeous. Many take trips down its length but among the majestic scenery is something which they do not quite expect, a huge, enormous gourd-like squash. Jutting out from the canyon wall and perched above the river, this highly unusual formation is known as Pumpkin Spring. Over the millennia the Pumpkin like spring has grown to the extent that is could be said to resemble something from a Roald Dahl novel. Dahl would probably have approved – although the spring might look enticing it isn't quite as friendly as it appears. Pumpkin Spring is formed from a special form of limestone, due to the accumulation of minerals from the natural hot springs....
Christine Falls, United States
Christine Falls is a waterfall on Van Trump Creek in Pierce County, Washington. The falls are 69 feet feet high and are best known for having a bridge spanning the lower drop. Christine Falls is almost impossible to get a shot of the two drops together, the lower drop is probably more popular and more photographed. More at Christine Falls.
Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the Jordanian governorate of Ma'an, that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is a rose city. Petra stands in the southern area in Jordan. By the Arab invasion of the 7th century AD, Petra was a forgotten city and remained so until it was rediscovered in 1812 by the young Swiss explorer Johann Burckhardt. It’s perhaps most stunning at dusk, when the ancient city is aglow with thousands of candles. Petra was chosen by the Smithsonian Magazine as one of the "28 Places to See Before You Die". For more information, visit: Wikipedia.
Guam is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean. It is one of five U.S. territories with an established civilian government. Guam is the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands. Guam's economy mainly due to tourism (especially from Japan, South Korea and Taiwan) and the military bases of the United States. More information at Wikipedia
Hamilton Pool Preserve, Austin, Texas, United States
Lake "Hamilton Pool Preserve" or shorter name is Hamilton Lake is a natural lake created by the large hole hollow dome due to soil erosion thousands of years ago. The lake has natural beauty as paradise. Lake Hamilton is located in Austin about 37 km to the west, Texas (USA). Since the 1960s, Lake Hamilton has become a tourist destination attracting many domestic and foreign tourists to rest, sightseeing, especially in the summer.
Los Angeles, Southern California, United States
America West's largest and third largest in the country and the capital city of light, beautiful landscapes, cool weather, Los Angeles is a world famous tourist destination. Translated from Spanish, Los Angeles means "The Angels". It has an area of 469 square miles, and is located in Southern California. The city is the focal point of the larger Los Angeles–Long Beach – Santa Ana metropolitan statistical area and Greater Los Angeles Area region, making it one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and the second largest in the United States. Nicknamed the City of Angels, Los Angeles is a leading world center of business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, sports, technology, and....
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico
El Yunque National Forest, formerly known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest located in northeastern Puerto Rico. El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. Situated in the northeast corner of Puerto Rico, El Yunque’s rainforests are located in the Loquillo Mountains, about an hour drive from San Juan. Home to over 240 species of trees (23 of which are unique to El Yunque), 50 species of birds (including the rare and endangered Puerto Rican Parrot), and over 1200 species of insects, El Yunque rainforest was recognized as an official UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1976. Owing to its stunning forests, wealth of fresh water and the variety....
Stonehenge, United Kingdom
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in the English county of Wiltshire. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks. Stonehenge is made up of 82 small monuments, 30 blocks, each block weighs about 25 tons and 5 large boulders weighing up to 50 tons. In the opinion of scientists, Stonehenge began to be built in the 19th century BC and was completed in a few hundred years later. Stonehenge were added to the UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1986 in a co-listing with Avebury Henge. It is a national legally protected Scheduled Ancient Monument.