Mother Earth has given us many beauties in all parts of the world. Many of these are breath taking and indescribable and something everyone needs to see. These are in no certain order and are all places you don’t want to miss.
The Grand Canyon
The Grand canyon is located in the South-West part of the United States. It is 277 miles long and has been carved over millions of years by the Colorado River. The canyon is so huge and sees about 5 million visitors a year. The view of the huge canyon is one you just have to experience for yourself. A big attraction known as the Skywalk, is a platform that goes out over the Canyon allowing visitors to go and get an even more thrilling experience at the canyon. Besides the sightseeing there is rafting, hiking, running trails, and helicopter tours that go over the Grand Canyon itself. Here are some Grand Canyon photos.
The Great Barrier Reef
Located off the of Queensland in northeast Australia, the Great Barrier Reef stretches for over 1,600 miles and includes over 3,00 individual reefs. There is no better place in the world to go snorkeling or diving. The places you can sail to and things to see are truly amazing. Hire a catamaran to sail you around to a sandy deserted island to live out your fantasies. There are millions of different fish and plant species to see and amazing clear water with coral all around the bottom. The Great Barrier Reef is a haven for many endangered fish and has many endangered species living their. For pictures of The Great Barrier Reef click here.
Niagara Falls are located on the Canada-America border. Both countries offer different views of the falls however the Canada side is more popular due to its more viewing places and its many hotels and attractions. if you want to get the real perspective of the falls however you need to see both sides. Most people come in the summer so if you want to have a less crowded viewing time, come in the fall or winter. The falls are the largest waterfalls in North America and offer the most accessibly of many of the natural wonders of the world. Here are some photos.
Amazon Rain Forest
The Amazon Rain Forest is the largest rain forest in the world. It accounts for thousands of plants and animals, in fact 1 in 10 species are found here. Located mostly in Brazil it also covers parts of Peru, Bolivia, Cambodia, and more. The Amazon, as beautiful as it is, is also very dangerous. When going to see its wonders always travel with a local tour guide who knows what to do and where to go. If hiking through the jungle is to much work take a small boat down one of the many winding rivers including the great Amazon River. Here are some shots of the Amazon Rain forest.
The Sahara desert is the largest hot desert in the world and covers over 11 countries. It has sand dunes up to 600 feet high. It only has one river, The Nile, that exists all throughout the year, the others only exist parts of the year. The Sahara desert, like many of these wonders, is also very dangerous and you should never venture out alone without experienced guides. However if you want to make the trip more interesting take the trip out on the back of a camel. here are some amazing photos of the Sahara Desert.
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