These 15 Places of Incredible Beauty Most People do Not Know
There are many incredible places in the world that hardly anyone knows, where there are no tourists, and where it is difficult to access. Islands with crystal clear waters, flowering meadows and cascades almost virgin of the hand of the man. It’s a dream, is not it?
Blagaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Blagaj is a small village at the foot of powerful waterfalls with crystalline waters, which fall from a steep mountain; it is composed of picturesque little white houses and a monastery. It is a sacred place for dervishes and Sufies,
who built this city in paradise.
Huacachina is an oasis city located in the middle of a vast desert. It takes about five hours to get there, following a road south of the capital of Peru, Lima. Its population is only 200 inhabitants, so that when arriving,
you will feel isolated from the world. In addition, you can do sandboarding on the surrounding dunes.
Hillier Lake, Australia
Imagine white sand surrounded by eucalyptus groves, on the edge of the world’s most pink lagoon. Hillier Lake is located in southwestern Australia, on Middle Island,and was discovered in 1802. He is known for his strange color, which does not change. It was thought to be due to specific algae and microorganisms, but studies could not confirm this. So far, nobody knows the reason for such a spectacular pigmentation. It can only be accessed by the airs.
Marieta Island, “Hidden Beach”, Mexico
The “Hidden Beach” is, as its name suggests, a secret beach with crystal clear waters and a wide variety of birds. The only way to access this secret paradise is the sea. After swimming for a few minutes in labyrinths of underwater caves,you can enjoy a secret beach in the bowels of the island.
Fissure of Silfra, Iceland
The fissure of Silfra is in Iceland, in the Thingvellir National Park. This incredible place is prized by divers and adventurers. By swimming there, you easily lose the sense of depth,because the water is so pure and transparent that the visibility is 30 meters.
Isola Bella, Italy
There is no doubt that the Italian island of Isola Bella, on Lake Maggiore, is one of the most beautiful in the world. Most of this little piece of land is occupied by the magnificent Borromeo Palace,and a flower garden on several levels, decorated with caves, terraces and fountains. The peacocks that demobilize add to the harmony of the place.
Village of Popeye, Malta
The village of Popeye is made of wooden houses, originally built for the shooting of the musical of the same name in 1980.
Today it is a tourist destination with an amusement park, with cruise ships crossing the bay, and breathtaking views.
Red earth of Dongchuan, China
The Red Dongchuan Land is a valley southwest of Kunming, the capital of Yunan Province of China. Thanks to his distance,
this place is not on the tourist map of China, and was discovered in the mid-90s only. The wavy, patchwork-like landscapes take on brown-red tones due to their high mineral and fossil content.
Flores Island, Portugal
The island of Flores is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a national park with unique flora and fauna. It lies to the west of the Azores, off Portugal. In Portuguese, its name means “cape of flowers” because most of its territory is dotted with colorful plants. Furthermore,
there are thermal waters and natural lagoons, rice paddies, picturesque villages, lakes, and even world-famous volcanoes.
Darvaza, the “Gate of Hell”, Turkmenistan
Darvaza is a gigantic crater 60 meters in diameter and 20 deep,
called the “Gate of Hell” by the natives. One day, geologists accidentally found a cave with huge reserves of natural gas. They fired intentionally to avoid harmful effects on the inhabitants and livestock, but the fire, which was to go out after a few days,burns again for 45 years. It’s a unique and fascinating sight that tourists from all over the world come to admire.
Lençois Maranhenses, Brazil
The Lençois Maranhenses National Park is located not far from the Atlantic coast in northeastern Brazil. During the rainy season, it changes dramatically.
Every year, at this time, thousands of turquoise-water lagoons sheltering various marine creatures form between the sand dunes. The mystery remains about the way fish and crabs arrive here, but the show remains fascinating.
The best time to visit the park is between June and September, when the pools reach their maximum volume.
Setenil de las Bodegas, the “city in the rock”, Spain
In the south of Spain, in a rocky mountain, there has been a town called Setenil de las Bodegas for eight centuries.
also known as “city in the rock”. The walls and roofs of the houses are huge blocks of basalt that protect the inhabitants from the hot sun and the wind. To be there, crushed by these massive rocks, makes you feel very small.
Grotto of Saint-Marcel-d’Ardèche, France
This place was discovered in 1836 by a French hunter. The cave of Saint-Marcel-d’Ardèche is located in the Rhône-Alpes region. It is a vast network of caves with multiple colors and crystal clear waters.
Marble caves, Chile
The marble caves are on a peninsula near Lake General Carrera, Chile
. This impressive network of caves has been slowly and carefully shaped by water for thousands of years; she formed whirlwinds of incredible beauty on the walls.
Sanctuary of Las Lajas, Colombia
The Las Lajas Sanctuary is located in a canyon on the border between Colombia and Ecuador.
The incredible neo-Gothic architecture and interior spaces are fascinating, especially because the building stands 45 meters above a river, between rocks and waterfalls.