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Cenotes of Yucatàn Peninsula, Mexico

Cenotes of Yucatàn Peninsula, Mexico

Credit: Canblanci
There is an underground river system that flow under the entire Yucatan peninsula. Included in this system are huge caves that were formed by rainfall, which slowly dissolved the coral limestone which makes up the peninsula. Inside the caves are many geological formations such as stalactites and stalagmites. These are a spectacular sight to [...]

The Blue Lagoon – Iceland

The Blue Lagoon – Iceland

Credit: Michal Vasko
The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa in Iceland. The steamy waters are part of a lava formation. The spa is located in a lava field in Grindavík approximately 13km from the Keflavík International Airport and 39km from the capital city of Reykjavík. The warm waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulphur and bathing in the Blue Lagoon is reputed to help [...]

Pamukkale – Turkey

Pamukkale – Turkey

Credit: Ruslik
Pamukkale, meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in south-western Turkey. The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. It is located in Turkey’s Inner Aegean region, in the River Menderes valley, which has a temperate climate for most of the [...]

Karakoram – Pakistan/India/China

Karakoram – Pakistan/India/China

Credit: Changezi
Karakoram (or Karakorum) is a large mountain range spanning the borders between Pakistan, India and China, located in the regions of Gilgit-Baltistan (Pakistan), Ladakh (India), and Xinjiang region, (China). It is one of the Greater Ranges of Asia, a part of the greater Himalaya while north of the actual Himalaya Range.