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Vinales Valley – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Vinales Valley is the pride and joy of the citizens of western Cuba and probably of all Cubans. It’s one of the most visited sites in Cuba. Thousands of visitors visit the Valley, go inside its caves, admire its nature and get to know its culture and particular Vinales cuisine. The valley has an area of 132 km2 and is located in the Sierra de los Organos mountains just north of Vinales in the...

Scenic Glacier National Park, Montana

The country’s 10th national park, Montana’s Glacier preserves 1 million acres of glacier-carved peaks and valleys, pristine turquoise lakes and streams, and dense ancient forests for all to enjoy. Glacier National Park is a part of the world’s first international peace park. The vision for a park was to celebrate peace and friendship between the United States and Canada. Glacier has welcomed...

Huacachina – The Mystical Desert Oasis in Peru

Just 5km from the city of Ica lies a picturesque lagoon surrounded by the biggest sand dunes you might ever see. Huacachina is a tiny town in southern Peru, an hour away from the Pacific coast. The town is basically a collection of resorts and restaurants around a blue-green laguna surrounded by huge sand dunes. It was originally built as a resort for the Peruvian higher classes. Huacachina has a permanent...

Riding at Wild Deuce, Rocky Mountains

Wild Deuce is owned & operated by Brenda Winder & Terri Mckinney sw of Rocky Mountain House Alberta. Offers top-notch trail riding, including rides to Lost Guide Lake and 40-Mile Ridge. Also offers the public pack trips, mountain clinics for you and your horse, limited horse training, women\’s retreats, moving and herding cattle trips and a whole lot of fun in the mountains! The Rocky...

The Seven-coloured earth of Chamarel, Mauritius

This world famous attraction is a unique volcanic geological phenomenon resulting in seven colours of earth swirled together to create a beautiful feature. This small area of strikingly bare landscape showing well-developed rills and various shades of red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple, and yellow. Chamarel rises 283 meters above sea level and is reached by a panoramic route, which cuts through...

Wildlife of Chobe River Front, Botswana

The Chobe River forms the border between Namibia and Botswana. The area is renowned for its diverse and prolific wildlife. Botswana may have a reputation as the most exclusive safari destination in Africa. The country is full of wonderful wildlife without crowds. The riverfront is most famous for its large herds of elephants and cape Buffalo, which during the dry winter months converge upon the river...

Yaeyama Islands – Japans Treasure

The Yaeyama Islands are an archipelago in the southwest of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, and cover 591.46 square kilometres and consists of 10 inhabited islands and several islets. They are home to numerous species of subtropical plants and mangrove forests. The islands produce sugarcane and pineapples. Coral reefs around the islands are ideal habitats for dolphins, sea turtles, and larger fish such as...

Marvelous Yosemite in Fall

Yosemite is open year-round and it’s always a great time to visit, but the best time to visit Yosemite National Park is autumn. September offers great temperatures with far fewer visitors. Many of activities can also be done in the autumn such as hiking, zip lining, horseback riding, and rock climbing. credit: Christopher.Michel

Los Angeles Zoo Facts

The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a 133-acre zoo founded in 1966 and located in Los Angeles, California. The city of Los Angeles owns the entire zoo. The Zoo is home to more than 1,100 mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles representing more than 250 different species of which 29 are endangered. In addition, the Zoo’s botanical collection comprises several planted gardens and over 800...

Swimming with Dolphins in Jamaica

Dolphin Cove Jamaica was founded in 2001 and has become a very popular attraction in Jamaica. This magnificent property has a natural cove which is surrounded by 5 acres of lush tropical rain forest. Visitors have the opportunity to interact and Swim With dolphins, enjoying the thrill and love of these amazing lovable animals. If you aren’t interested in swimming with the dolphins, there is still...

The spectacular landscape of Las Medulas

The town of Las Médulas is located in the region of El Bierzo, Leon. This small mountain town marks the natural beginning of the ascent towards Las Médulas, a unique cultural landscape that was declared a World Heritage by UNESCO. It is a historic mining site near the town of Ponferrada in the region of El Bierzo, which used to be the most important gold mine in the Roman Empire. To extract gold,...

El Yunque Rain Forest in Puerto Rico

The El Yunque National Forest is the only tropical rain forest in the national forest system. At nearly 29,000 acres, it is one of the smallest in size, yet one of the most biologically diverse of the national forests hosting hundreds of animal and plant species, some of which are found only here. More than 100 billion gallons of rainwater fall on the Forest per year. The climate is frost-free and...

Carrizo Plain National Monument

Native American people have occupied the Carrizo Plain for at least the last 10,000 years. The Carrizo Plain National Monument lies primarily within the historical territory of the Chumash people. This 50-mile stretch of protected land includes the Temblor and Caliente Mountain Ranges and Soda Lake, the largest natural alkali lake in the state. This lake is a unique sight, whether it’s full of water...

Happisburgh Norfolk Beach Wallpapers

Happisburgh is a historic village on the north-east coast of Norfolk. It is well-known for its wonderful sandy and quite secluded beach. You can walk for miles on this beach, as far as Sea Palling if you wanted to. At the end of the south beach you reach Cart Gap, which is where the lifeboat is now stationed, having previously been at Happisburgh beach before all the coastal erosion. credit:...

The icefjord in Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat Icefjord is located on the west coast of Greenland, 250 km north of the Arctic Circle. Greenland’s Ilulissat Icefjord is the sea mouth of Sermeq Kujalleq, one of the few glaciers through which the Greenland ice cap reaches the sea. It is the first site in Greenland and one of the first in the Arctic to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. credit: Greenland Travel