The Earth, being the only planet of its kind, holds in itself some of the most beautiful areas. With the revolutionary change in technology, the places that were unknown in past have been explored and brought into light. These places are so unique that you will love to know more about them. Here are five amongst those wonderful places on the earth.
1. Pamukkale, Italy:
This beautiful landscape is also called as the White Castle because of the high calcite content in its water. The white terraces, waterfalls and mineral forests are a result of sedimentary deposits. It has 17 hot springs and has been used as a heating spa since long.
2. Saquinshan, China:
This place is considered as sacred and is used by the Taoists for meditation. The mist that surrounds the place for almost 200 days a year, gives it a heavenly feeling. Large number of streams and granite formations look like the silhouettes of man and animals. This is a home to large no. of animal and plant species. The plants found here are used in making traditional Chinese medicines.
3. Rio Tinto, Spain:
This water body runs from Sierra Moreno to the Gulf of Cadiz in Spain and turns completely blood red. The intense red color is because the high iron content of the water. The river was, and is still used for mining of gold, copper and silver. It is believed to be the famous mines of King Solomon.
4. Fly Geyser, Reno Nevada:
This incredible landscape is an accidental creation, which took place during the digging of a well at an unknown geothermal point. The hot water gushed out and a mini volcano came into being. The beautiful terraces and their splendid color are because of the different minerals present in the water.
5. Cano Crustales, Colombia:
The river Cano Crustales from Serrania de la Mecarena Mountains is also, more correctly, called “The River of five Colors”, “The liquid Rainbow” or “The River that ran away from Paradise”. Beautiful waterfalls, wells and hollows with clear water add to the river’s beauty. During September to November the algae in the water imparts it colors like blue, green, red and yellow, transforming the river in a rainbow.
Here are some amazing places across the world. True nature lovers will surely not be able to stop their eyes from feasting on the beauty of these attractive landscapes.