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The 22 Most Unbelievably Colorful Places On Earth!!

With fall in full swing — let’s remember how much color the nature offers us the rest of the year!

1. Valley of Flowers National Park, India

Along the elevated slopes of the Western Himalayas, you’ll find endless meadows of alpine flowers. This section of park is also home to many
rare animals, such as the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, and blue sheep.

2. Five Flower Lake, China

Five Flower is one of 118 lakes in the Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve. This area in particular creates an especially radiant color pallette from
surrounding mineral deposits and incredibly diverse plant life.

3. Hitsujiyama Park, Japan

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4. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Home to over 1500 species of fish and 600 types of coral, the reef is a getaway for native Australians as well as travelers looking for the ultimate diving experience.

5. Yuanyang County, China

The terraced fields in China create an unpredictable array of layered colors, while also providing rice for millions across the country.

6. Lavender fields in France

These lavender fields are just as fragrant as they are colorful. I can only imagine standing between the endless rows…

7. Lake Hillier in Australia

The bubblegum pink color of Lake Hillier remains a mystery, but unlike other pink lakes around the world, the colors remains year round.
Still…unexplained.

8. Braunwald, Switzerland

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The dandelion fields with the backdrop of the Swiss Alps make for one spectacular view.

9. Red Sea Beach, China

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In one of the biggest wetlands in the world, the highly alkaline soil allows the bright red suaeda plants to flourish.

The flowers of the Netherlands are world renowned, with the largest garden sprawling with over 7 million flowers.

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11. Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, Wyoming

Located in Yellowstone National park, it’s the third largest hot spring in the world, and definitely the most colorful.

12. Cornwall, England

The poppy fields overlooking the Celtic Sea brighten the notoriously rainy UK.

13. Alberta, Canada

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Moraine Lake is fed by glacial waters and gets a pretty shade of blue from the rock flour that deposits from erosion.

15. Shark Bay, Australia

The bright red, iron-rich cliffs above the white sands and blue water make Shark Bay a must-see part of the infamous Australian coast.

16. Pamukkale, Turkey

The hot springs in the travertine terraces of Pamukkale are a major tourist attraction in Turkey and have been a calming escape for natives and
travelers for thousands of years.

17. Kawachi Fuji Gardens, Japan

The gardens have 20 dazzling species of the wisteria flower. Strolling through the tunnel is a surreal experience for visitors.

18. Hokkaido, Japan

The Rainbow Field in Japan is a beautiful rolling hill full of neatly planted rows of multicolored flowers. It looks like something out of a Disney movie…

 

19. Vermont in Autumn

The fall foliage in Vermont completely changes the Green Mountain State into layers upon layers of brightly colored forest.

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Known as The River of Five Colors, Caño Cristales is a marvel to look at, but due to high sediment levels is not a sustainable home for any species of fish.

In the spring, Namaqualand turns from an arid, barren landscape to a flowering paradise with many flowers not found anywhere else in the world.

22. Juneau, Alaska

The ice caves under the Mendenhall Glacier are a magical place that may not be around much longer. The 12-mile-long glacier has retreated 2 miles
due to climate change since 1958.

Any of these destinations would be a dream come true for a nature lover. I think I have some new entries for my bucket list…

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10 Iconic World Heritage Sites and the Places to Stay When Visiting

There are currently 981 World Heritage Sites worldwide. To be considered one it has to have ‘outstanding universal value’ and falls into the following sites: cultural, natural and mixed. A World Heritage Site could range from being a building, a mountain, a lake to a desert, monument, forest and even a city. Here are just a few of the most iconic World Heritage Sites of them all and the best places to stay so you are right in the thick of the action!

The Great Wall, China

An amazing feat dating back to the 5th century and spanning many centuries to build, The Great Wall is 13,170 miles long, making it the longest structure in the world. Initially built as a defense against enemies, the Great Wall of China stands today as a major tourist attraction for visitors worldwide. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

Great Wall

Where to stay?

Fairmont Beijing, an award-winning hotel located in the thriving business district.

Vatican City, Italy

A city within a city, Vatican City is a state in Rome with a population of around 840. With an area of just 110 acres, Vatican City was established as an independent state in 1929. Ruled by the Pope, the city features cultural sites such as the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica.

Vatican City

Where to stay?

Portrait Roma Hotel, centrally located hotel also offers amazing rooftop views.

Easter Island, Chile

One of the most remote inhabited islands in the world, Easter Island has an air of mystery and intrigue surrounding it. There are 887 monumental statues on the island named Moai and its existent has never been fully explained. Moai were carved out by the Rapa Nui people between 1250 and 1500, with the tallest standing at an impressive 10 meters and weighing 82 tons!

Easter Island Rapa Nui

Where to stay?

Posada de Mike Rapu, an aesthetically pleasing modern hotel on Easter Island.

The Grand Canyon, Arizona

Over 18 miles wide and stretching over 277 miles, the Grand Canyon is one of the world’s natural wonders. From helicopter rides, scenic drives or hikes across the canyon, the landscape of the Grand Canyon ranges from different textures and colours.

Grand Canyon

Where to stay?

Amangiri, set in stunning desert scenery with plateaus and canyons.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is the ruins of what was once home to the powerful Inca Empire. The cultural site was bought to the attention to the world by explorer Hiram Bingham and is widely known as the ‘Lost City of the Incas’. Shrouded in mystery, Machu Picchu is Peru’s most visited attractions. Set high up in the mountains, visitors can reach the site on a rewarding Inca Trail through tunnels, jungle and cloud forest along the way.

Machu Picchu

Where to stay?

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, the only hotel at Machu Picchu.

Venice and its lagoon, Italy

Venice is the city on water built upon 118 tiny islands and unlike any other city in the world. The canals of Venice run throughout the city and locals and visitors alike can travel via the many foot bridges and boat canals.

Venice

Where to stay?

The Gritti Palace, for amazing views of the Grand Canal.

Taj Mahal, India

Built as an everlasting symbol of love, the Taj Mahal was built using white marble and stands as a mausoleum to Emperor Shah Jahan’s third and favourite wife. It took 16 years to finish and the surrounding garden an additional 5 years later. The architecture of the Taj Mahal has been inspired by a collective mix of Indian, Persian, Islamic, Turkish and Ottoman influences. The outcome of the Taj Mahal is a perfectly symmetrical piece of architecture except in one instance, which is where the emperor’s tomb is.

Taj Mahal

Where to stay?

The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra, which overlooks the Taj Mahal.

Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur, Egypt

Instantly recognisable anywhere in the world, the Pyramids along with the Great Sphinx of Giza and other monuments have stood the test of time. Built around 2584BC, the Pyramids of Giza have remained mostly intact, in particular the Great Pyramid, the largest of the three.

Pyramids of Giza

Where to stay?

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo, with views of the Pyramids.

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

A whole world of its own, the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system. Spanning 900 islands over 1,400 miles, the Great Barrier Reef can even be seen from outer space! There is diverse marine life ranging from various species of whales, dolphins, turtles to 1,500 types of fish, crocodiles, sharks, stingrays and much more.

Great Barrier Reef

Where to stay?

Bedarra, a secluded tropical haven in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

Colosseum and Roman Forum, Italy

Dating back over 2,000 years ago, the Colosseum signifies one of the Roman’s architectural achievements. Set in Rome, The Colosseum and the Roman Forum represent two pivotal symbols of Roman existence. The Colosseum was the place for entertaining the masses and also shows the structural strengths of Roman architecture. The Roman Forum is another significant building and was the centre of Roman life, a place for meetings, celebrations, public trials and matches.

Colosseum

Where to stay?

The Corner Townhouse, set in a luxurious and spacious 20th century villa.

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