Earth is filled with immense beauty, waiting to be admired and appreciated. Though once in a while, a man stumbles upon beauties so rare that one cannot help but admire the picturesque view. Here is a list of 10 of the rarest, but beautiful places in the world.
1- Love Tunnel, Ukraine
A site right out of a fairy-tale illustration. The Tunnel of Love is a railway track connecting two cities in Ukraine. However, as the years have gone by, mother nature has played her part and turned this into a luscious bit of forest. Thus it’s no surprise that this place has become a famous attraction, especially for couples (as it is said that if a couple in true love walks through here and wishes something, then the wish is bound to come true).
2- Marble Cathedral, General Carrera Lake, Chile
It’s like nature is the artist and the caves its canvas. Although generally an inaccessible spot, the caves are still one of the most alluring places in Chile, and a
3- Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand
Known as New Zealand’s ancient natural treasure, these huge spherical rocks are found at the coast of New Zealand (at Koekohe beach). Don’t let the pictures fool you; these rocks can get as large as 200 cm (in diameter), and talking about pictures, this
4- Caño Cristales, Colombia
Cano Cristales is known as the river of 5 colours. The five colours are contributed by the red plants (growing on the river), black rocks, green algae, blue water and yellow sand, blending to give a mesmerizing view that you can only truly enjoy if you visit this natural beauty.
5- Spotted Lake, British Colombia, Canada
This out of the world polka dots lake is a
6- Kunming Stone Forest, China
Known as one of the ‘First wonders of the world,‘ these breath-taking views can be found in Shilin town, China. These rocks, are not only aesthetically pleasing but also hold immense cultural importance to the town’s people. Hence the best time to visit is during the Torch festival (Around July / August).
7- Coyote Buttes, Arizona/Utah
Coyote Buttes are gorgeous red sandstone figures, a prime location for people who want to hike and enjoy something out-worldly. These places not only offer scenic beauty, but they are also home to dinosaur trackway, with more than 1000 dinosaur footprints, making it a priority visit for every palaeontology enthusiast.
8- Glow Worm Sky, Waipu Cave, New Zealand
Talk about Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Starry night ‘come to life! The worms in these caves illuminate the cave ceiling with an alluring blue glow. What’s even more fun about this place is that you can go off exploring other sites, with only the glow worms illuminating your way, without supervision and free of cost. So, prepare to experience the true essence of an explorer with these worms acting as your trusted guide!
9 – Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines
Bohol's most famous attraction, the chocolate hills are unique cone-shaped hills, that turn into chocolate kisses during the seasons. The locals speak of many legends related to giants, on how these hills were formed. Which doesn’t come as a surprise, as these hills do look as if only magic could have formed them?
10- Devils Marbles, Australia
The devil Marbles, also known as Karlu Karlu, are round boulders (as the name translates to). A lot of legends surround these stones, the most famous one being that the devil himself walked through these areas and scattered these stones. Whether you’re a believer or not, the beauty of these mystical stones is surely a fact to believe in.
So, if your soul craves travel and excitement while your heart is one of a kind, then we believe these 10 unique places will be a perfect match for you. In addition to being rare, these places are scenic, relaxing and an ideal vacation destination to compliment those who have a taste for the exotic and a heart that beats for unique experiences. Before these places become start attracting large crowds or become victims of degradation caused by the passage of time, we suggest you cross them off your bucket list and thus have a story to tell for ages to come!