The world we live in today is full of so many great man-made sites it is easy for us to forget that the world didn’t start off this way. We often go about our day-to-day lives completely ignoring the natural beauty around us, but there are some natural places on earth that are impossible to ignore.
From wonderful waterfalls to captivating canyons, Mother Nature has left her mark all over the planet. Join us as we take a look a nature’s greatest masterpieces!
Chocolate Hills, Philippines
Located in Bohol in the Philippines, the Chocolate Hills are one of the strangest natural sights found in Asia. Recognised by their distinctive cone shape, it is estimated that there are over 1,270 of these curious mounds covering over 20 square miles of this area in the Philippines.
Jeita Grotto, Lebanon
Jeita Grotto is the longest cave structure in the Middle East, spanning an overall length of nearly nine kilometres. These limestone caves have fascinated explorers for years, and it is believed that there is still much of the cave waiting to be discovered.
Khao Sok National Park, Thailand
This plush green park is so untouched, lucky visitors on holiday in Thailand can get to feel like they've travelled back a couple million years in time. Within the park you will find the world’s largest flower, the Rafflesia Kerrii, which can reach over a whopping 80 cm in diameter.
Iguazu Falls, Brazil/Argentina
We’ve all heard of Niagara Falls but the Iguazu Falls are equally as mesmerising. Located between Argentina and Brazil, you can even take a dip in special areas above this almighty waterfall
Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA
The Grand Canyon is possibly the most well none masterpiece on our list, and it’s not without reason, this giant gorge is truly an epic sight. The best way to really grasp the sheer size of this canyon is up in the air, so it’s worthwhile booking a helicopter ride for the best experience of this natural wonder.
Azure Window, Malta
Over in Malta you’ll find this baffling rock which reaches over the sea. This table rock looks best in the winter, when high winds send waves crashing over this unique landmark.
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