The most beautiful areas of the world

The most beautiful destinations in the world

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful areas of the world
Inserted: 23.02.2017
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

In this list we would like to introduce you to the most interesting areas of the world, focusing on the beauty of inanimate nature – mainly mountains, canyons, lakes, deserts, etc. Arranging a trip to any of these areas you will definitely not make a mistake

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Yellowstone national park

The oldest national park in the world

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Yellowstone is the oldest national park in the world. It was founded in 1872. It is one of the coldest places… continue reading

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Kilimanjaro National Park

National park with the highest mountain of Africa

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In the Kilimanjaro National Park you will find three volcanic peaks, Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira. The highest… continue reading

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Egmont National Park

Wild nature around the sleeping volcano

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On the west coast of the North Island is the second oldest national park in New Zealand. Its distinctive… continue reading

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Orchoni Gol Chundijn

Valley of Orchon River, UNESCO-listed

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The Orchon Valley blending with the NP Changaj Nuruu was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004 and… continue reading

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Senja

Norway's second largest island

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The island of Senja hides an incredibly diverse nature – from dramatic fjords and rocks rising steeply from… continue reading

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Julian Alps

The highest mountains in Slovenia

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| Altitude: 2 587 m / 8 488 ft

The Julian Alps are largely located in Slovenia and the rest are in Italy. The highest mountain of this… continue reading

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Lipari Islands

Islands marked by fire

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The Aegean islands (Lipari Islands) are located north of Sicily in the Tyrrhenian Sea. There are situated on… continue reading

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Death Valley National Park

The warmest place in the world

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The Valley of Death is undoubtedly a beautiful and interesting park. Just really need to count on the immense… continue reading

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Julong Xueshan

Jade Dragon Snow Mountains

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Jade Dragon Snow Mountains – Julong Xueshan is beautiful mountain range in a short distance from the famous… continue reading

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Skaftafell National Park

Paradiese of Glaciers

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| Altitude: 502 m / 1 647 ft

The Skaftafell National Park is bordered by the Öræfajökull glacier from the east and Skeiðarárjökull from… continue reading

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Bohol

Island of Chocolate Hills

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| Altitude: 253 m / 830 ft

Bohol Island is frequently visited mainly for its unique nature peculiarities. Iconic are mainly for famous… continue reading

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Tierra del Fuego

South end of South America

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At the very end of the world is the wild archipelago of Tierra del Fuego. The archipelago is about half of… continue reading

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Saxon Switzerland

The most beautiful area of Germany

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| Altitude: 173 m / 568 ft

Saxon Switzerland is located in the east of Germany at the Czech border and connects to the area of N.P.… continue reading

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North Cascades national park

Park full of lakes and glaciers

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The North Cascades are located in the state of Washington. There are more than 300 glaciers and more than 300… continue reading

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Causeway Coast

The most beautiful coast of Ireland

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The most beautiful and well-known part of the Irish coast is located in the northeast of the island between… continue reading

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Huángshān (黄山)

Twelve centuries of meditation and millions of sta

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| Altitude: 1 442 m / 4 731 ft

The fascinating scenery of shapes, colors and forms is Huángshān (黃山, Yellow Mountains), a small area in… continue reading

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Rainbow mountains of Landmannalaugar

The most beautiful region of Iceland

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| Altitude: 662 m / 2 172 ft

The Landmannalaugar is the second largest geothermal area in Iceland. The main access road is the F225 road,… continue reading

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Slovak Paradise

Area full of beautiful gorges

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The Slovak Paradise is one of the world's unique regions due to the large number of wild gorges, which are… continue reading

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Salzkammergut

A beautiful area of lakes and limestone mountains

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The Salzkammergut is a beautiful area with many lakes and picturesque villages and towns. Lush limestone… continue reading

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Cordillera Real a Yungas

The most colorful part of Bolivia

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The Cordillera Real is one of the most interesting parts of Bolivia. To the west of it is located the… continue reading

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Yangshuo

Classic Chinese karst landscape

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| Altitude: 112 m / 367 ft

Fairytale landscape where karst cones grow from rice fields between the river Li continue reading

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Yosemite National Park

The region between rock giants

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Yosemite National Park is world famous for its magnificent granite rocks, waterfalls, redwood forests. In the… continue reading

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Adršpašsko teplické rocks

The most beautiful rock city in the Czech Republic

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| Altitude: 544 m / 1 785 ft

Adrspach Teplice Rocks are the largest rock town in the Czech Republic. Rock towers reach a height of up to a… continue reading

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Monument Valley

The most famous rock formations of the world

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| Altitude: 1 711 m / 5 614 ft

At Arizona and Utah there is probably the most typical „American West“ country, often referred to as the… continue reading

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České Švýcarsko and Labské pískovce

The most beautiful region of the Czech Republic

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Area loved by photographers and tourists surrounding the Elbe canyon at the border with Germany. You will… continue reading

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Colca Canyon

One of the deepest canyons in the world

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| Altitude: 2 169 m / 7 116 ft

Colca Canyon, with its 3,270 meters of depth is one of the deepest canyons of the world. His character… continue reading

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Plitvice Lakes

The most famous lakes of Europe

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| Altitude: 523 m / 1 716 ft

Plitvice Lakes are the most famous national park in Croatia. You will find here beautiful lakes, wonderful… continue reading

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Altai

The highest mountains in Siberia

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The size of this large mountain range situated in Central Asia is proved also by the fact that it falls into… continue reading

46.
Sonkol Lake

Lake belonging to herdsmen

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| Altitude: 3 017 m / 9 898 ft

One of the biggest attractions of Kyrgyzstan is a huge lake Sonkol (3 017 m asl) with an area of 20×16… continue reading

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Rub' al Khali Desert

The largest continuous desert of the world

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| Altitude: 82 m / 269 ft

The Rub al-Khalí Desert, known as Empty Quarter, is the world's largest continuous desert. It occupies most… continue reading

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Krabi and Phi Phi

Jewelry in the Andaman Sea

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For many, the most beautiful part of the Thai coast is located just a few kilometers from the administrative… continue reading

43.
Suru Valley

The most beautiful valley in Ladakh

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| Altitude: 3 183 m / 10 443 ft

The valley of the Sur River is considered to be the most beautiful valley of the whole area of Ladakh. It is… continue reading

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Tupiza and the surrounding area

Wild West landscape in Bolivia

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Tupiza (2,970m), located just seventy kilometers from the border with Argentina, is the center of an… continue reading

41.
Ilulissat icefjord

The most beautiful area of Greenland

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In the west of Greenland near Ilulissat is located one of the most interesting areas of the island –… continue reading

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Huerquehue National Park

Back to Prehistory

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| Altitude: 1 270 m / 4 167 ft

A beautiful Huerquehue National Park is located just outside Pucon. This is renowned for the mighty Arukari… continue reading

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Haramukh and its surroundings

High mountain range and beautiful Kashmir lakes

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Perhaps the most beautiful part of the Indian part of Kashmir is in the vicinity of the sacred Mount Haramukh… continue reading

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Waimea canyon

Grand Canyon of the Pacific

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| Altitude: 1 007 m / 3 304 ft

Grand Canyon of the Pacific is located in a small but probably the most beautiful Hawaiian island of Kauai.… continue reading

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Baikal lake

The most beautiful lake in Russia

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The deepest (maximum depth 1642m) and oldest lake in the world, in which is 20 000 km3 of water. It is about… continue reading

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Mount Kenya National Park

Landscape around the highest mountain of Kenya

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| Altitude: 5 083 m / 16 677 ft

Massive Mount Kenya is situated in the National Park of the same name, is one of the most beautiful mountain… continue reading

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Mont Blanc Massif

The most beautiful area of France

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The Mont Blanc massif is the highest part of the Alps, spread over the territories of three countries: France… continue reading

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San Pedro de Atacama

The region of fairy rock formations

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San Pedro de Atacama and its fabulous surroundings are literally a magnet for tourists. From this picturesque… continue reading

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Canaima National Park

The most beautiful area of Venezuela

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Canaima National Park is among the world's largest protected areas. It is also one of the most beautiful… continue reading

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Wallis Alps

The most mountainous region of Switzerland

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The Wallis Alps have the highest average height in Europe. The highest peak of the Wallis Alps is the… continue reading

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Zion National Park

National park with a monumental valley

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| Altitude: 1 308 m / 4 291 ft

One of the most beautiful national parks in the world is the monumental valley of Zion. Above the bottom of… continue reading

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Bernese Alps

Europe's most picturesque mountain range

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The Bernese Alps is without a doubt one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world. There are famous… continue reading

29.
Wulingyuan

The most beautiful area of China

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Near the city of Wulingyuan there are four beautiful national parks, where you can admire the incredibly high… continue reading

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Arches National Park

The most beautiful rock arches of the world

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| Altitude: 1 473 m / 4 833 ft

Arches National Park is located north of the Colorado River near the provincial town of Moab. You will find… continue reading

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Vilcanota Mountain Range

Beautiful mountains around Machu Picchu

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| Altitude: 2 363 m / 7 753 ft

The Vilcanto Mountains dominate the massive Salcantay Mountain. Here you will find beautiful lagoons and snow… continue reading

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Dádes

The most beautiful region of Morocco

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The region in the Dades basin, east of the majestic ridge of the High Atlas, is one of the most beautiful… continue reading

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Canyon full of fairytale towers

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| Altitude: 2 332 m / 7 651 ft

Bryce Canyon despite its name is not a typical example of the classic canyon. It's basically a series of… continue reading

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Cordillera Blanca

The most beautiful area of Peru

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The highest and the most glaciated mountains of the tropical belt of the world – these are beautiful „White… continue reading

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Sajama National Park

National Park with the highest mountain of Bolivia

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Sajama National Park is without any doubt one of the most amazing places in Boliviais. From typical Altiplano… continue reading

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Banff National Park

The most beautiful area of Canada

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Banff National Park is the oldest park in Canada. It is famous for beautiful lakes such as Moraine or Peyto.… continue reading

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Manang - Annapurna area

Fairytaile region behind Annapurna

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Amazing region full of high mountains in the shadow of the majestic ridge of Annapurnas is located on the… continue reading

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Cappadocia

The most beautiful area of Turkey

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Cappadocia is one of the most fairytale areas in the world – bizarre tuff chimneys of all shapes and colors… continue reading

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Nubra - Indian Karakoram

Remotest corner of India

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Indian Karakoram is probably the most harsh part of the whole of India even though, or because it is the… continue reading

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Tongariro National Park

The volcanic heart of the North Island

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The northern island is the volcanic, fiery part of New Zealand and its center is the Tongariro National Park.… continue reading

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Lauca National Park

The most beautiful volcanic area of South America

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The northeast end of the Chilean „noodle“ is situated on the Altiplano Plateau, full of multicolored… continue reading

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Titicaca and its surroundings

The most famous lake in South America

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Lake Titicaca is located to the west of the massive Real Mountain Range. It is considered to be the highest… continue reading

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Ha Long Bay

The most beautiful area of Vietnam

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One of the biggest attractions of Vietnam and the coast of Asia is the Ha Long Bay. There are thousands of… continue reading

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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

The most beautiful area of Indonesia

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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is a beautiful example of volcanic activity in Indonesia. In the caldera… continue reading

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Gran Sabana

The most beautiful table mountains in the world

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The most beautiful and interesting table mountains in the world can be found in the Gran Sabana region of… continue reading

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Dolomites

The most beautiful area of Italy

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The Dolomites are amazing mountains in the north of Italy. You will not find a continuous ridge here, but… continue reading

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Wadi Rum desert

The most beautiful desert of Jordan

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| Altitude: 993 m / 3 258 ft

Orange desert of Wadi Rum is one of the most beautiful deserts of the world. You can find here orange sand… continue reading

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The fjords of West Norway

A beautiful remnant of the Ice Age

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One of the most beautiful areas of the world is the monumental area of the fjords in the west of Norway.… continue reading

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Namib Desert

The oldest desert with the highest dunes

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| Altitude: 575 m / 1 886 ft

At almost the entire coast of Namibia lies one of the world's most photogenic desert with dead trees, salt… continue reading

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Fiordland National Park

The most beautiful area of New Zealand

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The Southwest of South Island of New Zealand occupies an amazing natural area – Fiordland. The most well… continue reading

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Grand Canyon National Park

Park with the most monumental canyon of the world

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The Grand Canyon National Park is located along the river Colorado. This mighty river is famous for breaking… continue reading

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Lofoten

The most beautiful area of Norway

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Lofoten are located in the north of Norway. It consists of about 80 islands and is literally a magnet for… continue reading

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National park Los Glaciares

The most beautiful region of Argentina

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National Park Glaciares belongs to the most beautiful areas of Patagonia, Argentina and the world – it is… continue reading

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Torres del Paine National Park

The most beautiful area of Chile

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The Torres del Paine area, located to the east of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, is one of the most… continue reading

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Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve

The most beautiful area of Bolivia

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Southwest Altiplano is undoubtedly one of the most exciting areas that Bolivia and actually the whole South… continue reading

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Khumbu - Everest Area

The most beautiful area of Nepal

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Only one hundred and fifty kilometers  from Kat­hmandu as the crow flies lies Khumbu high mountain area,… continue reading

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Great Karakoram

The most beautiful area of Pakistan

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High Karakoram, except for the polar regions it is the mountain range with the longest glaciers, which are… continue reading

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