Sanetsch Pass (Valais, Switzerland)


Sanetsch Pass is a high mountain pass in Switzerland across the western Bernese Alps. Although it can not be completely traversed by car. In the summer season the pass is accessible by PostBus and can also be traversed by cable car. The highest point of the road is at 2,252 metres.

Zhangye Danxia Landform (Gansu province, China)


The Zhangye Danxia landform is also known as the eye candy of Zhangye. This four hundred square kilometer attraction is located in Gansu Province in northwest China and is surrounded by color hills. Geologists believe that danxia are formed as a result of movement in the earth’s crust. This makes rock layers appear in different colors, textures, shapes, sizes and patterns. The combination of these differences creates towering peaks, cave holes and stone halls.

Sơn Đoòng cave – Mountain River cave (Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam)


Sơn Đoòng cave is a cave in Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, Vietnam, with a large fast-flowing underground river inside. The biggest chamber of Sơn Đoòng is more than five kilometers long, 200 meters high, and 150 meters wide. With these dimensions, Sơn Đoòng take the title of the world’s largest cave.

Salar de Uyuni (Potosí and Oruro departments, Bolivia)


Salar de Uyuni (or Salar de Tunupa) is the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi). It is covered by a few meters of salt crust, which has an extraordinary flatness with the average altitude variations within one meter over the entire area of the Salar. The crust serves as a source of salt and covers a pool of brine, which is exceptionally rich in lithium. It contains 50 to 70% of the world’s lithium reserves. The Salar also contains large amounts of sodium, potassium, magnesium and borax.

Mount Kilimanjaro (Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania)


Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, and located in northern Tanzania, near the border with Kenya, is a dormant volcano and the highest mountain in Africa and the world’s highest free-standing mountain.

Website: http://www.tanzaniaparks.com/kili.html

Confluence of Rhône and Arve rivers (Geneva, Switzerland)


Rising in the Graian Alps, close to the Swiss border, the Arve river receives water from the many glaciers of the Chamonix valley before flowing north-west into the Rhône river on the west side of Geneva, where its much higher level of silt brings forth a striking contrast between the two rivers.

Irish Sky Garden by James Turrell (County Cork, Ireland)


The Irish Sky Garden was designed by the american artist James Turrell, who main work concerned with light and space, to complement the rounded and pyramid-like shapes of natural landscape that surround this ancient Celtic High Fort. The most important thing is the experience, that inside turns into outside and the other way around, in the sense that relationships between the Irish landscape and sky changes.

Beachy Head (East Sussex, England)


Beachy Head is a chalk headland in Southern England, immediately east of the Seven Sisters. The cliff there is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, rising to 162 m (530 ft) above sea level. Despite the beauty, there are an estimated 20 deaths by suicide a year at Beachy Head. The Beachy Head Chaplaincy Team conducts regular day and evening patrols of the area in attempts to locate and stop potential jumpers.

Big Lagoon, Miniloc Island (Palawan, Philippines)


Located in the Miniloc Island, on Palawan, the tranquil turquoise-green waters of Big Lagoon orchid-lined limestone walls showcases a kaleidoscope of marine life. Scientists believe that these lagoons were actually caves which abound in these islands. The roofs of these caves must have collapsed millions of years ago, and these lagoons have emerged in their stead.

Lake Retba (Cap Vert, Senegal)


Lake Retba or Lac Rose lies north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal, north east of Dakar. It is so named for its pink waters, caused by Dunaliella salina in the water. The color is particularly visible during the dry season. The lake is also known for its high salt content, which, like the Dead Sea, allows people to float easily. The lake also has a small salt collecting industry and is often the finishing point of the Dakar Rally.