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 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.
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.
Yuanyang Rice Terraces, located on the southern slopes of Ailao Mountain in Yuanyang County, was created and cultivated by the Hani people’s ancestors for at least the past 1300 years. In their struggle against the difficult terrain they successfully established the terraces, where they grew rice in order to make a living. The creativity of this people turned the mountain area into one artistic beauty. In recognition, the Ming Dynasty emperor granted the title of ‘Skillful Sculptor’ to Hani people and their good reputation was passed down from generation to generation.