10 places that you have to visit at least once in your life

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You like to travel? Normal! The world is full of places worth knowing, some of which seem to be taken from another planet. The ones you will see below are highly recommended, although they are so spread out that you probably won't be able to see them all. Anyway, I encourage you to add them to your list of future destinations so that you can enjoy landscapes that you will record in your memory forever. Shall we start the tour?

Arashiyama bamboo roads (Kyoto, Japan)

bamboo roads of arashima in kyoto
Priceless to get lost on the bamboo paths of Arashiyama. You will think that you are in a science fiction movie surrounded by up to 50 bamboo varieties that can exceed 20 meters in height in some cases. The sun makes its way as it can, the same that can be said of the wind, that when sliding between the bamboo poles generates a very particular sound. To get there from Kyoto, it is best to take the train or the bus.

Antelope Canyon (Arizona, United States)

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A true spectacle that thousands of people witness year after year. Located near the Page town, in Coconino County, is one of the most beautiful places in the United States thanks to the shape it has been taking over the course of thousands of years. Its walls reach 40 meters high and to access it you must be accompanied by a Navajo guide, since it is in a reserve of Navajo indigenous people.


Victoria Falls (Zambia and Zimbabwe)

Victoria Falls between Zimbabwe and Zambia in Africa
Nature gives us landscapes as beautiful as the Victoria Falls, which are located on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. The waterfall corresponds to Zambezi river, and on them we find the Victoria Falls bridge, which was made of steel and is accessible since 1905. The falls are 108 meters high and span 1.7 kilometers wide. They were declared a World Heritage Site in 1989.

Cenotes of the Yucatan peninsula (Mexico)

cenotes in the yucatan peninsula
Cenotes can be underground, open pit, semi-open or grotto. In the Yucatan peninsula it is easy to find these fresh water wells formed by erosion of limestone. In fact, there is a route to visit the most important ones, and you can even dive in some of them. Those who have bathed in them say that it is a unique experience, while some go further and say that it is the meeting point with the gods. Be that as it may, it's worth knowing them.

Kelimutu Crater (Indonesia)

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Thing about this crater the Flores Island is incredible. More than anything because the volcano has three lakes that change color surprisingly. Why does that happen? According to scientists, the explanation must be found in the mixture of gases and vapors that are generated inside, which, being at very high temperatures, cause chemical reactions typical of a laboratory. It is a volcano that is considered active, although the last eruption dates from 1968. The inhabitants of the island believe that when someone passes to a better life their spirit is submerged in one of the three lakes.


Fingal Grotto (Scotland)

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It is one of the most popular caves in the world. It is on the islet of Staffa and stands out for its curious structure, which is very similar to that of the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland. A naturist named Joseph Banks He discovered it in 1772, and since then it has been said that it is a kind of natural cathedral, since the echoes of the waves produce sounds that do not leave anyone who is lucky enough to stand in front of the natural arches that make up the roof of Cave.

Sơn Đoòng Grotto (Vietnam)

Hang Son Doong cave in Quang Binh Vietnam
We are going to Vietnam to see the largest cave in the world. One of the things that makes it very popular, in addition to its extension, is the fact that it shelters one of the tallest stalagmites in the world, since it measures about 70 meters. It is one of the 150 caves in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, located about 500 kilometers from Hanoi, the country's capital. Bad news? That going through it entirely is so risky that only scientists are allowed access, who must take appropriate precautionary measures. In any case, excursions of several days are organized to contemplate its beauty.

The great blue hole (Belize)

belize's great blue hole
On the coast of Belize is one of the most enigmatic places on the planet. There is a blue hole that became popular thanks to the legendary Jacques-Yves Cousteau, who was the first to dive in 1960. We are talking about a hole 123 meters deep and 300 meters in diameter, where it is easy to find species of fish, corals and sponges. In fact, there are several species of sharks that roam around such as the bull or the hammerhead, so it is not advisable to take a dip in this huge sink.

Haiku Stairs (Hawaii)

Haiku stairs in Hawaii
In addition to its beaches, Hawaii is known for the Haiku Stairs, stairs that bring you closer to heaven thanks to their 3,922 steps (yes, they are more than in the Eiffel Tower). They were closed to the public for more than 30 years, but that has not stopped people from going there to witness privileged views of the island. An association called Friends of Haiku Stairs (Friends of Haiku Stairs) works to prevent it from disappearing by offering maintenance, something essential to destroy invasive plants.

Grand Canyon (Arizona, United States)

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Like Antelope Canyon, it is also in Arizona. We know him as the Grand Canyon of the Colorado for its spectacular gorge that runs through the Colorado River. It is in the Grand Canyon National Park and has been a World Heritage Site since 1979. In total there are 446 kilometers with a width of between 6 and 29 kilometers, reaching depths of up to 1,600 meters. The landscape is amazing and that makes it one of the most photographed places in the United States by far.

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