Amazing Places on Earth - Part 2



Sunflower Valley, Valencia, Spain
Turquoise Pool, Navarra, Spain
El Caminito del Rey – The World’s Most Dangerous Walkway
El Caminito del Rey or The King’s Little Path, often regarded as the most dangerous walkway in the world, is located along the walls of El Chorro, a gorge in southern Spain near the village of Álora. Construction of the walkway was started in 1901 when it became apparent that workers at the hydroelectric power plants at Chorro Falls and Gaitanejo Falls needed a mean to cross between the falls, to provide for transport of materials, and for the inspection and maintenance of the channel. The walkway was completed in 1905, but the inauguration did not take place until 1921 when Spanish King Alfonso XIII crossed it and the walkway’s been called The King’s Pathway since.
The walkway is one meter (3 feet and 3 inches) in width, and rises over 100 meters (350 feet) above the river below. Constructed of concrete rest
ing on steel rails supported by stanchions at around 45 degrees into the rock face, it is currently in a highly deteriorated state and there are numerous sections where part or all of the concrete top has collapsed. The result is large open air gaps that are bridged only by narrow steel beams or other support fixtures. Very few of the original handrails exist but a safety-wire runs the length of the path. This has however turned El Caminito del Rey into an extreme vacations attraction and crossing the whole is an adventure sport for tourists. The walkway is over 3 kilometers long.After several fatal accidents, the local government closed the path in 2000. But there are still daring hikers who manage to get around the barriers and make their way across the gorge.
Ice Canyon - Greenland
Four Seasons Hotel - Bora Bora
Fingerprint office Thailand
Sichuan - China
The Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is the largest hot spring in the United States, and the third largest in the world, next to those in New Zealand. It is located in the Midway Geyser Basin.
The Heart River is a tributary of the Missouri River, approximately 180 mi (290 km) long, in western North Dakota in the United States
Tulip Sunset, Skagit, Washington
Havasu Falls - Arizona, USA
Sunset Island, Lake Superior, Canada
Ice skating on Paterswoldse Meer, a lake just South of the city of Groningen in the Netherlands.
SAN BOLDO PASS AMAZING PASS
The San Boldo Pass is a small mountain pass in the Italian Veneto region between the towns Trichiana (329 m) and Tovena in the Cison di Valmarino region (272 m) over a distance of 17 km (11 mi).
Cenote Ik Kil (cenote means “natural well” in Spanish) is a large sinkhole on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula that’s sacred to the Mayans. The peninsula’s unique composition of porous limestone has resulted in several of these water-filled sinkholes, but Cenote Ik Kil is one of its most famous.
Helix Bridge – Singapore
The Helix Bridge , also known as the Double Helix Bridge , is a pedestrian bridge which connects the Marina Centre with Marina South in the Marina Bay area in Singapore. It was opened in April 24, 2010. The special spirals of the bridge take the shape of DNA: the element at the root of life. This bridge hence symbolize life, renewal and growth.
The view from the skyscraper Burj Khalifa. The height of buildings is 828 m (163 floors) and is in Dubai 
Aogashima Village covers the island of Aogashima, the southernmost and most isolated populated island in the Izu archipelago in the Philippine Sea, 358.4 kilometres (222.7 mi) south of central Tokyo, and 71.4 kilometres (44.4 mi) south of Hachijōjima, its nearest populated neighbor. Aogashima is the least populous municipality in the whole of Japan. Warmed by the Kuroshio Current, the town has a warmer and wetter climate than central Tokyo.
Lighted Cherry Blossom Lake, Sakura, Japan
The Stone Mirror, Istanbul, Turkey
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