Part of the Serrania de Cuenca Nature Reserve, Los Callejones de Las Majadas, or the Alleys of Stones, are located close to the village of Las Majadas in the province of Cuenca in Spain. These fascinating shapes are the result of the erosion in the cretaceous limestone passages, which has formed curious shapes, including arches, monoliths and bridges. In geological terms, these alleys are an exam
By Anne Sewell on Sep 05, 2014
Normally, when talking of vacations in Italy, the magnificent cities of Rome, Florence and Venice immediately spring to mind, along with Naples, the amazing Pompeii, Sicily and other great locations. If it's a case of been there, done that, why not head on different and less traveled roads to see equally fascinating and beautiful locations in Italy. One such lovely location is the town of Riomaggi
By Anne Sewell on Sep 01, 2014
Kathmandu Valley is the heart and soul of the mountainous kingdom of Nepal. People from all over the country migrate to the valley searching for more opportunities and a better life. The basin’s ever-expanding population is evident in plethora of motorbikes and the constant sound of honking and heavy pollution. But hidden high above the valley lies Nagarkot, a quiet, sleepy village located 32 km (
By Elaine Cheung on Aug 23, 2014
The Zhangye Danxia Landform is a remarkable and unique set of landscapes in southeast, southwest and northwest China and an absolutely amazing sight of colors, shapes and hues. The landscape was formed by a unique kind of petrographic geomorphology, which is found only in China. There are many unusual geological areas in the empty and unpopulated areas of the vast country of China and the Zhangye
By Anne Sewell on Aug 22, 2014
In the last century, a farmer was resting from his work in the fields on the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece when he happened to notice some bees, coming and going from a crack in the rocks nearby. He became fascinated by this, as, according to him, the bees appeared to be refreshed when they left the hole in the rock. His curiosity overcame him, and Kostas Stivaktas started breaking away the rock
By Anne Sewell on Aug 18, 2014
When thinking of travel to Russia, most people immediately associate Moscow as the biggest attraction. However, Russia does have some very unusual and fascinating destinations to visit, too. Near where Russia, China, Kazakhstan and Mongolia meet and high up in the Altai mountains of east-central Asia is one such fascinating place. Sitting above the banks of the Chulyshman River are some very stran
By Anne Sewell on Aug 18, 2014
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