We live in a world that has many attractions. Every person in his life he wants to visit these places. I present to You a selection of the ten most beautiful places in the world. Some say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder, of course, there are many other corners of the globe, which could affect Your heart. For this reason, I do not claim that these places are the best, but they certainly are one of the most beautiful places in the world…
The Grand Canyon, United States Grand Canyon, USA
One of the deep canyons in the world. Located in Colorado, Arizona. Its length is 446 km and the width varies from 6 to 29km is at the level of the plateau, and at the level of the bottom – less than a kilometer. Depth – up to 1600 meters.
The great barrier reef. Australia.
One of the natural wonders of the world, the Great barrierreef off the East coast of Australia. This is the world’s largest coral reef. Continue reading
One of the fifty U.S. States – Ohio – known not only as “the state of the presidents” (8 American “rulers” originally from here) and the birthplace of world aviation (lived and worked here over the first famous airplane the Wright brothers). Tens of thousands of travelers, tourists and archaeologists tend to visit a few of the plateau crater of serpent-mound, where is the famous serpent mound is the longest “ground” historical monument. It has the shape of a moving snake (seven turns), the tail of which is twisted in the triple helix, mouth and swallows the oval object. The total length curly mound 411 m, height from 0.3 to 1.2 m, and the width does not exceed 6 m. Around this amazing creations of mankind there have been a lot of rumors, legends and speculation. Perhaps it is thanks to them, this historic monument has become so popular among tourists.
When and who built this monument of ancient culture?
In the baseof the mound is a stone path, surrounded by clay, which were brought here from clay pits located nearby. Still a debate going on about that time and people who had a hand in the construction of this mound. Initially there were debates around three Indian Nations, at different times who lived in these places: the adena Indians (lived here since 800 BC to 100 ad), the Hopewell Indians (the period from 200 BC to 500 BC) and the people of the Fort Ancient (lived here in ad 1000-1650). Continue reading
Ruins of the ancient city of Machu Picchu (Peru ). Machu Pikchu in translation, “old peak”, the city of ancient America, located in modern Peru. Also Machu Picchu is often called the “lost city of the Incas”. Some archaeologists believe that this city was established as a sacred mountain shelter great ruler of the Incas is a List in the century before the conquest of his Empire, that is, approximately in 1440, and was used until 1532, when the Spaniards invaded the territory of the Inca Empire. In 1532 all its inhabitants mysteriously disappeared. The city is situated on a hill at an altitude of 2450 meters above sea level, towering above the valley of the river Urubamba.
Niagara falls (NY) (United States ) – Ontario (Canada )). Three waterfalls on the Niagara river, which separates the U.S. state of new York from the canadian provinceof Ontario.
– the Horseshoe Falls or Canadian falls (Canadian Falls), the width of 792 meters
– American falls (American Falls), the width of 323 meters Continue reading