Life is too short to do everytihing we think of. It’s sad, but that’s the reality of it; so, you’d better be very selective about how to spend your time here, on Earth. Ther’es so much to see and experience before you hit the road, which is why we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 ultimate destinations. The order of things is not particularly important; but, getting there is the issue. Forget about planning, forget about work, and start travelling right now!
10. Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Mount Kinabalu in Sabah is 4095 meters above sea level and is one of the tallest mountains in Southeast Asia. Every year thousands of tourists flock down to the island of Borneo to climb this majestic mountain. The journey takes 2 days with an early climb the next morning, to catch the spectacular sunrise. It’s definitely worth it!
9. The Australian Outback
Nothing can beat sleeping on the Australian outback in the pitch black darkness as you gaze upon the stars sparkling down. It’s just one of those thigns you just have to experience.
8. Banos, Ecuador
At the end of the world, in Ecuador, stands a rickety tree house (CASA Del árbol) overseeing an active volcano and lush greenery on the edge of a very high cliff. I dare you to sit on the swing with no harness, and live a little!
7. Marble Cave, General Carrera Lake, Patagonia, Argentina
Carved by nature over million of years into the Pataginian Andes, the Marble Cave is one of the most fascinating view you will ever see. Formed by 6000 years of waves washing up and hitting the calcium carbonate, the swirling blues of the cavern walls are a reflection of the lake’s crystal clear water.
6. Mount Roraima, Venenzuela
Mount Roraima lies on the Guiana Shield and act as the border between three nations, Venenzuela, Brazil and Guyana. The plateau is considered as one of the oldest geological formations on Earth, and hiking there takes about 5 days.
5. Vaadhoo Island, Maldives
Right in the middle of the ocean, on an island called the Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives, you may actually witness something magical. The sea of stars is an amazing phenomenon cased by marine microbes called phytoplankton producing an amazing brilliant glow that resembles the stars in the sky. Breathtaking!
4. Cappadocia, Turkey
Sunrise in Cappadocia, Turkey, with balloons and typical fairy chimney
Looking like a movie set from Star Wars, this place can actually be found in Turkey, in a town called Nevsehir. The ancient settlers built their houses and churches underground creating an amazing lunar like surface which is best viewed from the air in a hot air balloon.
3. Salar Uyuni, Bolivia
Have you ever wanted to stand among the clouds? You can actually dod that, wiithout flying. Salar Uyuni in Bolovia is the world’s largest salt lake and every year when this amazing landscape is covered with a thin layer of water, it creates an amazing mirror like effect. Stunning!
2. Troltunga, Norway
Nothing can be more spectacular than standing on the edge of the Troltunga Cliff, Norway. The view is spectacular; there’s even a legend which says that on the day seven sisters marry seven brothers from the Lysefjord are, the two plateau will crumble upon itself and fall into the fjord below creating a huge wave that will destroy all life surrounding the area.
1. Petra, Jordan
There are many ancient monuments in the world, but nothing can ever as magnificent, mesmerizing and breathtaking as Petra in Jordan. The ancient Nabataeans really knows the meaning of architecture when they built Petra thousands of years ago. Even Indiana Jones was amazed by it.