Food Travel > Cool Places > The natural wonders of the world Date posted: January 1, 2013

The natural wonders of the world

Have you have ever seen the Niagara falls? Well, these Swide’s selection is much more than that. From the corners of Chile’s to the Australian outback, here is a list of beautiful natural locations.

Erg Chebbi, Morocco

 Natural Paradise 

In Moroccan Sahara, Erg Chebbi is one of the two ergs (Arabic term), big dune-areas, in the Maroccan desert. With a height of 150 metres they occupy a wide area and are just stunning. The other Erg is Erg Chigaga near M’hamid. During summer, the habitants of the nearest centre, Erfoud, plunge in the sand until their necks, to supposedly cure reumatism.

Valle de la luna, Moon Valley, Chile

Natural Paradise Chile

Near San Pedro de Atacama, Chile, in the Cordillera de la Sal, in the Atacama desert of Chile, Valle de la luna really looks like a lunar landscape. With stones and sand formations carved by wind, it’s part of the the Reserva Nacional los Flamencos. Saline formations and dry lakes contribute to the magical atmosphere of this place.

Paria Canyon, Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness

 Natural Paradise United States 

In Arizona, Southern Utah, United States, this landscape presents canyons but also a variety of wildlife, among it: birds like eagles and falcons, coyotes, beavers, reptiles. You visit it by hiking, and the wave formation in Coyote Buttes looks almost unreal.

Mount Roraima, Guyana/Brazil/Venezuela

 Natural Paradise Venezuela 

The highest mountain of the Pakaraima chain in South America, the mountain includes the triple border point of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. The mountain has a special meaning for the indigenous people (who were there long before European explorers arrived) and holds many myths and legends.

Uluru/Ayers Rock, Australia

 Natural Paradise Australia 

Ayers Rock is the English name of Uluru, is the largest sandstone rock formation of Australia. Sacred to the aboriginals of the area, surrounded by the flat bush area, the stone has a typical vivid red color that changes with the day light and the seasons. Its surface shelters volcanic areas, caves, and springs.

 

 

 

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