Thursday, January 31, 2013

14 Spectacular Basalt Formations

Basalt is a common volcanic rock formed from the rapid cooling of basaltic lava exposed at or very near the surface of our planet. Jointed basalt columns, as the most famous and most beautiful basalt formations, exists on many places on earth. These unusual columns are predominantly hexagonal in cross-section, but  basalt polygons with three to twelve or more sides can be observed.

1. Litlanesfoss, Iceland

Thursday, January 24, 2013

14 Wonderful Island Resorts in the Maldives

Maldives is very famous for its natural beauty which includes the blue ocean and white beaches, accompanied by clean air and pleasant temperatures. Due to its extraordinary underwater scenery and clean water, Maldives is ranked among the best recreational diving destinations of the world. It consists of 1.192 coral islands, of which over 50 were turned into a marvelous resorts.

1. Lily Beach Resort & Spa at Huvahendhoo

Monday, January 14, 2013

8 Unique Waterfalls Around the World

A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop in the course of a stream or river. Waterfalls also occur where meltwater drops over the edge of a tabular iceberg or ice shelf. But, all of the waterfalls don't look exactly like this. There are waterfalls that are so unusual and unique, to provoke disbelief and amazement of visitors. These wonders of nature are very rare and still largely unknown to most people.

1. Bigar Cascade Falls, Romania

Monday, January 7, 2013

8 Abandoned Arctic Islands

There is something less than 100 inhabited islands, which are located within the Arctic Circle (66°33'44"N). All other islands are uninhabited, mostly because of the harsh climatic conditions. However, some of these uninhabited islands were once populated, but were abandoned due to various reasons.

1. Herschel Island, Canada
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