100 Interesting Places in the World!

Today is Sunday at home, morning at 2:15 am, I'm still trying to browse on the internet looking for information about an exotic places. I tried also looking for something on google.com, well... An article brought me to an interesting book!

The book was published by National Geographic entitled "100 Countries, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do" and I further browsing and got information about the book with 400 pages contains lots of practical advice for anyone who likes traveling to various places in the world, especially for people in the first time trip. Interesting!

I was intending to buy it later and before it realized I was trying to guess about what's inside there. Indeed, no doubt with all the advice about travel and where anything worthy and interesting places to visit, but there is always something that made me not want to buy it now, because sometimes a situation which has changed after a few years later.

There's always a lot of places in the world of options to choose from as an alternatives, for example in Asia there are some interesting options, such as Vietnam, India, Nepal, or even to my country in Indonesia, who has a lot of special places to go - not only just Bali, such as Gili Trawangan for example with their rich coral reefs or their special uniqueness culinary.

The places as many articles I have written in this blog, and certainly many more articles that have been waiting for publication, where most are describing special places who have missed by the big media or the audience of travel in the world.

I know there are some issues developing about my country that makes a lot of travel connoisseurs avoid or select a country not as a main choice, but because they do not know how the exotic places that can be achieved.

No doubt, I think even this book in several parts on pages 164-171 says Indonesia is also attractive options, such as witnessing the race of cows maybe difficult to find elsewhere in the world, as an example only.

All of it's are interesting and always a lot place for people who want to travel!

Okay, here the list of 50 just to name it:

1.The Inca City of Machu Picchu, Peru
2.The Iguazu Waterfalls, between Brazil and Argentina
3.The Tadj Mahal, India
4.The Pyramids and Sphinx, Egypt
5.The Great Canyon of Colorado, United States
6.Migrating Animals in the Serengeti park, Tanzania
7.The Nabatean City of Petra, Jordania
8.The Great Wall, China
9.The Victoria Waterfalls, between Zambia and Zimbabwe
10.The Great Coral Reef, Australia
11.The City of Angkor, Cambodia
12.The Amazonian Virgin Forest, between Brazil and Peru
13.The Niagara Waterfalls, Canada - United States
14.The Salar of Uyuni, Bolivia
15.The Abu Simbel Temple, Egypt
16.The Halong bay, Vietnam
17.Jerusalem the Ancient City of Israel – Have Existed Since 957 BC, Israel
18.The Bora-Bora island, French Polynesia
19.Pagan : The Thousand Pagodas Plain, Myanmar
20.Sand Dunes of the Sahara, Marocco - Mauritania - Mali - Algeria - Niger - Lybia - Chad - Sudan – Egypt (all in north of Africa)
21.Fjords and the Preikestolen cliff, Norway
22.The Precolombian Pyramids of Teotihuacan, Mexico
23.The Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
24.White Immensity of Antarctica, Antartica
25.Lunar Scenery at the South of Altiplano, Bolivia
26.Mount Everest, Nepal - China
27.Bali island, Indonesia
28.Muslim fervour at Mecca, Saudi Arabia
29.Karstic Peaks at Guilin Along the Li River, China
30.The Galapagos Archipelago, Ecuador
31.The Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina
32.The blue mosque in front of Hagia Sofia, Turkey
33.The Caves of Carlsbad, United States
34.The Carnaval of Rio, Brazil
35.Lake Toba of Sumatra, Indonesia
36.The Rice Terrace Fields of Banaue, Philippines
37.Venice and its Canals, Italia
38.The Cappadocia and the Goreme valley, Turkey
39.Moai statues of the Easter island, Chile
40.The Vatican and the Saint Peters Basilica, Vatican
41.Aerial View of Rio bay, Brazil
42.The Potala Dalai-lamas Palace, Tibet - China
43.The Maya City of Chichen Itza, Mexico
44.The Yellowstone National Park, United States
45.The Piana Rocky Inlet and the Girolata Gulf, France
46.The Coliseum Rome, Italia
47.The Limestone Basins at Huanglong, China
48.The Mezquita of Cordoba, Spain
49.The Buddhistic Temple of Borobudur, Central Java, Indonesia
50.The Giants’ Causeway, Northern Ireland
51.Milford sound and the Mitre peak, New Zealand
52.52.The Kilauea and the Hawaii Volcanoes, United States
53.The Royal palace and the Wat Phra Kaeo, the emerald buddha temple, Thailand

(Source: terre.sans.frontiere.free.fr/page_a_voir_a_faire/top_100.htm)

(Images owned by National Geographic and Manu Kretyawan)


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