1. Kauai, Hawaii :
Relaxing and pristine Kauai (the Garden Island) is the least commercially developed of the Hawaiian islands. Waterfalls, scenic drives and more than 60 beaches dot the landscape. Some beaches have great snorkeling, others offer child-friendly tidal pools and some are perfect for all kinds of water sports. Dry-land activities include hiking the Kalalau Trail on the Na Pali coastline, taking a day trip to Waimea Canyon and experiencing life on a sugar plantation at Grove Farm Homestead Museum.
2. Shirakawa-go-village Japan :
The remote mountain villages of gassho-style houses in Shirakawa-go and Gokayama on the Hida Highlands were registered as cultural heritage sites in 1995. The scenery of the mountain villages blending in with the nature of each season - fresh green leaves in spring, tinted leaves in autumn, winter snow - and the atmosphere of the villages with traditional houses standing side by side looks just like a fairy tale.
3. Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand :
The Moeraki Boulders are a group of very large spherical “stones” on Koekohe Beach near Moeraki on New Zealand’s Otago coast. These boulders are actually concretions that have been exposed through shoreline erosion from coastal cliffs that back the beach. The Boulders are one of the most fascinating and popular attractions on the South Island. They originally formed in ancient sea floor sediments around 60 million years ago.
4. Zion-national-park, Utah, USA :
The name "Zion" evokes many images. To the earliest settlers of Springdale, Utah, it described a place with beauty too stunning for mere mortals. To them, Zion was a divine destination and a refuge for men and women seeking a better life. More than 150 years after its founding, Springdale continues to beckon those searching to escape the mundane. Zion provides refuge for visitors from every corner of the globe, and offers experiences unlike any on earth. Springdale is in the heart of Zion, and though it may not be the actual "dwelling place of God," it certainly is a paradise to hikers, bikers, climbers and tourists looking for creature comforts in nature's most spectacular setting. We invite you to stay with us any season of the year, and experience life in the midst of a world-class wonderland.
5. Lake-Bled-Slovenia :
As mentioned above, the walk around the coast of the lake is about 6km long. The lake itself measures roughly 2km by 1.4km, and yes, you can swim in the lake, but only really during the summer months when thermal springs heat the water to a pleasant 26° C. During the winter months, it’s probably advisable to stick to either rowing or canoeing across the waters surface.
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