1 Week Blogging Project comes to an end

After a week of daily blogging, I finally finished my assignment. Working in this  page  not only let me to discover this indescribable places and present them, but I also learned to manage a blog. This wasn’t just to write about a topic, but to know what audience you want to reach and how to present it. It required planning and thinking. Despite of what I learned, it also served of great experience. After all, knowledge is power.

In this blog, I presented 7 breathtaking not-so-famous places. I want you to visit all of them. Don’t let anybody tell you the story, be the first to witness this incredible panoramas.

Here’s a recap:

Sea of Stars in Vaadhoo Island,Maldives

The Sea of Stars is a beach/fluorescent plankton  due to a series of microorganisms called dinoflagellates who then produce the bioluminescence. It is located in the Vaadhoo Island, Maldives. The Maldives is not only known for the Sea of Stars that you enjoy at night, it is also recognized by its white sand beaches, coral coast, crystal clear water and tropical habitat.

Mendenhall Ice Caves in Juneau, Alaska

36Mendenhall-Ice-Caves-Juneau-Alaska-102839_480x240The Mendenhall Glacier is 12 mile long glacier in the Mendenhall Valley. It is recognized by the impressive caves it carries inside called the Ice Caves. To reach this caves, you will have to kayak, hike and climb the glacier. The caves were the product of Global Warming as the glacier  started to melt.

 Camino del Rey, Spain

caminitodelreyTest your adrenaline and fear in the Camino de Rey. The “Camino de Rey” or known in English as The King’s little pathway is a footpath pinned along the footbridge that crosses the call the way to Malaga. The pathway is a suspension bridge about 3 kilometer long and 1 meter wide at the narrowest. Through time, the lack of maintenance has deteriorated the road. Right now, the passage is closed, but it will be opening for general public in 2015.

 The Great Blue Hole at Lighthouse Reef, Belize

Blue Hole is a large underwater sinkhole with a diameter of almost 1000 feet and a depth of 480 feet. It is found in the center of Lighthouse Reef that lies 45 miles from Belize City. It is one of the most astonishing dive sites on earth. The dives are only for those who have experience so it isn’t recommended for newbies. Newbies can enjoy the corals and can snorkel all along the area.

To Sua Ocean Trench, Samoa

To Sua Ocean Trench is an enclosed natural swim area with clear water surrounded by a forest. It is a 30 meter deep in pool located in Lotofaga village, Samoa. This magical place is perfect to take a bath and relax. The water isn’t deep and the panorama  is great. It is best to visit from May to November where the weather is dry. There is a fee of 15$.

Lake Louise, Canada

Lake Louise is one of Canada’s natural wonders in the Canadian Rockies. It is a crystal clear laket. Around the lake there is a path the goes that ascends through the mountains and leads you to the majestic site of the 6 glaciers. The town of Banf is a live one. There are hotels, restaurants, historical sites, and museums that preserve the history of the mountains.

Huang Shan Mountains, China

The Huang Shan Mountains (Yellow Mountain) are a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. It’s well known for its beautiful sunsets, the shaped peaks and the incredible panorama. It’s one of the top tourism places of China. There is a taping cable car where you can enjoy the view from the height, takes pictures, en joy the breathtaking panorama. There are also a path the goes along the side of the mountain. The touristic area has hotels, restaurants, shows, tours and a lot more.

Avatar’s Hallelujah Mountains Are Real

If you’ve seen the Avatar, you probably have seen a beautiful site of mountains. Hallelujahs Mountains in Avatar are floating mountains or small islands that are sacred to the Na’vi, the Avatar’s tribe.

Huang Shan Mountains

Huang Shan Mountains

James Cameron, Avatar’s movie director, said that the scenes were inspired in Huang Shan Mountains in China. The Huang Shan Mountains are a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. It’s well known for its beautiful sunsets, the hundreds of shaped peaks and the incredible panorama. It is one of the top tourisms places of China. This range has been designated as a World Natural and Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO. There is a taping cable car (telepher) where you can enjoy the view from the height, takes pictures, enjoy the breathtaking panorama. It is the best way to have the fully experience and enjoy the peaks. There are also a path the goes along the side of the mountain. You are able to hike around the area and enjoy the sunsets or the sunrises.

 

The touristic area has more that it can offer. There are hotels, restaurants, shows, tours and a lot more. Also, the area is very historical. The Huang Shan are called the Yellow Mountains (Huang Shan means yellow in mandarin) because it was named after Huang Di (Yellow Emperor). It was said that he lived there.

 

Fun Fact.

001ec94a26ba0cc8ca8e2dIn China, a lot of locals of the Qiankunzhu Mountain, a 1,074 meters above the sea level peak, renamed it Hallelujah Mountain as a tribute to Avatar. It is one of more than 3,000 mountains in the Yuanjiajie Scenic Spot, the center of the World Natural Heritage Wulingyuan Scenic Zone in Zhangjiajie City, Hunan Province.

Lake Louise, Canada

How clear water can be? How awesome will it be to see a perfect reflection in it?

CanadaCanada is a country located at the north-side of North American, just above the United States. The second largest country in the world. It is famous for the incredible natural landscapes that adorn its massive territory.

Lake Louise is one of Canada’s natural wonders. It is one of the tourist destinations in the Canadian Rockies. It is a crystal clear lake where the tourist fight to get the best picture spot. The lake forms part of the Banff National Park where you can you can enjoy year-round discovery of the 6,641 km2 mountainous landscape. Around the lake there is a path the goes that ascends through the mountains and leads you to the majestic site of the 6 glaciers. Banff consist of hotels, restaurants, historical sites, and museums like Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff Park Museum, and the Luxton Museum that preserve the history of the mountains.

Whyte Museum

The town of Banff offers great experiences of everyone. From expensive to cheap, there are a lot of things to do. If you like exploring the outdoors, you go can hiking, snowboarding and even snorkeling. If you want to experience the town per se. you can visit night clubs, shows, restaurants and even some festival that are offered through the year. If you are a shopaholic, the town also have a lot of shops. You can make sure to go there and grab a souvenir.

 

To Sua Ocean Trench, Samoa

How amazing would it be to go to a natural swimming pool? How relaxing would it be to swim with the sound and calmest of the nature that surrounds you?

Samoa

Samoa

Samoa is western country in the South Pacific Ocean with a population of 194,320. Two thirds of the population is involved in agriculture exporting coconut and all its derivatives. The rest of the population works in the industrial or tourism sector, who provides employment for 20% of the population. The island have the perfect weather, white sandy beaches, unspoiled nature and local culture to explore. The two main islands are Upolu and Savai’i. Upolu is formed by a volcano that rises from the sea, but from which there is no historical record of erupts. There we found one of the world most incredible and unusual place, the To Sua Ocean Trench.

To Sua Ocean Trench is an enclosed natural swim area with clear water surrounded by a forest. It is a 30 meter deep in pool located in located in Lotofaga village. “To sua” means giant hole which is the perfect name to describe it. It is connected to the sea by a series of underground canals. There is a ladder with a platform the permits the swimmers to enter and exit the area. This magical place is perfecto to take a bath and relax. The water isn’t deep and the panorama for a few photographs is great. It is best to visit form may to November where the weather is dry. There is a fee of 15$.

The Great Blue Hole at Lighthouse Reef, Belize

 

blue-hole

Are you a diver? Do you enjoy exploring the deep of the sea? Or do you like snorkeling, looking to the diversity of fishes and tacking picture at the incredible sites?

Belize

Belize

Belize is located in the east-side of Central America. Its location gives it a variety on natural phenomena. You can find rainforest, historical sites, beaches and reefs. Belize has second longest barrier reef in the world runs along the coast. It has many world class dive sites to captivate you.

Blue Hole is a large underwater sinkhole with a diameter of almost 1000 feet and a depth of 480 feet. It is found in the center of Lighthouse Reef that lies 45 miles from Belize City. It is one of the most astonishing dive sites on earth. There are several theories on how the sinkhole was created. One is that Blue Hole was formed in stages. It started as a sinkhole with low sea level in the Ice Age. When the glaciers where melted, the sea level throughout the world rose considerably, and a deeper hole was created. The second one is that it was a cave at the center of an underground tunnel whose ceiling collapsed.

The tours to Blue Hole are planned in the main island. The dives are only for those who have experience so it isn’t recommended for newbies. Newbies can enjoy the corals and can snorkel all along the area. There about 500 different species. You will be fascinated with the quantity of color that you will see. If you dive, you will be impressed with the extraordinary caves and the stalactites. The fact that there is visibility at 200 feet deep because the water is motionless is very amazing.

Camino del Rey, Spain

With every trip, we look for something different. Sometimes we plan historical trips, other times, family trips. What if you plan a trip just to challenge your adrenaline?

Spain

Spain

The “Camino de Rey” or known in English as The King’s little pathway is a footpath pinned along the footbridge that crosses the call the way to Malaga. It is known as the world most dangerous road. The pathway is suspension bridge about 3 kilometer long and 1 meter wide at the narrowest. Through time, the lack of maintenance have made it risky. There are some zones where the ground has disappeared and the beam that supported it is the only thing left. The holes in the pavements, the risk of the path, and the lack of security have attracted many hikers who saw the danger as an inducement to walk the route. Some fatal accident occurred, so the state installed a line where you can clip yourself up. Also, it is required to use helmet in case of any detached rock and to take emergency sparklers. Right now, the passage is closed, but it will be opening for general public in 2015.

It was built in 1901 for workers of a hydroelectric power plant. The purpose was to unite two waterfalls. It is thought that the state put the prisoners to work since they were the only ones willing to risk their lives by having to be hung from the top of the cliff to build the path. The prisoners wanted to reduce their sentence. It was finished in 1905.In 1921, Alfonso XIII walked across the 1,200 meter pathway and since then, it is called the King’s little pathway.

Mendenhall Ice Caves in Juneau, Alaska

Mendenhall_Glacier_(Winter)

Mendenhall Glacier

Alaska is known for its large glacial. When we think of visiting there, we think about going in a cruise that passes through its waters, going snowboarding, enjoying the constellation show or visiting a zoo. However, Alaska have more to offer.

The Mendenhall Glacier is a federally protected 12 mile long glacier in the Mendenhall Valley. It is recognized by the impressive caves it carries inside called the Ice Caves. To reach this caves, you will have to kayak, hike and climb the glacier. Not many people actually do this excursion but it is mesmerizing the view you will experience.

As a consequence of Global Warming, the glacier have started to melt and the caves were its product. The water carved caves in the interior, giving it the incredible turquoise-toned panorama. It’s sad to know that this incredible place has its time counted. As the glacier keeps melting, this cave will soon disappear. The crazy thing is that as the Mendenhall Glacier melt and some caves disappear, a new panorama is forming, the Mendenhall Lake.

 

 

Sea of Stars in Vaadhoo Island,Maldives

Movies like Journey to the center of the Earth, Finding Nemo, and Avatar in some scenes exhibit glowing organisms. Because we see them im movies, we are amazed and wonder if it is possible for it to exist. how beautiful would it be to visit those scenaries? Well, good news, glowing organism do exist in our panorama and you can visit some of those places.

Mapa-islas-maldivasMaldives is an island situated between the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea with a 393,500 population, based in a July 2013 estimate. It consist of a series of coral islands, 1,992 to be exact, grouped in a double chain.

Vaadhoo Island is an inhabited island. It is mostly known by its enthralling Sea of Stars because it really looks like a lot of stars thrown at the coast. It causes the coast to glow in lots of little blue and white dots. It is characterized by a fluorescent plankton that is caused by a series of microorganisms called dinoflagellates who then produce the bioluminescence. This nations ecosystem intrigues me . Not only is it known for the Sea of Stars that you enjoy at night, it is also recognized by its white sand beaches, coral coast, cristal clear water and tropical habitat.

 

Craziest Places to Visit

 

Hi! This week I will be posting a daily blog about the most wonderful and craziest places for you to visit and that you didn’t know existed. You, young and adult people who like to travel or wish upon it, will have now a new checklist to mark.

When we people plan a trip, they only think in overrated places like Disney, Italy, Spain, France, California, etc. During the next blogs, I will show the many things the world has to offer. You may not believe what you see.