No matter which travel destination you choose traveling always has an impact on our lives. It gives us a completely different perspective about ourselves and the world we live in. But sometimes a trip is more than just a trip, sometimes it sets a new beginning in our lives.
Below are just a few examples for travel destinations that can have a big impact of your life and it make you think and reshape the way you live your life.
Destinations That Will Change Your Life
Witness The Grand Canyon
The famous Grand Canyon is one of the world’s natural wonders and attract visitors from all over the world. These terrific colorful layered bands of red rock are revealing millions of years of geological history and home to many unique species.
Dominating a 277-mile stretch of the Colorado River in Northern Arizona, the Grand Canyon is one of the world’s most iconic landscapes.
The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
The Galapagos Islands area situated in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 km from the Ecuadorian coast. Its geographical location at the confluence of three ocean currents makes it one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world. The main threats to the Galapagos are the introduction of invasive species, increased tourism, demographic growth, illegal fishing and governance issues.
The Galapagos National Park comprises about 97% percent of the landmass of the islands. Each month brings unique climate variations and wildlife viewing opportunities, but the most important thing to remember is that the Galapagos Islands are a year-round destination.
The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system. You can swim, snorkel, dive and sail this living masterpiece and at the same time you can see how much a negative impact of a human activities in the last 50 years can lead to destruction of a nature wonder created for thousands of year. And this can really makes you think twise next time you purchase products who have a negative effect of the nature.
Located off the Queensland coast, the Reef is composed of 3000 individual reef systems, 760 fringe reefs, 600 tropical islands, and about 300 coral cays. This complex maze of habitats provides refuge for an astounding variety of marine life, plants and animals, some of them can not be seen anywhere else.
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Hike the Inca Trail
The Inca Trail is by far the most famous trek in South America and is rated by many to be in the top 5 treks in the world.
It combines beautiful mountain scenery, lush cloud-forest, subtropical jungle and, of course, a stunning mix of Inca paving stones, ruins and tunnels. The final destination of the trail is Machu Picchu, the mysterious “Lost City of the Incas”.
Take in the Northern Lights
What exactly are the Northern Lights? It is a natural light display in the Earth’s sky and are the result of disturbances in the magnetosphere caused by solar wind, which alter the trajectories of charged particles in both solar wind and magnetospheric plasma. The resulting ionization and excitation of atmospheric constituents emit light of varying color and complexity.
The Northern Lights, also known as the aurora borealis, is a true natural phenomenon, which everybody should observe in their lifetime. The best location for viewing is Fairbanks, Alaska in the months between September to April. Viewing the Northern Lights spectacle is best on a dark, clear night.
There are less than 5,000 people live here. The issue of Climate Change is more visible in Antarctica than anywhere else in the world. This continent is the most unique with a hidden history. its size is over 14 million km² in size and 98% of its surface is covered in ice with an average thickness 1.9 km deep. This is a continent filled with crazy facts that no other country could ever compare to.
Since the 1950’s, more than 25,000 km² of the ice shelf has been lost. Temperatures are rising, wildlife is being affected and sea levels are continuing to rise beyond belief.
Not so many people had the opportunity to visit this unique place but tourism is increasing recently. This place definitely will forever have an impact on your life.
According to evidence at Olduvai Gorge and in the Manonga Valley, Tanzania may be humanity’s place of origin. Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa. The country includes the highest and lowest points in Africa – the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro and a portion of the largest lake Victoria, on the African continent.