Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American and a UNESCO World Heritage Site that straddles the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains, part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are a division of the larger Appalachian Mountain chain. Great Smoky Mountains is the most visited national park in the United States with over 11.3 million recreational

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an American national park in the Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico. The primary attraction of the park is the show cave, Carlsbad Cavern. Visitors to the cave can hike in on their own via the natural entrance or take an elevator from the visitor center. The park entrance is located on US Highway

Leshan Giant Buddha

The Leshan Giant Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty. It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing below his feet. It is the

Cumalıkızık village. Its history goes back to the Ottoman Empire's foundation period. The historical texture of the village has been well protected and the civilian countryside architectural structures of the early Ottoman period are still intact. Because of this, Cumalıkızık has become a popular but still unspoiled center for tourists. Cumalıkızık was

Talampaya National Park. It was designated a provincial reserve in 1975, a national park in 1997, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. The park protects an area of the Argentine Monte ecoregion. It has landscapes of great beauty, with flora and fauna typical of the mountain biome. The park is in a basin between the

Tiwanaku

Tiwanaku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia, South America. It is the capital of an empire that extended into present-day Peru and Chile, flourishing from AD 300 to AD 1000. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important civilizations prior to the Inca Empire; it was the

P 4 / Kanjon Tare or Tara River Canyon / 82km long and 1,300m deep,  deepest and longest canyon in Europe and the second-longest in the world, UNESCO Heritage

Imperial City of Hue

The Imperial City (Vietnamese: Kinh thành Huế) in Huế is a walled fortress and palace in the former capital of Vietnam. The grounds of the Imperial City were surrounded by a wall 2klm by 2klm, and the walls were surrounded by a moat. Inside the Imperial City was the imperial enclosure called the Purple Forbidden City in

Mahabodhi Temple

Mahabodhi Temple

Swartberg Pass runs on the R328 through the Swartberg mountain range. The pass was built using convict labour, between 1881 and 1888, by Thomas Bain. The dry-stone retaining walls, supporting some of its hairpin bends, are still in place and over 130 years old. Much of the Swartberg is part of a UNESCO