The world is an impressive place where you can see spectacular places, amazing corners that man would never think existed. These corners, shaped perhaps by the hand of the Universe, are so majestic that they should be visited by every human being before they die.
1. The Structure of Richat (The Eye of the Sahara), MauritaniaStructure of Richat, Mauritania - Stuart Rankin / Flickr
This geographical accident is located on the western edge of the Sahara desert, specifically in Mauritania. This place was discovered in 1965 by NASA Genini 4 mission crews James McDivit and Edward White.
This spectacular and amazing place It has nothing less than 50 kilometers in diameter, so the best way to appreciate it is from space.Structure of Richat, Mauritania - Stuart Rankin / Flickr
Many theories hover around this structure. The most popular legend explains that this formation was created due to the impact of a meteorite. However, this theory was ruled out, since rocks from periods such as the Proterozoic, the Cretaceous and the Ordovician were found.
There are other kinds of much more fanciful theories, those that say that it is the work of aliens. Theories that can almost be understood by seeing this unique place in the world, with its lively colors similar to the structure of an eye. A place, the Eye of the Sahara, which represents one of the great mysteries of Humanity.
2. The Salar de Uyuni, BoliviaSalar de Uyuni, Bolivia - oscarwcastillo / Pixabai.com
This salt desert is the largest on the planet and its surface resembles a large mirror. It has about 10,600 square kilometers and is located more than 3,600 meters above sea level.
Visiting this place in the rainy season is like stepping on the sky, in fact its surface becomes confused with the horizon, creating a magical landscape that nobody who visits this corner can visit photographing again and again.Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia - Carlos Adampol Galindo / Flickr.com
This place It consists of approximately 11 layers of salt and these, in turn, have a thickness of between 2 and 10 meters. It is estimated that the amount of salt in Uyuni can reach 64 million tons.
A salt has its origin at the time that various lakes that came from prehistoric times joined in one and that is One of the most important lithium reserves in the world.
«If I could take the world
just like a child a pomp,
I would follow him with his eyes
and take care of its existence.
3. Waitomo Caves, New ZealandWaitomo Caves, New Zalanda - Karora / commons.wikimedia.org
Waitomo Caves are underground interconnected labyrinths. They are located in northern New Zealand and are called by their inhabitants as Luminous arachnocampa. A fascinating limestone caves with 3 levels that are open to the public and have been visited for over 100 years.
What makes these caves so particular is a kind of mosquito that inhabits them. Is called Glowworm and comes from a group of larva type insects that have bioluminescence.Waitomo Caves, New Zealand - Madeleine Deaton / flickr.com
These insects They create a fantastic and amazing light show inside the caves.And you won't be able to see it anywhere else, because these mosquitoes are only bred in this specific area of New Zealand. The luminous color emitted by the larvae inside the Waitomo Caves is a greenish blue.
They are three spectacular, incredible places, three places that seem taken from another planet But what can we enjoy in this one?