Tam Coc -Vietnam

Tam Coc is a region of stunning natural beauty near the city of Ninh Binh which is located about two hours south of Hanoi, Vietnam. The landscape is dominated by hundreds of limestone hills towering above green fields of rice paddies with a calm river winding through it all. It only takes a glimpse of…

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Arch and London Bridge – Australia

The Great Ocean Road in Australia is famous for the Twelve Apostles but there are more unusual rock formations that are just as interesting as the Twelve Apostles. Just 2.5 miles past the Twelve Apostles is a site known as the Loch Ard Gorge and the Razorback. My previous two posts on the Great Ocean…

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El Arco – Mexico

El Arco is the locals name for the arch of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. This arch is a distinctive rock formation at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. The peninsula is the second longest peninsula in the world and helps to form the Gulf of California. The arch is inaccessible by land so…

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Yelhiu Geopark – Taiwan

Yelhiu Geopark is a naturally formed landscape that seems like it belongs in another world. This geological site is located on the northern coast of Taiwan about a 30 minute drive from Taipei which makes it an easy daytrip if you are staying in Taipei. The Yelhiu Geopark formations were create along the shoreline for…

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Loch Ard Gorge and the Razorback – Australia

The Great Ocean Road in Australia is famous for the Twelve Apostles but there are more unusual rock formations that are just as interesting as the Twelve Apostles. Just 2.5 miles past the Twelve Apostles is a site known as the Loch Ard Gorge and the Razorback. These two formations can be seen from the…

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Ha Long Bay – Vietnam

Ha Long Bay is a beautiful natural wonder in northeastern Vietnam and is my #1 “must see” place when visiting Vietnam. The bay is best known for its many small lush green islands rising up from the calm turquoise water. The bay covers an area of 1500 sqkm (579 sq. miles) and over 1,600 limestone…

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Stacked Rocks – Australia

Stacked rocks are not something new. In fact they have been around for centuries. Their original purpose was as a memorial or a marker and they were called “cairns”. The most frequent use of cairns were to mark a trail and many trails are still marked with cairns. Recently rock stacking has become more of…

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Remarkable Rocks – Australia

Australia is a continent known for unusual things. One of the unusual things that I discovered in my travels throughout Australia is that there are many unusual rock formations distributed around the country. The Remarkable Rocks are located on Kangaroo Island. Kangaroo Island is known as the Galapagos of Australia for its access to wildlife…

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Twelve Apostles – Australia

The Twelve Apostles are located on the Great Ocean Road of the south coast of Australia near Port Campbell. There are many fantastic and beautiful things to see on along the Great Ocean Road but “The Twelve Apostles” is by far the highlight of the Great Ocean Road. Seeing “The Twelve Apostles” is one of…

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