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Monday, October 4, 2010

The 10 most amazing sites in the world

It is always amuse to find the most unusual places, most amazing of course there planet. It is in thousands and not always at the end of the world. If you want the absolute change of scene, be the first to discover a place, or simply see no one except a dream environment, these 10 places are for you.

1. The lava fields of Kilauea Volcano:

Hawaii Kilauea is one of the largest active volcanoes in the world. On site you can walk in the rainforest, explore a lava tube and admire the extraordinary formations volcaniques.

Hotels recommended: Holua Resort at The Mauna Loa Village, Kailua-Kona Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows.

2. Grand Canyon of Yellowstone Park, Wyoming, USA:

First National Park in the world, inscribed on the World Heritage List, Yellowstone is known for its rich wildlife, but also for its high geothermal activity: the Old Faithful Geyser is one of the most famous attractions of the park.

Hotels recommended: Dunraven Lodge & Hotels, Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel & Cabins, Old Faithful Snow Lodge.

3. Antelope Canyon, Arizona, United States:

The most visited and most photographed canyons in the southern United States. Admire the incredible palette of colors stones.

Hotels recommended: Hotels Debbie's Hide a Way Days Inn & Suites.

4. Meteora, Thessaly, Greece:

This strange but fascinating place has been shaped over millennia by water and wind. At the top of the rocky peak, monasteries rise to heaven in the shadow of the mountains, close to Kalambaka. Hotels recommended: Hotels Koka Roka.

5. Golden Circle Route, Reykjavik, Iceland:

The road to the Golden Circle tourist route means the most famous of Iceland (300 km). The three must-see attractions are the geysers, the "Golden Falls" and the Plains of parliament.

Hotels recommended: Hotels Castle House Luxury Apartments, Hotel Reykjavik Centrum Reykjavik Nordica Hilton.

6. Jiuzhaigou Valley, Sichuan, China to rank among the wonders of the world: a place that brings together blue lakes, waterfalls, verdant forests, mountain peaks and folklore of the peoples of Tibet and Qiang.

Hotels recommended: InterContinental Hotels Jiuzhai Paradise Resort Sheraton Jiuzhaigou Resort Holiday Inn.

7. Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia One of the most spectacular roads in the world. It runs south-west Victoria and can pass the 12 Apostles (limestone needles dumped).

Hotels recommended: Hotels Langham, Melbourne Samadhi Spa & Wellness Retreat.

8. Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni:

Bolivia's largest salt desert in the world. The different minerals from runoff from the mountains surrounding the lakes give an astonishing variety of fluorescent colors.

Hotels recommended: Tayka Hotels - Hotel de Piedra Hotel Luna Salada, Hotel Cristal Samana.

9. Ta Prohm, Siem Reap, Cambodia:

The surrounding jungle and trees clinging to the ruins are famous temples of Angkor. Hotels recommended: Hotels Boutique Villas, Sojourn Pavilion East Boutique Hotel, La Residence d'Angkor.

10. Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA:

A giant natural amphitheater! In this multi-colored limestone, erosion has carved thousands of hands, arches, "hoodoos" and mazes.

Recommended hotels: Best Western Hotels, Bryce Canyon Grand.

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