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The 10 Most Beautiful Places In The World?


The Travel Agency -Lonely Planets- list over the ten most beautiful places in the world is probably made with the hope of selling more of the book "Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences", a guidebook with thousands of collected ideas to check out for those who have a lot of money, as well as time and enjoy the travelling. The ten places have been chosen among the thousands of ideas in the book and being shown on the Lonely Planets homepage. Africa, Australia, South- and North America, Europe och Oceania are represented, but not a single place in Asia.


 10.. Salar De Uyuni, Southwest Of Bolivia.

Approximately 10 billions tons of salt is covering the 12 000 square kilometers area by the Andes.


 9. The Great Barrier Reef, The Northeast Coast Of Australia.

The worlds largest system of coral reefs is 2300 kilometers long, with 400 coral types and 1500 species of fish.


 8. The Atacama Desert And El Tatio Gejsers, Chile.

In the dramatic landscape of salt basins, sand and lava is the world's highest field of geysers.


 7. The Rockies, West Of Canada.

Four national parks offer a mountain landscape with glaciers, waterfalls and gorges, which got a place on UNESCO's World Heritage List.


 6. Milford Sound, Southwest Of New Zeeland.

A fjord that cuts 15 kilometers into the country, surrounded by steep, over 1200 meters high and rain forest vegetated hillsides.


 5. Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA.

Colorado River has over 6 million years format this 440 km long canyon, in places 1,500 meters deep and 29 km wide.


 4. The Angelfalls, Venezuela.

The world's highest waterfall, where water has a fall of 978 meters, is best seen on a cloudless summer day.


 3. The Plitvice Lakes, Croatia.

16 lakes linked by a variety of waterfalls in a limestone landscape with countless caves and dense forests


 2. Lake District, Northwest Of England.

A landscape rich in lakes with undulating moorland and green hills in one of England's most mountainous regions.


 1. Sossusvlei, Namibia.

The world's highest sand dunes - up to 300 metres high - is to behold on this place in Namibia Desert, one of the world's oldest deserts.

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