Our planet has had millions of years to
create its masterpieces, and it seems that it worked pretty hard. The Earth is
rich with magnificent places — completely natural or ’improved’ by humans, they
fascinate us and make us eager to travel and see everything ourselves. Our
world is wonderful, and we want to share with you a few of the million reasons
why.
Here at Bright Side we’ve collected
pictures of places of breathtaking beauty.

 1. Gorgeous natural elephant-shaped rock
in Iceland


19 Places on Earth That Look So Out-of-This-World, It’s Hard to Believe They Really Exist

2. Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan —
breathtaking and absolutely real


 

3. Amazing Crystal Cave, Iceland 

4. The cave with a lake inside, Greece

5. These Chocolate Hills in the Philippines
look like they’re from some fairytale.

6. Who knew stones and trees were such a
good match? Stone Forest, China



 7. Surreal geological formation called
the “Eye of the Sahara” in Mauritania



 8. 400-million-year-old Batu Caves,
Malaysia


9. Any ideas how this even happened?
Split Apple Rock, New Zealand


10. These fields in China become
spectacular during the season of blooming.


11. Tanah Lot — a rock formation of the
Indonesian island of Bali
 


12. Marvelous Baatara Waterfall, dropping
into a cave with 3 natural bridges in Lebanon



 13. The Underwater Waterfall in Mauritius
is a completely natural optical illusion.



 14. The Ik Kil Cenote in Mexico is
definitely one of the most magical places on Earth.



 15. Gorgeous underwater Orda Cave in
Russia

16. Startling pink shore of the Komodo
Island, Indonesia

17. During the rainy season this desert
in Brazil is filled with lagoons of fresh water, making it truly astounding.

18. At the end of February the sun
creates the illusion of a fiery waterfall.

19. And the last award for today for
being the most secluded place on the planet goes to Busuanga Island in the
Philippines.



Which place fascinated you the most? Have
you ever seen any of these? Which is the most beautiful place you’ve ever seen
in real life? Share with us in comments.

SOURCE: BRIGHT SIDE

Kayode Ojo
Kayode Emmanuel Ojo is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at SHEFFA Limited. He is presently studying Computer Science at the National Open University, Victoria Island, Lagos.