The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.”- Sir Richard Button.
The world is a gathering of indescribable and heart stopping moments beauty and breathtaking views. It is sad that some of us might not get to see the joy of hidden places and discover what lies within, but if you are a traveler at heart or not, you might want to add these spectacular destinations to your bucket list.
The first is Kauai which is the most beautiful Hawaiian island which was nicknamed ‘the Garden isle’, because of the tropical rain forest covering its surface. This place, with its powdered shores, warm water and abundant display of wild life offers you blissful beaches where you just want to stretch and sunbathe. With the Kalalau Trail which is known for its toughness, hikers get the time of their life and a 22-mile round trip with dramatic views and cliffs which make it worth your while.
The second is, Bora Bora, a small south pacific island in French Polynesia, where the waters are the most beautiful shade of blue and captivatingly change colors when you are either flying, looking out of a bungalow or on a boat. This place gives you something to explore at your leisure with its emerald green mountains and tailored to perfection forested valleys. Bora Bora is decorated with ‘Motus’ which are small islets and occupied by locals who live by the motto, “aita pea pea”, meaning no worries.
The third is, the Victoria Falls, located in Zimbabwe, is the largest waterfalls of the world which is approximately 1700m wide, varies in height from 80-108 meters and almost twice the size of Niagara Falls, this place is one of the greatest attraction in Africa, almost calling the tourist with its noise that can be heard 40 kilometers away. ‘Mosi oa- Tunya’, the smoke that thunders as the locals call it, is a mesmerizing pounding of current leaves you awe struck of its wild beauty and view.
The fourth is, the Amazon River, located in South America, offers you a peak into wild life to see all types of monkeys and birds for those who like bird watching. This massive beauty is home for pink dolphins and spectacular sunset that entertains you and leaves you breathless. This is an opportunity to see sea creatures such as, turtles, snakes, crabs, bull shark and the largest species of river dolphins.
The fifth on the list is, the Grand Canyon, USA, one of the natural 7 wonders of the world promises an iconic experience as the mountains are a lot easier to access than others. This vastness occupies 1,217,403 acres and is rich in wild life which offers you a break from the city troubles. Get to skywalk and see artifacts and revisit history as the Grand Canyon has been found to be2 billion years old.
Yellow Stone National Park
The sixth on the list is, Yellow Stone National Park, USA, which is the oldest park inn the world is 3, 500 square miles of wild and untamed captivation. With the presence of wild life, volcano and falls, this place is a fun sight for free spirits and families.
Leave a piece of yourself while taking so much more in places and sights you never thought existed. Why live small when you can live with the largeness of the world? Add these to your bucket list and visit them one at a time.