6 Amazing Places You Never Knew Existed
When it comes to traveling to diverse places for vacations, there are those places that everyone knows and dreams of going. The Eiffel tower, the Vatican and the Grand Canyons are just a few of the most popular destinations. The funny thing is that there are beautiful places that you can go on vacation that are not known at all. Actually, these places are so hidden that it is only the locals of the area that know about them and their history. Below is a description of six of these places that you never knew existed.
Hitachi Seaside Park
If you are looking for holiday trips that will enable you to stroll in wonderful scenery, you will enjoy visiting the Hitachi Seaside Park in a region known as Ibaraki, in Japan. The park is 470 acres in size and is full of gorgeous flowers that remain in bloom for the whole year. The daffodils and burning bush plants will take your breath away. (Image by kota-G)
The Haiku Stars, Hawaii
It is amazing that Hawaii is one of the most popular destinations in the world and the Haiku Stars are not known! Located in a region called Oahu, it is a trail that has a wooden ladder that has been sort of spiked on a cliff side. It is so unique that is known as the stairway to heaven by the locals. The unusual thing is that the area is not open for public use but the amazing views from the top of the ladder make people climb.
Hinatuan River in Mindanao
If you love mysterious sceneries, then you need to be aware of the Hinatuan River located in Philippine, in an island known as Mindanao. It is a salt water river that seems to have no source and for this reason, it is known as the enchanted river by the locals. Despite the fact that it is salty, there is a variety of salty water wildlife and is ideal for people who love diving and snorkeling.
This is one of the most remote areas in northern Sichuan in China. It is more than 180, 000 acres in length and all through its length are a myriad of Tibetan villages. What makes this destination striking are the numerous waterfalls that are multi-leveled and many lakes that are so clear that you are able to see their bottom perfectly. (Image by h2ooo2h)
Springs of Rotorua
If you have never been to New Zealand before, you need to visit Rotorua, a region that is full bubbling mud pools, thermal springs and hot geysers. For all these, the area is also known as the Sulphur City. If you love water sports, there are 17 lakes in which you can take part of various sporting activities. It is perfect for family vacation.
Crooked Forest, Poland
Another incredible place is the crooked forest, located in Western Poland. The most unique thing about this place is the 400 forest of pine trees and each of the trees grow with a bend of 90 degrees at the base. To this day, no one knows the reason for the curve and this what makes the place amazing. (Image by Nimish Shah)
As you can see above, one of the simplest ways to enjoy a vacation is to go to a place that is not very popular as this will make the experience unique. Finding these places should not be hard as you can have traveling agencies furnish you with the needed information. Should you plan to take a trip to any of the places mentioned above, remember to carry your camera as you will take lots of photos. In addition, you may need a map, a taxi service hiking shoes and remember to book your hotel well in advance.
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