The Amalfi Coast is widely considered Italys most scenic stretch of coastline, a landscape of towering bluffs, pastel-hued villages terraced into hillsides, corniche roads, luxuriant gardens, and expansive vistas over turquoise waters and green-swathed mountains. Deemed by UNESCO as an outstanding example of a
Col Agnel (Italian: Colle dell'Agnello) is a mountain pass in the Cottian Alps, west of Monte Viso between France and Italy which links the Queyras valley (Hautes-Alpes) with Pontechianale in the province of Cuneo, Piedmont. At 2,744 m (9,003 ft), it is the third highest paved road pass of the Alps, after Stelvio Pass and Col de l'Iseran. Despite being the highest
Meliquina is a lake located in the department Lácar province of Neuquen. It is a glacial lake type, which occupies a wide valley perpendicular to the Andes. It is surrounded by Andean Patagonian forest, especially consisting of beech and coihues. This lake is protected by the Lanin National Park on the south coast, but its northern coast is privately owned. On the north side of the lake there is a private hunting area, called "Diana Park", in which they have introduced foreign animal species such as deer and mouflon for sport hunting. As expected, these animals invade the National Park and successfully compete with local deer, the huemul and pudú. The lake is accessible via two good gravel roads, that communicate with the nearby cities of San Martin de los Andes and the more distant San Carlos de Bariloche.
Devil's Throat Cave, or Dyavolsko Garlo (Bulgarian: пещера Дяволското гърло), is located in the western Rhodopes in Bulgaria, near its border with Greece. A popular tourist attraction, Devil's Throat branches from Trigrad Gorge. Devil's Throat is, according to legend, the route by which Orpheus, the legendary Thracian singer, attempted to retrieve his beloved Euridice from Hades in the Underworld.In Devil's Throat is an enormous underground hall, thought to be the main hall of Hades in the myth.
Vøringfossen is the 83rd highest waterfall in Norway on the basis of total fall. It lies at the top of Måbødalen in the municipality of Eidfjord, in Hordaland, not far from Highway 7, which connects Oslo with Bergen. It has a total drop of 182 meters, and a major drop of 163 meters. It is perhaps the most famous in the country and a major tourist attraction on the way down from Hardangervidda to Hardangerfjord. The name Vøringfossen (Old Norse Vyrðingr) is derived from the verb vyrða (English: esteem, revere). The last element fossen, the finite form of foss (waterfall), is a later addition.
From Brasov, a city you have to visit, either you like to ride the North East plains or enter to Moldova or see the highly recommended "Painted Monasteries of Bucovina" the best is to take road 11. The section from Targu Secuiesc to Onesti is a fine example of Eastern Romania country side, fairly easy, enjoyable to ride, fast in sections, lots of details along the low mountains and river Oituz on the side. Ideal if you ride a loop to "Bucovina Monasteries" by Suceava and return back over Natra Dornei and Piatra Neamt.
U.S. 550 - The Million Dollar Highway, from Durango to Montrose a two-lane mountainous road through the San Juan Mountains. Though the entire stretch has been called the Million Dollar Highway, it is really from Silverton to Ouray which gains the highway its name, Million Dollar Highway. It is considered one of the most stunning and scenic drives in
Chichen Itza "at the mouth of the well of the Itza" was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya civilization in Yucatán. It is the second-most visited of Mexico's archaeological sites and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Chichen Itza was a major focal point in the northern Maya lowlands. The site exhibits a multitude of architectural styles. Chichen Itza was one of the largest Maya cities and it was likely to have been one of the mythical great cities, or Tollans, referred to in later Mesoamerican literature. The city may have had the most diverse population in the Maya world, a factor that could have contributed to the variety of architectural styles at the site.
Chittorgarh also Chittor or Chitaurgarh. The city and fort lies on the Berach River, a tributary of the Banas, and is a former capital of the Sisodia Dynasty of Mewar. Fiercely independent, the fort of Chittor, largest fort in India, was under siege thrice and each time they fought bravely and thrice Jauhar (self-immolation) was committed by the ladies and children. Though it is world known for its ruined citadel there is much more to this huge fort. It is a symbol of all that was brave, true and noble in the glorious Rajput tradition. Places of Interest: Chittorgarh Fort, awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name "Hill Forts of Rajasthan", Kalika Mata Temple, Vijay Stambh, Kirti Stambh, Rana Kumbha's Palace, Rani Padmini's Palace.
Lakes of Covadonga (el. 1134 m.) are composed of two glacial lakes the Lake Enol and Lake Ercina located in the center of the Picos de Europa National Park. The road ascending from Covadonga to the lakes is a popular climb in professional road bicycle racing, having been used by Vuelta a España many times in the last 25 years. Lagos de Covadonga is