I present to you the top 10 places you must visit before you die. This life is a book and those who don’t travel only read a chapter. Traveling, exploring and tourism should be a dire part of everyone’s life. Traveling should be inducted into everyone’s life. It makes one modest. If you travel a lot then and only then you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
10 Places You Must Visit Before You Travel
Gustavo Flaubert once said ‘it is always sad to leave a place to which one knows he will never return. Such are the melancholies du voyage. Sometimes when I go through this quote, I just wonder. What might he be thinking about when he made this statement? I think he must have traveled to a wonderful and lovely place and it must have hurt him badly that he will not be returning to that place.
This life is a journey and if you don’t travel, then you really are not living. There are lots of great sights to behold in this world and it is such a wonder that these spots are scattered all over the world. In this content, I will give you a list of some really great places that you ought to visit before you die. You only live once, but if you don’t do it right, once is not enough. To take us further in this article lets us look at the top 10 places you must visit in this life before you die.
I believe we all know or heard of Santorini Greece. This is one of the most likely destinations of tourists all over the world. This volcanic island is best known for its dramatic vistas, colorful beaches, and lovely sunsets. There are several villages on these islands with great traditional architecture, classic and authentic wineries, ancient ruins amongst others. The capital city of this wonderful place is called Fira.
This place is bombarded with white cobblestone streets, hotels, taverns, shops and cafes. One of the most beautiful parts of this place is the Oia town. Along the Ammoundi bay, it has whitewashed walls and majestic blue domes. The best time to visit this place is between May and October.
Macho Picchu, Peru
This is a UNESCO world heritage site; it is an ancient Inca city. This site boasts one of the best collections of ruins in the world. It is mostly crowded during peak season. One of the popular things to do here is hiking the Inca trail. But you need to make reservations for a spot several months in advance. The Inca jungle trek and the Salcantay trek are a popular activity among hikers.
Grand Canyon the USA
This place is shaped out by the Colorado River over thousands of years ago and it’s still relevant today as it is one of the world’s geological wonders. This place stretches over 200 miles. If you love hiking, then you surely will love this place. The view of this magnificent place is a wonder to behold. The best time to visit this place is March through May and September through November. This is due to the fact that the temperatures at this time are cooler and the crowds are thinner.
Phi Phi Islands
With the beautiful beaches, natural beauty, clear water, this place has become a natural destination for tourists all over the world. This place is a group of six islands and it is also one of Thailand’s oldest communities. Scuba diving is very popular here due to the underwater life. The best time to visit this place is between November and May. There is little rainfall this time.
This is one of the best and romantic places to visit in Italy Amalfi’s coast. When you visit this place, you should expect to see various beautiful medieval architecture and colorful pastel houses. This place was made popular by writers and artists in the 1950’s. There is a lot of stairs to climb when walking in this place. You can get access to classic boutiques in this city. The best time to visit this place is between April and October.
Aurora Australis, Antarctica
This is one of the wonders off the world. And it would be a shame not to visit this place before you die. You can find the aurora australis in the south pole in the continent of Antarctica. This place is only visible from the southern latitude. It has never been seen or viewed from the 30-degrees latitude line. This is a natural phenomenon and often appears as a glowing green or red light in the night sky. There is no definite cycle to this though, but rather they are associated with solar wind activity.
This is a range of a group of mountains in northeastern Italy. This is one of the hiking destinations in the world. Although this region is prone to floods, avalanches, and landslides, these parts are also very popular among mountain climbers and skiers. Free climbing, hang gliding, Paragliding are very popular activities in this region.
This is home to the world’s rarest and fascinating plant and animal life. This place is made up of 19 islands. It is located 1,000km off the South American coast in the Pacific Ocean. This island is best to be explored by boat. As a tourist, you should book your trip in advance so as to get a spot.
Yosemite National Park, USA
This park is a very famous one. And is famous for its waterfalls, giant sequoia trees, granite cliffs, and abundant wide life. This park is visited by 4 million people each year. As a tourist, you may encounter mule deer, black bears, bighorn sheep, and other wild animals. Weather changes in this place rapidly.
Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
These pyramids lay outside the Egyptian city of Cairo. Here you can also see the great sphinx. These pyramids were built as the final resting places of the pharaohs. These pyramids are the only surviving ruins of the original 7 wonders of the world. The place is very large and you will need a car to tour the place. One of the signature pyramids here is the pyramid of Khufu. This pyramid is composed of over 2 million blocks.
These are the top 10 places to visit before you die. There are other sites in the world to visit though. It is either you are busy living or you are busy dying, so why don’t you get busy living by seeing the world.