Many feel separate and that the whole world revolves around themselves. Maybe they don’t really realize how small they are before the majesty of Nature. Towering mountains, vast deserts, endless sky and trees thousands of years old. These are some of the most unique places on Earth that make you feel like a small speck in the middle of the desert…
Rub ‘al-Khali (Empty Quarter), Oman
Gripping an area of 1/5 of the Arabian peninsula the desert Rub ‘al-Khali is the largest sand sea of the world, occupying more than 580,000 square kilometers of Oman, Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Stand up on a sand dune, enjoy desert views in all directions and feel like a grain of sand in the vast area.
The Maldives is a paradise on earth. Admit it. If you venture a swim in the Indian Ocean and take a close look at one of the biggest creatures of the deep with a length that reaches 12 meters, you will probably feel such awe, that you will realize how small human kind is. The whale sharks feed on plankton, so if you have the opportunity to swim with them, do not miss it!
Cave of Swallows, Mexico
The Yucatan in Mexico is something like Swiss cheese, full of hidden caves. The Cave of Swallows (Sótano de las Golondrinas) is the second largest and most impressive cave of 400 meters deep. And as if that was not enough to describe the greatness that one encounters in front of the cave is the haven of thousands of swallows, which emits at dawn and return at dusk huge swarms.
Tane Mahuta, Waipoua Forest, New Zealand
Anyone standing next to these giant trees, the height of which exceeds 50 meters, feel tremendous awe of the grandeur of Nature. Waipoua forest there are two very separate and sacred trees. The Matua Ngahere standing proudly in a clearing and a little further north is the Tane Mahuta. The age is determined at 1,200 or more years old…
View more about Earth and Nature here: A Drive along Adelaide’s Nature, Sea, and Vine Trail, The nature of Waipio Valley in Hawaii.
By Nicole P.