Now Discovering El Salto del Limón, Dominican Republic.
El Salto del Limón is an oasis in the Samana region of Dominican Republic. The Waterfall itself is very secluded and accessible only by Hiking or by Horseback riding. On the trek you'll come across small houses painted in vivid colors and made from local materials such as palm wood and thatch.
Photo credit: @everchanginghorizon#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Boardman, Oregon, USA.
The Boardman Tree Farm is a distinct element of the Columbia Gorge landscape. The farm features millions of hybrid poplar trees running adjacent to the highway on over 6 miles of land.
Photo credit: @cbezerraphotos
Now Discovering Ko Phi Phi Le Island, Thailand.
Ko Phi Phi Le is the second largest island in the archipelago of Phi Phi Islands. The island has a ring of steep limestone hills surrounding two shallow bays. The more well known Maya Bay can't be accessed directly from the sea via boat, due to shallow waters and coral. Boats need to instead anchor, requiring people to walk through rocks and jungle to reach the bay.
Photo credit: @mariasauh#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Lovatnet, Norway.
Lovatnet is a lake in the fjords of Norway, located about 2 kilometers southeast of the village of Loen. The lake is known for its turquoise water and mountainous backdrop. The water from the lake flows down from the mountains and then through the Loelva river into the Nordfjorden.
Photo credit: @laurilohi#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Skógafoss, Iceland.
Skógafoss is a waterfall on the Skógá River in the south of Iceland. Due to the amount of spray the waterfall produces, a single or double rainbow is normally visible on sunny days. According to legend, the first Viking settler in the area buried a treasure in a cave behind the waterfall. The legend continues that locals found the chest years later, but were only able to grasp the ring on the side of the chest before it disappeared again.
Photo credit: @velhopekka
Now Discovering Karpass Peninsula, Cyprus.
The Karpass Peninsula is a long, finger-like peninsula, one of the most prominent geographical features of the island of Cyprus. Sights such as the Apostolos Andreas Monastery can be found here. Myth has it that during a journey to the Holy Land, the ship transporting Saint Andrew went off course and struck rocks here. On coming ashore, Andrew hit the rocks with his staff, at which point a spring gushed forth.
Photo credit: @kyrenian
Now Discovering Lungern, Switzerland.
The village of Lungern lies 750 meters above sea level in the Swiss alps at the foot of the Brünig Pass. It is situated in a basin that is open only to the north and is surrounded on all other sides by steep and woody inclinations and rocks.
Photo credit: @sennarelax
Now Discovering Elephant Rock, New Zealand.
Just down the shore from the Three Sisters rock formations, you can find this spectacular sight on New Zealand's coastline. Appropriately named Elephant Rock, this natural formation is a relatively lesser known landmark in the area, but definitely worth the trek.
Photo credit: @brentpurcell.nz#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Petra, Jordan.
Petra is an archaeological city in southern Jordan. The city is famous for its rock-cut formation, and the city is also known as the Rose City due to the color of the stone carving. UNESCO has described Petra as "one of the most precious cultural properties of man's cultural heritage" and it was also named one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.
Photo credit: @coryschadt#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Cenote Miguel Colorado, Mexico.
Cenote Miguel Colorado consists of two large scenic limestone sinkholes. You can rent kayaks to explore the circular formation, surrounded by lush greenery.
Photo credit @erubes1#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Halong Bay, Vietnam.
Halong Bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various shapes and sizes. In total, there are 2,000 islets, most of which are limestone. The limestone has gone through 500 million years of formation in different conditions and environments. The evolution of the karst has taken 20 million years under the impact of the tropical wet climate.
Photo credit: @micagius#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Alacatı, Turkey.
Alacati is a unique Mediterranean town on the West coast of Turkey, famous for its architecture, vineyards and windmills. For over 150 years it has been a popular destination for windsurfing and kitesurfing, with its crystal clear water, and consistently strong winds. Alacati is one of the most traditional towns in Turkey with stone houses, narrow streets, boutique hotels and restaurants with street-side seating.
Photo credit: @kyrenian#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Niagara Falls, Canada.
Niagara Falls is a set of three world-famous waterfalls on the Niagara River. The American and Horseshoe falls can be best seen from the Canadian side of the river, attracting millions of tourists every year. 3,160 tons of water flows over Niagara Falls every second.
Photo credit: @mthiessen#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Chidorigafuchi, Tokyo, Japan.
Chidorigafuchi is a man-made moat between the Imperial Palace and British Embassy in Tokyo. The area boasts 260 cherry blossom trees, which illuminate a bright pink at dusk. Visit towards the end of March or beginning of April to catch this gorgeous sight.
Photo credit: @capkaieda#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Fiordo Di Furore, Italy.
Furore is a town on the Amalfi Coast, known for the Fiordo Di Furore. The beach was formerly used as a trade landing spot, located on the way out of an overhanging valley. The immense cliffs and the dense vegetation covering them create a Dolomites-like landscape, overlooking a small, clear bay.
Photo credit: @trendygirltravz#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China.
The Temple of Heaven is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It's often thought to be a Taoist temple, but the worship of Heaven in Chinese culture even predates Taoism.
Photo credit: @benpstanton#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Torres Del Paine, Chile.
Torres del Paine National Park, located in the southern Chilean Patagonia, is famous for its mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers. The three granite peaks of the Paine mountain range are known as the Torres del Paine. The distinctive formation and coloration makes this range a must-see for anyone planning a visit to Chile.
Photo credit: @hiltondavila#thediscoverer
Now Discovering Blue Canyon, Arizona.
Blue Canyon spans between the Navajo and Hopi Indian reservations. The canyon is known for red rock formations with peculiar striped and cobweb-like white patterns. The odd sight appears as if someone painted the formations; however the cause for the discoloration is due to chemical and mechanical weathering of the rock.
Photo credit: @tommy_tree#thediscoverer