The World’s Greatest Natural WondersJanuary 27, 2010
There are some spectacular formations and waterfalls on this continent, but how can you go past the Amazon? The lungs of the planet, and an ecosystem sprawling over billions of acres.
Few places in the world can never be captured by images, no matter how great the photographer. The sublime, awe-inspiring Grand Canyon is one.
One of the most iconic landmarks in the world, despite geological shifts, is the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland.
Not only is Mt Kilimanjaro one of the most striking volcanoes in the world, but it’s remarkably accessible. With proper training, most folks would be able to experience the summit.
Everyone who has read Midnight’s Children was captivated by Rushdie’s magical description of the languorous Sundarbans, one of the most mysterious forests on Earth.
Uluru is magical, but the award has to go to the Great Barrier Reef – actually shared by Australia and Papua New Guinea. You can see it from space!
New Zealand’s stunning Milford Sound has to take the cake here. Go in the winter and you might have it to yourself.