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Hidden Venice with a Psycho-Mambo Twist
Jul 10–Jul 16, 2017
Chernobyl by Day, Kyiv by Night
Sep 08–Sep 14, 2017
Festivals and Mountaintop Temples of Bhutan
Sep 28–Oct 06, 2017
Day of the Dead in the Yucatán
Oct 28–Nov 03, 2017
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Rincon de Parangueo, Mexico
Rincón de Parangueo Crater
A dark tunnel leads to a striking white crater that seems to be from another planet.
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This dramatic landscape hidden on the Isle of Skye looks as though you've stepped into the magical realm.
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This seven-story giant boulder is the site of UFO conferences, Hopi spiritualists, a "rejuvenation machine" and so much more.
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8 Alien Landscapes Where You Can Visit Mars on Earth
The closest to Mars you can get without leaving the planet.
September 27, 2016
Atlas Obscura's Great Nevada Road Trip
Five days. Fifty hidden wonders. A thousand miles.
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The Tatacoa Desert
Unparalleled stargazing, one of Colombia's best observatories, and a swimming pool can all be found in the middle of this ancient tropical forest.
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Inyo County, California
Millions of years of oxidation make a drive down this winding Death Valley road surprisingly colorful.
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Timanfaya National Park
Visit a surreal landscape so otherworldly NASA actually used it to train the Apollo 17 crew.
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Think you have a tough job? Try carrying 200 kilos through a cloud of sulfur down the side of a volcano
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Haughton Impact Crater
The closest thing to Mars on Earth
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Fire meets ice at the southernmost volcano on Earth
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Koyashskoe Salt Lake
The saltiest lake in all of Crimea is also the pinkest of the pink and teeming with life.
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100 Wonders: Blood Falls
September 15, 2015
100 Wonders: The Coldest Town on Earth
July 23, 2015
Qurnat As Sawda, Lebanon
Qurnat As Sawda
Lebanon's highest point offers expansive views, martian terrains, and eerie ski lifts
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Nature's Time Capsules: A Guide to the World's Pitch Lakes
January 05, 2015
Oymyakonsky District, Russia
The villagers of the coldest inhabited place on Earth adjust to unique challenges presented by day-to-day living
A collision of human error and natural geothermal pressure created this rainbow-colored geologic wonder
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