7. The Svalbard archipelago in Norway
A Norwegian territory located in the far north of Europe, Svalbard has more polar bears than people! It is ideal for people who want to see the northern lights and for those looking to see the wildlife in the North Pole.
8. Yemeni island in Socotra
Located in the Indian ocean, the small island of Socotra is famous for its plants and strange tree formations like for example the Dracaena cinnabari, Dorstenia gigas and Punica protopunica. Some of the landscapes look like sets in Disney’s Alice in Wonderland!
9. Gobi desert in Mongolia
Covering 3000 kilometres between China and Mongolia, the Gobi desert is composed of saline and semi-desert steppes and has a very harsh climate. Many nomadic populations still live here and have maintained their Mongolian culture and traditions.
10. Grand Canyon in United States of America
The colorful rock layers of the Grand Canyon have billions of years of history and hide many unique species. It appears on the list of UNESCO World Heritage attracts nearly 4 million visitors every year.
11. The Cape York peninsula in Australia
Located in the far north of Australia, in the State of Queensland, this area is famous for being isolated. You’ll find both tropical forests and savannah, as well as diverse animal species like pythons and cockatoos.
12. Ittoqqortoormiit village in Greenland
Located in the east coast of Greenland, the Ittoqqortoormiut community is accessible by boat only, a few days per year. The rest of the year you can visit the pretty village of Scoresby Sund fjord by helicopter.
13. Easter island in Chile
Known worldwide for its giant Moai statues, Easter Island is one of the most isolated destinations in Chile. It’s was named a world heritage site of UNESCO in 1995 and the island continues to fascinate travellers because of its mysteries…
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