8 Breathtaking Photos From Places You’ve Never Heard Of

RONDA, SPAIN

Towering 120 meters over the Guadalevin River, the bridge houses a small chamber above the central arch which was allegedly used as a prison for the most nefarious criminals

NESGJA FISSURE, ICELAND

Created by an earthquake, the Nesgja Fissure envelopes its visitors in some of the clearest waters in the world, with spectacular views of the rock formations and the occasional arctic salmon.

SOCOTRA, YEMEN

Standing like umbrellas in the sand, these endemic trees produce distinctly red sap which were thought to be the blood from the ancient dragons.

MELISSANI CAVE, GREECE

The Greeks only realized that the Melissani cave was an ancient place of worship when a partial collapse in 1951 revealed an ancient clay figure depicting Pan Melissani hidden in a small crevice.

LAKE RESIA, ITALY

The only visible remnant of the city, Graun, is a bell tower that marks where the thriving town once stood.

ZHANGJIAJIE, CHINA

With sandstone pillars soaring more than 3.500 ft towards the sky, film director James Cameron was reportedly so amazed with this sight that he modelled the set of Avatar after it.

PLITVICE LAKES, CROATIA

The colors of the Plitvice lakes constantly change from green to blue to grey depending on the angle of sunlight.

CROOKED FOREST, POLAND

No one can really explain why these trees in Poland grew in such a bizarre shape. One popular theory suggests that WW2 Tanks heading into battle flattened the young tree saplings.

Images source: Getty Images

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