Tourism

Rummu Underwater Prison, Estonia

Rummu Underwater Prison, Estonia

Rummu Underwater Prison (also known as Rummu Quarry) and its nearby ash hill are a unique combination and a fantastic day trip location. Rummu, Vasalemma Parish, Estonia, Europe has a submerged limestone quarry. Much of the quarry’s natural area is submerged beneath a lake produced by groun.....

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Canfranc International railway station, Spain

Canfranc International railway station, Spain

Canfranc International railway station (Spanish: Estación Internacional de Canfranc) was one of Europe’s major rail terminals when it was opened in 1928 and played a crucial role throughout WWII. It is a former international railway station in the Spanish Pyrenees town of Canfranc. At one .....

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha (Portuguese pronunciation: feʁˈnɐ̃du d(ʒ)i noˈɾoɲɐ) is a Brazilian island located in the South Atlantic Ocean, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northeast of Cape So Roque. It is part of the Pernambuco estado (state). It is made up of 21 islands and islets that have a total .....

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Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

Fiordland National Park is a beloved natural symbol of New Zealand, and it is globally recognized as part of the wider UNESCO World Heritage Site, Te Wāhipounamu (Place of the Greenstone). With an area of 12,607 square kilometers, it is by far the biggest of New Zealand’s 13 national parks.....

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Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Torres del Paine National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Torres del Paine) is a 448,284-acre national park in Chile’s Magallanes region, some 50 miles from the nearest city, Puerto Natales. Driving, trekking, horseback riding, and rowing in inclement weather are all required to properly app.....

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Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean

Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean

Ascension Island is part of a British Overseas Territory under the British Crown (now known as St Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha). It is a small volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean, 7°56′ south of the Equator. It’s roughly 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) from Africa’.....

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San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador

San Cristóbal Island, Ecuador

San Cristóbal Island (Spanish: Isla San Cristóbal), commonly known as Chatham Island, is located in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is one of the Galapagos Islands. It is one among the Galapagos Islands oldest, dating back 2.4-4 million years. It is the easternmost island in the Galápagos archip.....

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Baltra Island, Ecuador

Baltra Island, Ecuador

With an area of 8 square miles (21 square km), Baltra Island (Spanish: Isla Baltra), sometimes known as South Seymour Island, is one of the smaller Galápagos Islands, Ecuador. It was formed by geological uplift; the island is exceedingly dry, with salt plants, prickly pear cactus, and palo santo.....

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