10 of the most spectacular views in the world
There are many things from which you can capture breath. And it is not about the multi-kilometer marathon, parachute jump or dive deep into the water, and of the events, let's say, more of a spiritual order. For example, when you put a ring on his finger the bride during the wedding ceremony, holding a newborn baby or listen to an orchestra performing a symphony by Mozart.
But often, these feelings can cause even some events in life, but simply opens up views. Just stand there and enjoy the scenery, and you will feel like your breathing becomes shallow and intermittent.
Before you 10 places, being in which you will be able to enjoy the most spectacular views on the planet.
The roof of Empire State Building
The concrete jungle of New York City - this is what leaves many confused travelers for many years, and sometimes even scares them too. Do not stop and the night life boils on the local streets. However, if you want to rise above all this turmoil, there is no better way than to take the elevator up to the observation deck of one of the most famous skyscrapers in the world of Empire State Building.
The top of the Eiffel Tower
The fact that the Empire State Building offers travelers to New York, the Eiffel Tower in Paris is doing, which is, of course, there are so many skyscrapers in the Big Apple. The main symbol of the French capital, by the way, was the tallest building in the world, just as long as the Empire was not built. At first glance, of course, the beaten tourist attraction seems "too poppy", but when you go up to a height of 320 meters, believe me, the ideal layout of the city, disappearing over the horizon, will not leave you indifferent.
The edge of the Grand Canyon
Every year in this jewel of American nature comes more than 5 million tourists, and would hardly have them here was so much if what he saw did not live up to expectations. It is difficult to convey in words and even pictures of what it means to stand at the edge of the Grand Canyon - at least once in life should do it in person. If you are so much confused by the crowds of tourists, you can go to the northern edge of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The top of Mount Everest
The case where the breath you will intercept and in the most literal sense. At an altitude of almost 9,000 meters, you will feel on top of the world. However, the conquest of Mount Everest - the highest mountain peak in the world - the lot of the most persistent and prepared, but if you do decide, it is the best time for this - in May and June.
The top of Machu Picchu
The remains of this ancient city of the Incas - the object of research and visits since they re-opened in 1911 after nearly 400 years of oblivion. Local Peruvians, of course, aware of the existence of Machu Picchu, but the archaeological and historical understanding of this unique place only began with Yale University professor Hiram Bingham, who arrived here in 1911. The single version of the appointment of this architectural monument is no existing theory say about the place of religious rites, the residence of the rulers and the observatory. Be that as it may, the unique combination of history, mysticism and nature make Machu Picchu one of the 7 wonders of the world.
Glacier National Park
While the bulk popularity among the US National Parks attract the Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon and Yosemite, Glacier Park in Montana can boast a truly stunning scenery throughout the more than 1,000 kilometers of hiking trails. Glacier famous high mountain peaks and lakes, untouched wildlife, and, of course, glaciers, after which it got its name.
The underwater world of the Galapagos Islands
Charles Darwin hardly was aware of the uniqueness of the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean during a 5-year trip to the local areas, which then was based Royal Navy. With his colleagues, he discovered hundreds of new species and took thousands of samples of the local flora and fauna. After almost two centuries, as the diversity of life in the archipelago and in oceanic waters never ceases to amaze imagination.
Earth from Space
Unfortunately, the vast majority of the world's population can not enjoy this kind of personally, but even photos of our planet from space can be quite exciting. The first such picture was in black and white and was made in 1947 by 35-millimeter camera. The current satellite imagery, of course, has advanced much further in terms of realism. It is hoped that projects like Space X in the foreseeable future will make space tourism a very real phenomenon and affordable.
Sistine Chapel Ceiling
Art, and especially its perception is always subjective - it is difficult to find a job that would have liked absolutely everything. But it is unlikely you will find a lot of arguments against that painted the Sistine Chapel in Rome is amazing. Michelangelo is better known as a sculptor, despite the fact that his frescoes know much broader range of people. This famous Italian Renaissance spent 4 years, drawing more than 400 pieces on his head. The uniqueness of the ceiling in the chapel of the fact that no matter where you stand, you will perceive the whole picture is painted as.
Northern or polar, radiance occurs from the fact that the upper layers of the atmosphere, having magnetosphere interact with charged particles of the solar wind. Radiance can have a variety of colors - green, white, purple or red. To enjoy this unique natural phenomenon in the northern hemisphere - from the Murmansk region to Alaska - just two conditions: cloudless weather and solar activity.