Palawan underground river in CNN’s ’50 Natural Wonders’

Palawan underground river in CNN’s ’50 Natural Wonders’

FILE: Palawan Underground River (Photo: Mike Gonzalez/ Wikipedia) MANILA — A US-based travel site has included the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River in Palawan in its “Natural Wonders” list. The Subterranean River was ranked 30th on the updated list of 50 natural wonders of CNN Travel, the travel vertical site of US news channel, CNN. “Nominated as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River runs for 8.2 kilometers underground and boasts…

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For a giant step forward, visit the natural wonders

For a giant step forward, visit the natural wonders

“A strangely gullible race of people known as geologists perpetuate a set of misguided beliefs about how these rocks were formed,” says Keith, our guide. “They would have us believe that, 60 million years ago, volcanic activity beneath the Earth’s crust caused magma to erupt into the ocean where it cooled and fractured into long, hexagonal-shaped columns of basalt. This of course is a load of old nonsense. If that were true, why is it…

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Seven top natural wonders near Fort Myers: What’s on your list?

Seven top natural wonders near Fort Myers: What’s on your list?

CLOSE Tuesday’s sunset over Bonita Beach. Enjoy. Video by Kinfay Moroti/news-press.com Kinfay Moroti/news-press.com Sure, orange blossom scent is lovely, but it’s not the loveliest.(Photo: Special to The News-Press) Last week, we asked you to think about the Seven Wonders of Southwest Florida — or at least the ones built by humans. That 10-year-old list was inspired by a national effort to modernize the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, a collection of mostly crumbled antiquities like…

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TV Picks: ‘Vixen’ and more playing Wednesday

TV Picks: ‘Vixen’ and more playing Wednesday

Check out the latest TV Picks including “Outrageous Acts of Science,” “Earth’s Natural Wonders,” “Suits” and more. “Vixen” Premiere of series based on the DC Comics character with the ability to mimic the abilities of any animal that’s ever lived on Earth, frequently crossing paths with Green Arrow, the Flash, Black Canary, Atom and others as she learns to use and control her powers. 8 p.m. Wednesday on KSTW. Madeline Mckenzie: mmckenzie@seattletimes.com Also on Wednesday…

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This could be your backyard: 12 homes for sale near national parks | Features

This could be your backyard: 12 homes for sale near national parks | Features

Many of us have visited national parks while on vacation, awed by their grandeur and natural beauty. But have you ever wondered what it would be like to wake up to such a breathtaking landscape every day? You never tire of it, says Leslie Bergman, who along with her husband, Ron, owns Spring Lakes Farm near the Olympic National Park in Washington. “The experience of living here is something much larger than ourselves, and we…

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The Black Rock Desert affair

The Black Rock Desert affair

On Labor Day weekend, 2016, the 30th annual Burning Man Festival rose in the spacious Black Rock Desert, east of Gerlach, Nevada. My granddaughter was there among the 70,000 expected to attend the artsy, antsy, action where human intrusion is normally rare and summer sandstorms are common. Like a giant patch of metal mushrooms, the Burning Man city, wood man, and all the upright clever sculptures and contrived things pop forth only to disappear in…

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This Utah spot ranked as one of the top 15 natural wonders to see ‘before they disappear’

This Utah spot ranked as one of the top 15 natural wonders to see ‘before they disappear’

Screenshot HighTide Technologies recently put together an infographic that shows 15 different natural wonders that are must-see destinations before they disappear. A new infographic called one Utah location a “natural beauty” that needs to be seen before it disappears. HighTide Technologies recently put together an infographic that shows 15 natural wonders that are must-see destinations before they disappear. “With a flick of the faucet, we can easily harness one of nature’s most powerful and sustaining…

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Seeking out Colombia’s natural wonders

Seeking out Colombia’s natural wonders

Our readers share tales of their ramblings around the world. Who: Gwen Stokols (the author) of Alexandria, Va., and her nephew, Evan Kopf of Closter, N.J. Where, when, why: Before beginning a full-time job, my nephew elected to teach English in Colombia for a year and I decided to visit him while he was there. The guidebooks were enticing; I originally thought the visit would be for 10 days, but I kept adding additional places…

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Extreme Wonders – Wednesday at 8 p.m. – WUFT

CONTRIBUTORS ON BOAT, RAJA AMPAT, INDONESIA, HALF IN AND OUT OF THE WATER By swagner August 24, 2017 TV Visit locales that stand out as the most extreme—and test their inhabitants to the limit. 2017-08-24 Check Also Shadow Endeavour as he’s dragged into a bloody war of social attitudes. Source link

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Natural wonders offer inspiring scenic splendors | News

Natural wonders offer inspiring scenic splendors | News

Water, fire and ice have combined to make some of the most spectacular scenery in the world — from giant crystal caves to mud volcanoes and rock formations that look like works of art. If your office and daily commute aren’t a fitting reminder of the extraordinary natural diversity of planet earth, get some inspiration from these incredible scenes. 1. Pulpit Rock, Preikestolen, Norway With the nearly 1,981-foot drop from a flat plateau down to…

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Natural wonders: The ultimate list of scenic splendor

Natural wonders: The ultimate list of scenic splendor

Water, fire and ice have combined to make some of the most spectacular scenery in the world — from giant crystal caves to mud volcanoes and rock formations that look like works of art. If your office and daily commute aren’t a fitting reminder of the extraordinary natural diversity of planet earth, get some inspiration from these incredible scenes. 1. Pulpit Rock, Preikestolen, Norway With a 604-meter drop from a flat plateau down to Lysefjord…

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After the eclipse, check out San Diego’s natural wonders

After the eclipse, check out San Diego’s natural wonders

On Monday, the United States will experience the nation’s first total solar eclipse since 1979. Like other parts of the country that are not in the desirable “path of totality,” however, our total eclipse will be only partial. Here, the moon is expected to cover just 58 percent of the sun. Our next solar eclipse won’t roll around until 2023. But there is no need to splotch your eclipse safety glasses with tears. When the…

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10 Natural Wonders Created by Water Now Threatened by Climate Change

10 Natural Wonders Created by Water Now Threatened by Climate Change

Some of the most beautiful natural wonders were created by the power of water. Today, these sites that draw thousands of visitors are threatened by climate change. The power of water is remarkable. It can leave behind devastation during a flood or hurricane or it can create great beauty in this world.  HighTide Technologies has compiled an infographic listing the top natural wonders that have been shaped by water, noting how climate…

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