31 Places to Visit Before You Kick the Bucket

Our planet is truly wonderful, and there’s so much beauty around us that it seems impossible to see all these magical places. But maybe each of us has a list of places we’re eager to see.

We at Bright Side thought hard and made a list of 30 beautiful places we would surely like to visit. Here are our dream travels!

1. Admire the tenderness of Japanese blooming gardens

Kawachi Fuji, Ueno, and Hitsujiyama gardens during the cherry, phlox, and wisteria blossom season.

2. Walk the Inca Trail to the sacred city of Machu Picchu

The ancient way built by the Incas 600 years ago first dives into the jungle, then climbs high into the mountains, and at the end a real miracle awaits travelers: ’The City In The Sky,’ the sacred city of the Inca Empire, Machu Picchu.

3. Go on a safari in Kenya and feed a giraffe

4. Look into the crystal-clear glacial Moraine Lake in the mountains of Canada

5. Admire the play of colors in the rice terraces of Yuanyang County, China

6. Freeze with excitement looking at the northern lights above the ’Waterfall of the Gods’ — the Godafoss in Iceland

7. Climb the ’Stairway to Heaven’ in Hawaii

8. Listen to the echo in the shining ice caves of Vatnajökull National Park in Iceland

9. Explore the serene blue lagoons of the Fiji islands

10. Swim in the world’s most dangerous ’Devil’s pool,’ situated over an abyss on the edge of Victoria Falls

11. Visit a home of the gods — the Angkor Wat Temple complex in Cambodia

12. Walk the incredible Bastei Bridge in Saxon Switzerland

13. Listen to the soothing sound of the Plitvice Lakes waterfalls in Croatia

14. Ride a camel next to the Great Pyramids of Giza

15. Enjoy the perfect harmony of Kizhi’s wooden lace and northern nature

16. Unravel the mystery of Stonehenge

17. Feel the spirit of the Middle Ages in Albarracin, Spain

This is a totally unique city in the mountains where you can easily forget that you live in the 21st century. It is called the most beautiful city in Spain, and it’s famous for its unique door handles, forged by local blacksmiths.

18. Ride in a hot air balloon over Cappadocia and live in an ancient house in the rocks

19. Go to the impossibly stunning Provence

20. Explore the heavenly beautiful Azores in Portugal

21. Walk in the baobab grove in Madagascar

22. ’Walk the skies’ in the Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

23. See the Martian landscapes of American canyons

Arizona river bend named ’Horseshoe’ (top); views of Zion canyon in Utah, USA.

24. Swim on the stunning Railay beaches in Thailand

25. Finally see the majestic Valley of Geysers on Kamchatka and, hopefully, the bears

26. Explore thousands of sculptures in Khajuraho Group of Monuments, India

27. Ride along the canals of Venice

28. Descend into a mysterious well, symbolizing the 9 circles of hell, in the gothic Quinta da Regaleira

This well is the main mystery of one of Portugal’s most romantic castles. The spiral gallery around it has nine levels, each having fifteen stairs. These nine levels represent the nine circles of hell, purgatory, and paradise, described by Dante. There’s a shining triangle on the well’s wall — the symbol of the Freemasons.

29. Touch eternity in the magnificent ice of Antarctica

30. Remember the crazy colors of the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia

31. Enjoy the wisper of the waves in the Maldives

Which places on the globe are on your to-visit list?  Share with us in the comments.

 

Preview photo credit msshaam

Post credit brightside.me

Special Thanks To: Rebellionz Media LLP / FB
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