23 Surreal Places That Show How Weird Our Planet Can Be

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The Benagil Sea Cave in Portugal is one of the most picturesque vacation destinations and one of the most photographed caves in the world. This spectacular rock formation, which can only be reached from the sea, attracts tourists from all over the world. Through the big round openings in the cave ceiling you can see the clear blue sky while lying on the sand and enjoying a soft sea breeze. Our planet is ripe with many unique places that look surreal and unearthly. Come with us on an exciting journey and see some of these places that will make you question your own eyesight!

Here at Bright Side we’ve collected a series of amazing shots that will guide you to the most otherworldly places on our planet.

1. Benagil Sea Cave, Portugal

2. Amazing colors of the highlands of Iceland

3. The surface of Lake Natron in Tanzania looks like a giraffe skin pattern, doesn’t it?

4. Fantastic Iceland!

5. The mesmerizing green of Kolukkumalai tea plantations, India

6. Fingal’s Cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa, Scotland

7. ’Firefly sanctuary’ in Nanacamilpa, Tlaxcala, Mexico

8. Lake Hillier in Australia with its marvelous pink water

9. A tiny volcanic island called Aogashima in Japan

10. The colorful river called Cano Cristales in Colombia changes its color thanks to a plant called macarenia clavigera.

11. Interlocking basalt columns of the Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

12. Extraterrestrial salt flat in Uyuni, Bolivia

13. Huacachina, an alienated desert oasis in Peru

14. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China

15. Breathtaking 3 level waterfall Kuang Si, Laos

16. Naica Mine with extremely large selenite crystals, Mexico

17. Canaima National Park, Venezuela

18. Lake Bailkal in winter, Russia

19. Yuanyang Rice Terraces, China

20. Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zeland. The ceiling of this cave looks like a sky that’s full of stars!

21. Socotra Island in Yemen is famous for its surreal Dragon’s Blood Trees.

22. The perfect desert of Dead Vlei, Namibia

23. Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives is surrounded by a ’sea of stars’ that glows thanks to a certain type of phytoplankton.

Which of these pictures seems the most surreal to you? Would you like to visit any of these places? Feel free to share your impressions in the comments!


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Would love to visit all of them. Well, except the desert one. Don't like deserts.


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