Tianmen Mountain and Tianmen Cave – “Heaven’s Gate” of China

Maria Goncharova China, Travel Blog 3 Comments

selfplannedtrip-zhangjiajie-tianmen-mountain-26Tianmenshan National Forest Park is characterized by huge limestone mountain tablelands with sheer cliffs and jagged peaks clothed in verdure. Although Tianmen Mountain lacks the freestanding obelisks of Zhangjiajie, this place is striking in its beauty and grandeur. Tianmen is the highest peak of Zhangjiajie city and is regarded as the ‘soul’ of the scenic area. Tianmenshan known for its “four wonders” – Tianmen Mountain Cableway, Tongtian Avenue, Tianmen Cave and Mountain Plateau Virgin Forest.
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Hallelujah Mountains of Avatar Park – Zhangjiajie, China

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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Avatar Park)Do you want to see hovering mountains from “Avatar” movie with your own eyes? Then you need to go to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park also known as Avatar Park. Amazing rock formations of this unique park are prototypes of world-famous “Hallelujah Mountains”. Beauty and unusual nature of the park are incredible. Mountain peaks and caves, streams waterfalls, rare plants and animals. There is no photo that could show splendor and grandeur of this place. Experience your get in the place is much better than you can imagine.
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Stunning and Dangerous Ijen Volcano – East Java, Indonesia

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  • Baskets with sulfur on top of Ijen Crater
  • Ijen crater slopes
  • Blue fire in Ijen crater
  • Worker in Ijen sulfur mine
  • Kawah Ijen Acid Lake

Ijen Volcano Crater is one of the most attractive and dangerous places in the world. Active volcano, constantly spewing sulfur smoke clubs, the world’s largest acid lake Kawah Ijen, incredible in its beauty blue fire and extremely hard working conditions in the sulfur mine. We went down into the crater to see everything with our own eyes.
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Chocolate Hills of Bohol Island

Maria Goncharova Philippines, Travel Blog 6 Comments

Chocolate Hills of Bohol IslandThe Chocolate Hills are a geological formation in Bohol Island. It’s one of the most famous tourist destinations in Philippines. This hills of a generally conical and almost symmetrical shape are covered with a grass that turn to chocolate brown during the dry season. From the height they look like chocolate truffles or a box of “Hershey’s Kisses». This gave the name to this amazing place.Read More