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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Know the World's Top 10 Weird Places


Like the world’s best destinations there are also weird or unusual places in this world which can be considered as your next travel destinations. These weird places may be with extremes of climates, extinct geographical location or some thing unusual thing which differentiates it from routine travel destinations.

Aurora Borealis at North Pole

Aurora Borealis at North PoleAuroras are also known as the northern and southern polar lights. They are usually observed at night particularly in Polar Regions. Aurora light results from solar shockwave causing energetic electrons and protons to strike molecules in Earth's atmosphere. Sweden is the best country to observe these polar lights.

Auroville in Tamilnadu, India

Auroville in TamilnaduAuroville is an amazing place located about 10 km north of Pondicherry town in Tamilnadu. It is nothing but an experimental township of international community. People from all over the world come here to live in peace, harmony, forgetting all caste, creeds, politics and their nationalities. It is the best weird place to visit in Southeast Asia.

Lake Vida

Lake VidaIn 1950s Lake Vida was discovered found buried deep in the ice of Antarctica. It is one of the several lake basins in McMurdo Dry Valleys. The distinguishing thing about this lake is that the lake is seven times more salty than sea water with very low temperatures.

Easter Island

Easter IslandEaster Island is inhabited island inside southeastern Pacific Ocean. Spread on a vast area of 63 sq miles and located to the west of Chile. The island is in triangular shape due to the three volcanoes which together forms the island. This is best place to visit in South America.

The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos IslandsThese Islands are located off the coast of South America in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Isabella is the largest among the islands having an area of around 4,650 sq km. The highest point among islands is the elevation of 5,600 feet high. The islands are volcanic according to their location on the earth’s crust.

Ol Doinyo Lengai, Tanzania

Ol Doinyo LengaiOl Doinyo lies in the eastern part of Africa. Ol Doinyo Lengai or the Mountain of God in the Great Rift Valley produces lava unlike any other volcano on Earth. In sunlight this lava appears to be black instead of red, and is much more fluid than the lava in other volcanoes. The strange volcano is still active with the latest eruption being back in August of 2008.

Bhangarh in Rajasthan, India

Bhangarh in RajasthanThe ruins of Bhangarh Fort of Rajasthan state in India are known for being the most unusual place in this south Asian country. The sign at the entrance say’s: “Entering the borders of Bhangarh before sunrise and after sunset is strictly prohibited.” If you are a ghost hunter or like visiting mysterious places, especially those known to be haunted by ghosts, then Bhangarh Fort deserves a best spot on your “Must Visit before Die” list. The warning itself tells everything about this weird place in North India.

Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad, India

Ramoji Film City in HyderabadRamoji is a big and popular film city in Hyderabad. The hotels in Ramoji film city are haunted. It is believed that the film city was built on historic war grounds of the Nizams. Locals report that the lights kept on top keep falling off unexpectedly. The men operating the lights who sit with the lights on top have been pushed so many times.

Mir Mine

Mir Mine
The Mir diamond mine in Eastern Siberia is supposed to be one of the biggest manmade holes in the earth. At a height of 1720 ft it is so huge that it can suck in helicopters flying over it due to the pulling downward airflow. It is located at Mirny in Siberia.

Bouvet Island

Bouvet Island
Bouvet Island is located at South Atlantic Ocean which is a part of Norway. The island is inhibited by beautiful penguins, seals and lichens. It is mostly visited by research expeditions. This is the remotest island in the world.

You can select one from the above suitable and convenient weird places to visit during your next vacations. Travel Universally can help you regarding your ticketing and accommodation arrangements at some of the best hotels in the region.