For some reason, it is mistakenly assumed that the world of Antarctica is a solid white silence consisting of snow, ice and hummocks. However, nature does not like monotony, preferring to create something unusual.
Bloody Falls, flowing from the Taylor Glacier, became such an object of attention. For almost a century, he was one of the inexplicable mysteries of nature that surrendered only to scientists of the twenty-first century.
Taylor Glacier Blood
From afar, a wide stream really looks like a bleeding wound. The red-orange mass flowing from a huge white glacier makes a lasting impression. It is hard to imagine what emotions Griffith Taylor, the discoverer of this natural wonder, experienced. The bloody glacier first appeared in 1911 to an Australian who made a research trip in the McMurdo Strait, part of the Dry Valleys. Continue reading
For many centuries, a series of marine disasters in one of the Atlantic regions was a big mystery. The northern part of the Atlantic Ocean is justifiably called the “tomb of the ships.”
Mariners tried to bypass the “ghost island” tenth side, if only to get to their destination alive. According to various sources, from 350 to 500 ships found their last refuge near Sable Island.
Atlantic “cemetery of a thousand dead ships”
Sable’s gloomy glory testifies to the incredible number of shipwrecks that occurred here. For centuries, sailors have been telling word-of-mouth legends associated with this place, calling the island a “ghost”, a “deadly saber” and the “tomb of the Atlantic.” Continue reading
The Cathedral Cave in New Zealand is an amazing Gothic-style work of art, where the architect and designer are the ocean and the wind. Cathedral Cove is an arch-shaped rock reminiscent of a fairytale portal to some fantastic world worth seeing.
New Zealand: Virgin Beauty
Hollywood directors will not make box office films, wherever, agree? “The Lord of the Rings”, “The Chronicles of Narnia”, “The Hobbit”, the series “Xena – the Princess of Warriors” – and this is not the whole list of films whose main filming locations took place in New Zealand. Stunning fabulous landscapes, majestic mountains, glaciers, green plains, picturesque lakes and pristine jungle. Kiwi country is not only a great location for filming movie masterpieces, but also a real ecological soul of the Earth. Continue reading