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10 amazing places you won’t believe exist on Earth

Check out these photos of 10 incredible places that are out of this world!

The world is a beautiful place, but you might find it hard to believe that these surreal spots really do exist on our little green and blue planet.

We challenge you to read on without reaching for your passport to jet off and see them for yourselves!

1. Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA

In the Navajo desert of Arizona, Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon made up of stunning cracks and corkscrews, creating a wonderful light show. A must-see for any amateur photographer or Instagram addict.

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2. Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Frozen in the depths of winter, the world’s largest saltwater lake is transformed in to a giant, sky-reflecting mirror during rainy season.

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

3. Northern Lake Baikal, Russia

Another amazing lake, this one is located in southern Siberia and is the world’s largest freshwater bit of blue. Temperatures plummet to -19C in winter months, so don’t forget to pack the onesie.

Northern Lake Baikal, Russia

4. Kung Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang, Laos

Fast becoming a backpacker favourite, the Laotian city of Luang Prabang in home to Kuang Si Falls, a three tier splash spectacular with waters so clear and blue it’ll be hard to resist jumping straight in.

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Kung Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang, Laos

5. Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile

Admire the amazing Andes and visit one of South America’s most beautiful National Parks. Get your lama legs on and go hiking over mountains loaded with the white stuff and across glorious glaciers.

Read more: 10 of the most amazing places to go in South America


Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile

6. Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming, USA

More wet stuff to blow your socks off, this time in North America. This natural pool, with its rainbow coloured waters, is found in Yellowstone National Park and is the third largest hot spring in the world.

Grand Prismatic Spring, Wyoming, USA

7. Huacachina, Peru

Catch a glimpse of this impressive desert oasis, built in the 1930s around an existing watering hole. Keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of the lake’s legendary resident, a mermaid.

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Huacachina, Peru

8. The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan

Ok, so it’s actually a geyser, but ‘Door to Hell’ sounds much catchier doesn’t it? Plus, this burning pool of lava in Turkmenistan’s Karakum Desert, looks just how you’d expect a gateway to the underworld to look, red and hot and steamy.

Read more: 10 most amazing natural wonders of the world

The Door to Hell, Turkmenistan

9. The Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland

If you go down to the woods today, drive through the Dark Hedges if you’re in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland, a tree-lined road on the coast of Antrim. Game of Thrones fans will also recognise this area as the Kingsroad.

Read more: 29 amazing Game of Thrones locations

The Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland

10. Mount Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia

A couple of days of tough climbing is well-rewarded at the summit of Mount Rinjani, the second highest active volcano in Indonesia, with this spectacular view. A crater lake, affectionately known as ‘Child of the Sea’ by locals, sits pretty at the top of this epic climb.

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Mount Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia

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