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. We’ve got more bucket-list sights in our round-up of the best natural wonders

Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya

Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya – Peradeniya, Sri Lanka – Royal Botanical Garden, Peradeniya is situated about 5.5 km to the west from the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka and attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is renowned for its collection of a variety of orchids.

Silk Road, Geology, Travel Inspiration

Sharing some pictures of Kyrgyzstan before I can share mines as I am currently traveling there! – Fairy tale canyon, Issyk-kul, Kyrgyzstan – August 2013… by Michal Bosina August 2013, Travel Pictures, Pictures Of, Central Asia, Fairy Tales, Traveling, Silk Road, Geology, Travel Inspiration

Northern Lake Baikal, Russia

Another amazing lake, this one is located in southern Siberia and is the world’s largest freshwater bit of blue. The water round these parts freezes into sheets of turquoise ice in winter that might look more at home in Superman’s Fortress of Solitude. Temperatures can plummet to -19°C from December to February, so don’t forget