Day 124 – Surreal to Visit

In the wake of yesterdays’ travel inspiration in the form of the movie Gravity, I stumbled upon a BuzzFeed post with 27 Surreal Places to Visit which makes me want to get out a ticket and a camera and start hopping around the planet.

Some of those are specifically very much up my alley.

Hang Son Doong cave

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This looks like a place to feel tiny in. In the same way that the scenes in Gravity with earth in the background gave me a tremendous sense of scale.

Mendenhall Ice Caves

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Just because I think the glowing blue looks surreal. I do think I’d be a little worried to be walking underneath melting ice like that.

Sea of Stars

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A glowing ocean… I think I could sit on the beach and just stare at it.

Whitehaven Beach

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One in Australia! Score! I haven’t been to the Whitsundays yet; it looks like I should though. Barefoot walk along the water sounds like a great way to spend a week.

Salar De Uyuni

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Salt flats do not really do anything for me as such. But the mirror effect with the water on it looks like a definite winner.

Antelope Canyon

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Just because of the otherworldly colours.

Glowworm Caves

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New Zealand is not *that* far away. And this cave looks amazing. And then there are the elves, dwarves and hobbits as well…

Cenotes of Yucatan Peninsula

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And this just looks like an Indiana Jones movie. Minus the face-melting.

So, how do I get a job as a travel photographer?

3 thoughts on “Day 124 – Surreal to Visit”

  1. I’ve been to the glow worm caves, and it’s very worthwhile! NZ has a good number of mind-blowing places to see – especially on the South Island.

  2. You know that there are places around here that we’ve never been to that are worth a look too 🙂 Not going to argue with a quick hop to NZ though. The sounds look incredible.

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