February: Uyuni salt flats turn into the world’s largest natural mirror
Bolivia is famous for its surreal salt flat landscapes, but not everyone
knows that in the end of the wet season, when the salt flats still hold a
couple of inches/cm of rain water, — the entire plateau turns into a
mind-blowing natural mirror.
March: Catch the clear blue ice of Baikal
This natural phenomenon is stunning — the blue ice of Baikal becomes
exposed in glittering hummocks around March and along the shore of the lake
you can take a peek deep down into the lake.
April: Get your summer in spring
April is a shoulder season in Florianopolis, Brazil, and with 42 beaches on
the island alone you're guaranteed a great beach time with less crowds
Photo: Tiffany Lewis
May: The Great Wall of China in fresh colors
In spring, the colors of the forests and hills surrounding the wall turn
bright, lush green. It's also a good time to avoid the crowds that are
common in summer and autumn.
Photo: Threegen Liu
June: Take part in one of the most unique midsummer celebrations
Tiwanaku, Bolivia, is home to Aymara indians' midsummer celebrations that
take place at the ancient Tiwanaku ruins at sunrise on June 21st to
celebrate the new agricultural cycle.
July: Those surreal sand dunes...
July is the dry season in Jericoacoara, Brazil. It's marked with blue sky,
huge white dunes and the spirit of adventure!
Photo: Marcos Moreira
August: Thrill seeking on Socotra island - surfing and kite surfing
August on Socotra, Yemen, is the wet and windy season - perfect for water
September: Get ready for the breathtaking!
From July to October in Kenya, you can experience one of the “Seven New
Wonders of the World” — The Great Wildebeest Migration — where calm meets
chaos and beauty is the beast.
Photo: David Noyes
October: Jasper Dark Sky Festival
Once a year Jasper, Canada, celebrates astronomical beauty of the dark sky
with one of the most unique star gazing tours.
November: Ready to see 100 million red crabs?
November is the time of the massive migration of unique species - red crabs
of Christmas Island, Australia.
December: Perfect winter escape
El Nido, Philippines, is perfect for summer chasers, expect sunny weather
and pleasantly hot temperatures for exploring the rock formations.
Photo: Marina Janeiko
January: A frozen winter wonderland
When the temperatures drop below zero C (32F) - The Plitvice Lake district
in Croatia becomes a wonderland of frozen beauty.
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