12 Places to Visit on 12-12-12

It’s 12-12-12, a day when not only do Europeans and Americans write the date in exactly the same way, but also the last triple date for almost a century (won’t occur again until January 1, 2101).

We’ve rounded up some incredible places around the world to spend 12-12-12. Check out these amazing landscapes!

 

Antelope Canyon


Located on Navajo land, Antelope Canyon is the Southwest’s most-visited (and most-photographed) slot canyon.

 

Iceland

With some of the most incredible landscapes on earth, Iceland is a must-visit for anyone, but especially for those who love photography.

Fingals Cave, Scotland

Fingals Cave on the uninhabited island of Staffa, off the west coast of Scotland. The sea cave – which looks like the perfect superhero’s cave – is formed entirely from basalt columns, created as fast-cooling lava crystallized and over time formed columns.

 

Phi Phi Islands, Thailand

The Phi Phi Islands are located in southern Thailand. The largest island was inhabited by Muslim fishermen in the 1940s and then became a coconut plantation.

 

Fjords of Norway

Known around the world for their breathtaking beauty, the fjords of Norway are near the top of many a traveler’s list.

 

Li River, China

Named by National Geographic as one of the top ten Watery Wonders of the world, the Li River cuts a picturesque swath through the countryside of China.

 

Peak of Mt Kilimanjaro


Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest mountain and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. At 5,895 meters (19,341 ft), those who hike to Uhuru Peak, its highest point, are truly at the top of the world.

 

Bagan, Myanmar

Located in the Mandalay Region of Burma/Myanamar, Bagan covers 16 square miles that are filled with the remains of 2,200 pagodas and temples.

 

Uluru

Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park in Australia’s Northern Territory is renowned for its natural wonders, especially the sandstone monolith. It’s 348 meters high, and one can still see inscriptions made ages ago by indigenous peoples.

 

Cappadocia

Cappadocia,Turkey boasts one of the world’s most amazing landscapes. “Fairy chimneys” formed from volcanic ash dot the area, creating a dreamlike, fairy-tale world.

 

Bali

Offering some of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the world, Bali is a beach-lover’s dream destination. It’s also a renowned spot for the ultimate relaxing vacation.

 

Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls are waterfalls on the border of Brazil and Argentina. As they flow, they drop 275 times with the longest drop being 296 feet (82 km).

 

Where would you spend 12-12-12 if you could spend it anywhere in the world?

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Happy 12-12-12 everyone!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Post by Anis Salvesen.