BLOOD FALLS, ANTARCTICA
Most people won’t see Blood Falls in person, but even in photographs, the sight is thrillng: a blood-red waterfall staining the snow-white face of Taylor Glacier. Blood falls seeps down into end of taylor glacier into river bonney in antarctica.
AREA 51, NEVADA
Something strange is going on at Area 51. This military based is about 80 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Its claim to fame is that it’s supposedly the top-secret destination where alien bodies and technology were taken after a UFO crash-landing in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.
What secrets lurk in the triangle of ocean between Florida’s southern tip, Bermuda and San Juan, Puerto Rico? The Bermuda triangle is said to gobble up ships and airplanes without a trace.
RACETRACK PLAYA, DEATH VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
How ordinary stones manage to “sail” over the surface of PLAYA in Death Valley National Park is a mystery people have tried to solve since 1915, when a prospector and his wife noticed tracks that seemed to indicate that the stones had somehow traveled across the dry earth.
THE LOST CITY OF ATLANTIS
Can it be one of the weirdest places on Earth if no one knows where it is and it’s actually just a legend? Let’s go with yes — after all, many people are convinced that there really was a peaceful utopia that sunk beneath the sea in time immemorial, and they’ve tried to pinpoint it in spots all over the world.
THE NAZCA LINES, PERU
The mysterious Nazca lines are real. These enormous geoglyphs in coastal Peru depict spiders, monkeys, plants and what not. They date back to about 500 B.C. but are best appreciated by air.
STONEHENGE, GREAT BRITAIN
Stonehenge’s purpose does remain unrevealed. The herders who built the structure around 5,000 years ago continued to add to it over a period of 700 years. They left no written records behind, only a circle of striking stones.
The great pyramid-filled city – Teotihuacan was destroyed 1,400 years ago and was left in such ruins that no one knows who its builders were or what they called their home. Teotihuacan was a major urban area and is known for its expansive “Avenue of the Dead” and major pyramid complexes.
THE CATACOMBS (PARIS)
The Parisian catacombs are a giant ossuary and cemetery that are located beneath that city’s streets. There are approximately 6 million bodies put to rest in the catacombs, Paris. There is a city of the dead waiting to be explored beneath the city of lights.
THE GREAT PYRAMIDS OF GIZA
The pyramids at Giza is so familiar as it was built between 2589 BC and 2504 BC, and has a height of 481 feet (146 meters). Mystery remains about how ancient builders constructed the huge pyramids out of 2.5-ton stones.
THE DOOR TO HELL, TURKMENISTAN
This was once a gas field, but the Soviets set it on fire. Now, it has been burning for over 40 long years. It seems that the dangerous pit of fire will never cease to burn.