Ad Deir is the famous monastery of Petra, Jordan that is carved completely out of rock. The structure was built by the Nabateans in the 1st century in their classical style. The “monastery” was actually not a monastery at all but a temple dedicated to the king Obodas I of the Nabatean people. It became known as a monastery when the European explorers falsely identified it as such. The Ad Deir is a bit of a hike and contains around 800 steps to get to, but as you can, it is worth it.
Lake Manyara is a shallow lake located in Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania. This underrated lake is a true oasis for a plethora of animals including blue monkey, elephant, giraffe, zebra and of course hippos, to name a few.
Hoi An, Vietnam is located in the central coast of the country and is located in the Quang Nam Province. The town is known for it’s exceptionally well-preserved, UNESCO World Heritage, old town that contains […]
The Giant Tortoises of the Galapagos Islands are native to the islands and are known for their extremely long lives, many over 100 years, and being brought back from the brink of extinction. These beautiful […]
Chapel Bridge, or Kapellbrücke, is a famous landmark in the city of Lucerne located in central Switzerland. This wooden footbridge is the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe, dating back to the middle of the […]