In the Indian city of Cherrapunji, Meghalaya sits these astonishing root trees that the War-Khasis tribe has been cultivating for centuries. These literal bridges are made from the Ficus Elastica rubber tree, which is able to grow roots above ground. Each bridge takes from 10-15 years to grow and some are over 500 years old.
Located on the Indonesian island of Bali, this luxurious resort sits nestled on a ridge overlooking the lush Petanu River. From between $500 to $1,500 a night you can enjoy the gorgeous views, beautiful grounds, infinity pool, on-site masseuse, gym, various hot tubs and if you want to avoid the 45 minute drive you can arrive by helicopter on the resorts very own helicopter pad. Why not splurge on this immersive experience?
The resort Villa Escudero is located in the Quezon province in the Philippines where visitors can dine at a unique waterfall restaurant. Sitting at the foot of the Labasin Falls, this eating establishment allows people to slip off their shoes and sit down at one of their many benches where their feet are bathed in cool water. You can even submerge yourself in the water if you want.
Every year thousands of people participate in the Tough Guy Challenge in England. This year they had to run the 8 mile assault course which involved freezing temperatures, fire and ice. Tough Guy, first staged in 1986, claims to be the world’s most demanding one-day survival ordeal. Inside this post, you’ll see photos of this toughest race in the world.
There are so many gorgeous places to see and explore in our world. Thanks to photographers we can make it happen without leaving our homes.