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TransRockies Colorado Colorado
The TransRockies six-day stage race from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek is the most spectacular and difficult trail run in the country. For pros, there’s a purse ($20K). For the rest of us, there’s a boast-worthy vacation: 113 miles (182 kilometers) and 18,000 feet (5,486 meters) of elevation gain, all above 7,500 feet (2,286 meters) amid grandiose ruggedness."

Petrified Forest National Park Arizona
Most of the Petrified Forest National Park's petrified wood comes from tall conifers. These ancient trees grew more than 200 million years ago along waterways, where periodic flooding uprooted trees."

Build a snowman
Source: hello-julie

Martyrs Memorial Algeria
Algeria is the largest country in Africa, the Arab world, and the Mediterranean. The iconic concrete monument of the Martyrs Memorial represents the struggle for independence from France, which was achieved in 1962.

Nemrut Dagi Turkey
One of the most jaw-dropping places to visit in Turkey is Mount Nemrut. With a stupendous 50-meter high tomb hill, multiple statues, and a panoramic view of the surrounding landscapes, this is an iconic landmark of the country. Visit early in the morning as the sunrise is often cited as one of the most impressive things about this place."

Atacama Desert in Full Bloom Chile
People do visit Chile’s Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on the planet, for the colors. The barren, sculpted earth is painted with an earthen palette of mineral hues: Purples and pinks, beiges and greens, all deepening and transforming by sunset and moonlight. Hence, the Moon Valley gets its name."
Source: viator.com

Christ the Redeemer Brazil
Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world and the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world.

Big Cypress National Preserve Florida
The “big” in Big Cypress is much more about land and sky than about trees. Most of the preserve’s giant cypress trees were long ago logged out, leaving behind their stunted kin. But few places can match the sense of spacious wilderness (720,000 acres, or 292,000 hectares) and primal pleasure of Big Cypress Swamp when you hike it under its own terms. Which, we submit, is when it’s underwater. That’s right—conventional wisdom may say to stick to the dry season, and that’s fine."

Gullfoss (Golden Falls) Iceland
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Iceland, the Gullfoss is a 2-tiered waterfall with a total height of 32m (105ft). Also known as the Golden Falls, the Gullfoss is part of the Hvítá river. Nearby attractions include the Haukadalur geysers and Þingvellir national park. Together, these 3 sites are called the Golden Circle. Because of the popularity of the falls there is hotel accommodation nearby, but most visitors opt to stay in Reykjavík and visit the falls on the Golden Circle day trip."

Hagia Sophia Turkey
Probably the most famous tourist attraction in Turkey, the Hagia Sophia is one of the best preserved ancient buildings in the world. Built in the sixth century AD by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian, the building was converted to a mosque with the Turkish conquest and today operates as a museum. With its remarkable architecture and beautiful mix of Byzantine and Muslim adornment, the Hagia Sophia remains among the most popular sights in Turkey."
Source: historvius.com

Paddle the Outer Banks North Carolina
North Carolina’s Outer Banks represent what the eastern seaboard used to look like before all the development and jetties. Left to the whims of the wind and tide, the barrier islands and their dunes change shape from year to year. That makes for an ideal place for beach sports ranging from surfing to striper fishing."

The Ghan Australia
The Ghan, Australia’s legendary rail journey, is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its original 1,500 kms service from Adelaide to Alice Springs in the heart of the Australian Outback.
Named after the turbaned and robed ‘cameleers’ who, before roads or rail, provided the only supply route to the middle of nowhere, the Ghan first opened in 1929, and linked Adelaide to Alice Springs it took another 75 years before the track opened between Alice and Darwin."

Make pink lemonade
Strawberries lend a bright pink color and a sweet berry contrast to the tart lemon flavor in this quintessential summer drink.
Source: bbcgoodfood.com

Learn how to slackline
Source: capetown.travel

World's Fastest Train China
The Maglev train tops out at 267 mph, making it the fastest commercial railway on earth. Constructed by Transrapid in Germany, the Maglev runs from downtown Shanghai to the Shanghai Pudong International Airport and was inaugurated in 2002.