Hurry up, until it deteriorates: the most beautiful places, not yet fully covered with tourists
Venice, the Taj Mahal, the Great Wall of China - everyone understands that these picturesque places are literally teeming with tourists with cameras. But there are still beautiful corners in the world, where there is something to shoot, except for the blurry nape of strangers. Botswana, the little-known castles of Italy and even Uzbekistan - The Daily Mail has gathered the best options this year.
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The secret lagoon on Minilok Island in the Philippines, also called the Minilok Lagoon, is hidden behind a large wall of cliffs. To get there, you need to squeeze into a small gap between the rocks. It is best to go here between November and April, during the drought season.
The rice fields of Ubud in Bali are a fairly well-known place, but not yet badly damaged. Tourists are not allowed to walk in these magnificent emerald fields, so they remain untouched.There is a great point for taking a view of the fields, so there can be great photos. The best time to travel to Bali is from May to July, but rice cultivation does not depend on the seasons, so the fields are green all year round.
Castello di Sammezzano in the Italian province of Tuscany is hiding among the hills. This is a real kaleidoscope of colors, built in 1605. In the past two decades, he stood abandoned. The castle belongs to private individuals, it is not a museum, and there is no work schedule. Best of all, because of this, you can hardly see crowds of tourists here and be able to enjoy the beautiful views to the fullest. To do this, you need to register on the site and have one of the volunteers accompany you. If you want to visit this castle, it is better to do it as quickly as possible, because it was put up for sale.
A wild safari in the Okavango Delta in Botswana is a long and expensive trip. This is probably the best place to shoot wildlife. Open to visit 19 scenic fields, which can only be reached by small private jets. Unlike most safaris, there are no fences here and animals walk freely in large numbers, while there are very few tourists.It is best to go here in July or August, when the water rises. Huge flocks of animals move closer to the watering, and the weather is warm and pleasant.
Bagan in Myanmar in the past few years has become accessible to the public due to changes in the political life of the country. These places are quickly gaining popularity, but there is still the opportunity to look at these magnificent and well-preserved temples. The sooner you get here before crowds of tourists get to know about these places, the better. It is best to go to Myanmar between November and February, when the monsoons have already stopped, but it is still not too hot.
The magnificent fields of Moravia in the Czech Republic are not very famous among travelers, but they are known to photographers who shoot landscapes, as well as wine lovers who drive around the vineyards and study local unusual varieties. The best time to travel here is late summer, when grape harvest is in full swing.
Grotto Machangulo in Mozambique is located on the island, which can be reached by boat, in an hour's voyage from Maputo. Here one of the best conditions for scuba diving in the world, and the most pleasant thing is that there are not so many divers here, as in the promoted places.There are truly deserted beaches, as well as private river cruises among mangrove trees. The best time is from May to November, when the probability of rain is not so hot and low.
Samarkand in Uzbekistan is rather densely populated by locals, but there are still not so many tourists here, and most of them do not know about the secret treasures of this city. The history of Samarkand has more than two and a half thousand years. There are many amazingly beautiful historical monuments, sights and architectural structures. In order not to suffer much from the heat, it is best to go here in May-June or in September-November.
Wonderful Moraine Lake with a mirrored surface in Banff National Park in Canada is located next to the famous Lake Louise, which draws crowds of tourists. This is a great place for hiking and photos without any filters. It is best to go here from mid-June to the end of July, when melting glaciers fill the lake with water.
Antarctica has never been inhabited by people, but now tourists are allowed to visit Antarctica in small groups. To do this, you need to survive a three-day voyage through the Drake Strait - the wideststrait in the world. But as soon as you find yourself there, the beauty of the world and silence will delight you. You can travel here only in the summer season - between the end of October and March. To look at the huge icebergs before they begin to thaw, it is better to come at the beginning of the season, and to watch the whales and chicks of penguins - at the end.
Havasu Falls in the Grand Canyon are difficult to access, because you first need to get a special permit. In addition, it is difficult to reach them - for this you need to overcome ten miles on foot or on horseback. This is one of the most remote corners of the Grand Canyon, so children and sissy should be left at home. The high content of calcium carbonate and magnesia in water gives it an unusual green-blue tint. It is best to go in the spring, when the days are already long, the water is warm, and the foot transition is easier. In winter, Havasu Falls are closed to visitors.
The unusual oasis hotel Per Aquum is located in the middle of the desert a few hours drive from Dubai. This is a luxurious place with fragrant gardens and excellent polo lawns, where behind the fence are only dunes and sand, as far as the eye can see.It is best to go here between November and March, when it is not so hot compared to the rest of the year.
It is unlikely that anyone would think to search for the ruins of the cities of the Roman Empire in Morocco, therefore there are few tourists in the ruins of Volubilis. The history of this city began in the first century BC. It is located 30 kilometers from Meknes. It is believed that this is one of the most preserved ruins of ancient Roman cities. It is best to plan a trip in April-May, when it is warm, but not hot, and it is best to go here in the afternoon, when a very beautiful light falls on the ruins.