If there’s something the last year has made many people realize is how little everyone was enjoying their lives. But how can we “recuperate” the lost time from 2020? Well, there’s no better way than to get on a plane and explore the beautiful natural landscapes this world has to offer.
Now, this time around, it is important we all travel to places that were not originally on our radar. It is time to think outside the box to enjoy what’s out there to the max.
So, here are five hidden landscapes that you and your loved ones must visit this summer. You won’t regret it!
Ñacunday Falls (Salto Ñacunday)
The ñacunday falls are the Niagara Falls of Paraguay. They are located in Ñacunday, Alto Paraná, and are 131 feet high. The waterfalls, which are part of a national park, are among the protected vast biodiversity, flora, and fauna surrounding it. It is also a small sample of the Paraguayan Atlantic Forest.
Uyuni Salt Flats (Salar de Uyuni)
Salar de Uyuni is located in the Andes in southwest Bolivia. It is the world’s largest salt flat, totaling 4,086 square miles. The creation of this natural landscape was due to the gradual transformation of several prehistoric lakes. You can book a tour of the salt flats where it is recommended you watch the sunset and soak in hot springs.
Nominated as one of the world’s seven wonders, Lake Atítlan is a volcanic lake located in Sololá, Guatemala. It is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. You can relax in it and have your summer pass you by as you enjoy all the delicious local food.
Serranía de la Macarena National Park
This park is perhaps one of the most protected and treasured of Colombia. Located in Colombia’s department, La Macarena, the park is popularly known for its majestic rivers, streams, and waterfalls, which collectively create Caño Cristales. You might have heard of Caño Cristales as they are also known to be called the “River of Five Colors” or the “Liquid Rainbow.” Visiting the landscapes provided by the Serranía de la Macarena National Park will definitely feel like you’re in a fairy tale.
Cueva del Indio
The Cueva del Indio is located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. This landscape is multiple rock formations overlooking the ocean. The Cueva or cave concept is based on the hollow areas, which are said to have been used as a place where Taino Indians held tribal meetings and carved art in the walls of the natural limestone. You can hike through these rocky spectacles and then head down to the beach a couple of miles away from the site.