Must See Destinations
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, the largest barrier reef in the Northern Hemisphere, named by MSN as a must-see destination. The spectacular coastal lagoons, clear water and the intriguing “Great Blue Hole” make it a perfect adventure destination. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site.
Learn more about Belize, and how can you not only visit, but make it your preferred destination home.
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Belize Barrier Reef System : learn more about the country and the resort : http://www.Beautiful-Belize.com
Cerro Rico, Potosi, Bolivia – Unesco World Heritage Site, named Rich Hill, once a source of silver for the Spanish Empire
Christian Ruins of Abu Mena, Egypt – Once known for its monastery is now on the verge of disappearing from the map by sinking into the water saturated soil. Also a World Heritage Site.
Athabasca Glacier, Alberta, Canada. The most visited glacier in N America, has been shrinking for 125yrs.
The Alps – one of the most popular skiing regions in the world, loses 3% per year and could disappear by 20150.
The Dead Sea – site of both history and healing has shrunk by 1/3.
Venice, Italy – considered one of the most romantic cities in the world.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Solomon Islands – did you know this cluster of islands is a sovereign country.
Atlantic Forest, S America – once spanning 1.35 million km, is now less than 7% it’s original size.
Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania – over 10,000 years old, now shrunken by 80%
Madagascar – the 4th largest island in the world
Patagonia Ice Fields Chile – scientists have found the glaciers are melting 100x faster than past 3 centuries.
The epitome of a tropical paradise, the Seychelles is a collection of around 115 islands in the Indian Ocean and home to numerous luxury resorts
As the lowest-lying country on Earth, with 80 per cent of its islands less than one meter above sea level, the Maldives could sink within the next 100 years.
Palmyra, Syria – An ancient Semitic city in present Homs Governorate, Syria. Archaeological finds date back to the Neolithic, and it was first documented in the early second millennium BC as a caravan stop for travellers crossing the Syrian Desert. The city was noted in the annals of the Assyrian kings. Not advised for current tourism, it’s unknown if being added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites will be enough to save what remains amidst the Syrian / Middle East turmoil.