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Niagara Fall, US

Image Source: Our Beautiful Planet Source: WIKI The Niagara Falls consist of three sections. The large Canadian falls – with their distinctive curved shape – are also known as the Horseshoe Falls. They are separated by Goat Island from the American Falls, which are separated by a small island at their south end, from the…

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The Yasin Valley : Worshigum (ورشیگوم)

Image Source: Pamir Times The Yasin Valley(یاسین ), Tehsil Yasin or Babaye-i-Yasen (بابائے یاسین) or Worshigum (ورشیگوم) is a high mountain valley in the Hindu Kush mountains, in the northwest Ghizer District in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Yasin is separated from the Ishkoman Valley by a high mountain pass. To reach Yasin one must take the Karakoram…

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Altit Fort, Hunza : The oldest monument in the GB

Alti Fort, Hunza, Pakistan. It is an ancient fort located in Alti town in the Hunza valley, district Hunza-Nagar, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Originally, home to ancestral rulers of the Hunza, it has now been turned into a historical and archeological site. It is assumed that this fort, particularly its Hunter Tower (Shikari Tower), is 1100 years…

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machhu Pichu, Peru : The Sacred District

Machhu Pichu, Peru It is a 15th century historical site located 2340 meters above sea level. The majority of archeologist believes that it  was constructed  as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti (1438–1472).  It is located on top of a  mountain above the sacred valley eighty kms northwest of Cusco via which the Urubamba river flows.…

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Leptis Magna, Libya

Leptis Magna (Arabic: لَبْدَة‎ Labdah)[1] also known as Lectis Magna (or Lepcis Magna as it is sometimes spelled), also called Lpqy, Neapolis, Lebida or Lebda to modern-day residents of Libya, was a prominent city of the Roman Empire. Its ruins are located in Khoms, Libya, 130 km (81 mi) east of Tripoli, on the coast…

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Mosuo, Present Day Society Ruled By Women

Source: mom.me A matriarchal society that continues into the present day is the Mosuo, a group of about 56,000 people living in China near the Tibetan border. The Mosuo society is organized along heavily matrilineal lines, with women making all of the important household and community decisions. Additionally, the Western concept of marriage isn’t practiced there—husbands and…

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Hillier Lake, Australia

  Image Source: Youramazingplaces Hillier, is a lake on Middle Island, the largest of the islands and islets that make up the Recherche Archipelago, Western Australia. The most notable feature of the lake is its pink colour. It is such a significant distinguishing feature of the archipelago that air passengers often take note of it. The colour…

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Kalash People of Chitral, Pakistan

The Kalasha (Kalasha: Kaĺaśa, Nuristani: Kasivo) or Kalash, are a Dardic indigenous people residing in the Chitral District ofKhyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. They speak the Kalasha language, from the Dardic family of the Indo-Aryan branch, and are considered a unique tribe among the Indo-Aryan peoples of Pakistan.[3] The neighboring Nuristani people of the adjacent Nuristan (historically known as Kafiristan) province of Afghanistan once practiced the same polytheistic religion as the Kalash. By the late 19th century much of Nuristan had been converted to…