If the stoic island above looks uninhabited, it’s because it most likely is. While Bjarnarey comprises one part of the Vestmann Islands, due to a horrendous 1973 volcano eruption, all denizens of the quaint township were forced to evacuate and move to Iceland’s mainland for several months.
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True, winter is finally over, but Paris’ beauty springs eternal. Here’s a four-minute slice of it.
The Alberta, Canada gem is unique in its beauty and in its name: in no other place in North America can you find a place called Banff.
If you ever step foot next to this Senegalese gem, you might believe yourself to be in another world. You can thank none other than Mother Nature for that: an algae known as Dunalielia produces a ruby-colored pigment which, upon interacting with the sun, creates the crimson waves that comprise Lake Retba. And due to the lake’s high salt content, people float more easily within its waters, thus adding to its other-worldly appeal.
Cool Video Of Flying Over Lake Retba
Discovered by Europeans in 1803, the remote island on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef was named after the wife of an esteemed colonial governor. It remains to be seen whether Lady Musgrave would have enjoyed what the island came to be known for in the late 19th century, though: miners flocked to the tiny island to extract its ample guano deposits.
While this cerulean night sky is reason enough for you to call your travel agent and book a flight down under to Phillip Island, here’s another: at each sunset, tons of tiny penguins march about in what is known as the Penguin Parade.