Suspended In Beauty: The Free Spirit Spheres

Free Spirit Spheres Floating Eye

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In the pristine Canadian coastal rain forest of Vancouver Island sits—or, more aptly, floats—a resort unlike any other. The suspended spherical tree houses of Free Spirit Spheres offer a unique lodging accommodation that has to be seen to be believed.

Free Spirit Spheres Look Inside

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Each sphere is suspended high within the trees to give an uncommon shift to your senses. All pods are equipped with four attachments above and below, which are suspended to three trees by three vertical ropes. This setup allows the perfectly spherical structures to hang stably. The trees produce a triangle, with the sphere hovering directly in the center. This allows for ample sway of motion in the treetops, yet very little movement of the enclosure itself. The engineering is simple yet remarkable.

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The Great Ocean Road, An Australian Treasure

Great Ocean Road Australis

Winding over 151 miles along Australia’s southeastern coast is the Great Ocean Road. A way to commemorate the infinite legacies of the finite human life, this scenic roadway was built by returned soldiers from World War One and was dedicated to the soldiers whose lives had come to a premature end during the battle.

Iceland’s Mesmerizing Views Of The Northern Lights

Aurora Borealis Iceland

Given its sparse population, proximity to Earth’s magnetic poles and minimal light pollution, Iceland has quickly become one of the world’s most ideal destinations for observing the aurora borealis. If these reasons aren’t convincing enough, the image above should provide all the proof you need.

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