Along the coast of southwestern India, in Kerala State, are the well known backwaters of Alleppey. Hire a private houseboat which comes with a skipper, technician, and cook. A two or three day trip will take you along the many waterways and canals with several stops, to your liking, along the villages and many rice paddies. Meet the friendly locals and buy some interesting local food, fruits, and crafts. Such a incredible experience!
#37 – Cave Monastery, MOLDOVAA monastery carved out of stone with a few resident monks!
#17 – Corcovado National Park, COSTA RICAA precious wilderness along the southwest Pacific coast of Costa Rica
#34 – Ship Breaking Yards, BANGLADESHTens of large ships are lined up near the beach in various phases of been dismantled for scrap metals.
#21 – The Golden Ring, RUSSIARussia's Golden Ring is home to tens of golden, green and red domed monasteries and churches.
#3 – Svalbard Islands, NORWAYIn Svalbard you are truly (almost) on top of the world!