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!
#17 – Corcovado National Park, COSTA RICAA precious wilderness along the southwest Pacific coast of Costa Rica
#23 – Minapin glacier, PAKISTANA long hike up from the Hunza River leads to the incredible Minapin Glacier at the foot of Rakaposhi peak.
#39 – Terracotta Warriors, CHINAWhile touristy, the Terracotta Warriors is a truly "wow" sight to enjoy!
#24 – Drepung Monastery, TIBETA Tibetan monastery famous for its weekly monk debates.
#21 – The Golden Ring, RUSSIARussia's Golden Ring is home to tens of golden, green and red domed monasteries and churches.