Australia's Wild Places is a television show that highlights the oldest and most extreme continent on earth. It focuses on the people and the way they have adapted to the harsh and extreme climate and landscape of this fascinating continent. The series goes to some very wild places and explores the amazing natural world. The episodes cover the plains, mountains, oceans and other important landscapes and the people that inhabit these places. The awesome variety of unusual animals found in Australia is highlighted in this television show and the photography is wonderful and makes viewers want to visit this beautiful place.
In Ancient Rus’ rivers were referred to as “God’s roads” and along their banks settlements and cities bubbled with life. During the summer, river currents served as highways for many boats and merchant caravans while in the winter the rivers’ frozen waters provided a track for sledges. Rivers also served as a stimulant in the development of new lands. Russians travelled to both the Ural Mountains and the lands of Siberia by water as back then rivers were used as the main route of travel. Hundreds of years have passed since this time and nowadays masses of tourists follow the paths that traders and travellers took before them.
Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Mount Fuji, the Galapagos Islands. These natural wonders are on everyone’s list of must-see attractions that are both spectacular and geologically fascinating. But what of Ha Long Bay, the Columbia Glacier, Erta Ale lava lake, and the Great Blue Hole? They also belong on the list, along with more than 200 other sites, both famous and obscure, that are well worth a visit to see breathtaking vistas combined with the grandeur of geological forces in action.