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Here Are 20 Unbelievable Places You Would Swear Aren’t Real… But They Are.
viralnova ^ | January 24, 2014

Posted on 01/26/2014 4:22:02 PM PST by Kartographer

This world of ours is full of beautiful places, places of truly epic proportions. I’ve hand picked 20 places that really made me go “Wow!”, places that really take the cake when it comes to awe-inspiring beauty

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TOPICS: Travel
KEYWORDS: landscapes
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Zhangye Danxia Landform – China
1 posted on 01/26/2014 4:22:02 PM PST by Kartographer
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To: Kartographer
Lake Pepto:


2 posted on 01/26/2014 4:24:56 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: Kartographer

Beautiful. Thanks.


3 posted on 01/26/2014 4:26:06 PM PST by Robert DeLong (u)
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To: Kartographer

Looks like a lot of beautiful places in China...

One of my favorites in Lake Atitlan in Guatemala...


4 posted on 01/26/2014 4:26:46 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Kartographer

I just know that someone will post a photo from Detroit or Chicago.


5 posted on 01/26/2014 4:28:42 PM PST by Mark (Obama Care is now DEMOCRAT CARE)
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To: Kartographer

Around six months ago, I started getting a new screen saver every day. I am not sure how or why it started but I liked them so well that I just kept it.

Today’s is a kangaroo, not too good but there are a lot of great ones.


6 posted on 01/26/2014 4:30:09 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Kartographer
This one reminded me of "Paradise Falls" from the movie "Up":


Paradise Falls:


7 posted on 01/26/2014 4:31:48 PM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Mark
Not Detroit or Chicago, but how about this?

8 posted on 01/26/2014 4:32:36 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

All of them are STUNNING. Thanks be to God, and thank you for posting.


9 posted on 01/26/2014 4:35:49 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Kartographer

Play-dohville.


10 posted on 01/26/2014 4:37:09 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: COBOL2Java

Back when I was in high school I read about how there was a whole range of those mesas that had barely been explored, and every one of them was essentially it’s own world at the top. If my health had stayed strong enough, one of my goals was to go exploring some of them.


11 posted on 01/26/2014 4:38:45 PM PST by Ellendra ("Laws were most numerous when the Commonwealth was most corrupt." -Tacitus)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

no mention of bali.


12 posted on 01/26/2014 4:40:25 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Conspiracy Guy

no mention of bali.


13 posted on 01/26/2014 4:40:26 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Kartographer

Did you know that the word, kartogapher, is not in most basic and mid level America-English dictionaries ?


14 posted on 01/26/2014 4:41:09 PM PST by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: Kartographer

How.could.you.DO.that.? :)

Pondering the posting myself. Lol


15 posted on 01/26/2014 4:42:52 PM PST by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day.)
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To: COBOL2Java
We were visited Yosemite for the day once. I often felt what I was seeing wasn't real.
16 posted on 01/26/2014 4:44:02 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

Beautiful images! Too bad when I scrolled to the end there was an ad for fungus-infested toenails. :-(


17 posted on 01/26/2014 4:44:35 PM PST by D_Idaho ("For we wrestle not against flesh and blood...")
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To: Kartographer
Not on the list, but one of my personal favorites are the views you can get from Seattle. From the Olympic Mountains across Puget Sound:


To of course, Mt. Rainier:

Definitely a "wow"

18 posted on 01/26/2014 4:46:48 PM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: moose07

Highjacked my own thread! LOL Well as the song goes you have to be cruel to be kind.


19 posted on 01/26/2014 4:47:17 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: yarddog

must be from Bing, thats what is their background today


20 posted on 01/26/2014 4:47:44 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: mosesdapoet
Did you know that the word, kartogapher, is not in most basic and mid level America-English dictionaries ?

But I'll bet "Obama" is.

21 posted on 01/26/2014 4:48:09 PM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Kartographer

“The map is not the territory” — Alfred Korzybski.


22 posted on 01/26/2014 4:48:47 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: Kartographer

bump


23 posted on 01/26/2014 4:49:10 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Kartographer

wow indeed!


24 posted on 01/26/2014 4:49:29 PM PST by MooseKnuckles
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To: Kartographer

25 posted on 01/26/2014 4:49:38 PM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: al baby

...and they’re spectacular.


26 posted on 01/26/2014 4:49:59 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Kartographer

I would say there must be all sorts of minerals in that picture.


27 posted on 01/26/2014 4:51:23 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (This is not just stupid, we're talking Democrat stupid here.)
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To: al baby

Nice scenery!


28 posted on 01/26/2014 4:52:08 PM PST by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: Kartographer
Shakedown Street


29 posted on 01/26/2014 4:52:09 PM PST by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: GeronL

Yes, that’s it, Bing.


30 posted on 01/26/2014 4:52:28 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: dfwgator

I laughed out loud when I saw your comment:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BL2PicT9Kng


31 posted on 01/26/2014 5:00:17 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: DIRTYSECRET

No pictures of Detroit either.


32 posted on 01/26/2014 5:00:54 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: COBOL2Java

Oh, I’d have to climb that. It’s there.


33 posted on 01/26/2014 5:01:10 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: Kartographer

Taini MT. China


Tunnel of Love – Ukraine


Bamboo Forest – China


Fields of Tea – China


34 posted on 01/26/2014 5:04:22 PM PST by restornu
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To: COBOL2Java
The real world behind “Up’s” Paradise Falls


35 posted on 01/26/2014 5:05:20 PM PST by ican'tbelieveit
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To: a fool in paradise

Is there anyone here who agrees that despite the claim above these places are, uhm... believable?


36 posted on 01/26/2014 5:08:09 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: 2banana
Looks like a lot of beautiful places in China...

I've travelled quite extensively throughout China and there is indeed much to see... both natural and man made. One of the most spectacular is a place called Zhangjiajie. If you click on this link, there is a video on the right side. The quality is fairly poor but it gives a sense of what makes the place so unique. http://www.chinahighlights.com/zhangjiajie/

37 posted on 01/26/2014 5:09:37 PM PST by hecticskeptic
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To: Kartographer

lets not call it mount madeline PLEASE


38 posted on 01/26/2014 5:10:05 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: Kartographer

i need to go there to make some photographs for about ..say a month...

http://www.superbwallpapers.com/nature/zhangye-danxia-17075/

what an astonishing land form. far more attracitive than the average sandstone arches eyc..etc..that are so popular with many landscape photographers

Ive never seen ANYTHING like it!

Thank you


39 posted on 01/26/2014 5:13:48 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: Kartographer

40 posted on 01/26/2014 5:15:49 PM PST by Baynative (Got bulbs? Check my profile page.)
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To: freedumb2003
Lake Pepto:

that looks like abysmal place

41 posted on 01/26/2014 5:25:36 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

42 posted on 01/26/2014 5:27:40 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Kartographer
Meteor crater in Arizona:

Giant redwoods in California:


43 posted on 01/26/2014 5:28:28 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: al baby

Soft....the way I like em....


44 posted on 01/26/2014 5:30:25 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Kartographer
Nothing like a little High Dynamic Resolution to make anything look surreal.
45 posted on 01/26/2014 5:31:04 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The only way women can "have it all" is if men aren't allowed to have anything.)
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To: Hoodat
Here's a better picture of Shakedown Street.


46 posted on 01/26/2014 5:52:33 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: restornu

Taini MT. China - makes me dizzy just off the computer.


47 posted on 01/26/2014 6:07:44 PM PST by bgill
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To: Kartographer; null and void; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows; Daffynition; JoeProBono

Schrodinger’s Cat Box PING!


48 posted on 01/26/2014 6:13:36 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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Pamukkale, Turkey:
https://www.google.com/search?q=pamukkale&tbm=isch


49 posted on 01/26/2014 6:13:45 PM PST by SunkenCiv (;http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Kartographer

Amazing, thanks for the post


50 posted on 01/26/2014 6:19:48 PM PST by Ivan Mazepa
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