Now aren’t they really unique and to watch out for….Have some more of these pics, click here
Since Europe has no deserts, you’d think the title of “Europe’s largest sand dune” would go to something that wasn’t particularly impressive. But you’d be wrong. The Great Dune of Pyla is 3km long, 500m wide and 100m high, and for unknown reasons, it seems to have formed in a forest. The dune is very steep on the side facing the forest and is famous for being a paragliding site. At the top it also provides spectacular views out to sea and over the forest (since the dune is far higher than any of the trees surrounding it). for more unique stories click here
The strange looking trees themselves have a story to speak. On the first look itself it appears that yes the place is different. Owing to strange looks,Socotra has been described as one of the most alien-looking place on Earth, and it’s not hard to see why.
It is very isolated with a harsh, dry climate and as a result a third of its plant-life is found nowhere else, including the famous Dragon’s Blood Tree, a very-unnatural looking umbrella-shaped tree which produces red sap. Read more
It is regarded as highly toxic and so all those who are catching this fish are recommended to wear thick gloves in order to avoid poisoning and getting bitten. There is enough toxin in one pufferfish to kill 30 adult humans, and there is no known antidote. readmore