For even the most seasoned traveler, there are worlds left to conquer. Traveling to new areas is a great opportunity to see and do things that you have never experienced before. Listed below are five cities that will satisfy your quest for a trip of different proportions:
Uyuni, Bolivia, near the top of the Andes, boasts a big street market and a popular antique train cemetery. It is a popular destination for tourists wanting to stay in the Palacio de Sal, a hotel built from salt and complete with salt block furniture. The hotel has rooms that are comfortable and sits on the edge of a 19,582 square kilometer salt flat. When it rains, the salt flat turns into a mirror.
Ponta Delgada, on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores, is the largest city in the nine islands that make up the island chain. With a population of over 44,000 and charming architecture, it makes an ideal place to island hop and explore. The waters surrounding the Azores are home to dolphins and whales. Surrounding areas sport exotic vegetation including hydrangeas against a backdrop of extinct volcanoes.
Coxen Hole on Roatan Island off the coast of Honduras, is a little-known, lovely Colonial town of 10,500 located next to the second-largest coral reef in the world. This is a great location for scuba divers and for people who wish to immerse themselves in the Mayan culture.
Visit Reykjavic to see the incredible landscape of glaciers and geothermal pools. Whale watching is a popular pastime for tourists. It is also an exhilarating experience for those who enjoy mountain biking. In the winter, the aurora bolealis can be seen in all its glory.
The word Patagonia congers up visions of ancient explorers, exotic, wide-open spaces and spectacular mountains and glaciers. Punta Arenas is a modern city bordering the Strait of Magellan and a great central point from which to see the wonders of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Witness Ushuaia and travel to the Magellanic penguin colony, one of the two only breeding colonies in existence. There are a number of Patagonia vacation packages and options available to design your perfect trip.
Traveling to unique destinations provides an unparalleled experience and will evoke memories for many years to come. Consider any of these cities for your next destination filled with adventure and new experiences.