surreal places

Fingal’s Cave, Scotland // Surreal Place #8

Seventy feet tall hexagonal columns of basalt pillars make up Fingal's cave interior and exterior walls.

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Photo by Jim Richardson

Photo by Jim Richardson

Photo by Jim Richardson

Photo by Jim Richardson

You can reach the cave either by boat or you can travel to the small island of Staffa and hike into the cave by stepping from column to column.

Photo by Ron Fullelove

End Of The World Swing // Surreal Place #4

This treehouse swing in Ecuador allows visitors to thrust themselves over the deep valley below (no seat belts or harnesses available).

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Photo by Sean Hacker Teper

Sea of Stars, Maldives // Surreal Place #2

It turns out that putting a certain type of plankton under stress results in one of the most stress-relieving sights on the planet, their resultant blue glow creating astral patterns on sea shores.

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Photo by Doug Perinne

Photo by Will Ho

Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia // Surreal Place #1

We're starting a list of the most surreal places on earth!

#1 is Salar De Uyuni, the world’s largest natural mirror. It's estimated to contain around 10 billion tons of salt.

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Photo by Guy Nesher

Photo by Nicolas Aravena

Photo by Tomohiro Nakatate