5 Places to Visit Before They’re Gone

By on October 7, 2013

Must visit travel places before they are gone due to environment changes in the World.

Kilimanjaro’s snow cap

Kilimanjaro's snow cap

A dormant volcano, Tanzania’s massive Mount Kilimanjaro is covered by a glacial ice cap. Now rapidly depleting, this ice cap will shortly leave the rest of its twelve millennia year old body.

The Great Barrier Reef

Clouds of reef fish and corals, French frigate shoals, NWHI

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is a living organism which is threatened by overfishing, climate change, poor water quality and tourism. These days nearly all trips to see the reef are strictly managed by the Australian Government, so while visitors may not get to see the most pristine coral, they can make sure they are not contributing to its downfall.

The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest

Stretching across 9 South American countries. The Amazon Rainforest is rich with some of the world’s most astonishing wildlife. Home to millions of insects, fish, birds, mammals and amphibians, it is a Mecca for all nature lovers.

Venice

Venice

A favourite of Shakespeare, Venice is renowned for its romance, decadent architecture and artistic qualities. Constructed out of shallow, petrified wooden piles that are submerged in clay, Venice is slowly but surely sinking.

The Swedish Ice Hotel

The Swedish Ice Hotel

The Swedish Ice Hotel

This swish Scandinavian hotel is redesigned and restructured each year. With the polar ice caps melting, this hotel disappears with them. 2011 marks the construction of model #22 and took artists, designers and draftsmen from over 15 countries to conceptualise, build and adorn.

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