The Banaue Rice terraces,Philippines, a major tourist attraction, are 2000-year old terraces that were carved into the mountains of Ifugao by ancestors of the Batad native's. They were carved as an attempt to provide level steps where the indigenous people could grow rice. Fully built with hand without the help of machines, the terraces are often regarded as one of the greatest engineering achievements of mankind. They have been described as the eighth wonder of the world.

The Banaue Rice terraces,Philippines, a major tourist attraction, are 2000-year old terraces that were carved into the mountains of Ifugao by ancestors of the Batad native's. They were carved as an attempt to provide level steps where the indigenous people could grow rice. Fully built with hand without the help of machines, the terraces are often regarded as one of the greatest engineering achievements of mankind. They have been described as the eighth wonder of the world.

The glowing firefly squid of Toyama, Japan See more about traveling at: milesaroundtheworld.blogspot.com

The glowing firefly squid of Toyama, Japan See more about traveling at: milesaroundtheworld.blogspot.com

This is a cave in Vietnam; the lake is bottomless.  The photographer is Carsten Peter.

This is a cave in Vietnam; the lake is bottomless. The photographer is Carsten Peter.

Waterslide thru shark tank, Las Vegas. Im terrified of sharks so id like to do this to get over my fear of them.

Waterslide thru shark tank, Las Vegas. Im terrified of sharks so id like to do this to get over my fear of them.

Amazing Places to See - Google+ - Poseidon Resort Is not actually 20,000 leagues but it is…

Amazing Places to See - Google+ - Poseidon Resort Is not actually 20,000 leagues but it is…

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