About 3-6 million years ago, underwater volcanoes about 700 km west of Ecuador erupted. As a result, there was formed an archipelago consisting of 60 islands of different sizes, called the Galapagos Islands. Here there have developed forms of animal and plant life which are unique in the world. English naturalist Charles Darwin arrived on the islands for the first time in 1835. He was impressed by the multitude of species encountered and how they evolved over time, observation...
Kenya is considered by many to be the 'jewel of East Africa "and it has some of the most beautiful beaches on the mainland, most magnificent wildlife and an incredibly sophisticated tourism infrastructure. The plot is astonishing, from coral reefs and white beaches on the coast, to Mount Kenya crowned by clouds and adorned with strange alpine plants. Between these two extremes there are the acacia savannah with trees, which shelter parks like Amboseli, Masai Mara, Samburu and Tsavo, high lands with lush coffee and tea ...
|The Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, USA
Yellowstone Park is a land of heat and vapor, where hot water gushing geysers to astounding heights. In 1872, President Grant declared a national park area of 9000km ², the first in the world. Yellowstone name derives from the name Native Americans gave him the largest river in the region. Yellowstone River has carved the Grand Canyon in the yellow rock that flow down from the lake as a series of impressive cataracts. Here we find natural baths and terraces of calcite called Minerva, which was lined with steaming,...