(NC) Most of us have spent the winter cooped up indoors and are waiting for the slightest hint of warmer weather to head outside. Whether you’re dreaming of sunnier days, or it’s warm enough to start going outdoors where you live, here are some activities to consider:
One of the best ways to get off the beating track if you're visiting Quito in Ecuador is to plan a trek and take in the natural beauty of the Avenue of Volcanoes. The volcano-lined corridor was so-named by the famous German explorer Alexander von Humbolt in the 1800s.
Lake Ontario is North America's fourth-largest lake and the 15th largest lake in the world. While many non-Canadians may be more familiar with Lake Michigan — the largest lake entirely within the US borders — Lake Ontario's 924-mile coastline has a lot to offer.
Often referred to as our planet's lungs, Brazil's Amazon Rainforest stretches across 5.5 million square kilometres — representing a more expansive territory than the European Union. It's responsible for nearly 20% of the oxygen on earth. But this natural treasure, and vital resource, which has been around for millions of years, is currently under threat from logging and commercial expansion. The incredibly biodiverse Amazon is home to over 24 million people in Brazil alone, including a vast number of indigenous peoples.
In addition to Sandwich Harbour — off Walvis Bay, a must-see destination on the list for my trip to Namibia was Sossusvlei. The two main attractions are the well-known Dune 45, the Bid Daddy Dune and the majestic Deadlvei, awe-inspiring valley floor lying at the foot of the latter, where 600 to 900-year-old dead trees contrast against the cracked salt and clay white pan.
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