“What a Wonderful World…” sang Louis Armstrong once. And indeed, this world is not only fantastic but also unique.

To fly to great locations is a great pleasure. I, myself, love flights! Flying is an excellent experience in itself. Flying does not have to be the leisure of the rich anymore. There are many online sites to find great and affordable deals, especially if you take a flight in Asia. I have listed five destinations that are the best places you can’t miss in your lifetime. All of these places will fit into your budget.

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Of all the wildlife sanctuaries in Africa, why this one? It is because you can see wildlife at a close range from a jeep, but in this park, you get to see them from Morocco. What is that? It is a traditional canoe in which you will sway through the grass-filled delta and get a close look at animals. Therefore, the best time to visit the place is when the flood is at its peak, and the 16000 square kilometers of the delta is covered in water. Well, if you hold your life too dear, don’t go!

Cape Horn, Chile

It is the southmost tip of South America. Just get the images of it from the Internet. You can get on top of any one of the wave-hitting rocks with a sailor cap on your head and expect a Pirates of the Caribbean ship to pick you up. The sharp cliffs and steep rock walls will bring out the adventurer in you. Well, you are not allowed to climb atop most of the rocks because it is too dangerous, but climbing them inside your head is illegal!

Giza, Egypt

I need to give more reasons why you should visit this place. I call this a Wonder of all wonders. The archaeological details that unravel many ancient mysteries will tempt you to become a tomb raider! The astronomical data of the ancient Egyptians will knock the wind out of you. The three great pyramids of Giza are located proportionately at the same distance as how the three stars of Orion’s belt appear to be. The very mystical ambiance will take you 4000 years ago. This is the top of all the historic locations a person can visit. Maybe the second is Machu Picchu, and the third is Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro.

Oirase mountain steam, Japan

This is paradise. Seriously, it is paradise. You can take your camera and click it randomly, and it will look like a painting. The shallow stream descending from the mountain is tranquilizing and divine.

You can visit it around the year. Even in the fall, it is beautiful!

Jabal al Lawz, Saudi Arabia

Well, I need to give a very precise introduction to this location. Well, Regardless if you are a believer or not, some believe that is where the Bible comes to life. According to that, this is the famous Mount Sinai mentioned in the Bible. You can see the black-tipped summit of the mountain, which is claimed because God descended on it in smoke. You can see the split rock from where the water came out, from which the Hebrews drank. You can see a lot of evidence for the Biblical story of Exodus. On the same note, there is another location in the Sinai desert called Jebel Musa (in Arabic “Moses’ Mountain”), which it is believed is the actual Mount Sinai. Where the real location is, no one really knows.

So enjoy your flights and, of course, the destinations.


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