Just southwest of Bogotá is Hotel del Salto, a once-luxurious establishment frequented by wealthy wanderlust-ers. Over the years, though, nearby river contamination led many of these travelers to cleaner water, thus leaving del Salto to fall into a state of disrepair. As the decrepit spot eventually became a popular place to commit suicide, many speculate that the dilapidated building is now haunted.
Commonly called the “Eye of the Sahara,” the Richat Structure is a deeply eroded dome whose exposed rock dates all the way back to the Proterozoic age. Should you care to glimpse into the depths of the desert, you’ll have to travel to Mauritania.
Fun fact: the Argentine-Chilean region’s ovine population is almost as endless as its beauty. It’s estimated that the world’s last great wilderness is home to approximately 5.5 million sheep, which is more than Patagonia’s population.
The Andalusian cliffs featured above are nearly as vast as the town they physically support. Located in Malaga, within the walls of Ronda lays neolithic settlements as well as some incredible cave paintings.