From Fly Geyser in Nevada to the Gates of Hell in Turkmenistan, few places garner the status of being completely surreal, as if from a different planet.
Beyond the Headlines
The festival of Takanakuy features music, dancing and a series of public fist fights.
Stretching 6,400km through South America, the mighty Amazon harbours mystical legends that lure travellers deeper into the jungle.
Straddling Argentina and Brazil, Iguazu is a towering mass of roaring water and churning spray that was recently named one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
While tango may be the Argentine capital’s most famous export, fileteado, a unique style of artistic drawing that originated in the city’s wagon factories, is another local highlight.