(kms) – The United States celebrates Nature Photography Day on June 15, 2021. However, our nature and environment fascinate with so many multifaceted and beautiful sceneries that this day should also be celebrated here. We present special natural scenery and moments around the globe that you have to see and marvel at with your own eyes.
A hidden pearl: the Havasupai Falls in Arizona
The Grand Canyon is one of the most famous tourist attractions in the world. But deep in the canyon, in the reserve of the Havasupai tribe, there is something that is much lesser known, but just as impressive: The Havasupai Falls. Translated, the Havasupai tribe means “the people of blue water” – the Havasupai Falls make this clear: These consist of several aquamarine-blue waterfalls that are located in the Havasu Cavern. They offer the most beautiful sight Havasu Falls, as this is where the bright blue color can be seen most clearly.
Experience Aruba’s exotic bird species up close
© Michiel OversteegenThere are numerous exciting and colorful bird species in this world. Quite a few of them, more precisely over 270 species, can be found on the Caribbean island of Aruba. The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort has teamed up with nature photographer Michiel Oversteegen to bring his guests closer to the diverse flora and fauna of the island. In the context of rare Bird watching safaris guests can experience the natural and animal world from a new perspective and learn special insider information from Michiel Oversteegen as an expert.
The saguaro cactus kingdom around Scottsdale
The city of Scottsdale impresses with its location in the Sonoran Desert, one of the most biodiverse desert regions in the world. In and around Scottsdale you will find beautiful natural backdrops where green plants combine with red rock formations and the bright sunshine to form an impressive picture. A protagonist of this scene is the saguaro cactus, which grows almost exclusively in the Sonoran desert. Saguaro cacti can be up to 200 years old and even over 12 meters high. The sight is particularly beautiful when the saguaros bloom in April and May.
Florida’s famous sunset
© Visitstpeteclearwater.comMany places worldwide claim the most beautiful sunset for themselves. But the “Florida sunset” is special: you seldom experience the reddish-golden sun setting in the sea as intensely as there, especially in St. Pete/Clearwater on the gulf coast. No wonder that the almost magical event is celebrated there. The Sunset Festival takes place daily at Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach, where the sunset becomes an event with music and performances by artists and acrobats.
Color spectacle in Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon is one of the most popular photo opportunities in Arizona – and rightly so. This was created by the water of Antelope Creek, which dug its way through the rocks. This created a long, narrow gap in the ground, also known as the slot canyon, which is made particularly picturesque by so-called “beams”: sunlight penetrates through the cracks on the surface of the canyon down to the floor of the canyon, which turns the walls into a unique play of red colors -, yellow and orange tones emerges.The
Undiscovered underwater worlds of the Maldives
© AdobeStockThe Maldives are known worldwide as the perfect destination for divers and snorkelers. In the island nation, however, there are still areas that are rather undiscovered. This includes, for example, the southern Gaafu-Alifu-Atoll, in which the The Residence Maldives Resort is located. The underwater world around the two sister islands Dhigurah and Falhumaafushi connected by a wooden bridge is a true paradise: there are over 250 different types of coral here – and a largely intact underwater landscape. Under the guidance of diving instructors, snorkelers, experienced divers, but also novice divers can observe dolphins, green sea turtles, manta rays and eagle rays as well as reef sharks and barracudas.
Sunrise on Long Island
Long Island. The island at the gates of New York City is a popular holiday destination with its extensive sandy beaches and the famous Hamptons. At least once you should get up early and watch the sunrise on the beach, which bathes it and the Atlantic in golden light.As beautiful as the sunset in St. Pete / Clearwater is, the sunrise is impressive