Category: Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

15 destinations to cross off your bucket list before they disappear forever; Lauren Schumacher; Insider

Photo: Rafal Cichawa

Travel spots from Abu Mena to the Maldives are vanishing due to climate change and urbanization. These are top places to see before they’re gone.

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This World Heritage Site Is in Ruins, and That’s Not by Accident; Federico Vegas; NY Times

Photo: Félix León Carrillo

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Which Is The Tallest Waterfall In The World?; Loraine Balita-Centeno; World Atlas

The world’s tallest waterfall is located within the beautiful Canaima National Park in the Guiana Highlands, in the Bolivar State in Southeastern Venezuela.

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Things You Didn’t Know About The Largest Waterfall On The Planet; Antonia Cirjak; World Atlas

The world’s largest waterfall is located in Venezuela – Angel Falls. In the language of Pemon people, this natural phenomenon is the ‘’waterfall of the deepest place’’.

Source: Things You Didn’t Know About The Largest Waterfall On The Planet

20 record-breaking natural wonders around the world; Caroline Fox; Insider

There are plenty of natural wonders all across the world, but the ones on this list have also broken world records.

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10 Unesco World Heritage Sites To See In South America; Alice Chen; World Atlas

10 Unesco World Heritage Sites To See In South America. Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, Atlantic Forest, Brasilia, and the Maloca of the Jaguar are must-see sites.

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Venezuelan crisis: Caring for priceless botanical treasures in a failed state; Jeanfreddy Gutierrez Torres; Mongabay

After two years of severe drought, lacking electricity and water, with a $500 annual budget, the Botanical Garden of Caracas struggles valiantly to protect its precious collection.

Source: Venezuelan crisis: Caring for priceless botanical treasures in a failed state

Caracas’ dying botanical garden highlights Venezuela’s decay; Andreina Aponte; Reuters

By Andreina Aponte CARACAS (Reuters) – Dead palm trees and a dried-up lagoon are what you see when you enter Caracas’s botanical garden. A UNESCO World Heritage site and once one of the city’s most important tourist spots, its directors are trying to rescue it from abandonment. While Caracas

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Venezuela, UNESCO Partner to Preserve World Heritage site Santa Ana de Coro, Port of La Vela; Prensa Latina

Venezuela – Coro and its Port

Santa Ana de Coro is in the Engandered World Heritage Sites list since 2005 and Unesco recognized Venezuela’s efforts in preserving it.

The Venezuelan Government and Unesco’s World Heritage Center have partnered in a joint effort to preserve the old town of Santa Ana de Coro and its Port of La Vela. The project has the goal of removing the site from the endangered world heritage sites list.

“With great pleasure, I inform that the World Heritage Center has favorably accepted your request for assistance to contribute to the enforcement of corrective measures required by the committee,” a letter by signed Mechtild Rossler, Director of Heritage Division & Director of the World Heritage Centre, said.

According to the letter, removing Santa Ana de Coro and its Port of La Vela from the endangered list is one of Unesco’s priorities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

To do so, Unesco will send two technical advising missions and hand over US $30,000 to the Venezuelan government.

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15 destinations to cross off your bucket list before they disappear forever; Lauren Schumacker; This Is Insider

Venezuela – Coro and its Port

All of these destinations are in danger due to factors such as urbanization and climate change. Make sure you travel to these while you still can.

  • It’s not uncommon for tourist sites to become endangered due to environmental impact, lack of funds or upkeep, too many visitors, wars, etc,
  • Below is a list of 14 places around the world that you should see soon before they disappear.
  • Examples include the Belize barrier reef, the historic center of Vienna, and the Chan Chan Archaeological Zone in Peru.

If you have a long list of places around the world that you’d like to see, you might need to start prioritizing.

There are a whole host of sites that are endangered due to a variety of factors ranging from political upheaval, too many visitors,, lack of funds, environmental factors, and so much more.

Because of the precariousness of these sites’ futures, the sooner you make the trip to see them, the more likely it is that they’ll be there for you to see in all their glory when you do.

Source: 15 destinations to cross off your bucket list before they disappear forever

Husband & Wife Scaled the Highest Water Fall In Venezuela; Harinder; Health. Living & Yoga

Venezuela – Canaima National Park

Husband & Wife team of James Pearson  & Caroline Ciavaldini scaled the Angel Falls the highest Water Fall In Venezuela. The fall got acknowledged as world’s dazzling natural, uninterrupted waterfall. Has been declared by the UNESCO as a “World Heritage Site”.

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Angel Falls; Geology Page

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) – Canaima National Park

Angel Falls is a waterfall in Venezuela. It is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, with a height of 979 meters (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 meters (2,648 ft).

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Angel Falls, the World’s Highest Waterfall: Vaulting in Venezuela on the Looney Front, Part 1; Mike Arkus; The Huffington Post

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Jaw-dropping drone footage captures world’s highest waterfall; James Dunn; Daily Mail

Photo: Daily Mail

Angel Falls, known as Salto Angel, in Venezuela, is nearly a km high, and sees the streams of water drop from the tops high above and disappear into a white mist, obscuring the view of the ground.

Source: Jaw-dropping drone footage captures world’s highest waterfall

Angel Falls: Venezuela’s little known natural wonder; Hello Magazine

Photo: Hello! Magazine

Following in the footsteps of the lovable hero from Up, the double Oscar-winning and twice Golden Globe-awarded computer-animated film, Hello! Magazine traveled to the land of the tepuis – Venezuela’s Canaima National Park, a spectacular Garden of Eden that holds in its belly the tallest waterfall in the world…

Source: Angel Falls: Venezuela’s little known natural wonder

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