(COVID-19) Staying home: Virtual tour around the world
The advent of coronavirus has surely ruined travel plans of many people. In case you’ve missed your plan, and feel bored staying home, this virtual tour will take you to different world corners, including some most popular destinations.
Shares for you some places for your virtual travel, staying home with interests.
Perito Moreno glacier, Argentinian Patagonia
The Perito Moreno ice fields remains argely undiminished, covering 97 square miles of Los Glaciares National Park fed by the melting waters of the south Patagonian ice fields in the Andes.
With just this video, viewers’ hearts will be captured by the scale and the variations of blue of the ice as well as the varied landscape of the protected Parque Patagonia.
Everest Mountain, Nepal
The world’s highest peak Everest is located on the border between Nepal and China. You can now explore the mountain without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. And you don’t have to take on the tough challenge to reach the 8,848-metre summit.
Yosemite national park, US
Yosemite, which locates in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, boats a diverse and spectacular natural landscape. The park is home to more than 400 species of animals, including around 500 American black bears, rare snowshoe hares and endangered mastiff bats.
The highlight of the park is El Capitan, which stands over 900 metres tall with a near vertical cliff face. Yosemite national park is sure an amazing place to explore, both in person or via the screen.
Buckingham Palace, UK
He iconic and splendid building in London – Buckingham Palace, UK, home of Her Majesty the Queen of England, is one of the most popular virtual reality tours around. With 775 rooms, the palace is frequented by thousands of visitors each year. And you can be one of them without leaving your home!
Vatican Museums, Rome
Vatican Museums is one of the most well-known destinations in Sistine Chapel, and thanks to virtual reality, you can look on in amazement from all angles.
Son Doong Cave, Vietnam
Son Doong, the world’s largest cave, is located in the central of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, in Quang Binh, central of Vietnam.
It was discovered by local farmer Hồ Khanh in 1991, but it wasn’t until many years later the cave was properly explored. And now you can too, in glorious high definition!
Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland
The Giant’s Causeway is made up of more than 40,000 interlockings, geometric (mostly hexagonal) basalt columns. Legend has it that the unusual rock formations are the remains of a stepping-stone causeway path to Scotland, built by giants.
Scientists say they were formed by lava flowing into the sea, as molten basalt erupted through chalk beds 50 to 60 million years ago.
White House, US
Built between 1792 and 1800, the iconic White House is a true living museum with a steeped history, which filled with spectacular art and significant documents. If you are lucky enough, you may even bump into President Trump!
Namib desert dunes, Namibia
Namib Desert’s sand dunes stretch for 31,000 square miles across the Namib-Naukluft national park in southern Africa.
The desert is a magnet stop for flocks of visitors every year. Some of the largest can be found in the Sossusvlei area, home to mountainous swathes of pink-orange sand, including the 388m-high Dune 7, which sits opposite Big Daddy at 325m, and Big Mamma, 198m, according to VNS.
Zhāngjiājiè National Forest Park, China
The quartz-sandstone pillars of Zhāngjiājiè were the inspiration for the floating peaks of the Hallelujah Mountains in James Cameron’s Avatar. Their unique shape is caused by physical erosion from water, ice and the roots of trees and foliage.
Some towering natural columns stretch up over 1,000 metres. The park is also home to an ancient temple from 870AD, the cliffside Bailong glass elevator, and the world’s highest and longest glass bridge.