The World's 7 Wonders: The Spots You Can't Overlook

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Many aspire to world travel but often don't know where to begin. With so much to see, it's important to have a plan and many have made it their goal to glimpse the Seven Wonders of the World during their lifetime. Since it takes a lot of time and money to see the innumerable beautiful and interesting places in the world, narrowing the list is wise and getting the needed passport is as easy as going to your computer and filling out an online pasport application. Since six of the seven wonders are in a foreign country, you will certainly need to get that passport to get on your way.

Only one of the original Seven Wonders of the World still exists on the Seven Wonders list and that is the Great Pyramids of Giza. What was originally called the Seven Wonders of the World is now named the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This new list has been compiled and presents the best 'new' wonders.

Victoria Falls in Africa is the first on the new Seven Wonders of the World list. Located in both Zambia and Zimbabwe, it is birthed by the Zambezi River. It is double the height of Niagara Falls and double the width of Horseshoe Falls. Victoria Falls is among the largest in the entire world and has been named by the local natives 'The Smoke That Thunders'. One visit and you will know instantly why they chose this name.

The second wonder is the Grand Canyon, located in Arizona. Through millions and millions of years, the Colorado River carved a canyon through the rock of the desert, resulting in the remarkable formation we see today. Since it's located in the US, you will not need an US passport.

The third wonder is located off the coast of Australia in the Coral Sea and is the Great Barrier Reef. Known to be the largest reef system in the world, it is 1,600 miles long and is made up of over 2,900 individual reefs. Amazingly, this wonder can even been seen from space.

Forth on our list of new wonders is located in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The Art Deco statue of Christ the Redeemer towers 130 feet height and 100 feet wide and looks down on the city of Rio. It is located at the top of Mount Corcovado which reaches a height of 2,300 feet. This statue of Christ is known to be the largest Art Deco statue in the world.

Mount Everest is the fifth wonder. If you are traveling with your family, you will want to gaze at it from the summit but avid mountain climbers make it a lifetime dream to scale the slopes of Mount Everest. It is known to be the highest place on the face of the earth with its peak reaching 29,002 feet into the heavens.

The sixth Wonder of the World is more of an occurrence than an actual place. It is the Aurora or what is sometimes called the Northern Lights. While it is seen best from far northern latitudes in Canada and other extremely northern countries, to see these lights dancing in the sky is a sight never to be forgotten.

Finally, new wonder number seven is Paricitun, a Mexican volcano found in the middle of Michoacan, Mexico. Many flock to this Mexican lava-covered community to get a photo op with this new wonder.

While there are certainly name beautiful sights to be seen in the world, those listed here are considered to be the most dramatic but an pasport is necessary to see six out of the seven. With so many secure online passport companies available, download your online US passport application and you will be one step closer to begin checking off this incredible list of Seven Wonders of the World.

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