Google Unearths Some Fascinating, Weird, Unusual and Wacky Corners of the Earth
You might well be planning your 2014 holiday now. Cold, dark, bleak nights are a good time to dream of warmer climes, new and exciting locations and fascinating adventures. You might even want something a bit more off beat, quirky, unusual. Even weird?
Well, MBF Blogs offers the following suggestions for those desperate for some left-field destinations this year. Quirky Guide is a dedicated site for ‘offbeat travel ideas and suggestions’ which include Perky’s Bat Tower in Florida and the Bonk Museum in Finland.
My favourite is The Forbidden Corner, Yorkshire, the ultimate in English eccentricity, surrealism and pure genius. But there are a few other sites to check out.
The Top Ten Sites for the Unusual
10 best street view shots chosen by Daily Telegraph
11 of the Strangest Places on Earth Anna Fleet describes challenges for the ‘self-proclaimed adventurer anxious for a travel experience beyond any other.’
Quirky Accommodation offers bookings in a chapel, a castle, a watermill, yurts, American Airstream or gypsy caravans, a converted bus, a windmill or the Yellow Submarine in Liverpool Docks.
And if you like heights. Really high heights …
Other blogs to call in on:
Startling Skeletons Send Stark Warning of Pollution Effects, 15 October 2013
Is Tescos Going to Be Your Top Holiday Destination? 7 August 2013
Virtual Vacations Are Holidays of the Future, 15 May 2012
Image: Ben Salter