There are a few places on Earth that may not be around in the next 100 years. It is sad, but true. Some of these places will be lost due to climate change, pollution, changes in the natural environment and changes in man made infrastructure. Science shows that these places will actually disappear for ever.
Below a list of places you have to visit in your Lifetime before they disappear forever.
1. Dead Sea
The salty lake lies between Israel and Jordan and is 400 meters below sea level. The tourist love to swim over the mineral-rich water. The tourist believes that water is beneficial for their health.
The water is draining up to 1 meter every year. Therefore, the time is near when the Dead Sea will be gone forever.
Plan a trip to The Dead Sea and enjoy the swim before it disappears forever.
2. Belize Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef aligns the coast of Belize. It is very popular for snorkeling and diving and has a wide variety of sea life to experience. However, due to coral bleaching, a lot of coral life is dying. Some parts of the coral reef are finding hard to recover due to pollution and from hurricanes and natural disasters in the past.
In addition the rising temperature of the sea is wiping the world largest reef system. Which is killing the coral reef at an alarming rate.
There is no end time on when the Belize Barrier Reef will still be around (as ecosystems can still repair themselves), but try to plan a trip before it disappears.
Everyone wishes to enjoy the sunset in the Maldives. However, the reality is that the island is getting vulnerable to rising sea levels.
According to scientists, the island will be submerged in next the 100 years. So now is the best time to visit Maldives and enjoy the sunshine.
4. Taj Mahal
India’s famous Mughal building Taj Mahal is turning yellow. Air pollution is staining the white marble of Taj Mahal. The cleaners are using chemical-free scrub to restore 350-year old building. But the increasing air pollution still proves to be a challenge and still staining the building.
However, it is not too late to explore Taj Mahal. There is still a small window of opportunity to experience this wonderful piece of architecture in all its glory.
5. The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is getting eroded brick by brick. The original wall was 2100 kilometers in length. Unfortunately, only 10 percent of the original wall is preserved.
Now is the time to visit the place before the wall is completely eroded.
Cambodia is a place to visit before the land vanishes from your feet. The Cambodian government sold the natural resources to expand the landmass.
The sand industry has contaminated the villages and wildlife. It’s not too late to enjoy cheap food, parties and terrific temples like Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
Italy floating city, Venice is gradually sinking into the Adriatic each year. The biggest risk of the town is flooding. A recent study states that the city will be fully underwater by 2100.
Pay a visit to the city before the city of canals turns into a real-life Atlantis.
8. Great Pyramids of Giza
The Great pyramids of Giza might not survive in the 21st Century. The construction of restaurants, buildings and sand erosion are responsible for the gradual extinction of pyramids.
Visit the pyramids of Giza before they disappear or lose their original appearance.
The second-largest ice field on the earth lies in Patagonia. The glaciers are melting due to global warming.
Make sure you visit before it’s too late.
The baroque architecture of Vienna is being slowly overtaken by rise of skyscrapers. The elegant and classic aesthetic of the city and the skyline is changing very rapidly.
If you want to still capture a sense of the Baroque age. Ensure you visit the historical city today to see the real beauty before it turns to any other artificial city.