[HUFFINGTON POST] What’s the quickest way to realize how truly amazing our planet is? Simple: Visit the world’s greatest national parks. We’re thankful that governments around the world have set aside these amazing tracts of pristine wilderness, and with the help of the tips and photos from over 1 million travelers on minube, we’ve found the very best stretches of untouched nature for your bucket list.
From the plains of Africa to the desert isles of the Caribbean, here are the 35 most amazing national parks on Earth!
7. Krka National Park, Croatia
Lush forests, jaw-dropping waterfalls, 15th-century monasteries… yup, that’s Krka National Park. It may not be the biggest or most famous park in Croatia, but there are few things that compare to taking a summer swim in the famous Skradinski Buk falls.
(Photo by Danilo Veccia)
22. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
Simply put, the Plitvice Lakes are spectacular. 16 emerald and turquoise lakes connected with dozens and dozens of scenic waterfalls ranging from the turbulent to the trickling. The only downside to exploring this park is that you’ll have the fight the continuous urge to dive in!
(Photo by Isadora Costa)
Don’t you think that it’s absolutely amazing that a country the size of Croatia, has two ‘contestants’ on this list, the same as, or more than, countries the size of continents?