Chan Da Ya is a mysterious cliff located in Qiannan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Region, China’s Guizhou Province, that reportedly produces round or oval stone eggs every 30-years. The cliff, measuring 9-feet high and 65-feet long, is a heavily eroded formation with uneven surface that are dotted with dozens of round and oval-shaped stones of various sizes. As nature continues to eat away at the cliff, the harder eggs become more exposed and eventually fall out of their natural sockets. Continue reading for more weird, yet real, places from around the world.
5. Glass Beach
Russia’s Ussuri Bay was a dumping ground for glass bottles and waste from a nearby porcelain factory for the past 30-years, but slowly, nature managed to transform the dump into beautiful glass pebbles. The many years of erosion have polished and rounded the pieces of glass into pebbles of various colors and have turned the beach into a tourist attraction. During the warmer summer months, visitors drive from the port city of Vladivostok, about 30 minutes away, to take photos of this phenomenon.
4. Husky Cafe
Dog lovers rejoice! If you happen to be visiting Bangkok, the True Love Cafe is a must visit place where you can not only enjoy Thai cuisine, or enjoy some refreshments, but pet dozens of huskies. The establishment first opened its doors in 2013, when Chotiros Ratanabirabongse, a long-time husky breeder, decided to convert his farm into a place where people could interact with this lovable canine breed. How much does it cost? Well, to play with the huskies of True Love Cafe, you must pay a fee of 350 baht ($10) per hour, which includes a free cake and drink.
3. Bald Eagle Town
It’s not everyday that you see a bald eagle, much less two of them in the same place, that is unless..you’re visiting the town of Unalaska, Alaska, where these majestic animals are as common as pigeons. This town is home to approximately 4,700 people who share their living space with over 600 bald eagles. For those wondering, yes, you’re more likely to get attacked by a bald eagle in Unalaska than anywhere else in the world.
2. Rio Celeste Turquoise River
Rio Celeste, a 14-kilometer river nestled in Costa Rica’s Alajuela province, puzzled scientists up until 4-years ago, as it had an unusual turquoise color. A group of scientists from the Universidad the Costa Rica and the Universidad National, took water samples from both Rio Celeste, and discovered that the mysterious color came from a mineral composed of aluminum, silicon and oxygen, called aluminosilicate. When it’s suspended in the water, the reflected sunlight tricks the human eye into seeing a turquoise color.
1. Bottle Cap Alley
Bottle Cap Alley is roadside attraction situated at the north edge of the Texas A&M University campus, in College Station Texas. The alley is paved with hundreds of thousands of beer and soda bottle caps. There are some theories as to how the 50-meter-long by 2-meters-across alley became littered with metal caps, but no concrete explanations, other than it’s located between the famous Dry Bean pub and the Dixie Chicken restaurant.