With social media and the ease of low cost air travel, the world is as small as it has ever been. I often feel like I know places really well without ever having been. If you look hard enough though, you can still find out-of-the-way places which still seem undiscovered. I’d like to share a few that I have experienced.
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1. The Gateway to Hell, Turkmenistan
This fiery crater looks like something straight out of an Indiana Jones movie. It’s hard enough to get a visa and travel through Turkmenistan, but to get here you’ll have to drive into the middle of nowhere and then spend an hour driving over sand dunes in a 4-wheel drive. There are no signs or organized tourist trips but it’s well worth the effort.
This hole was formed over 30......