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Perspectives: Places to Make You Feel Small

Posted on July 9, 2014

These places are good reminders of how vast the world can be, especially when you are standing right up against it. Visiting these places will make you feel very, very small.

Atacama Desert, Chili

Places to make you feel Small

Atacama is the driest desert in the world and has nearly no clouds. You can get an unobstructed view of the sky, and, at night, a clear view of the stars you would never see in the city.

Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Places to make you feel Small

Standing at 829.8 m., Burj Khalifa is the tallest man-made structure on the planet.

Victoria Falls, Zambia

Places to make you feel Small

The largest waterfall in the world, it is impossible not to feel minuscule at its edge.

Leshan Giant Buddah, China

Places to make you feel Small

Leshan Giant Buddah was built during the Tang Dynasty and is the oldest pre-modern statue in the world. A person can sit comfortably on one of its baby toes.

Tane Mahuta (Lord of the Forest), New Zealand

Places to make you feel Small

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Over a thousand years old, Tane Mahuta dwarfs all of the trees surrounding it.