Caldera Blanca is the largest of a trio of volcanoes that stand isolated in a vast sea of solidified black lava. The 300-year-old lava field covers almost a quarter of the island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands.
Silfra Fissure was formed within the tectonic boundary between the North American and Eurasian plates. The glacial meltwater that fills the fissure is unbelievably clear as it has traveled more than 50km underground from Iceland's Langjökull glacier through porous volcanic rocks.
The mossy forests of the Titiwangsa Range in Malaysia are abundant with epiphytes. These types of moisture-rich environments allow epiphytes to thrive as their main method of obtaining water and nutrients is through the air.
The Murchison River Gorge is a spectacular 80 kilometre-long riverine gorge that can be found in Kalbarri, Australia. It was carved out by the mighty Murchison river as it meandered over millions of years towards the end of its 780-kilometre journey.
Tilicho Lake in Nepal was formed by the meltwater from the eastern slopes of Tilicho peak, and is guarded to its south by the imposing and impassable 7000 metre-high mountain range known as the Grande Barriere.
The volcanic island of Komodo is located in Indonesia. The park that surrounds it was formed to protect, and is an eponym of, its most famous denizen--the mighty Komodo dragon, the world's largest and most dangerous lizard.
Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain in Malaysia and also the highest mountain between the Himalayas and New Guinea. Based on topographic prominence, Mount Kinabalu also happens to be the 20th highest mountain in the world!
The Ijen crater is a volcano caldera in Indonesia that is known for its sulphur deposits and unnaturally turquoise lake, which has been recognised as the largest highly acidic crater lake in the world.
The Ngozumpa glacier viewpoint looks over the point where the Gaunara glacier converges with the Ngozumpa glacier, and the valley that it has carved out directs one's gaze eastwards all the way to the pride of Nepal--Mount Everest.
"In the end, it's not going to matter how many breaths you took, but how many moments took your breath away" - Shing Xiong