The most isolated places on the planet
When most of us thinks about the remote and isolated places in the head come immediately thought about Antarctica, Greenland or Iceland. 70% of our planet is covered by water; throughout the rest of the surface of the Earth are the seven continents, each of which is unique.
On our planet, there are places, where an extremely small number of people, or that every year visit a limited number of tourists due to their isolation and remoteness.
If you live in a big city like Moscow, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Shanghai or Toronto, the Sit convenient. After reading this article, you will be surprised at what the conditions of life are ready to people who want to live in isolation from it all place of the world.
For whatever reason, nor were the inhabitants of these places to live in their native land - because of the natural beauty, lack of population or because they fell in love with their city - this article will make you look at life in the big city quite differently.
10. Yakutsk, Russia
Russia can be attributed to one of the coldest countries in the world. Most minimum temperature in winter there is at Yakutsk - it reaches -64, 4 ° C. Due to the extremely low temperatures most of the houses in the city is built on concrete stilts. Despite its harsh climate, the city is the world's fifth largest producer of diamonds.
One of the biggest festivals in Yakutsk - a two-day holiday "Ysyakh", dedicated to the summer solstice. Compensating for time spent indoors during the cold season, the local people are involved in the wrestling competitions, dress up in traditional costumes and dance to the Russian folk songs.
9. Nuuk or Godthab, Greenland
There is a very limited number of ways to get to the capital of Greenland. While most of us spend a weekend watching a good movie or going to a restaurant, residents of this city is left with no choice but to watch the whales from May to November-month.
In the city there are many tourist offices, which offer a wide range of outdoor entertainment, including whale watching, sailing, hiking or skiing. A real challenge for all outdoor enthusiasts!
8. Socotra, Yemen
If there is in the world the perfect place to film the reality show "Survivor," it is, of course, the island of Socotra in the Indian Ocean. On its territory grows 307 species of plants that can not be found anywhere else on the planet.
In November last year in the western part of the island has fallen more than 410 millimeters of rainfall, while the average amount of precipitation annually in the autumn-winter period is 800 millimeters. Can you imagine a week of life on this island? And imagine what Laura would get you if you get such a unique and amazing experience !?
7. Mêdog County, China
Mêdog County - a beautiful village surrounded by high mountains. In total, the eponymous district is home to just over 10,000 people. If not for the road, which provides an opportunity to get to civilization, in this isolated place would be very difficult to get. The only existing road is only open 8 months of the year due to heavy snowfall and landslides. One of the disadvantages of living in Mêdog County is the lack of education and health care.
Despite its isolation, this place is well known among hikers and wildlife. Thanks to tourism in the city there was Internet access, hotels, postal services and local bus station.
6. Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, Chile,
At the world famous Easter Island is located about 890 monumental stone statues in the form of human heads with the body that were built ancient Rapanui people.
In Easter Island - volcanic origin on its territory there are three volcanoes. However, this does not stop those wishing to visit the island or even live on it. Can you imagine living on the island on which lives 30 different species of birds?
In the 1700s land birds living on the island, became extinct due to climate change, over-fishing and destruction of rats.
The best time to visit Easter Island - summer, which lasts from January to March. While most of us living in the northern hemisphere, at this time freezes, the local temperature reaches + 22 ° C.
5. Perth, Australia
This city is also known for the world's largest number of car owners. On the outskirts of the city of Perth - dry, hot and desert land.
Residents are known to often leave the city because of its extreme isolation. If you like to enjoy the sun, the Perth - the perfect place for you! The sun shines here 365 days a year, 8 hours a day.
4. Deception Island, Antarctica
How much do you love your city? The island is an active volcano Deception. Until 1941, it was uninhabited until it arrived the British.
People from all over the world come to Deception Island to see the colony of penguins. They conduct research Argentine and Spanish scientists.
3. Pitcairn Island, South Pacific
United Kingdom has one of the most exotic places on the planet. On the picturesque island, tucked away from civilization in the Pacific, home to 56 people. The British government wants to increase the population of the island, for many years helps resettle him of its citizens.
Electricity on the island is served from 8:00 to 13:00 and from 17:00 to 22:00. People who move to the island, should bring savings of at least 30,000 New Zealand dollars (about 20.700 US dollars), plus build your house here cost an average of 140,000 New Zealand dollars (about 97,000 US dollars).
2. Cocos or Keeling, Australia
Cocos Islands are a group of islands, two of which - populated by people - built only 15 kilometers of road.
Due to the small percentage of mail delivery time mail takes up to 2 months. If you ever decide to move to the Cocos Islands, to begin with, make sure that you have a high school education, because that on the island there is only one high school. While on the Cocos Islands themselves can find work, construction workers, workers of the tourism sector and lightering, where there are about 600 inhabitants and an unemployment rate of 6, 7% in 2011. Cocos Islands - an ideal place for retirees, business owners, and those who work remotely.
1. Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Tristan da Cunha
The only way to get here - a 6-hour journey from South Africa on the Atlantic Ocean. The population of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas consists of the descendants of immigrants from the Netherlands, Scotland, England, Italy and the USA.
Although the island at a distance seems small, it is quite difficult to walk because of the rough terrain with steep slopes. One of the most pleasant news for tourists is that to visit the Edinburgh of the Seven Seas visa is not required. So you can get sandals and hiking shoes now!