If you’re a traveller, chances are you’ll have travel photos of streets and roads. After all, you can’t reach one place without passing by these. In all your travels, you have surely gone through your share of strange and unique streets, right?
Here is the list of the top 9 strangest streets in the world. See if you already have these in your collection.
#1. Ebenezer Place, Scotland: The Shortest Street in the World
Located in Wick, Caithness, Scotland, the Ebenezer Place is known as the shortest street in the world as credited by the Guinness Book of Records, measuring only 2.06 meters (6 feet and 9 inches) long.
This record-holding street only has one address!
#2. Spreuerhofstraße, Germany: The Narrowest Street in the World
Barely fitting a human being through the width of this street, the Spreuerhofstraße located in Reutlingen City, Baden- Württemberg, Germany is the narrowest street in the world!
At its narrowest, it measures 31 centimeters (12.2 inches) and at its widest, 50 centimeters (19.7 inches).
#3. Judge Harry Pregerson Interchange, Los Angeles, USA: The Most Complicated Interchange in the US
This interchange is a confusing network of roads that allow for smoother flow of traffic. Located in Los Angeles, California, the Judge Harry Pregerson Interchange is the most complicated interchange in the United States.
#4. Lombard Street, San Francisco, California, USA
This world-famous one-way street is so crooked that it has eight sharp turns. Lombard Street is located in San Francisco, California.
It is the most crooked street in the United States.
#5. Baldwin Street, New Zealand: The Steepest Street in the World
The steepest street in the world is Baldwin Street, located in New Zealand. This suburban street has a maximum slope of around 1:2.86 (19 degrees or 35%).
This means the street rises by 1 meter in elevation.
#6. 9 De Julio, Buenos Aires, Argentina: The Widest Street in the World
The 9 De Julio street in Buenos Aires, Argentina is the widest street in the world with 12 lanes of traffic and 300 feet in width. Under regular walking pace, pedestrians crossing the street usually take two to three green lights!
#7. Yonge Street, Ontario, Canada: The Longest Street in the World
Also known as the Main Street Ontario, the Yonge Street measures 1,896 kilometers (1,178 miles), connecting the shores of Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe.
#8. Putrajaya, Malaysia: The Largest Roundabout in the World
Circling around a hill and beautiful green parks, the Putrajaya Roundabout in Malaysia is the largest roundabout in the world with the entire length of 3.4 kilometers.
#9. Magic Roundabout, Swindon, United Kingdom: The Most Confusing Roundabout in the World
Composed of five mini-roundabouts, the Magic Roundabout was voted in 2009 as the fourth scariest junction in Britain, and is currently the most confusing roundabout in the world.
Have you been to any of these?
9 Stunning Structures You Can Find On Cliffs
You can admire these landmarks at dizzying heights!
Humanity has proven that we are capable of creating stunning structures that complement nature. Interestingly, some of our ancestors chose to carve amazing creations on cliffs. While some were hoping the mountains will protect them, others simply left a mystery that has baffled us for years.
Temples, castles, statues, and encampments were not the only things that people carved on cliffs. The Bo people in China, for example, have decorated cliffs with the coffins of their departed. It is unclear how they managed to hang the heavy coffins on the side of the mountains.
Here are nine awesome structures that were built on cliffs that you can still see today....
Apparently, China’s Urban Forests Are Just Artificial Efforts To Going Green
While the tree-planting efforts are commendable, the stories behind them are pretty heartbreaking.
In the past decade, going green and environment-friendly has been the trend for many countries, most especially those severely affected by climate change.
Since the recent years, China has moved to be one of those going-green countries. By making efforts to plant thousands of trees in their city communities, they are hoping to combat worsening pollution.
While the tree-planting efforts are laudable, the stories behind them are pretty disturbing.
18 Hidden Tourist Spots In The US To Enjoy Your Vacation While Staying Off The Grid
These underrated places should be in our bucket lists.
Are you planning your next time off away from the busyness of life? But you want to avoid the thick crowds? Luckily, the U.S. is home to many stunning off-the-beaten-path places.
These places are perfect for your next holiday! Here are 18 spots that are less frequented by tourists.
#1. Bend, Oregon