A handler walks inside a balloon during the Taiwan International Hot Air Balloon Festival in Luye Town, Taitung County, August 6, 2011. A total of 20 hot air balloon teams from Canada, Dubai, India, New Zealand, Switzerland, Thailand, the U.S. and Taiwan have been invited to take part in the fiesta. The festival is slated to run through August 31 at the Luye Gaotai area in the scenic park. REUTERS/Nicky Loh
Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima mountain chain in South America. The 31 square kilometer summit area is defined by 400 meter tall cliffs on all sides and includes the borders of Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana. The tabletop mountains of the Pakaraima’s are considered some of the oldest geological formations on Earth, dating back to some two billion years ago.
Mount Roraima, Venezuela
'Socotra Island" - Located in the Indian Ocean, 250 km from Somalia and 340 km from Yemen.