The Waitomo Caves are located just outside the Waitomo Township (New Zealand). It is a famous attraction because of the glowworms, native bioluminescent creatures that live in the caves and produce a blue-green light that decorates the ceiling with a twinkling glow which reminds of faraway galaxies.
Caracol is the largest known Maya site in Belize and one of the biggest in the Maya world. Caracol had an estimated population of 180,000 people. The enormous central core area covered 15 square miles. Credit: Patrick J Endres