When I write – too late, I mean that people are going to notice these wonderful places. Followed by that they most likely are going to be “ruined” by tourism in near future. So here are three unique places, you better visit before that happens.
Of the over 50 countries I have visited, these three destinations are my favourites – based on the reason that they are so real. Not touristy. Places where you will meet local people, and learn about their culture and ways. You will be able to observe their daily routines, that are the same they were several centuries ago.
These are all places that are pretty undiscovered. I had no clue about them before being in the country, and the local people told me about it. Furthermore, they usually do not appear when you google the country. They are hidden treasures. At least for now.
Here is my top three list, linked to some old posts about these amazing places.
San Blas, is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. In addition to visit a gorgeous place, you will have the unique experience of living in traditional straw cabins with Kuna Indians on tiny small islands. All surrounded by crystal clear water and colourful coral reeves. Learning about their culture and ways.
You can read more about San Blas here.
A village build on water, several miles from the nearest shoreline. The 20.000 villagers do everything on water: Shopping, working, transporting, and socializing from their wooden canoes (pirogues). This floating village is completely sustainable, and the only time villagers go ashore is when they want to sell their fish.
Read more about this unique village here.
Few tourists entry to the small fishermen village next to the UNESCO world heritage monument “Cape Coast Castle” in Ghana. I did, and it was one of the most interesting experiences I have had during my travels. Observing the daily life of the fisherman. Seeing them singing songs they believe will evoke the particular fish they seek to catch, setting course out on the big sea in their colourful wooden boats.
Read my story from the village here.
Do you know about any undiscovered destinations, people should see before it is too late? I would love to hear about them.