10 Places to See Before They’re Gone

This fabulous infographic from Daily Infographic features some of the most endangered places on the planet to continued tourism – if you want to see these places the way they are now, better go soon. I was fortunate enough to visit spot #4 (Venice, Italy) when St. Mark’s wasn’t underwater, but that’s a rare occurrence now. I find it tragically ironic that some of the spots on this list, namely #1 – are deteriorating almost solely because of tourism. So maybe it isn’t such great advice to visit these places – maybe we should leave them off our to-travel lists, and sacrifice our travel ambition for the conservation of these wonderful places, and enjoy them through photos, videos and stories.

10 places to see before they're gone