The World's Tallest, Coldest, Deepest, and Most Obscure Places

Going to extremes


The world is full of amazing highs and lows. But there are three different ways to determine them.

Mount Everest is the highest point above sea level. Mauna Kea is the largest mountain from base to peak. Chimborazo, while shorter than Everest, is the furthest point from the planet's center due to the bulging of the planet at the equator.[slideshow:104250]

However you choose to define them, a trip to see them is an unforgettable adventure.

Since you are already traveling and spending money, why not explore new destinations where you have never been before and experience adventures that you can’t find just anywhere.

Now is the time of the year when people transition to summer and plan the best trip of their lives.

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