15 Idyllic Places to Escape the Stress of Today’s Hectic World

MAY 06, 2020 AT 05:52 AM

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10. Selárdalur Valley

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An isolated Icelandic valley is home to "simple-hearted artist" Samuel Jonsson. Set against the stark beauty of the surrounding scenery, he built a chapel and museum to showcase his art.

11. That Wanaka Tree

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Set against the stunning backdrop of the Southern Alps, a solitary tree emerges on Lake Wanaka. The famous “lone tree of Lake Wanaka” is considered one of the most photographed trees in New Zealand.