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Added by Milena on 30 Aug 2014 01:28
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Places You Can Get Away From Pretty Much ....

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Mount Roraima

Forming the border of Venezuela, Brazil, and Guyana this tabletop plateau has been so isolated that much of the plant life on its top is found nowhere else on the planet.
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Gasadalur Village, Faroe Islands

This village of about 16 people is one of the most isolated villages on one of the most isolated islands in the world.
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Meteora Monastery, Greece

Although it is a bit touristy these days, the name of these monasteries reflects their historical isolation. It means “suspended in the sky”.
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Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

This research station can be found directly over the south pole. It is so isolated in fact, that a station scientist recently had to administer chemotherapy on herself due to an inability to leave the continent for medical attention.
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Bouvet Island

Closer to Antarctica than any other land mass, this uninhabited island has its own top level internet domain name (.bv). It also served as the set for Alien vs Predator.
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La Rinconada, Peru

The highest permanently inhabited village in the world is located on a glacier and has 30,000 inhabitants almost all of which are gold miners. Getting here in one piece can be a challenge.
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Alert, Canada

This small Canadian outpost is considered to be the northern most inhabited place in the world with a population of 5.
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Motuo, China

The most remote county in China, it is also the only one that is completely inaccessible by road. In fact, the best way in is via an unstable suspension bridge.
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Svalbard, Norway

In spite of its inhospitable climate, this place is home to the Global Seed Vault, an underground store of the planet’s seeds kept safe in case of an apocalyptic event.
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Mongolian Steppes

This enormous country only has a couple million inhabitants. Chances are you won’t run into to many people out here.
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Qassiarsuk, Greenland

Greenland makes the list again, this time with Erik the Red’s former home. Less than 100 people live in this remote village.
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Song Kul, Kyrgyzstan

At an altitude of 3 thousand meters the only way to visit this high alpine lake will be with the help of some local herders.
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Easter Island

Probably one of the more famous isolated islands on this list, the only way to get here is to catch a flight out of Chile.
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Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland

Although it lies on the coast, the seas around this small village are frozen for most of the year so you have a very narrow window of opportunity to visit.
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Kerguelen Islands, South Indian Ocean

Also known as the “desolation islands” due to their remoteness. The only things you’ll find here are scientists and rogue cats that were long abandoned by seafarers.
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Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic Ocean

Considered to be the most physically remote place in the world, you’ll only have a couple hundred neighbors on this South Atlantic island.
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The Fjords on Baffin Island

Canada’s biggest island has more glaciers than inhabitants.
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Oymyakon, Siberia

This small Siberian village holds the record for being the coldest permanently inhabited places on Earth at −69.2 °C (−93 °F).
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Socotra Island

Although these days its not as isolated as some of the other places on this list, its historical remoteness have led to some crazy plant and animal species.
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Chang Tang, Tibet

When a Swedish explorer crossed this peninsula he reported not seeing a single person for over 2 months.
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From remote South American plateaus to isolated arctic tundras these are 25 places you can get away from pretty much everything and everybody.

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