Kalahari Desert

Kalahari desertMuch of the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa does not resemble a conventional desert, but it certainly provides stunning scenery.

The Kalahari Desert (shown in red) and the sur...
The Kalahari Desert (shown in red) and the surrounding Kalahari Basin (in orange)

Banff Hotel

Hotel, Banff, AlbertaThis hotel looks like it has been photoshopped onto the wide Canadian vista.

However it is real enough and this hotel in Banff, Alberta is a veritable resort.

Banff Springs HotelBanff Springs Hotel can be accessed by rail, and must be one of the most spectacularly located hotels imaginable.