Night Is Not Only for Sleep

Night is a wonderful time which makes the whole world look different. Even the most ordinary objects acquire the veil of mystery and the most usual events reveal their shade side. Some people sleep at night, some turn into desperate party-goers, but the best way to precept the essence of the night is to become a silent observer and plunge into sleepless adventures without hesitation as the places around the world provide us with a great number of them.

In Florida, USA, you can become a participant of Bioluminescence Kayak Tour which is available since June till September. Sailing in kayak through the Indian River and Mosquito Lagoon will be performed in darkness only during the first few minutes. Then you will become a witness of a wonderful natural phenomenon – the water surface glowing with light. Your kayak will live a sparkling trace on the water and fish and other river creatures will glow in the darkness as if they are covered with star dust. The explanation of this miracle is simple – dinoflagellates, a kind of plankton, which are two small to be noticed illuminate the night by making any object they approach glow.

Night allows to watch things which are not available for observation during day time, such as Northern lights and stars. The best place to feel the magic of Northern lights is, probably, Iceland where you can order a Northern Lights tour with the help of Reykjavik Excursions company. Observing bright patterns of light flowing above unique icy landscapes will become one of greatest experiences of your life. As for the stars, you should visit Atacama Desert in Chile to get a full impression of their magnificence. This place provides all necessary conditions for observation – high altitude (about 8200 feet above the sea level), clean skies and absolute darkness. Stargazing Tour will provide you with telescopes and experts to guide you through unearthly glowing civilizations.

Night is also perfect for visiting some mysterious places, like ancient monasteries or prisons. Santa Catalina Monastery Candlelight Tour in Arequipa, Peru, will provide a different view on this place. Darkness and quietness, as well as mysterious game of shades will help you to feel the atmosphere of this monastery where nuns lived in solitude fro centuries. To visit the famous prison of Alcatraz in California is also better at night. This island was a place of detention for the cruelest criminals and the arena of hiding the most awful secrets. In the darkness the terrific stories of shootings, unfortunate escapes and torture become even more scaring.

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