Ready your camera, these nine picture-perfect coastlines are almost too pretty for words. They’re famous not necessarily for white sand beaches or endless sun, but rather for their incredible rock formations, steep cliffs and other geological wonders.
From Thailand to Iceland, these coasts aren’t for the beach bathers or sun chasers. Instead, travel to any one of them to witness dramatic beauty and to see geological forces that have played out over thousands to millions of years.
Paste Travel’s Bucket List columnist Lauren Kilberg is a Chicago-based freelance writer. Her travels have found her camping near the Pakistani border of India and conquering volcanoes in the Philippines.