Rano Kau is an extinct volcano that rises out of the southwestern part of Easter Island. It is almost a mile across and actually has its own self contained climate as a result of its inner walls being sheltered from the winds that sweep most of the island.
Known in Spanish as “invernaderos” these green houses allow farmers in the region to grow crops all year round and over 70% of the product is shipped to the rest of Europe.
Town of Koh Pannyi, Thailand
Consisting of approximately 200 families, this small Thai fishing village was built completely on stilts by Indonesia fishermen. The reason for this was because at the time of its construction laws did not allow for any foreigners to own land.