The boom in tourism worldwide has been spectacular over the last couple of decades. There were times when travel was the privilege of few. Today cheap airfares and accommodations have brought travel within reach of most. There is always a price to pay and the downside here is not only the carbon footprint but also the tourist traps and those places that have become so crowded that people end up stepping on each others' toes. And being hated by the locals.
The Great Wall of China
Machu Picchu, Peru
Maya Bay, Thailand
Taj Mahal, India
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