Katie Castellano

Crabs Climbing Trees? #WhereInTheWorld REVEALED!

Australia is an island continent located between the Indian and Pacific oceans. Most Australian cities and farms are located in the southwest and southeast regions, where the climate is more comfortable to inhabit. In the northeast region of the country, there are dense rainforests and vegetation. The famous outback, remote rural areas of the country,…

Underground Network #WhereInTheWorld REVEALED!

      Rome, Italy, also known as “the Eternal City” is one of the oldest European cities, dating back almost 3,000 years. Rome is a popular destination spot today, with its trove of architectural masterpieces drawing tourists yearly. One of the most fascinating parts of the ancient urban center though is its historic basement.…

“Lion’s Rock” #WhereInTheWorld REVEALED!

A World Heritage Site, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka is located on a plateau 600 feet above ground. This ancient center of worship is especially unique for the famous “Lion Mountain” at the summit of the structure. Poems, which are known as “Sigiri graffiti,” are inscribed on this ancient rock and are considered some of the most…

Aurora Borealis #WhereInTheWorld REVEALED!

Ittoqqortoormiit is a tiny town in in Eastern Greenland. It’s not just a tiny town though – it’s the smallest town in the country. Formerly known as Scoresbysund, Ittoqqortoormiit only has about 450 inhabitants. The closest human presence to this little town is the Danish Sirius Patrol, who work at the border protecting the Northeast…

Nighttime Hikers #WhereInTheWorld REVEALED!

Mount Fuji is considered the “symbol of Japan,” standing as the tallest mountain in the country at 12,380 feet.  Mount Fuji is also an active volcano, sitting on a “triple junction” of tectonic activity: the Amurian plate, the Okhotsk, and the Filipino plate all converge in the region beneath Mount Fuji.  The mountain is only…

Rock Face #WhereInTheWorld REVEALED!

Every Monday morning, we ask our fans on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to guess #WhereintheWorld is the location of an image we share. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram and Twitter to take part in this weekly challenge and find the answer right here on the Nat Geo Channel blog every Monday morning.…

Buddha Statue #WhereInTheWorld REVEALED!

The ancient temple Borobudur, located in Mageland, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are about 504 statues of Buddha throughout the Borobudur monument, including the largest in the world. These Buddha statues express six different mudras (hand positions) depending on their placement in the monument. The ancient structure wasn’t always in good…