Baños, Ecuador: A Complete Guide to What to Do in Baños
Baños, Ecuador, adventure capital of South America, is famous for adventure & thermal baths. A must visit for adrenaline junkies and spa lovers alike! Read our complete guide to what to do in Baños, Ecuador.
Largest Faceted Gemstones in the World Are Members of the Topaz Family
The El-Dorado Topaz, which weighs a whopping 31,000 carats (13.67 lbs.) currently holds the crown as the largest faceted gemstone in the world. Originally discovered in 1984 in mineral-rich Minas Gerais, Brazil, the pre-cut El-Dorado crystal tipped the scales at a mind-boggling 81.57 lbs.