Sand Pyramids

Looking for a genuinely unique natural phenomenon? Drive just nine well-signposted kilometres outside of Foča and you’ll come across more than that. Known simply as the ‘Sand Pyramids’ (Pješčane Piramide, to be exact), these unusual monoliths are the only of their kind that are still growing, unlike the long-dead equivalents in Colorado, the Dolomites, and Serbia’s Devil’s Town. There is a handy stairway with a security barrier that allows for that perfect view, and it isn’t difficult to see why many movies have chosen this spot for some out of this world footage. These unique phenomenon have evolved over time — what will they look like in a thousand years time? We’ll have to wait and see. There are actually seven locations in the area in which these pyramids are found, only two of which are accessible to the public. The second requires a bit of exploration, to say the least…


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