Marijuana and Mother Nature are the perfect pairing. They bring out the best in each other. Check out these 8 breathtaking places where legal weed can take your outdoor adventure to new heights.
1. Interlaken, Switzerland
The law: Swiss citizens can grow up to four marijuana plants per person. Make friends with the world’s happiest people, and there should be plenty of herb to share.
The land: Imagine a resort town along the banks of the Aere River, tucked between the Alps. Now imagine getting legally high, going on a hike, and eating Swiss chocolate. It almost makes you want to yodel.
2. Rio Celeste, Costa Rica
The law: Notice a pattern with the world’s happiest countries? Costa Rica has a relaxed decriminalization policy on possession, without a minimum or maximum amount.
The land: One of the most bio-diverse places on the planet, Costa Rica is proof you can have it all. Mountains, oceans, rainforests. And Rio Celeste, a turquoise river with hot springs and a waterfall.
3. Algar Caves, Portugal
The law: You know when Miley Cyrus sings “we can’t stop, and we won’t stop”? That sums up legalization policies in Portugal, where every drug is legal. Every single one.
The land: Take a boat, kayak, or swim the ocean. However you get there, you won’t forget the Algar Caves anytime soon. No matter how high you get in paradise.
4. Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
The law: You can go to prison for three years for selling marijuana. But if you’re caught possessing a small amount, there’s only a light fine.
The land: These sixteen lakes are connected by waterfalls cascading down a limestone canyon. Yeah, it makes a nice screensaver. But imagine listening to the roaring water while high.
5. Rainbow Mountains, Peru
The law: Use marijuana at your leisure. Just don’t sell it.
The land: Are you willing to hike six days across Peruvian mountains? Navigate through unmarked terrain? If so, these rainbow mountains will be your reward.
6. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
The law: The Khmer people are no strangers to marijuana. They’ve even created a weed tourism industry, full of “Happy Restaurants” where you can enjoy food cooked with marijuana.
The land: Angkor Wat is an ancient city of temples surrounded by lush jungle. Inhale some herb in this mystical setting, and reach new spiritual heights.
7. Caño Cristales, Colombia
The law: Marijuana has actually been decriminalized in Colombia for years. Today, you can legally possess up to 22 grams.
The land: No, you aren’t seeing things. That river is five colors. Get lifted and dive in for the most colorful swim of your life.
8. Northern Lights, Alaska
The law: For those 21 and older, an ounce of marijuana is perfectly legal.
The land: What could be more elevating than watching the colors of the Northern Lights swirl above you? Getting high while doing so!
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