I know you might have just returned from your summer vacation…but I have all these images of amazing places. I just can’t wait until next summer to share them.
This hiker was dropped by helicopter onto the Franz Josef Glacier, 12km long and located on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Image via National Geographic.
A paraglider breezes over a valley near the Puez Geisler Nature Park in northeast Italy near the Austrian border. The sawtooth peaks are the Dolomites, part of the eastern Alps. via National Geographic, Photograph by Gabriel Garcez Nunes
Boys in Clifton Beach in Cape Town, South Africa jumping into the Atlantic Ocean. Photograph by Slawek Kozdras
Bagan, the ancient capital of Myanmar or Burma. The area once held 13000 pagodas dating back to the second century A.D. Built of brick that was plastered and painted.
Bagan from the air. Image by Gerard McGarity
Draped in red robes, Buddhist monks stand atop part of Tuang Kwe Pagoda in Loikaw, Myanmar. The monuments sit atop limestone peaks. Photograph by Handi Laksono.
French island of Réunion in the southwest Indian Ocean. Image by Véronique Rochard
Aurora Borealis Over Honeymoon Rock, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsin, by Jeff Rennicke.
Grand Tetons, Wyoming, USA
Romania by Eduard Gutescu
More Alberobello, Italy
Alberobello, Italy again
St. Lucia in the Carribean
Hotel La Montana Magica, Huilo, Chile
Guadalest, Spain by Felipe Gabaldon
Herring Bay Sunset, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, Michigan, USA by yooper1949 on flickr
Bibury, England, by lukema on flickr
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Peninsula Villa Lounge, Laucala Island Resort, Taveuni, Fiji
Kazakhs herd their sheep in Yili, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Around 400,000 livestock in Yili started the 10-day trip to their spring pasture at the end of winter, according to local media. REUTERS/China Daily
Kunlun Mountains, Ladakh, India. Photograph by Chalongwong Manakit
Lalung Gal Gompa, East Tibet. “A dense collection of monk quarters by Uruma Takezawa
Niger. “Men of the Wodaabe tribe paint their face with pigments made from crushed rocks. Being highly aesthetic, men wear makeup to win the affection of women. Image by Uruma Takezawa
The East Java volcano, Mount Bromo, is one of about 130 active volcanoes in Indonesia, which sits atop the Ring of Fire zone of volcanoes.
Pantanal, Brazil. “Cowboys drive a herd of hundreds of cattle over a vast meadow. Image .by Uruma Takezawa
Snowmobiling on the Norway-Sweden border.
Castle in Budapast, Hungary
Sunset Paddle, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Minnesota
The Avenue of the Baobabs, outside of Morondava, Madagascar. By Talia Friedman.
Blue Canyon, Arizona., USA
Kittila, Lapland, Finland
Colonnades at St Peter´s square, the Vatican, designed by Bernini,
Slovenia is a small country of 2 million people, the only European country to combine the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Pannonian Plain and the Karst.
the Church of the Assumption on Bled Island.
The Sečovlje Saltworks is the largest Slovenian salt evaporation pond.
Piran, town in southwestern Slovenia
Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia
Triglav National Park Bovec, Slovenia
If you want to see more spectacular vacation destinations, go here.
Thanks to: Šeme Hočevar Vida for turning me on to Slovenia, Gary, Carolyn, pinterest, and National Geographic.