Imagine yourself on any of these roads and paths and you’re guaranteed to feel good–whether it’s because you imagine stepping into the peace and beauty, or because you’re grateful you’re just looking at a picture and not actually traversing the image you’re seeing.
It’s a really tough choice, but if you want to know my favorite, you have to make it all the way through to the last one.
By Gary Randall on Flickr
Photograph by John Finney
By Hans Georg Fischer on flickr
As we well know, all roads are not beautiful and romantic.
Walter’s Wiggles trail in Zion National Park, Utah, USA
STELVIO PASS in the Italian Alps.
By John de Bord
740 steps to the top, Guatepe, Columbia, by DeSoto on flickr.
Ancient Stairs, Pitigliano, Tuscany, Italy.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA
Climbing stairs to Ulsan Rock, Seoraksan National Park, South Korea ,by wmdeneve.
Stairs Above The Sea, Aketx, Basque County, Spain
Stairs to Samrat Yantra, Jantar Mantar, India, the world’s largest sundial, standing 73 feet high (27 meters.)
Tenjuan Gardens , Kyoto, Japan photo, Sharilyn Anderson •
Mountain Tunnels, San Boldo Pass, Italy
Langkawi Sky Bridge, a 125m-long curving cable bridge atop Gunung Mat Cincang mountain on Pulau Langkawi island. Malaysia
Door County, Ellison Bay, Wisconsin, USA by Allison Hare
Kentucky Road, US by John Barrett,
Switch Back Road, New Caledonia
By Bernardo Ribeiro, Peru, via National Geographic.
Island Cottage, Finland
Hell Valley, Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, Japan
Kangaroo Island, Australia
Mown path through the wildflower meadow at Great Dixter, UK. Buttercups and Ox eye daisies.
Footpath through the Wild Garlic – Milton Wood Somerset, England.
By Claudia Hering on flickr
Foggy Lake Trail, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington, USA
By Jean-Michel Priaux on Flickr.
Camel train, on the border of Saudi Arabia and UAE
If you want to explore still more roads, go here.
Thanks: Merry, Murray, National Geographic