This week’s #Frifotos theme on Twitter is the subject of landscapes. And even though I’ve just began traveling, I’ve had the opportunity to gaze upon some absolutely jaw dropping scenery from North America to Canada, Haiti to Thailand, and Cambodia. And now, as I begin traveling through Europe, I have finally been able to take in some landscapes in Italy as well.
Here are my picks, in no certain order, from my own photos of the most beautiful landscapes from around the world that I have visited.
Angkor Wat pokes above the tree tops in the distance as the sun sets.
Lake Tekapo glistens in the sunlight, golden grass sways in the wind, the smell of fresh mountain air and pines fill your nose.
High atop the mountain fortress of La Citadel the land drops 3,000ft into a lush and green valley below.
The morning sun climbs over the hilltops above Belly Beach, nearly untouched paradise surrounded by the crystal clear Caribbean.
The valley of Pai fills with orange and gold as the sun descends behind the mountains.
Aqueducts from ancient Rome climb out of the landscape in the countryside outside of Rome, still defying time and the elements.
A fiord splits the mountain range past a dark lake on a cloudy day in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada.
Amongst the pine trees and thick hills outside of Gros Morne National Park, a wood-plank trail disappears into the distance.
Everything was wiped away in this once-upon-a-time resort getaway — the Salton Sea was created by man, but nature denied the reward. It is the contrast to an era long gone; the silence, the desolation, the salt-crusted land and inhabitable lake, the dead fish, the seagulls squawking, and the skeletons of houses leftover that makes this oddly beautiful in its demise.
What was your favorite landscape from above? And what is your favorite landscape from around the world?