Everyone talks about that dream destination with those awesome views they want to see one day. So many people think about places with spectacular views that they want to experience, and they’ve dreamed about these epic views since they were kids. If you want to make sure you don’t miss the best, here are 8 Views for Everyone’s Bucket List.
What nobody tells you when visiting Victoria Falls is that you should probably dress in a swimming costume and take an umbrella. When visiting in the rainy season from November to March, the experience will take your breath away, the sheer power and force and not to mention the noise of Mother Nature, as the waters crash down the waterfalls are a sight to behold.
This epic landmark on the coast of Cape Town has been the Western Cape icon from the beginning of time. Take the rotating cable car right up to the top of the mountain, and on a clear day, get a panoramic view of Cape Town spanning a full 360 degrees. You can see out over the ocean to the west coast, right through the bustling city below and the neighbouring mountain peaks in the Table Mountain National Park.
The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon caused by a dramatic glow of solar particles that have found their way into the earth’s magnetic field. The charged streams create the most spectacular and dramatic views of extravagant colours, yellow-greens, soft blue and blood red sky paintings that will stir your soul. You can only see them during the winter months and the best time to see them will be during November through to March.
The mysterious and ancient world that is Eqypt offers a huge number of incredible views, but there is nothing quite like the glimpse of the first morning sun rising over the peaks of Giza, to leave you completely speechless. Even if you have seen many a documentary or photograph showcasing that very scene, there is no substitute for feeling, experiencing and witnessing this amazing view first hand.
Picture the most serene setting, straight out of a movie set, where the emerald green waters are dotted with the surreal limestone outcrops that pop out of the sea, almost randomly. This famous view is the Phang Nga Bay in Phuket, Thailand. After a few movie appearances, the bay is known for its absolutely incredible tropical island adventures and in every corner of this magical island destination are spectacular views just waiting to be experienced.
Even the concrete jungle that is New York offers some of the most incredible views to fill a traveler’s soul. The bright city lights bring the Brooklyn Bridge to life, as the famous bridge twinkles in the night lights against the sparkling waters below. Hop on the Staten Island ferry and look back on the stunning city as it lights up the night sky, and see the skyscrapers all dressed up for a night on the town.
The mesmerizing views of the world’s biggest and most spectacular desert will leave you completely enchanted with its raw and naked glory. With the sprawling sand dunes that roll up and over 180m high, the desert itself is just about as big as China is. Climb aboard a camel and make your way through the desert sands that reach Morocco, Egypt and Tunisia.
The never ending plains of the paramount wildlife sanctuary in Africa are famous for one of the most breathtaking views in history – the annual wildebeest and zebra migration. As more than 500,000 animals make their way over the plains, the best view to experience the magic of Africa on its own territory is by a hot air balloon trip.
You won’t have to look very far to find enchanting views in your very own city, and if you are traveling, the majestic views of the country you are visiting will create memories that will last a lifetime. Which one of these awesome views would you put on your list of 8 Views for Everyone’s Bucket list?
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