Airplane View We’ve collected some of our favorite “Views From Above” photographs to give you a glimpse of the places we explore by foot after touch down. Many of us, while staring down at the earth from our window seat, pondering our lives that seem so quiet from above yet fly by so fast below, feel the the very calmness that soothes our nerves upon reaching a grand vista after a climb or watching the sun as it sets below the ocean’s horizon.
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A View From Above: Yosemite Valley

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[quote type="center"] “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson [/quote]

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View From Above: Light Clouds over the Andes Mountains

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View from Airplane

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[quote type="center"] Adopt the pace of nature:  her secret is patience.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson [/quote]

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A View From Above: Colorado, USA

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A View From Above: Off the cost of Singapore

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[quote type="center"] Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.  ~Kahlil Gibran [/quote]

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View From Above: The Maldives

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[quote type="center"] Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.  ~Juvenal, Satires [/quote]

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A View From Above: Colorado – Nevada, USA

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View From Above: Somewhere in Middle America

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[quote type="center"] “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang [/quote]

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View From Above: The Caribbean

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View From Above: Vienna to Ekaterinburg over Ukraine

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[quote type="center"]“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller [/quote]

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View From Above: The Rocky Mountains

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[quote type="center"]“I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.” – Lillian Smith [/quote]

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View From Above: Or you may just be out of luck… frozen airplane window

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[quote type="center"]“It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville [/quote]

About The Author

Lauren Rains is the editor at large of Outdoor Minded Mag. She is struck by wanderlust, and spends most waking hours of her life either exploring the outdoors around the globe or working on various passion projects be it film to microadventures to cooking chili. You can read about her adventures in life, biz and travel on her blog TheMadToLive.com, and catch up with her on Twitter at @LaurRAINS.

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