In this day and age it is getting increasingly hard to remain static for more than a few seconds, unless I have really an exceptional reason to stay in one place, I’m ON THE GO. Rarely I have arrived at a place without being sure what should i anticipate, only to be surprised with some astonishing views. When this happens, I turn off my phone, i sit still and appreciate the moment; okay, maybe several moments.

Here are ten of the most astounding look-outs that will surly take your breath away:





#10 – Preikestolen, Norway

Norway is a beautiful country with some of the most amazing scenery in the world. Norway is full of snow-capped peaks, beautiful waterfalls and spectacular fjords. One of the most thrilling  is the cliff Preikestolen. 3.8 km of a moderate hike will take you to the summit located about 600 meters above the Lysefjorden fjord. Preikestolen  offers a stunning view of the fjord with tiny ships sailing and the dramatic slops from all sides. Read more here>>

Next Photo by Dom Charles

#9 – Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

Blyde River Canyon park has many steep cliffs, rivers and a large reservoir, the view is breathtaking and there are many famous lookout points – “God’s Window”, “Devil’s Window” and “The Three Rondvels viewpoint”. Read more here>>

Next Photo by _thinredline_
Blyde River Canyon

#8 – Bac son valley, Vietnam

Bac son valley rely heavily on agriculture. and the view from the mountains surrounding it is just superb.
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Next Photo by Scott Walsh
Bac Son Valley


#7 – Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

Paris – “The City of Light” (La Ville Lumière)  where every visit is an exciting surprise. Picturesque alleys great museums amd the splendid banks of the Seine. But before any other spots in Paris, there is the Eiffel Tower. a terrific view when the sun sets and the town turns into fiery shades of red and yellow. The tower itself is also worth a view, and the ideal place to watch it from the balcony of Palais de Chaillot.
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Next Photo by Nick Jackson (Visit his website and facebook)

Eiffel Tower, Sunset

#6 – Zhangjiajie Park, China

home to the famous rock pillars who inspired the Designers of the movie “Avatar”, one of the stone pillars was even renamed after the floating mountains in the movie and is now known as “Avatar Hallelujah Mountain”  Read more here>>

Next Photo by chensiyuan  (licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license)

#5 – Pedra Da Tartaruga, Brazil

Many people rappel from Pedra Da Tartaruga since the view is beautiful.  Read more here>>

Shot by  Leonardo Bittencourt (Instagram)
Pedra Da Tartaruga, Brazil

#4 – Chimney Rock, USA

The rock is accessibly by elevator and offers a panoramic view of the park, and the countryside that is surrounding the park. Read more here>>

Photo by Cesar Garcia Oyervides (Instagram)
On Top Of Chimney Rock

#3 – Schafbergspitze Hotel, Austria

Schafbergspitze Hotel is offering a great view of the Salzkammergut mountains and the lakes around. it was built in 1862 by Wolfgang Grömmer Read more here>>

photo by Christian Gölz  (BlogFlickrYoutube)
Schafbergspitze Hotel, Austria

#2 – Grand Canyon, USA

The Grand Canyon is 446 kilometers long and about 29 kilometers wide with depth reaching to a little more than 1,800 meters making it an amazing lookout on just every curve  Read more here>>

Next photo by Richard Martin (visit his flickr |  Some rights reserved)
SKYWALK grand canyon

#1 – Haiku Stairs, Hawaii

Probably the only place on this list which is closed to the public, but still the hike kown as “stairway to Heaven” is one of this world’s most amazing lookouts!  Read more here>>

Photo by Mark Payton
Haiku Stairs