We take the beauty of the Egyptian Pyramids for granted. Everyone knows about them. Many people have visited them, but most have not. This is the view of the Egyptian Pyramids we are used to.
But look at them from above the earth. We are not used to this view.
This is Stonehenge. We are used to this view.
This is a view we are not so much used to.
Source: English Heritage (used with permission)
Mona Lisa we are used to see.
Source: Flickr CC
Mona Lisa, by Leonardo Da Vinci in Louvre in Paris, we don't always see.
Beautiful island of Santorini in Greece: a desirable destination for many tourists.
Yet, here is actually the Santorini looks like from far away.
The Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona. Although incomplete, but a beautiful house of prayer and worship.
Areal view of the Sagrada Familia in the center of Barcelona.
Mont Saint-Michel: an island commune in Normandy, France.
Here is the aerial view of the Tidal island. "Mont Saint-Michel was previously connected to the mainland via a tidal causeway, i.e., a trackway covered at high tide and revealed at low tide." Wikipedia.
Source of both images of Mont Saint-Michel: Wikipedia
Aerial view of Mount Rushmore: Air Force One flying over the mountain.
Mount Rushmore viewed from Iron Mountain Road.
Source: National Park Service
The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Looks spacious right?
Now look at The Brandenburg Gate from aside and you will be surprised.
Taj Mahal in Agra, India. Looks so beautiful.
Here is how Taj Mahal actually looks like from far away.
Central Park in NYC. It was opened in 1857.
Here is another breathtaking view of how big it is and how it is surrounded by skyscrapers of New York City.
Acropolis: an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above the city of Athens in Greece.
It's actually called The Acropolis of Athens. Thus, let's put it in the right perspective and this is the view we will have.
Image source: The Acropolis of Athens Facebook page.
Inspired by Jake Heppner