Award-Winning Travel Photography Inspiration for a Remote and Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Award-Winning Travel Photography Inspiration for a Remote and Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Beautiful Travel Images for Summer Vacation Inspiration


Summer vacation is just around the corner, and Paper Duchesses had your inspiration for remote and unforgettable destinations.  Peruse these award-winning landscape travel images that showcase beautiful and lesser-trod locales.  Get inspiration for some breathtaking scenery, interesting experiences, and once in a lifetime locations you should consider for your summer holiday.


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‘Nusfjord Road’ by Luc Viatour /


In Norway it stays warmer longer than anywhere else so far north on the Nusfjord Road.  Thanks to warm air currents it enjoys the warmest temperatures for it’s latitude anywhere in the world.  One might one to hold off on packing a stylish bikini, as average temperatures in summer only reach the mid-50s.  Landscape photography shot in Norway by Luc Viatour.


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Cueva de los Verdes, Canary Islands: Luc Viatour


The Cueva de los Verdes, Canary Islands, Spain captured by photographer Luc Viatour is a stunning acoustical structure.  It is a mysterious and stunning place to visit for the adventure loving traveller.


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Grandidier’s Baobab Tree


Grandidier’s Baobab Tree near Morondava, Madagascar stands tall and majestic on the African island.


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Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador: David Torres Costales


The point on the Earth’s surface that is farthest from the Earth’s center, Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador.  Wild vicuna, prized for their ultra soft fur, graze in the plains below the mountains.  Though their coats make the softest luxury knitwear, vicunae are adept at surviving in some of the most challenging terrains on earth.  Captured by photographer David Torres Costales.


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A view of the interior of Nasir ol Molk Mosque located in Shiraz.  The beautiful light from the stained glass windows colors the carpets in the religious monument.  The deepness of the shadows lends atmosphere to the venerated mosque, which appears to wait in silent dignity for the faithful.

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Le Louvre - Aile Richelieu


The incomparably beautiful Richelieu wing of the Louvre museum in Paris, France.  No matter what time of day, the sky casts enchanting hues over the courtyard, its sculpture and grandeur.  


What Do You Think?


Would you travel to such far flung locations as the polar circle or the African island of Madagasgar?  Do these fabulous images inspire you to find some place exotic and remote to travel to this summer or on your next trip?  What is the most exotic place you’ve been?  Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!

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