Best Drone Photos From Around The World

From the beginning of times people have looked for ways to portrait the reality, habits, culture and beauty of the world that surrounds them. With the invention of photography it became easier, but soon there were new needed ways to see the world.

Drones are not only fun (which of course, they are) but extremely helpful when it comes to taking spectacular photos from a zenital point of view of places that would otherwise, be impossible to see. Even though they may be an ethical discussion about achieving pictures from an impossible to stand spot when it comes to privacy matters, the results of these pictures are extraordinary.

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Parasols pop up around Tikvesh Lake in Macedonia.

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As a result of the harmony in climatic and geographic convergence, this region is a great place for the cultivation of wine .They have been producing wine for over 2,500 years, with about 20 different grape varieties.

Palm trees' shadows grow through the afternoon over Paradise Beach in Mykonos, Greece.

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Mykonos most famous celebrity is also their mascot – called Petros the Pelican. The original was found after a huge storm in 1954 and eventually gave up its migrating to become a local resident.

The rooftops of the city of Palermo in Italy.

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Sicily has a great variety of fauna including many different and beautiful species. This include foxes, least weasels, pine martens, roe deer, porcupines, hedgehogs, toads, eagles, peregrine falcons, among others.

Sunbathers visit Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.

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Copacabana, usually referred to as the world's most famous beach (and a great song by the way), runs for 3 miles in front the highly populated residential area of Rio de Janeiro.

Maui Island, Hawaii.

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The state of Hawaii consists of eight main islands: Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and the Big Island of Hawaii. Maui has a total area of 1,884 km².

Snow capped trees of this Latvian forest.

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Latvian forest is one of the pillars of the national economy nowadays. Forestry, wood processing and furniture manufacturers represented 5,2% of GDP in 2015, and exports amounted to 20% of all exports.

Amber trees in Tre Cime di Lavaredo's National Park, South Tyrol in Italy.

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South Tyrol, also named with its Italian name Alto Adige, is an autonomous province in the North of Italy. It is one of the two autonomous provinces that make up the autonomous region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtiro

Seceda Peak, Dolomitti in Italy.

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Italy suffered more earthquakes than any other European countries. In 1693, an estimated 100,000 people tragically died in an earthquake in Sicily. The most recent quake in Italy occurred in Naples in 1980, and killed 3,000 people.

Tides change on the shores of Island Sicilia in Italy.

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Most of Italy's natural and original flora, wildlife and fauna has already disappeared due to centuries of cultivation. Most of its natural wildlife has also disappeared due to over-hunting for generations.

Traffic in Kola Bay, Russia.

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The peninsula is located in northwest of Russia, inside the Arctic Circle. The western border of the peninsula stretches along the meridian from the Kola Bay through the valley of the Kola River, Lake Imandra, and the Niva River to the Kandalaksha Gulf,

Pori beach's underwater caves in Aegean, Greece.

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According to Mythology, the Aegean Sea was named over the King of Athens, Aigeas (Aegeas). King Minos 'Minoas' of Crete, to punish the Athenians who had killed his son, declared war on Athens and won.

Viru Bog in Estonia.

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Estonia has more women than men. For every 100 females in Estonia, there are 84 men. Estonian women live 10 years longer, on average, which goes some way to explaining it.

Galaxidi village in Greece.

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Galaxidi is not a spot for huge nightlife activity. Tourists and visitors may enjoy drinks at one of the small bars. The place lightens up more during festive periods, such as carnival season, but, overall, serenity prevails in the village.

The coast of Gregolimano beach on the North Evoia gulf, Greece.

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Hundreds of English words come from the Greek language, sometimes via the Roman adaptation into Latin and then into English as we know them. Some common English words from Greek include "academy," "apology," "marathon," "siren," "alphabet," and "typhoon".

Mortorio Island, in Italy.

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No other country in Europe has as many volcanic activity as Italy. This is because the Italian peninsula stands on a fault line. Three major volcanoes (Etna, Stromboli, and Vesuvius) have erupted in the last hundred years.

Norway, as the Atlantic Road disappear into the horizon.

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The Sami constitute around 1% of Norwegian population. They are ethnic people with their own language and culture. Only 7% are employed in herding reindeer. Half of the world's Sami population of 70,000 live in Norway.

Dunsborough's sea life from a bird's point of view in West Australia.

Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. The town's location has easy access to many wineries and breweries.

Hong Kong's financial district.

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The central business district of Hong Kong, it is the place where many multinational financial services corporations have their offices. Consulates general and consulates of many countries are also located there, and it has served as the centre of trade and financial activities from 1841.

Wedding in Venice.

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Venice, the capital of northern Italy's region, is built on over a hundred small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. It has no roads at all, just canals – including the Grand Canal.

Watch cars from the sky.

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Seems crazy that large vehicles can look so tiny from a bird's point of view and such high distance. Imagine a traffic jam filled with cars of every brand and color: from this angle could look like a kid's dream.

Porto Rafti in Greece.

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Porto Rafti stretches amphitheatrically around the Rafti Bay, located on the Aegean Sea. It is surrounded by pine-cladded hills, the tallest of which is Merenta, 613 m above sea level. It is 5 km south of Vravrona, 6 km east of Markopoulo and 26 km southeast of the center of Athens.

Stansstad, Switzerland.

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Switzerland is ready for a nuclear war, in case it ever happens– there are enough nuclear fallout shelters to accommodate their entire human population, because of laws that require everybody to have access to a shelter in their building or close to it.

Moscow's skyline from Grot in Kuskovo Park's line of sight.

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Moscow has the largest number of billionaires in the world. According to Forbes, there are 84 billionaires that hold the combined wealth of 367 billion dollars. New York has the second second place in this ranking with its 62 billionaire residents.

Elk Island in Moscow.

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Lenin Library is the largest in all Europe, holding 43 million objects storage (maps, sheet music, sound recordings, rare books, dissertations, newspapers). In the 70s at the peak of the popularity of The Beatles, the library was called the "Lennon Bitlioteka".

Snow falling over Russian forests.

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Russia is one of the coldest countries in the world in the winter, with frosts of up to -30 degrees Celsius (-22 Fahrenheit) common in the Moscow area and getting even colder further North.

Dobrany, Czech Republic.

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Dobřany is a town in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It lies on the Radbuza River, about 5 km (3 mi) to the south-west from the region capital of Pilsen,and yes, looks amazing from above.

Dubai's skyline

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Dubai is about 52 feet above sea level and covers an area of 1,588 square miles. About 88 sq. miles of Dubai are the result of land reclaimed from the sea and has some of the most amazing and luxurious buildings in the world.

High-rise buildings in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong is a centre for modern architecture as older buildings are cleared away to make space for newer, larger and taller buildings. It has more buildings above 35m and more skyscrapers above 150m than any other city. Its skyline is often considered to be the best in the world.

African elephants in the Savannah.

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Elephants have thick, gray skin on their bodies that protects them from deadly predator bites. Unfortunately, Africa now has only 352,271 savanna elephants left in 93 percent of the species' range, which sets them as extinction risked species.

Herds of deer in the Czech Republic.

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The Czech Republic, is a country that's known for its castles, beers and long history. Prague, the capital, is home to grand 9th-century Prague Castle, a preserved medieval old town and statue-lined Charles Bridge. It's also home of hunting trips.

Horses grazing in Texas.

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Texas is the largest state in the United States and its actually larger than many nations of the world, including every country in Europe. If it was really a country, it would be the 40th largest country in the world.

Thailand's industrial ports.

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People love the forests and jungles of Thailand, but there used to be more. What most people don't realize is that over one hundred years ago, basically full northern Thailand was covered in hardwood forest. Today, about a quarter of that forest is left.

Sao Paulo's skyline.

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São Paulo is home to 18 million people and is the third largest city in the world. The city has more cars than Rio de Janeiro has people. Weird, right?

Circle Shark's Bay on the Island of Lanai, Hawaii.

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The highest recorded temperature is 96′ F but temperatures over 92′ F generally occur only once or twice a year. The lowest temperature is 56′ F. Temperatures under 60′ F may occur, but unusually more than once a year.

Procida, Italy.

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Italy hosted the Olympic Games three times. The 1956 Winter Games were held at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Zuel, and the Dolomite Alps. The 1960 Summer Olympics took place in Rome. And Turin hosted the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Boa Viagem Beach in Pernambruco, Brazil.

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The Pernambuco coastline is 187 km long. There are about 187 kilometers (116 mi) of beaches, including some of the most beautiful in the region, like Porto de Galinhas, Carneiros and Calhetas.

Amazon River's path from the treetops.

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The Amazon River, usually called The Amazon is located in South America and is in fact the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world and the second longest river.

Paradise Beach's crystal waters in Greece.

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Around 98% of the people in Greece are actually ethnic Greeks. Turks are the largest minority group. Other minorities living in Greece are Albanians, Macedonians, Bulgarians, Armenians, and gypsies.

Transylvania, Romania.

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Transylvania is a famous region located in central Romania. It's known for medieval towns, mountainous borders and castles like Bran Castle, a Gothic fortress associated with the legend of…yes, Dracula.

Thailand

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Thailand's name in the Thai language is Prathet Thai, which means "Land of the Free." It is the only country in Southeast Asia that was never colonized by a European nation. Thailand is home to the world's largest gold Buddha, the largest crocodile farm and the largest restaurant.

A harvester's progress from above.

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Harvesting is the name of the process of gathering a ripe crop from the fields. Reaping is the cutting of grain or pulse for harvest, typically using a scythe, sickle, or reaper.

Roman Amphitheatre of Pula, Croatia.

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The Pula Arena is the name of the amphitheatre located in Pula, Croatia. The Arena is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre to have four side towers and with all three Roman architectural orders completely preserved.

Danube Delta river in Romania.

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Europe's second largest underground glacier, the Scarisoara glacier, is found underneath the Bihor Mountains in Romania. It has a volume of 75,000 cubic meters and has existed for more than 3,500 years. Wow!

Phitsanulok, Thailand.

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"Bangkok" is a short name for the city. Is in fact Krungthepmahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathaniburirom Udomratchaniwetmahasathan Amonphimanawatansathit Sakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit. Yes, it's in fact the longest city name in the world.

Goðafoss in Iceland.

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Fun fact: There are no surnames in Iceland – Icelanders use the traditional Nordic naming system, which has a last name that is comprised from their father's (or mother's) first name with the addition of -dóttir (-daughter) or -son.

Montreal Biosphere in Canada.

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Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world. In fact, if you were to walk around the country it would take roughly four and a half years. Luckily you would find a lot of nice people.

Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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The biggest truffle in the world was discovered in Croatia in 1999 - a white truffle which was then named in the Guinness World Records. Besides Italy and Spain, Croatia is one of the biggest truffle-producing countries in the world.

Fort Morgan, Alabama.

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Alabama is nicknamed the Yellowhammer State, after the state bird. Alabama is also known as the "Heart of Dixie" and the Cotton State. The state tree is the longleaf pine, and the state flower is the camellia.

Corn fields in the USA.

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Corn is grown in most of the United States, but the main production is focused in the Heartland region (including Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, eastern portions of South Dakota and Nebraska, western Kentucky and Ohio, and the northern two-thirds of Missouri).

Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires.

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It used to be the main port of Buenos Aires and then moved for economic reasons and was left abandoned for over a century. Investment in the area made Puerto Madero is now one of the safest areas (and one of the most luxurious ones) in Buenos Aires.

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