A BAVARIAN VILLAGE
This is the Bavarian village of Nördlingen, that was built entirely inside the crater of a meteor that hit the place 15 million years ago. A funny thing is that when the meteor hit the ground, the pressure created diamonds, that were used to build the houses.
THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA
I bet you have seen pictures of the Great Wall of China everywhere. But they are usually taken in the middle and all things have to end, right? This is the end of the Great Wall.
This is the biggest tire graveyard of the world. It is so big it can be seen from space. It is located in Kuwait and there are almost seven million tires in it. They belong to Kuwait and to several other countries that pay for a place.
THE CAIRO PYRAMIDS
A lot happened in Cairo since the building of the pyramids. The city is now a modern urban, and it has everything that other cities have. Including famous pizza places.
Here's another view. You can see the Pyramids very close to the city, that looks huge and modern. It has highways and skyscrapers, but they are not usually shown in the pictures we see.
This is a rainbow photographed from the sky. As you can see, it looks perfectly round. Rainbows are formed when ray of light goes through water drops. They look like an arch when we are in the ground.
SO MUCH PRESIDENTS.
The Air Force 1, the official plane of the President of the United States, overflying Mount Rushmore, the world famous monument that has the faces of four presidents carved in a mountain.
This is not a marble. This is actually how Mercury looks. This is the first ever high definition photo of this planet. It was made combining different photos, and the colors may be quite different to the human eye.
This is a neighborhood in Barcelona called L'Eixample. It was designed especially in mid nineteenth century to make the city bigger for all the people that was arriving. It is actually the most populated neighborhood in all Spain.
GOOGLE DATA CENTER
This is a cooling plant in one of Google's Data Center in Douglas County, Georgia. It is functioning since 2003 and has a system that recycles the energy. It has 350 employees.
If you think that reaching the Mount Everest top is only for a few you should take a look at this picture. Here you can see dozens of climbers from around the world.
Doesn't look that marvelous when you see it from this distance. This is one of the most famous and mysterious places in the world, but it doesn't seem that way in this particular picture.
Let me guess. You have always seen these guys separately and you never thought they were this close. This a different photo of the strange and ancient Easter Island sculptures.
THE MONA LISA
Do you see her over there, in the back? That's one of the most famous paintings in the world, The Mona Lisa. It is visited by more than seven million people each year. That's something like 20,000 people each day.
The Fifth Avenue and the Central Park in New York City as seen from the sky. It looks like two different photos of two different places, but this is totally real.
We usually see the other side of the city, but look at this awesome view of Toronto, with the CN tower in the middle, the Lake Ontario in the back and all those incredible lights.
This is one of the Tulip Fields in the Netherlands. Those colors look painted with a sharpie, but they are actually flowers! I've never seen this kind of perfection, and you?
It is often photographed from the front in all its glory, but this monument in India is surrounded by all this garbage, and from this side it looks totally unrecognizable.
This was once the Packard Automotive Plant in Detroit. It closed in the 50's and it is now abandoned. Many of the most luxurious cars in the planet were made here.
THIS FAMOUS SIGN
Let's play a game. This is one of the most famous signs seen from the sky, Do you know which one? It's very easy. This is the Hollywood sign from above.
Burning Man is a Festival that lasts a week and it's held in the "City" of Black Rock, Nevada. Black Rock is a city that doesn't have any government, it only exists for those seven days.
You have seen many photos of the white houses that look like they are hanging from a cliff in Greece. But this a different point of view. Those stairs look even more dangerous!
This greek building is world famous, but we often see it from a closed point of view. Here it is, surrounded by the city of Athens and a mix of old and new buildings.
This is the actual place where they shot The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, in New Zealand. When you see it you don't know what other place in the world they could have used.
In 2013, a powerful blizzard hit Boston leaving the city completely shut down for a day. This is an impressive aerial shot of that day. The snowfall reached more than 60 centimeters and 8 people died throughout America.
Paris looks stunning from every angle, but this photo was taken at the best hour from the best place. You can see the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides and the streets of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
NIAGARA FALLS IN WINTER
Winter brings another dimension of beauty to Niagara. The mist and spray from the falls combine with the cold drifting winds of winter to spray nearby ornamental walls, lamp posts, trees and buildings creating lovely ice sculptures.
This is a rare view of one of the world's symbols. If you haven't been there, I'm sure you didn't know that the surroundings of the Colosseum were like this.
RIO DE JANEIRO
Like most cities in the world, Rio de Janeiro has very different sides. You can see them all in this stunning photo. You can see the Corcovado mount, with the huge Christ on top, and the City down there.
THE BRANDERBURG GATE
The Brandenburg Gate is one of the symbols of Berlin. It is part of the history of Germany and the world, but it doesn't look that important if you look at it from this angle.
This is a different angle for one of the most famous cities of the world. You can see Manhattan in the back and the Statue of Liberty looking rather small.
The walls and towers of the Kremlin as seen from a different angle. This is the most famous building in Russia and a symbol of the russian government. Doesn't look that great from here.
This is one of the most famous monuments on Earth. Can you guess which one? Not a clue? This is the Eiffel Tower from an angle that only the lucky ones that visit it can enjoy: From the bottom.
Another huge symbol from below, this one is more recognizable and looks like out of a Batman movie. Times Square never looked so good. And that plane above the buildings is just amazing.
This photo was taken in the Kingdom of Bagan, in Myanmar. A balloon flies over some of the 2500 buddhist temples that remain on foot, from the 10000 original ones.
Banff National Park is where this photo was taken, in Canada. It's the oldest National Park in the country and one of the most visited in the world. This is the Glaciar Lake, only one of the many lakes that conform the park, along with mountains, glaciers and woods.
The Netherlands are famous for its picturesque and classical windmills. But the world moved on and so the technology. These are modern windmills at the side of a new highway, near a new dyke.
The dead acacias in the Namib Desert, a huge african environment that covers three different countries, serve as a refuge for crows. Since there's no artificial life around, you can see almost every star in the universe.
Don't you love this kind of perfect aerial shots? This was taken over Westerdok District, in Amsterdam with a lense that allow that depth and perspective that make this snap just perfect.
The San Francisco Fog is so well known and common it has its own Wikipedia page. Here you can see it in all its splendor, with the golden gate almost disappearing.
THE CHRIST OF THE CORCOVADO
Another one from Rio de Janeiro. This was taken from the stairs of the Christ while it was closed and the workers were cleaning the place. Usually there's almost six thousand people visiting it every day.
LEANING TOWER OF PISA
You have probably seen many photos of the tower, mainly from below and with some tourists acting as if holding it. You can see here that the tower is too big for a human to hold.
Las Vegas is the city of lights, the city that never sleeps. But from a little distance and at daylight it looks completely different and not so glamorous. What happens in Vegas...
Burj Khalifa, in Dubai, it's the world's tallest building, with a height of more than 828mt. Here you can see it from above, and it doesn't look that shocking from here.
THE PANTHEON OF ROME
The Roman Pantheon was built in 125 a.C. and a lot happened from that year till now. I assume this is not the same that ancient romans saw everyday.
PERITO MORENO GLACIER
The Perito Moreno Glacier is a huge ice structure located in the south of Argentina. It covers a surface of more than 200 km 2 and it has a height of 60 mts.
Buenos Aires is the Capital of Argentina and one of the biggest cities in Latin America. Here you can see what they call "Obelisco", a giant tower in the middle of the city.
THE IGUAZU FALLS.
The Iguazu Falls are in the border between Brazil and Argentina and they are the biggest fall's complex in the world. Usually we see them from a higher point of view, but this photo was taken directly from the river