Botswana

16 Exotic Silhouettes To Inspire Your Future Travels

A golden sunset falls on the ancient temples of Bagan, Myanmar

1. A golden sunset falls on the ancient temples of Bagan, Myanmar

Scenes in silhouette are shrouded in drama and mystery, and more than a drop or two of romance.

I love them for what I don’t see as much as for what I do.

Sure you can see more when it’s light, but perhaps it’s the darkness that inspires the imagination.

Take a moment to look at the following photos, and you tell me….. don’t you want to go?

A lone acacia is dwarfed by a Masai Mara sunset

2. A lone acacia dwarfed by a Masai Mara sunset

Men repair a decaying arch in the Ananda Temple in Bagan, Myanmar

3. Men repair a decaying arch in the Ananda Temple in Bagan, Myanmar

Two vervet monkeys watch the sunrise near my tent in Tarangire, Tanzania

4. Two vervet monkeys watch the sunrise near my tent in Tarangire, Tanzania

Rain, clouds, not to mention the vultures in the acacia make this sunset on Masai Mara in Kenya especially dramatic

5. Rain, clouds, not to mention the vultures in the acacia, make this sunset on Masai Mara in Kenya especially dramatic

Two giraffe enjoy the shade in the middle of a hot afternoon in Tanzania

6. Two giraffe enjoy the shade in the middle of a hot afternoon in Tanzania

A ice-blue sunrise at Abu Camp in Botswana

7. A ice-blue sunrise at Abu Camp in Botswana

Camels on the massive salmon-colored dunes of the Sahara desert in Morocco

8. Camels on the massive salmon-colored dunes of the Sahara desert in Morocco

One of the most extraordinary sunsets of my travels in Kenya

9. One of the most extraordinary sunsets of my travels in Kenya

The fog rises over Inle Lake just before sunrise in Myanmar

10. The fog rises over Inle Lake just before sunrise in Myanmar

Balloons fly high over the Masai Mara at sunrise in Kenya

11. Balloons fly high over the Masai Mara at sunrise in Kenya

A lone bull giraffe under the fading light of a Kenyan sunset

12. A lone bull giraffe under the fading light of a Kenyan sunset

Cut out from the background like paper dolls, travelers and locals cross the Ubein bridge in Mandalay, Myanmar

13. Cut out from the background like paper dolls, travelers and locals cross the Ubein bridge in Mandalay, Myanmar

A man paddles through the extensive floating gardens in front of our hotel, the Villa Inle on Inle lake in Myanmar

14. A man paddles through the extensive floating gardens in front of our hotel, the Villa Inle, on Inle lake in Myanmar

An Ibis and his friends wades in the shallow waters of the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge at sunset on Sanibel Island in Florida

15. An Ibis and his friends wades in the shallow waters of the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge at sunset on Sanibel Island in Florida

A slash of color streaks over two acacia on the vast plains of the Masai Mara

16. A slash of color streaks over two acacia on the vast plains of the Masai Mara

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