We asked our readers to tell us which views stopped you in your tracks around the world – here are 17 of the best, as voted by you.
Ninety Mile Beach, Australia
Jorge Jorgeous told us on Facebook that his absolute favourite view has to be Ninety Mile Beach in Victoria, Australia. We can hardly dispute that 90 miles of sand makes for a fantastic outlook.
Mavora Lakes, New Zealand
On Facebook, Robin Svedberg told us the best view he’d ever come across was in the Mavora Lakes on South Island, New Zealand. The waters provide an almost perfect reflection of the surrounding forest and mountains.
Laguna Colorada, Bolivia
A 15,000-acre salt lake with its bright red algae makes for one of the world’s best views according to @MihairiGuild on Twitter. The hundreds of bright pink James's Flamingos add to the eccentric colours of the Laguna Colorada and paired with the distant mountains, it's an ethereal vista.
The French Alps from above
Formed by the collision of continental tectonic plates over millions of years and perhaps one of the best views you can have from the air, the French Alps were chosen by @PiersMac for one of the world’s best views.
Pieniny Mountains, Poland
Tweeting us their favourite view, @PolandIsHere chose the famous pine-clad Pieniny Mountains, formed of limestone and dolomite rock in the south of Poland.
The view from a plane window
This is one reader we have to agree with whole-heartedly; Paul Hastie told us on Facebook that his favourite view in the world is one seen from of a plane window because it "means I’m going somewhere awesome".