20 Travel-Inspiring Photos

By , Monday, Feb 9, 2009, 12:00 AM

Source Article: 20 Travel-Inspiring Photos

Banff National Park, Canada. Rate it


Pulau Ketam, a Malaysian island that's home to two sleepy fishing villages. From "My Kuala Lumpur Is Better Than Yours

(David Hagerman)

Mystery of the Moai of Easter Island. Rate it


Dominical, Costa Rica. From "Legendary Surf Towns

(Nikki McLeod)

The Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo. From "Tokyo, My Cut

(Jun Takagi)

Waterfront on Punda, Willemstad, Curaçao. From "Nonstop Caribbean

(Philip Coblentz/Getty)

The moss garden at Saiho-ji Temple in Kyoto. From "The Konnichiwa Kid

(Roger Sherman)

Leeds Castle in Kent, England, regularly received Henry VIII as a guest. On the grounds are several mazes, a display on falconry, and a dog-collar museum. From "The World's Most Beautiful Castles

(Courtesy Leeds Castle Foundation)

Corn Islands, Nicaragua. From "Uncharted Isles

(Wilhelm Scholz)

Weymouth, England. From "Scouting Report 2008

(Amanda Marsalis)

Monument Valley's Mitten buttes, at a tribal park off Route 42, four miles east of Highway 163. From "A Quest Called Tribe

(Kara Lucchesi)

Kitsilano Pool, a heated saltwater pool, located at Kitsilano Beach park in Vancouver. From "Act Fast to Book Vancouver 2010

(Martin Tessler)

La Belle Étoile, an ancient hotel and restaurant right on the banks of the Dordogne in France. From "Secret Hotels of the Dordogne

(Aya Brackett)

The restaurant Casa de la Cerveza in Cartagena, Colombia, has excellent views of the Caribbean—and lots of couches for relaxing. From "From Cartagena, With Love

(Ana Nance)

Prague's Old Town Square. From "Tour de Friends

(Emily Mott)

Little boy near Lake Titicaca, Peru. Rate it


Fakarava Island, French Polynesia. From "Uncharted Isles

(Dave Lauridsen)

A giraffe surveys the savanna in Botswana's Moremi Game Reserve. From "The No-Frills African Safari

(Heather Anne Cunningham)

The Abruzzi mountains as seen from the town of Santo Stefano, Italy. From "The Town That Became a Hotel

(Amanda Marsalis)

Salinas Grandes, in Jujuy province, is the largest salt flat in Argentina. Hardy locals brave the wind and the persistent glare of the sun to harvest the salt. From "On the Road in Northwest Argentina

(Michael Mohr)