Getting High: 21 Times I Climbed To Capture The Photo

Years ago I had a travel rule that I tried to follow – never pay to climb. It just seemed wrong to me that popular tourist sites would make me pay them for the right to trek up hundreds of stairs. I have long since abandoned that rule though for one reason – I love the resulting photos. Some of my favorite captures have been from high above a new destination, so today I thought I’d share just some of the many bird’s eye view photos I’ve been fortunate enough to take over the years.

Paris France
Paris
Belvedere Palace Vienna Austria
Vienna
hot air balloon napa
Napa Valley
Ritz Carlton Tokyo
Tokyo
bergamo italy
Bergamo, Italy
Whitsundays Queensland Australia
Queensland, Australia
New York City
New York City
Reykjavik, Iceland
Reykjavik, Iceland
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Prague Czech Republic
Prague
St Louis Missouri
St Louis
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Venice Italy
Venice
Gold Coast Australia
Gold Coast Australia
hot air balloon Serengeti Tanzania
Tanzania
London UK
London
Rothenburg Germany
Rothenburg Germany
Athens Greece
Athens
Matt Long LandLopers Toronto Edgewalk
Toronto
Tallinn Estonia
Tallinn, Estonia
San Marino
San Marino
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By: Matt Long

Matt has a true passion for travel. As someone who has a bad case of the travel bug, Matt travels the world in order to share tips on where to go, what to see and how to experience the best the world has to offer. Also follow Matt on Twitter, Facebook and

2 Responses

  1. Cheryl

    These are great! We’ve been to a number of these places but have never seen them from this perspective. It was fun trying to guess where each picture was before looking at the caption.

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  2. Scott Anderson

    Love these! I too always look for a high tower or viewpoint to grab that photo. I really like your Venice one – where were you to get that angle? Great work!

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