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The 14 Most Inspiring Travel Photos This Week

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by Katie Scott Aiton Dec 1, 2015

EACH WEEK WE CHOOSE OUR favorite images from readers, fans, and travelers, who tag their photos with #travelstoke and post them on our Instagram account. These pictures provide a daily dose of inspiration, and challenge us to photograph the world in innovative ways.

Here are this week’s editors’ picks of people finding some serious #travelstoke.

1. Shot on Tatras Mountain in Slovakia by Maciek Maciejowski.

2. Chris & Danika of No Destinations in the Liwa desert.

Riding off into the sunset!! ✨ With @anantaraqasralsarab

A photo posted by Chris & Danika (@nodestinations) on

3. Tiffany Nguyen in Havasu Falls, Havasupai Indian Reservation.

para para paradise ☀️💆🏻

A photo posted by tiffany nguyen (@tiffpenguin) on

4. Stevin Tuchiwsky spent an unforgettable night inside some of Alberta’s newly accessible ice caves.

5. Awesome shot from Wilson’s Arch, Utah by Prajit Ravindran.

6. Jeremy Collins drawing while paragliding in Nepal, after 2 days of trekking in the Himalayas.

“Hey @nicgreece my on-location drawings are feeling a little too safe. Got any ideas of how to spice it up a bit?” 🔺”Sure why don’t I take you paragliding in Nepal and you can draw in the sky?” 🔺”Sounds good but how can we make it extreme?” 🔺”How about we climb to 3800m on Mount Machhapuchchhre and fly through the Annapurna Cirque so you can draw IN the Himalayas. It’ll take two days of trekking to get there, and there’s a good chance the weather will shut us down or we may have to land in a rice field somewhere.” 🔺”That’s more like it. Let’s Go.” Thanks to our friends at @karmaflights for the support. They are a grassroots education non profit here in Pokhara, providing support to those at the epicenter of Aprils earthquake. We are here to tell their story. @keen @gopro @jamesqmartin @nativeeyewear @meridian_line #drawnWayUpThere #drawntonepal

A photo posted by Jeremy Collins (@jercollins_com) on

7. Nepal Peace Pagoda in Brisbane, Australia by Sue Whit.

8. Matador Network Ambassador Liz Eswein in Istanbul, Turkey.

Ivy covered walls have me like 😍. @turkey_home #turkeyhome #nycgoestoistanbul

A photo posted by newyorkcity (@newyorkcity) on

9. Sean Ensch in Åndalsnes, Norway.

• Who are your favorite photographers on @instagram ??? ________________________________________

A photo posted by Sean Ensch (@sean_ensch_images) on

10. The skyscrapers of Hong Kong via drone. Amazing shot by Daniel Peckham from Victoria Peak.

11. Awesome shot by John Price of @ianwelsted, climbing Mt Stephen’s North West Face in Banff.

12. Matthew Payne in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Taking over the IG controls at @thelostfrontiers (formerly Lost Quarterly) for the weekend. Tell your friends. #lostatlast

A photo posted by Matthew Payne (@mtthwcp) on

13. Northern Lights over Portage Lake in Alaska by @taskertasker.

Portage Lake

A photo posted by @taskertasker on

14. Simone Bramante in Marstrand, Sweden.

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