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Travelling the globe in search of the most beautiful sunsets is really something extraordinary. From Australia and the Caribbean, to Cambodia, Scotland and even the Sahara Dessert…here are 10 exceptional photographs that the romantic at heart will definitely appreciate.

1. Oia, Santorini, Greece

Santorini

The village of Oia, perched on the hills of Santorini, is one of the most spectacular and romantic places on earth. At the end of the day, when the last sun rays reflect on the white houses, you suddenly feel in perfect harmony with the world.

2. Ayers Rock, Australia

Ayers Rock

Uluru, as the Aborigines call it, is the most remarkable rock formation of the Australian outback. Visible from dozens of miles away, Uluru is famous for its intense red colour; at sundown, the rock turns a beautiful shade of purple.

3. Key West, Florida

Key West

A sight worth a thousand words – the sunset in Key West is a unique and extraordinary experience that attracts thousands of people to Mallory Square on a daily basis.

4. Masai Mara, Kenya

Masai Mara

The Masai Mara is a national reserve in Kenya, particularly famous for its safari tours.  When the sun goes down over the horizon, it almost looks like the entire landscape is ablaze.

5. Santa Monica, USA

Santa Monica

Films and TV series have immortalized the rides and legendary lifeguard stands of the Santa Monica pier. Going to the beach during the day can be quite hectic, but in the evening, the atmosphere is truly peaceful.

6. The Sahara Desert

 The Sahara Desert

After a tiring camel ride, climb on top of a sand dune and watch the radiating sun illuminate the horizon: “I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams…” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince.

7. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat

What an incredible sight! Angkor Wat is the largest and most mysterious temple of Angkor, the ancient capital of the Khmer Empire.

8. Stonehenge, UK

Stonehenge

Stonehenge at dusk is truly splendid. There is nothing quite like witnessing the last rays of sun shine through the stones of this megalithic.

9. The Caribbean Islands

Caribbean Islands

Catch the sunset as you sail out onto the Caribbean Sea…the perfect way to end the day.

10. Ailsa Craig, Scotland

Ailsa Craig

Last but not least, we leave you with this spectacular sunset over the uninhabited island of Ailsa Craigare.

See also:

The most stunning islands

The most beautiful Indian summer photos

 

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