Bird's Eyeview: 7 Stunning Roads Across the World

Bird's Eyeview: 7 Stunning Roads Across the World
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So you can't hit the road right now, but you can quench your wanderlust with these incredible aerial shots of roads and paths from all over the world

Trinetra Paul
August 01 , 2020
16 Min Read

Taking a road trip has become the go-to option for people who want to travel and take a break now, in these pandemic times. Seeing these roads from a bird’s eyeview shows everyday common places from a completely different perspective.

Here are 8 drone-captured images of spectacular roads across the world that are sure to make you pack your bags and head out for that road trip.

Los Angeles, USA

 
 
 
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LA has some of the most heavily visited beaches in the world. With white sands and turquoise blue waters, the aerial photographs by ace photographer Xander De Pascale gives a stunning view of the roads that lead to the beach. 

 
 
 
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Hailing from Seattle, De Pascale shoots mostly with a DJI Phantom 4 drone, offering interesting perspectives of otherwise popular places. 

Kerala, India

 
 
 
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Kerala conjures up images of palm-laced stretches of sand, lush backwaters and paddy fields. Photographer Jithin David captured these stunning images of the roads that snake through fields in Idukki.

 
 
 
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A stellar view of a Kochi roadway gives it a whole new dimension. 

Shanghai and Hong Kong, China

 
 
 
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Young photographer Jeryl Tan uses his drone and long lenses to capture the fast-paced, moving nature of these cities with ease and great precision. The aerial shot of Shanghai also captures the city's modern metropolis feel. 

 
 
 
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With a destination on mind when we drive, we tend to overlook the stunning angles that are all around us. Aerial shots give a unique perspective of everyday places.

Dubai, UAE

 
 
 
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Ace photographer Tobias Hagg captures both sand dunes and high rises of Dubai with his drone. 

 
 
 
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Based out of Stockholm, Sweden, Hagg is a photographer and film-maker whose brilliance lies in the diverse range of his aerial photos. 

Vladivostok, Russia

 
 
 
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Vladivostok is the muse for this IT professional-turned photographer. His work captures the myriad hues of reds and yellows of this Pacific port city, of its roads and bends. 

 
 
 
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The roads lined with azure waters makes us want to head here right away. 

Paris, France

 
 
 
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The 'city of romance' is photographed from above by acclaimed drone photographer Bachir Moukarzel. The images captured by Dubai-based aerial photographer makes you see Paris in a way that you have probably never seen.

 
 
 
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Parisian streets, and iconic city centers and circles, look spectacular from up there. As Moukarzel says, “The world looks different from above, and that's what's special about it.”

Hawaii, USA

 
 
 
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The island state of USA is home to some of the world’s most stunning beaches and beach-lined roads. The Makapu Beach Park is captured by photographer Austin Butler in this incredible aerial shot.

 
 
 
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The Koko Head in Maunalua Bay in Hawaii is a spectacular place with rugged hills on one side and lapping beach waters on the other. 

Pangong, India

 
 
 
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Pangong has one of the highest motorable roads in the world. Nestled in the the stark Himalayan region in Leh district, the drive is an adventure in itself. Captured by photographer Ankit Bhatia, this stunning aerial shot shows the beauy of this remote region.


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