12 August 2013

Most beautiful sunrises according Lonely Planet

Gunung Batur in front, Gunung Agung in the back
Kicking back on a beach, cold beer in the hand while watching the sun go down is one of travel’s finest pleasures.

But there’s something far more rewarding about heaving yourself from bed in the pitch black and blearily traipsing to the top of a mountain or the edge of a cliff to see the sun rise in all its glory. Head to one of these amazing spots and you’ll be dazzled.

1. Uluru, Australia
Central Australia’s most stunning natural wonder is best seen as the sun rises behind it.

2. Mount Batur, Bali
If you’re desperate for a Balinese mountain sunrise, but aren’t super fit, then skip the steep challenging Gunung Agung and head for a pre-dawn clamber up nearby Gunung Batur instead.

3. Inle Lake, Myanmar/Burma
Spend a night in a stilt house on Burma’s vast Inle Lake and you’ll be treated to a sunrise of spectacular beauty without having to move more than the five meters from your bed to the balcony.

4. Bryce Canyon, USA
Easily reached by car or a special park shuttle, Bryce Canyon’s Sunrise Point offers early-morning views which you’ll struggle to beat anywhere in the lonesome west.

5. Okavango Delta, Botswana
Sunrise is one of the best times to see Botswana’s diverse fauna in all its glory. Try a sunrise safari walk with a local guide and you’re more than likely to have a truly unforgettable travel experience.

6. Mount Fuji, Japan
Climbing Japan’s highest mountain is by no means easy. Unless you’re a hardened walker, you’ll need to do so in the official climbing season which runs from July-August, when Fuji is free of snow.

7. Shetland Isles, Scotland
The most northerly islands of the UK afford some of Europe’s best sunrise views. The remote beaches make the perfect spot for seeing the sun come up.
Beautiful sunrise at Gunung Batur

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