Exotic Silhouette Photos to Inspire Your Travels

Sure you can see more when it's light, but perhaps it's the darkness that inspires the imagination.
03/26/2014 04:14 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Scenes in silhouette are shrouded in drama and mystery, and more than a drop or two of romance.

I love them for what I don't see as much as for what I do.

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( A golden sunset falls on the ancient temples of Bagan, Myanmar )

Sure you can see more when it's light, but perhaps it's the darkness that inspires the imagination.

Take a moment to look at the following photos, and you tell me... don't you want to go?

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( A lone acacia dwarfed by a Masai Mara sunset)

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( Men repair a decaying arch in the Ananda Temple in Bagan, Myanmar )

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( The fog rises over Inle Lake just before sunrise in Myanmar )

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( Rain, clouds, not to mention the vultures in the acacia, make this sunset on Masai Mara in Kenya especially dramatic )

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( Camels on the massive salmon-colored dunes of the Sahara desert in Morocco )

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(A lone bull giraffe under the fading light of a Kenyan sunset )

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(One of the most extraordinary sunsets of my travels in Kenya)

This article originally appeared on The Insatiable Traveler where you can see more exotic silhouette pics.