05/23/2014 11:57 am ET Updated Jul 23, 2014

Surreal Sunsets That Will Take Your Breath Away

Can you remember the last time you saw a brilliant sunset? Think back to the bright pastels rippling across the evening sky, crashing into each other in the final chaotic moments of sunlight. People gathering on the beach to watch the sun dipping below the water's edge and the colors it leaves in its massive wake.

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There's something about this daily ritual that seems anything but habitual. When people are lucky enough to marvel at the setting sun, the display is celebrated as more than just another day passing into night.

There's nothing like practicing yoga in the dipping sun, or enjoying the spectacle most from a high peak after a long hike. Whatever you're preferred activity, these incredible scenes from around the world will inspire you to get out there and see it for yourself. From the Pacific Coast of Southern California to an island off the coast of Germany, take a tour of these 10 surreal sunsets around the world.

10 Surreal Sunsets That Will Take Your Breath Away

-Diana Gerstacker, The Active Times

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