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Pilot Captures Magnificent Images from the Cockpit and They Will Blow You Away

#2 and #4 are the best!

While it’s not always a joy to travel by plane, particularly if you’re in for a long haul flight, there are good things about it, too. Aside from the lovely flight attendants and the free liquor, the stunning view from above can make a lengthy trip worthwhile.

Once the plane hits several thousand feet in altitude, we are greeted by skies so clear and blue, and clouds so fluffy you’d just want to die. Well, if there isn’t any storm, that is. But you see, nature was made in such a manner that everything about it is beautiful – even storms and lightning.

Santiago Borja-Lopez, a pilot who works for Ecuador Airlines, documented the beauty of lightning and storm clouds by taking photos of the magnificent view from the cockpit and posting them on his website and Instagram account. BoredPanda compiled some of these amazing shots – let’s all take a look:

1. "A colossal cumulonimbus flashes over the Pacific Ocean as we circle around it at 37000 feet en route to South America."

2. "I've never seen any lightning like this one."

3. An ominous storm over Panama City

4. Night flashes, Atlantic Ocean

5. Night sky

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Tourists Can’t Help But Cry After Losing All Their Belongings in Boracay

These tourists’ ‘dream vacation’ in the Philippines turned out to be a ‘horrific nightmare’.

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When it comes to pristine beaches, the Philippines has always been a top choice for tourists. Aside from being one of the budget-friendly destinations, it is also known for its hospitable people everywhere.

One of the top locations of every beach lover is the island of Boracay. The island resort ranked seventh in the 2017 Travelers’ Choice Award among Asia’s Top 10 islands by TripAdvisor. Meanwhile, Travel+Leisure magazine placed it fourth on the ‘The World’s Friendliest Islands’ of 2016.

With its clear waters and pristine beaches, Boracay Island is consistenly on the list of the World's Top Destinations.

It is no surprise then that both local and foreign tourists flock to this tiny island for holidays and long weekends. The annual beach party held last May 1 dubbed as ‘Laboracay’ (a portmanteau of the words “Labor Day” and “Boracay”) attracted numerous visitors. Hotels and resorts were all fully-booked....

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The World’s Largest Indoor Water Park Is Located in Freezing Germany

While it’s snowing and ice-cold outside, it’s always beach weather inside the largest indoor beach resort in Germany.

When talking about ideal water park locations, Germany doesn't really come to mind. With the country's cold temperatures, such a vacation destination seems out of place.

But 30 miles south of Berlin is Tropical Islands Resort, the largest indoor water park in the world. The location is a former airship hangar, which is always freezing with snow during winter. Inside the sprawling water park, however, it is warm and humid.

The biggest indoor water park in the world is located in Germany.

Tropical Islands Resort takes up more than 16 acres (that's more than six city blocks) and can host 6,000 guests at a time. The different facilities can cater to guests of all kinds, from kids to adults. The children can have fun in the paddling area, waterslide, and water play table. ...

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This Traveling Couple Makes 6-Figure Salaries By Posting Breathtaking Snaps On Instagram

This couple is living the life!

This couple cashes in on their travel adventures with the help of Instagram. Jack Morris and Lauren Bullen are perfect for each other since they love traveling the world. Now, both are reportedly earning six-figure salaries just by promoting different brands on Instagram as they travel the world.

Morris and Bullen’s Instagram have a combined following of over three million. And why won’t they have that number – the couple’s travel photos are just so stunning. Most of them show the pair relaxing on a beach, enjoying laidback moments in a tropical area or sharing meals while getting a breathtaking view of the ocean.

Morris and Bullen started their romance in 2016 and have traveled together since. They have been to countries like England, Greece, Italy, Thailand, Indonesia, Spain and Morocco, among others. One Instagram post would earn them $9,000 and for Morris, anything less than a $3,000 offer would not be promoted.

This couple has been traveling all over the world.

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