It’s that time of year where we look back on and make silly superlative lists – best, worst, most, least, biggest, shortest, most fun, sunniest, rainiest. Let’s take a look at what inspired me in 2015!
Hiking in the Spanish Pyrenees with among the first signs of Spring.
Lake Louise in Alberta as the sun slips behind the Canadian Rockies.
Finding a rare solitary moment in the Forbidden City in Beijing China
Wild Kingdom moment! A whale feeds among birds in the Bering Strait.
One of the most memorable plane rides I’ve ever been on over Wrangell St. Elias National Park in Alaska.
Up early to catch sunrise in Mona Vale New South Wales Australia.
It’s not easy being single. A young single woman from Germany’s Black Forest wears a traditional Bollenhut hat signifying her single status.
Taking in the fall colors while kayaking in a glacial fed lake near Anchorage Alaska.
Spray Lakes in Kananaskis Alberta. While driving out to the snowshoeing trails, I had to stop to capture this magnificent reflection!
Hawaiian generations teach us about culture and traditions in Molokai.
A hunter’s shack in Russia’s Far East.
The sky is afire in Colorado as I hike and stay off the grid in a Colorado Mountain Hut.
Children in Belize sneak peaks and smiles.
My horse takes a rest at the top of the hill in Catalonia Spain.
A glacier along the Glenn HIghway in Alaska dwarfs the nearby trees.
Brickwork on a Lutheran Church in Saxony Germany
Big Horn Sheep Graze around the Canadian Rockies in Alberta
A polar bear paces along the shore of Wrangel Island in the Arctic Ocean.
Riding a mule down the steepest sea cliffs in the world to Kalaupapa Historic Park in Molokai Hawaii
Bondi Beach in Sydney Australia
Viewing sunset over the old city walls in Girona Spain
A rare moment of solitude on the Great Wall in China
I was mesmerized by the humming birds in Belize!
Taking in the view of the Canadian Rockies in the crisp, cool mountain air.
Sailing in Sydney Harbor’s weekly race.
The aqua blue waters of Belize
Sherry Ott is a refugee from corporate IT who is now a long term traveler, blogger, and photographer. She’s a co-founder of Briefcasetobackpack.com, a website offering career break travel inspiration and advice.
Additionally, she runs an around the world travel blog writing about her travel and expat adventures at Ottsworld.com.com.