Photo tour: Beautiful rainbows around the world

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From Hawaii’s shores to London’s Big Ben, this colorful photo tour of beautiful rainbows from around the world will brighten your day.

Nothing can brighten up your day quite like the colorful sight of a rainbow on the horizon. Some believe these beautiful arches mean good luck is on the way, while superstition tells us that leprechauns and their riches are waiting for us if we can find the rainbow’s end. Others simply see them as water spectacularly refracting the colors in the sun’s light.

Whether you see these brilliant hues in a scientific light or as a call to start hunting for a pot of gold, there’s no denying perfect rainbows can turn nearly any backdrop into a great photograph. And if you happen to catch sight of a rainbow on your travels, they add just a touch of magic to already memorable travel experiences. From Hawaii’s shores to London’s Big Ben, photos of landmarks from around the world are just that much more special with a rainbow’s vibrant shades in the distance.

Brighten up your day with this colorful photo tour of beautiful rainbows from around the world.

Iguazu Falls, Brazil (Image: lighana)
Iguazu Falls, Brazil (Image: lighana)
Bronte Beach, Sydney (Image: Rmonty119)
Bronte Beach, Sydney (Image: Rmonty119)
North Shore, Oahu (Image: puuikibeach)
North Shore, Oahu (Image: puuikibeach)
Ala Moana, Hawaii (Image: madmarv00)
Ala Moana, Hawaii (Image: madmarv00)
Seattle, Washington (Image: chrisdevaraj)
Seattle, Washington (Image: chrisdevaraj)
London, England (Image: ChrisA1995)
London, England (Image: ChrisA1995)
London, England (Image: Georgie Johnson)
London, England (Image: Georgie Johnson)
Paris, France (Image: miclan42)
Paris, France (Image: miclan42)
A rainbow over a farm (Image: hotshot9766)
A rainbow over a farm (Image: hotshot9766)
Monument Valley, Utah (Image: firoxx)
Monument Valley, Utah (Image: firoxx)
A rainbow over a tree (Image: deanaarcher)
A rainbow over a tree (Image: deanaarcher)

(Main image: ˙Cаvin 〄)

Photo tour: Beautiful rainbows around the world was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Marissa Willman
Author: Marissa Willman (786 posts)

Marissa Willman earned a bachelor's degree in journalism before downsizing her life into two suitcases for a teaching gig in South Korea. Seoul was her home base for two years of wanderlusting throughout six countries in Asia. In 2011, Marissa swapped teaching for travel writing and now calls Southern California home.