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10 rainbows to start your day

Begin your morning with these colorful views from around the world.


February 12, 2016 | Latest Photo Prev Next
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February 12, 2016 | Latest Photo

No natural wonder is more magical than a rainbow. Something about sunlight reflecting off water droplets in the sky just fills us with glee. Maybe it's the way the colors melt into one another like sorbet, or maybe it's the faint but ever-present hope that there's a pot of gold at the end of one. Here are some of our favorite bows from around the world.

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Cranes flock under a rainbow in Israel's Hula Valley. (Photo: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

parisPeople sit by a water fountain, enjoying the warm weather in Paris. (Photo: Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images)

rainbow during championshipA rainbow is seen above the stadium during the Women's 400m final during the 22nd European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

rainbow in TahitiA rainbow flies over the finale of the 14th edition of the Billabong Pro Tahiti surf event, part of the Association of Surfing Professionals world tour, on the French Polynesian island of Tahiti. (Photo: Gregory Boissy/AFP/Getty Images)

rainbow in uruguayAn aureole caused by high clouds, which refract sunlight, circles over downtown Montevideo, Uruguay. (Photo: Miguel Rojo/AFP/Getty Images)

rainbow sydneyA rainbow arcs over the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia, a country that celebrates a four-day international music, arts and lifestyle festival called the Rainbow Serpent Festival. (Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

rainbow over Niagara FallsThis photo was taken by a passenger on a boat touring Niagara Falls in Canada. (Photo: Doug Lemke/Shutterstock)

rainbow over parisThe fireworks show for France's Independence Day, July 14, included rainbow lights on the Eiffel Tower. (Photo: TTstudio/Shutterstock)

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Sheep graze on a field in front of a rainbow in southern Israel. (Photo: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

A rainbow in IcelandIn addition to enjoying rainbows like this one, Iceland has been known to get moonbows. (Photo: TTstudio /Shutterstock)

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