It's no secret that Earth is home to some pretty magnificent things, and waterfalls definitely rank high on the list. They're just so majestic and oddly mesmerizing that it's hard to resist the urge to watch water topple for hours on end. That is, if you're lucky enough to live close to or visit a waterfall.
For many of us, we'll have to just look in awe at these photos of 12 breathtaking waterfalls from around the world. Your temporary vacation starts now.
1. Pearl Shoal Waterfall, China
2. Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland
3. Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Lebanon
4. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
5. Horsetail Falls, California
6. Dynjandi Waterfalls, Iceland
7. Plitvice Lakes Waterfalls, Croatia
8. Porcupine Mountains Waterfall, Michigan
9. Cheonjiyeon Waterfall, South Korea
10. Seven Sisters Waterfall, Norway
11. Angel Falls, Venezuela
12. Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya, India