Wanderlust-inducing gifs

2013-05-03 13:42

It's strange the sort of effect a gif can have on the senses. While video clips and ordinary still photographs may also leave us with some sort of emotion, it's almost as if the mixture of motion and stasis, the utter silence and the endless continuum that characterise gifs connects with a deeper section of our sensory system.

So, take a look at these nine moving pictures below and tell us you don't feel a deep stirring of nostalgic wanderlust. 

Found on the White House's brand new Tumblr, this image of Obama's Marine One helicopter taking off for a state visit to Mexico and Costa Rica kind of made us wish we had one of the highly contraversial landing (and colourful disembarking) of the Gupta jet at Waterkloof Military Airbase.  

Ready for that hollow stomach feeling and closed ears? (Jaunted)

Cruising... (b-earwolf Tumblr)

Don't you just wish glass-bottom planes were real? (Jaunted)

(Hectic Harmony Tumblr)

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