What does the world look like to a bird? From the time of Icarus, humans have wanted to stretch their wings to view the panorama of landscapes from high above. Yahoo! reader MITHUN BASAK did better – he compiled for us a gallery of images from around the world. All of these photographs were taken from high vantages – ultralight aircrafts, hot-air balloons, choppers, skyscrapers, hilltops, observation towers and cable cars. Get high and giddy on these inspiring images!