Window-seat views

Want to gain a new perspective on Mother Nature's work? For air travelers, the view from 30,000 feet can be spectacular. Here are 10 reasons to request a window seat, as dreamed up by the folks at Cheapflights.com.

  • Hudson Bay, Canada

  • Grand Canyon, Ariz.

  • Hawaiian Islands

  • Niagara Falls, N.Y., and Canada

  • The Alps, Europe

  • Rio de Janeiro

  • Sydney

  • Himalayas, central Asia

  • The Bahamas

  • Mount Etna, Italy

    -- Linda Zavoral, travel@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow at Twitter.com/ buh_byetravel.