Everybody needs a vacation sometimes. But if you can’t manage to hop a flight between now and the end of your lunch break, then a virtual trip is the next best thing. The below videos are the brainchild of explore.org, a nonprofit that aims to bring people around the world closer to nature. The best part of these clips, however, is that nothing happens in them. Well, nothing that doesn’t happen at nature’s pace, of course.
These long, slow Facebook Live video streams capture sunsets, bears fishing for salmon and puffin birds lounging in real time, with no fast-forwarding and absolutely no hurry. They make for a great way to escape the world from your desk and let your mind relax. Take a look: