What’s the view outside your window like? With plenty of us still stuck at home during the quarantine, we spend a lot of time gazing outside our windows. If you’re one of those people or just want some simple and wholesome content, then the “View from my window” Facebook group will be right up your alley.

With over 2.1 million members, the “View from my window” page is a social media giant. The group invites people from all around the world to connect with others by posting a photo and a description, while people in the comments say a quick “hello” from wherever in the world they are.

The team receives hundreds of private messages and thousands of photos each and every day, so anyone anxious to have their pic featured will have to be patient. Scroll down and upvote your fave pics, dear Pandas! Share your thoughts about which ones you liked the most in the comments below and drop us a photo (or two!) of what the view from your own window looks like.

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Deon Meyer Report

Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

What a beautiful sight!

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Renee Cwikla Report

JessG
Community Member
2 months ago

This is on my bucket list, I MUST see this gorgeous spectacle

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Stuart McKelvie‎ Report

Kesam
Community Member
2 months ago

- Hello, this is 911. - Yes hello. I think quarantine has made me slightly crazy. I think I'm starting to have hallucinations. - What are you seeing? - A moose. Right outside my window. - Really? But you're in Canada, what else would you expect to see outside your window? - Tru dat. Thanks for your help. Bye-bye.

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Amsterdam-based graphic designer Barbara Duriau launched the non-profit group on March 22 and it’s grown by leaps and bounds ever since.

The group is so popular that she relies on the help of 24 volunteers from all over the world to help her look through endless photos each and every day. After all, they have to make darn sure that each photo that they feature adheres to the group’s rules. The group plans to use the photos to publish a book, a calendar, and even make an exhibition in the future.

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Linda Oling Jimenez Report

Lavender Brown
Community Member
2 months ago

Gorgeous view!!

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Lyn Coffin‎ Report

varwenea
Community Member
2 months ago

That's the best perspective ever! Enjoy your family time!

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Sally Grech Report

Binxyminxem
Community Member
2 months ago

I love the name Fluffy Bum! Cutest view yet! ☺️

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One of the unspoken rules is that it’s not a competition for the most beautiful landscape, animal, meal, or drink—the photos are supposed to be all about connecting to others through the shared experience of staying at home during the lockdown.

Duriau told Gizmodo that she prefers photos with stories over just plain aesthetics, so if you’re worried that your photo might not be good enough, think again.

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Helen Atherton Report

Meeple13
Community Member
2 months ago

'Mom, can I eat it? Pleeease??'

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Erin Beard Report

anna coughlan
Community Member
2 months ago

Bless You from a nurse is Australia... You are A HERO!... please stay safe and safety to ALL your fellow workers

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Amy DeFord Aquilina Report

Daria B
Community Member
2 months ago

Quarantine? This is a holiday! ♡♡♡ (no jealousy, btw, this is genuine appreciation)

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The Facebook group has absolutely no tolerance whatsoever for bullying or hateful speech. In fact, the moderators had to disable comments on posts from Israel and Palestine. Duriau explained that this was done before hate speech becomes “impossible to manage.” However, Israellycool reports that the moderators have since reversed their decision after some people were upset about not being able to connect with others.

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Peggy Kennedy Report

Astrid Nineor
Community Member
2 months ago

Even if it dies it will be habitat for wildlife. Old oaks are protected here.

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Marianne Sunde Hestetun Report

Orionpax75
Community Member
2 months ago

Probably the most peaceful and cleanest place on earth!! Bucket list for sure!!

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Jules Griffith Report

Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
2 months ago

Would anyone else just throw themselves into that drift for fun? Just me, ok then.

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Mindi Brock Report

Nea
Community Member
2 months ago

Absolutely beautiful and i am totally jealous.

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Maria Hanson Report

Natalia Kurek
Community Member
2 months ago

We meant to go to Hydra for our honeymoon in August... Postponed now till next year 😉

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Popescu Rares Report

Leslie Sokolow
Community Member
2 months ago

This looks like the back deck of a rustic restaurant in Vinales where we dined just a few weeks ago. Killer view! Great mojitos.

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Marie-Alice Leclercq Report

Jo Choto
Community Member
2 months ago

Paris, where your balcony is the same size as your apartment.

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Natalia Ivlikova Report

Whatshername
Community Member
2 months ago

Yes please, we need harsh reality just as much as all these jealousy-inducing paradise pics.

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Freddy Noris Report

desert29rat
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow.

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Anne Merimaa Report

Must Be Bored Again
Community Member
2 months ago

Some of Bob's happy trees!

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Régis Bourgault Report

Orionpax75
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow literally fruit loops on the ledge lol...toucans are beautiful

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Geert Van Kaathoven Report

Chris Watson
Community Member
2 months ago

You stay safe and healthy as well! A lot of turmoil among locals i here.

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Andrea Marie Report

Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
2 months ago

Those bears want you for lunch.

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Mark Waite Report

JessG
Community Member
2 months ago

Whoah! Who, in their right mind, would ever cover up that window?!? Gorgeous!

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Lavina Strickleton Hemming Report

JessG
Community Member
2 months ago

Great photo.

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#25

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Tania Kamburudi Report

Daria Z
Community Member
2 months ago

So lovely!

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#26

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Sandrine Fresnel Report

Perfumista Perfumista
Community Member
2 months ago

*wimpering*

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Masha Medvedeva Report

Jo Choto
Community Member
2 months ago

Perhaps he's praying to the moose gods.

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Lydur Skulason Report

Talia Johnson
Community Member
2 months ago

Beautiful sky - nature's painting!

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People Are Sharing What The View Is Like From Their Windows In This Facebook Group, And Here Are 138 Of The Top Submissions

In 2008 I attempted suicide.

I was hospitalized and I lost everything. When I got out I lost my job, my car, my home, everything. I was 24 with no education outside of a high school diploma, and I knew only how to sell things to people, which I hated.

I dreamt of traveling the world and seeing new places but I'd done nothing close to that. I lost focus of everything. I thought money was the key to happiness and I chased that. Feeling devoid of everything, I really thought that there was no reason to continue. I had my shot at life and I blew it. My family convinced me to go back to university, despite my appeals that I was too old.

I became a teacher, I volunteered as a coach for the Special Olympics, and I worked with at risk youth. I found that what made me happy was making kids who I could empathize with happy. Making them feel that they were cared for, that a stranger could invest in them, and believe in them. I haven't looked back since.

This situation has brought back old emotions, it's taken away from me so much of what I feel I need to be happy and I feel disconnected from the very humans I only want to better. I've had to adapt, and in that, I've come to see, slowly, that I have much to be grateful for.

Today I moved into my dream flat. I'm a kid from an extremely humble, and very young family in the desert of west Texas with a dream to travel the world and today I feel accomplished. My home today is a place I could only dream of as a child and couldn't fathom in 2008. I still struggle, every day in fact, but I know that I have a purpose, and through a laptop or in person, it doesn't matter, I know there are tiny humans who need to be believed in and I'm happy to do that! I loved every single student that I've had and I don't say that because it's what a teacher should say, I say it because I mean it. Today I feel OK, and that's always a step on the right direction for anyone.

Steven J. Whitfield‎ Report

Lizard
Community Member
2 months ago

You are extraordinary and the world is grateful for your presence....may you always know there are people like me that know how your gifts - so selflessly shared - have made a huge difference to this planet. Peace and love to you and yours.....Bravo my friend.

Kevin Wilcoxon
Community Member
2 months ago

Thank you Steven!!

Orionpax75
Community Member
2 months ago

Hey brother I don't know you but I love you!! You are loved and wanted always remember that!! Ever need to talk DM me @orionpax75 on IG

Anna Versace
Community Member
2 months ago

This is so beautiful!

David Redman
Community Member
2 months ago

A remarkable return to life. Everyone has a purpose and too many give up or try more at failing than succeeding. Congratulations and best as you continue the journey along the bumpy road of life.

kathryn stretton
Community Member
2 months ago

Amazingly, am just reading a novel set exactly here, including this view from the top deck of a hotel, during Ramadan too! Am living in Turkey at present ( called Ramazan here). Your'e photo exactly replicates a scene from the book. Amazing. Book is Iris & Ruby by Rosie Thomas. Thanks.

Adam C
Community Member
2 months ago

This view never gets old.

JessG
Community Member
2 months ago

This is certainly something to thankful for

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

The world is richer for your presence. Thank you for sharing your story. Especially now, people are floating without a tether. You may not know how many you've touched here. Stay healthy. Gorgeous view, by the way.

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
1 month ago

The best way to help yourself is by helping others. I'm grateful you made it and that you realize you are of great value.

Binnie Thompson
Community Member
1 month ago

God bless you!!

Dorothy Cloud
Community Member
2 months ago

Good luck, have a happy and successful life!

Karen Haack
Community Member
2 months ago

Don't ever give up on yourself. You are important, you have something to give, there will always be a place for you. When the world becomes too much inside, look outside the box - <3. There is purpose to each new day.

Boredathome
Community Member
2 months ago

Omg I cried while reading this! Stay safe and continue making kids happy!

Brenda Savage
Community Member
2 months ago

Thank you for sharing that, Steven. Stay well. You help people just by telling your story.

Ngaire Eruera
Community Member
2 months ago

You deserve your lovely view. Thankyou for your contribution.

Jill Ferguson
Community Member
2 months ago

My favorite picture.

Daniele Ribolla
Community Member
2 months ago

a bright day always follows a scary night... God bless you.

Linda Deming
Community Member
2 months ago

So glad you found your way in life. Not many find that kind of happiness and purpose.

Roz Klaiman
Community Member
2 months ago

In giving you are getting and that is beautiful stay safe, stay well and keep safe

Pamela E Brueckner
Community Member
2 months ago

What a gift to humanity thank you for sharing your story

Lori Rutherford
Community Member
2 months ago

God bless you Angel

MellonCollie
Community Member
2 months ago

Very moving. Way to go!

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Pat Baxter Report

desert29rat
Community Member
2 months ago

That's so lovely.

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Linda Sif Þorláksdóttir Report

Jude Bennett
Community Member
2 months ago

wow

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Maria Scarvalone Report

Orionpax75
Community Member
2 months ago

Home :)

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Coreena Fletcher Report

Pamela24
Community Member
2 months ago

11,752 feet = 3,582 meters, if anyone's curious. ;)

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Ingrid van den Boogaard Report

Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
2 months ago

Lovely. Bet it’s a nice change as it won’t be so nice when it’s swarming in tourists.

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Angie Jeffries-Layman Report

Carol Emory
Community Member
2 months ago

Awesome view...but the empty streets leave me heartbroken for the people in New York.

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Stefany Rowland Report

Cori
Community Member
2 months ago

Gorgeous veiw! Gorgeous sunset! There's plenty of room to breathe with a view like that.

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Leslie Cornelius Report

Al Joy
Community Member
2 months ago

Thank you for your service!

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Hisham Youssef Report

varwenea
Community Member
2 months ago

Match box homes. Sad but true. Few residential homes have any flairs. And those air conditioners have fallen onto the ground below. It's not easy living there.

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Connor Stewie Report

Chris Watson
Community Member
2 months ago

With the drone of traffic gone, does this affect your sleep? I know living beside a railway at one point, the trains would lull me to sleep.

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Debby Gastes Report

Sarah Schmidt
Community Member
2 months ago

Wait, that's a bad view and small balcony for you guys?! Sorry I started to get jealous of ppl with balconies a few weeks ago and will now continue to stare at the blank wall across my kitchenwindow. Greets from Berlin :)

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