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Places visited in Borgholm, Sweden
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Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Barra Airport

This beach runway is off limits during high tide.
Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Catalina Wreck

The rusting remnants of a flying boat lie scattered near the site of its fatal crash.
Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scotland

Barra Head Lighthouse

The highest lighthouse in Scotland shines from an abandoned island.
Formerum, Netherlands

Wrakkenmuseum

Pull up and have a drink at a museum filled with hundreds of years worth of shipwreck artifacts.
Franeker, Netherlands

Eisinga Planetarium

Home to the world's oldest functioning orrery.
Bourtange, Netherlands

Fort Bourtange

This beautifully designed star-shaped fort was the premier defense system of the late 1500s.
Giethoorn, Netherlands

Giethoorn

This small town in the Netherlands has no roads but instead, miles of canals and over 100 bridges.
Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Slauerhoffbrug Flying Drawbridge

This unique bridge physically lifts a piece of the road into the air to let boats pass by.
Schiermonnikoog, Netherlands

Whale Jaw of Schiermonnikoog

An awe-inspiring giant blue whale jaw bone stands in the center of this Dutch island.
Dwingeloo, Netherlands

Dwingeloo Radio Observatory

This giant radio telescope would be a rusting ruin if it hadn't become such a beloved relic.
De Veenhoop, Netherlands

Herkules Windmill

This Dutch windmill has its roots in an American invention.
Zwiggelte, Netherlands

Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope

A radio telescope for listening to the stars, based in one of the cloudiest countries in the world.
Assen, Netherlands

Yde Girl

Remarkably preserved body discovered in a peat bog.
Groningen, Netherlands

Excalibur Climbing Wall

This imposing tower named after the mythical sword of King Arthur is considered the tallest freestanding climbing wall in the world.
Mörbylånga, Sweden

Sandby Borg Ringfort

Archaeologists are still unraveling the secrets of the brutal massacre that wiped out this ancient fort.
Borgholm, Sweden

Neptuni Åkrar

An otherworldly fossil-rich cobble beach marked with Viking graves.
Borgholm, Sweden

Trollskogen (The Troll Forest)

Crooked windswept pines give this old forest an enchanted and magical look.
Błędów, Poland

Błędów Desert

People in Poland have rallied to save this unnatural desert from being reclaimed by the forest.