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Chamonix, France

Lac Blanc

An icy lake tucked among jaw-dropping alpine panoramas.
Granada, Spain

Muslim Gravestones of the Alhambra

Spanish architects used seized Muslim gravestones to rebuild parts of the fortress.
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Museo Del Ambar (Amber Museum)

Collection of fossils, plants, and ancient animals encased in amber.
Dunfermline, Scotland

Dunfermline's Wallace Well

Did the legendary Scottish knight William Wallace actually take refuge here after a major battle?
Shetland Islands, Scotland

Ayres of Swinister

The recurring nature of this geographic feature might make it unique in the world.
Lochgilphead, Scotland

Dunchraigaig Cairn and Baluachraig Rock Art

No other place in Scotland has such a high concentration of prehistoric carved stone surfaces.
Anstruther, Scotland

St Monans Salt Pans

The ruins of Scottish sea salt production.
Glasgow, Scotland

Kelvingrove Pipe Organ

Inside this art museum resides one of Glasgow's most famous musical instruments.
Bo’ness, Scotland

Hippodrome Cinema

This vintage gem is one of the oldest surviving purpose-built movie palaces in Scotland.
Edinburgh, Scotland

William Wallace and Robert the Bruce Statues

Overlooked by many, the two famous Scottish warriors guard the main gate of Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Blair Street Underground Vaults

A labyrinthine network of chambers with a storied past hides below Edinburgh's South Bridge.
Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow City Center Mural Trail

A scattered trail of street art adds a pop of color to the city's stark structures.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Iguana Bridge

This bridge over the River Cuale leads to a neighborhood that was once an escape for Hollywood's elite.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

La Rotonda del Mar

A Lovecraftian altar of nightmarish bronze chairs sits ominously on a boardwalk in Puerto Vallarta.
Kilmartin, Scotland

Kilmartin Glen Prehistoric Monuments

This collection of Neolithic monuments make up one of The U.K.'s richest archeological landscapes.
Kilmartin, Scotland

Ballymeanoch Prehistoric Monuments

This Neolithic-era complex boasts standing stones, a cairn, and the only henge in Western Scotland.
Rosemarkie, Scotland

The Fairy Glen - Rosemarkie

This lovely Scottish nature walk leads to the source of a local legend.
Arrochar, Scotland

The Cobbler (Ben Arthur)

This uniquely shaped rock formation is one of Scotland's most iconic mountains and gives spectacular views in all directions.
Lerwick, Scotland

Shetland Library

This public library still showcases its former life as a 19th-century church.
Lerwick, Scotland

Lerwick Public Sign Snail

The unexpected mascot of Shetland's capital.
Lairg, Scotland

Falls of Shin

This man-made waterfall was designed to help improve access for spawning salmon.
Scalloway, Scotland

The Shetland Bus Memorial

This memorial celebrates the legacy of the British-Norwegian resistance movement during World War II.
Lassodie, Scotland

St. Ninian's Fife Earth Project

The half-finished remains of what would have been Scotland’s biggest piece of landscape art.
Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Loch Long Torpedo Range

A long-abandoned relic of World War II.