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Katoomba, Australia

The Giant Stairway

A massive stairway that almost wasn't leads to one of Australia's most scenic vistas.
St Kilda, Australia

St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony

You'll find the little birds tucked within the rocks of this Australian beach.
Mexico City, Mexico

'Las Razas y La Cultura' Mural

This stunning and ethereal mural symbolizes the beauty, unity, and diversity of humankind.
Aguascalientes, Mexico

National Museum of Death

A uniquely robust and historic look at Mexico's omnipresent dance with Death.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Great Hall Ceiling at the National Portrait Gallery

Sprawled across the Great Hall ceiling are various constellations and images relating to the zodiac.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Netherbow Bell

The bell that once tolled atop a lost Edinburgh gate now hangs for all to see.
Pudong Xinqu, China

A.P. Xinyang Market

A labyrinth of clothing, electronics, and other counterfeit items.
Aguascalientes, Mexico

Castillo Ortega-Douglas

In Mexico, an abandoned Scottish-looking castle stands as a tribute to love.
Tlacotalpan, Mexico

Municipal Cemetery of Tlacotalpan

The graveyard displays the colonial Mexican and Caribbean architectural fusion that defines this city.
Mexico City, Mexico

Museo Universitario del Chopo (Chopo University Museum)

This industrial Art Nouveau gem is a historic hotspot for Mexican counterculture.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Jacob's Ladder

This obscure walkway links Edinburgh’s Old Town with one of the city's prime vantage points.
Edinburgh, Scotland

St Cecilia's Hall

Scotland's oldest purpose-built concert hall houses an incredible collection of ornate, centuries-old keyboards.
Ciudad de México, Mexico

Cocodrilo de Leonora Carrington

A fabulously bizarre surrealist sculpture by the late artist, Leonora Carrington.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Writers' Museum

This small museum in a 17th-century building honors three iconic Scottish writers.
Oban, Scotland

McCaig’s Tower

Looking strangely like Rome's Colosseum, this unfinished tower has dominated the skyline for over 100 years.
Mexico City, Mexico

'El Vochol'

A Volkswagen Beetle decorated with millions of beads connects Mexico's past and future.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The King's Chamber

This was once a hall in which a 16th-century royal banquet was hosted by King James VI of Scotland.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Tweeddale Court

This 16th-century close preserves an unusual piece of Edinburgh's transportation history.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Golfer's Land

A British plaque remembers this house which was made from the spoils of the first international golf bet.
Edinburgh, Scotland

George Mackenzie's Mausoleum

The tomb of one of Scotland's bloody historic villains is a magnet for bumbling desecrators.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Witches' Well

The fountain marks the area where hundreds of accused witches were burned at the stake.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Wojtek the Soldier Bear Memorial

A statue in the heart of Edinburgh honors a bear that served in the Polish military during World War II.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Burke & Hare Murder Dolls

Tiny effigies of the victims of Edinburgh's famous Anatomy Murders.
Edinburgh, Scotland

The Edinburgh Maiden

This early version of the guillotine was used to execute the man responsible for its construction.