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Doha, Qatar

Kashmir Handicrafts Emporium

Home of the infamous Rug Man of Doha.
Panchagarh, Bangladesh

Dahala Khagrabari

A piece of India inside a piece of Bangladesh inside a piece of India inside a piece of Bangladesh.
Thailand

Koh Hingham

The cursed island of black pebbles.
Nang Lae, Thailand

Baan Dam - Black House

An entire elephant skeleton, snake skin table runner, and thousands of animal remains become art in Thailand's Black House.
Bangkok, Thailand

Half-Century-Old Soup

At a Bangkok bistro, one pot of beef stew has been cooking non-stop for more than 45 years.
New Delhi, India

Tomb of Balban

An unassuming tomb houses an important milestone in Indian architectural history.
New Delhi, India

Khari Baoli Rooftop

The roof of one of the world’s largest spice markets provides a grand view over the neighborhood's glorious bustle.
Moneragala, Sri Lanka

Biso Pokuna

This enigmatic stone pool is all that remains of an ancient palace.
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Borella Kanatte General Cemetery

This Sri Lankan cemetery is the final resting place of sci-fi legend Sir Arthur C. Clarke.
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Mackwoods Tea Plantation Sign

A Sri Lankan tea factory's ironic take on the Los Angeles landmark.
Bairawa, Nepal

Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

Nepal’s last remaining population of wild water buffalo and many other rare species call this reserve home.
Iceland

Hofskirkja

This fairytale-like structure is the last turf church ever constructed in Iceland.
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Jami Ul-Alfar Masjid (Red Mosque)

This mesmerizing architectural wonder will take your breath away with its unusual color patterns.
Thrissur, India

Kuda-kallu of Aryyannur

Megalithic monuments resembling magic mushrooms.
Olvera, Spain

Olvera Castle - Castillo de Olvera

Moorish signal station on a stratgic rocky outcrop.
Villar del Pozo, Spain

Ciudad Real Central Airport

An abandoned airport in the middle of nowhere.
Consuegra, Spain

Consuegra Windmills

This line of 12 tower mills described in the story of Don Quixote is among the most iconic landscapes in Spain.
Santiago do Escoural, Portugal

Dolmen Chapel of Sao Brissos

A neolithic tomb converted into a tiny chapel.
Esperança, Portugal

The World’s Shortest International Bridge

You can cross from one country to another in a single hop on this little bridge.
Évora, Portugal

Almendres Cromlech

"Portugal's Stonehenge" is made up of nut-like stones aligned with the heavens.
Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal

Montemor-o-Novo Castle

This crumbling Portuguese ruin overlooks the populace it once ruled.
Lisbon, Portugal

Santa Justa Lift

This Industrial Age architectural and engineering gem helps visitors and residents alike traverse Lisbon, “The City of Seven Hills.”
Lisbon, Portugal

Livraria Bertrand

The world's oldest bookshop still in operation.
Lisbon, Portugal

Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth.