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Levoča, Slovakia

Levoča Cage of Shame

Too much gossip or just missing curfew could land you in here for a couple of days.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Most SNP

This Slovak bridge is known both for its connection to a national uprising and its UFO-shaped eatery.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Cumil the Sewer Worker

This Slovakian statue of an emerging sewer worker might just be a bronze peeping tom.
Čičmany, Slovakia

Painted Village of Čičmany

A perfectly preserved hill village where the buildings are painted like white lace.
Kelimutu, Indonesia

Kelimutu Volcano

Three wildly colorful calderas top this otherworldly volcano chain.
Ruteng, Indonesia

Spider Web Rice Fields

The unique design was created by the traditional way communal rice paddies were divided among the indigenous people.
Abang, Indonesia

Amed Beach

The inky volcanic sand leads to reefs teeming with aquatic life waiting to be discovered by snorkelers and divers.
Ronggur Nihuta, Indonesia

The Toba Caldera

Site of the largest volcanic eruption in the last 25 million years, one which may have nearly wiped out humanity altogether.
Rantepao, Indonesia

The Funeral Rites of Torajaland

Eerie cemeteries carved into the side of cliffs and Babies are buried in the hollows of trees.
Magelang, Indonesia

Borobudur

Hundreds of Buddhas in a re-discovered Indonesian temple.
Kuta Selatan, Indonesia

Luhur Uluwatu Temple

This Balinese sea temple is thought to be guarded by the hundreds of monkeys that live around it.
Baturiti, Indonesia

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

This tiny lake temple dedicated to a water goddess seems to float on the surface.
Abang, Indonesia

Pura Lempuyang Luhur

Bali's remote "gateway to heaven" is one of the most sacred places on the island.
East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Komodo National Park

A sprawling nature preserve harbors the world's only living dragons.
Kediri, Indonesia

Tanah Lot

Isolated atop this Balinese sea crag is a lovely Hindu temple that is said to be guarded by sea snakes.
Tikal, Guatemala

Howler Monkeys of Tikal

These roaring primates were considered a divine creature in the cosmology of the Maya.
Tikal, Guatemala

Tikal Temple IV

Deep in the Guatemalan jungle stands an ancient pyramid that once marked the reign of a king.
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

La Iglesia de San Andres de Xecul

Experiencing Guatemala's sensory-exploding church is a blunt reminder of European influence.
Guatemala

Mayan Stelae at Quirigua

Mesoamerican monoliths and zoomorphic stones covered in royal visages, ancient mythology, and grand celestial events.
Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala

Maximón

Guatemalan womanizer, venerated during Holy Week.
Guatemala

Lago de Atitlán

Central America's deepest lake is actually a volcanic caldera, surrounded by three volcanoes.
Trujillo, Honduras

Grave of Filibuster William Walker

Fenced off in a garden cemetery in Honduras lies the grave of the most notorious American filibuster.
Comayagua, Honduras

Cathedral of Immaculate Conception

This neoclassic cathedral also houses what is believed to be the oldest clock in the Americas.
Omoa, Honduras

Fortress of San Fernando de Omoa

This fortress in Honduras was built to resist pirates, but its builders had more to fear from the British.