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Falkland Islands

Bertha's Beach

This remote stretch of sand is a penguin lover's paradise.
Northumberland, England

Cragside

This enchanting Victorian estate was home to the world's first hydroelectric power generator.
Sunderland, England

National Glass Centre

A museum pays tribute to the glass-making industry of Sunderland.
Tyne and Wear, England

'Shadows in Another Light'

This steel sculpture made from a recycled crane towers above a former shipyard.
Tyne and Wear, England

St. Peter's Church

One of England's oldest stone churches and the birthplace of the "father of English history."
Stanley, Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands Totem Pole

Where British troops serving on the remote islands paid tribute to their faraway hometowns.
Falkland Islands

Blue Beach Military Cemetery

A small cemetery remembers the British troops who fell during the Falklands War.
Darwin, Falkland Islands

Lieutenant Colonel "H" Jones Memorial

It marks the spot where the high-ranking British officer died during the Falklands War.
Falkland Islands

Argentine Military Cemetery

A hilltop collection of crosses remembering the hundreds of Argentine troops who fell during the Falklands War.
Tyne and Wear, England

Mowbray Park Walrus

This lonely bronze walrus celebrates a character in a Lewis Carroll poem.
Tyne and Wear, England

Steel Men Of Wearside

This tribute to Sunderland's mining past stands outside the home of its football club.
Tyne and Wear, England

The Red House

An enigmatic sculpture depicts a ruined home with debris stretching for over half a mile along the river.
Middlesbrough, England

Tees Transporter Bridge

Built in 1911, the Tees Transporter Bridge is one of only six transporter bridges still in operation.
Gateshead, England

The Angel of the North

Huge winged monument in the United Kingdom.
Sunderland, England

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

A museum and gardens with unusual plants and a history of progressive programming for the blind.
Houghton le Spring, England

Penshaw Monument

The nearly 200-year-old folly has a secret spiral staircase hidden in one of its pillars.
Paphos, Cyprus

Tombs of the Kings

An ancient necropolis of magnificent tombs.
Las Vegas, Nevada

St. Valentine's Day Massacre Wall

The bullet-riddled wall from the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, bloodstains enhanced for your viewing pleasure.
Falkland Islands

Bodie Creek Suspension Bridge

This abandoned suspension bridge on the Falkland Islands is now crumbling into the water.
Saint Helena

Ascension Island

Remote, volcanic island that Darwin, Hooker, and the Royal Navy shaped into a thriving, artificial ecosystem.
Falkland Islands

Boot Hill

An ever-growing field of footwear invites legends and more shoes.
Stanley, Falkland Islands

Christ Church Cathedral

The southernmost Anglican cathedral in the world has whale bones standing in its yard.
Falkland Islands

The Shipwreck of Lady Elizabeth

This haunting ghost ship stands beached in the waters off the coast of the Falkland Islands.
Lincolnshire, England

RAF Stenigot

A quartet of rusting satellite goliaths are all that remain of a communication network that protected Britain from Russian air strikes.