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Cambridge, England

The Eagle

The Cambridge pub where Francis Crick announced that he and James Watson had discovered the DNA double-helix.
West Mersea, England

Monkey Beach

This stretch of beach is the site of a prime watering hole and a primate watchtower.
Peldon, England

The Strood

This ancient causeway can flood daily, leaving Mersea Island as a true island for hours at a time, and cutting its 7,000 residents off from the mainland.
Colchester, England

Jumbo Water Tower

The largest Victorian water tower in Britain.
Colchester, England

'Walking Woman' & 'Man With Cup'

Two larger-than-life Sean Henry sculptures blend in with the people of Colchester's high street.
Sudbury, England

The Hundred and One Dalmatians Drinking Fountain

At this fountain, Pongo and Missis of "The Hundred and One Dalmatians," stopped to drink.
Lavenham, England

Suffolk's Pink and Crooked Houses

The historic villages and towns of Suffolk are filled with wonky wooden beam houses painted an unusual shade of pink. Unknown to many though, this sweet shade has a bloody history.
Ipswich, England

'The Major'

This public bathroom is guarded by a flyswatter-wielding army major.
Ipswich, England

The Black Stone

On the side of Christchurch Mansion is an enigmatic block of dark limestone that dates back to 14th-century Belgium.
Ipswich, England

Bobby Robson Statue

A life-sized statue commemorating the former manager of Ipswich's football team.
Ipswich, England

Alexander Obolensky Statue

A bronze and stone statue made to recognize the life and career of a Russian aristocrat turned English rugby player.
London, England

Honey & Co. Bloomsbury

Feast on Middle Eastern mezze from an Israeli expat duo.
London, England

The Molehill on The Equestrian Statue of William III

This statue includes the molehill that toppled a king.
London, England

'The Seven Ages of Man'

A totem pole of heads to represent the different stages of life.
Plaisance Ward, Seychelles

Abandoned Church

In the middle of a busy residential neighborhood, a small roofless church being reclaimed by nature.
Pier Ward, Seychelles

Victoria Clock Tower

This vestige of Seychelles’s colonial past now resides in a busy intersection and didn’t chime for its first 96 years.
Roche Caiman, Seychelles

Isle of Farquhar

A schooner, nicknamed "The Unsinkable," with a long history of survival in the Indian Ocean.
Victoria, Seychelles

Marie Antoinette's

One of the oldest restaurants in the Seychelles.
London, England

Water Dragons of Kew Gardens

These docile dragons are ideal inhabitants for the conservatory greenhouses.
London, England

Marianne North Gallery at Kew Gardens

A gallery specifically dedicated to the botanical illustrations of a remarkable traveling lady.
London, England

Dorich House Museum

This Art Deco house is home to the world's largest collection of Dora Gordine's paintings, drawings, and sculptures.
London, England

Site of the Tabard Inn

The location Geoffrey Chaucer and tale-telling pilgrims set off for Canterbury in April 1386.
London, England

Horizon Insects

London's first edible insect farm offers facility tours and cooking classes.
Saudi Arabia

The Edge of the World

These towering cliffs jut dramatically from the middle of a barren desert.