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Mountainair, New Mexico

Salinas Pueblo Missions

The remains of Abó, Gran Quivera, and Qurai are monuments to the long, complicated history of the Indigenous people of the Southwest.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Arthur's Seat

This extinct volcano rises above Edinburgh and is special for its panoramic views over the city.
Tallinn, Estonia

Hellemann Tower and City Walls

Walk along the medieval fortifications that have been protecting Tallinn since the 14th century.
Heimaey, Iceland

Eldheimar Museum

This museum explores how a 1973 volcanic eruption forever changed this small Icelandic island.
Pichla bei Mureck, Austria

Handwerkerdörfl Pichla

This open-air museum filled with 19th-century buildings offers a unique view of historic craftsmanship.
Brussels, Belgium

Madame Chapeau Sculpture

A bronze statue of the fictional character nicknamed "Mrs. Hat" from a beloved Belgian comedy.
Tallinn, Estonia

St Catherine's Passage

A medieval setting reimagined into a unique art alley.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Schöner Náci

A sculpture of a beloved local figure, who tipped his top hat to everyone he passed on the streets of Bratislava.
Bratislava, Slovakia

The Pamätné Kamene of Bratislava

Brass plaques embedded in pavement preserve the memories of those who lost their lives at the hands of Nazis during World War II.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Hans Christian Andersen Statue

A sculpture of the beloved author surrounded by characters from his fairy tales.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Neolog Synagogue Memorial

Dedicated to a synagogue that was destroyed after having survived World War II.
Trakai, Lithuania

Trakai Island Castle

Over time, this castle grew to encompass the entire island.
McLean, Texas

1929 Phillips 66 Station

This refurbished gas station is one of the oldest in Texas, located on the original Route 66.
San Diego, California

Balboa Park Botanical Building and Lily Pond

Built for an exposition in 1915, these horticultural displays have stood the test of time.
Sponsored by Lincoln
Oatman, Arizona

Oatman

This once-booming Gold Rush town is now home to a herd of feral donkeys.
Cape Reinga, New Zealand

Te Paki Sand Dunes

Mounds of fine golden sand that can rise nearly 500 feet tall.
Manětín, Czechia

Kostel Svatého Jiří Ghost Church

Thirty creepy ghosts now inhabit this decaying 14th-century church.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava Old Town Hall's Cannonball

Launched by Napoleon's soldiers more than 200 years ago, a cannonball remains embedded in the tower wall.
Telgárt, Slovakia

Chmarošský Viaduct

A gorgeous stone viaduct crosses over a bucolic valley.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Church of St. Elizabeth

Also known as the Blue Church, the building was consecrated to the daughter of Andrew II.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Slavín

Thousands of slain Soviet soldiers are buried within the shadow of this enormous obelisk.
Salgótarján, Slovakia

Stone Waterfall

Inside the Šomoška National Nature Reserve exists a unique rock formation rarely seen in the world.
Čičmany, Slovakia

Painted Village of Čičmany

A perfectly preserved hill village where the buildings are painted like white lace.
Oravský Podzámok, Slovakia

Orava Castle

The 700-year-old fortress was the site of Count Orlok's castle in "Nosferatu."