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On the highest peak in the Harz Mountains, science and the occult faced off in a failed attempt to turn a goat into a boy.
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Is This Swiss Village Too Beautiful to Photograph?
A savvy, crazy successful publicity stunt made it seem like it was.
June 02, 2017
Botyre (Ayent), Switzerland
The Bisses of Valais
Medieval irrigation channels built into the sides of mountains provided Valais with water for hundreds of years.
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This wondrous waterfall rushing down a green-covered mountain wasn't discovered until 2010.
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Tour Percée Double Arch
This stunning natural double arch, the largest in the Alps, went undiscovered until 2005.
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Zamskhang Palace Ruins
This abandoned palace and the stupas around it conceal beautiful Buddhist frescoes, statues, and silk paintings.
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Iten: Home of Champions
The Kenyan town where the best distance runners in the world are trained.
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Mount Halti Peak
Citizens of Norway want to gift the peak of Mount Halti to Finland for its 100th birthday.
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José Martí Bust on Pico Turquino
The Cuban revolutionary looks over the country from its highest peak.
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Laguna Niguel, California
Aliso Summit Fairy Trail
This beautiful ridge-top trail is dotted by tiny homes apparently built by a group of itinerant fairies.
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Blankenburg (Harz), Germany
Teufelsmauer (The Devil's Wall)
A strange rock formation with numerous legends trying to explain it.
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The Yeti Scalp of Khumjung
A Himalayan monastery claims to have a piece of a centuries-old abominable snowman.
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Tambon Khaem Son, Thailand
Wat Pha Sorn Kaew (Temple on the Glass Cliff)
Modern design and unusual architecture make this mountaintop temple no ordinary Buddhist retreat.
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Via Ferrata Pisciadù
A climbing route in the mountains of Italy’s Dolomites, built for soldiers during World War I.
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A Very Fast Moose Takes to the Slopes
A freaked-out snowboarder took an amazing video.
March 13, 2017
Three Forks, Montana
Madison Buffalo Jump State Park
For thousands of years, Native American hunters drove buffalo straight off this cliff in Montana's Yellowstone Country.
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Flåmsbana (Flåm Railway)
One of the most breathtaking railways in Europe also takes one of the steepest climbs, from fjord to mountain plateau.
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Our Lady of the Rockies
High in the Rockies the third largest statue in the U.S. opens her welcoming arms, and lights up the night sky.
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