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A field of single boots, shoes, and the occasional sandal
Falkland Islands

Boot Hill

An ever-growing field of footwear invites legends and more shoes.
-51.7171, -57.9895
The child eater
Bern, Switzerland

The Child Eater of Bern

A nearly 500 year old sculpture depicts a man eating a sack of babies, and no one is sure why.
46.9485, 7.4475
The Old College's mural of Old Father Time.
Aberystwyth, Wales

University of Aberystwyth Old College

A real-life Professor Snape once taught in this Welsh university building, which students of course nicknamed “Hogwarts.”
52.4150, -4.0881
Devonshire Dome in Buxton.
Buxton, England

The Devonshire Dome

Once the largest unsupported dome in the world, beating out the Pantheon and St Peters in Rome.
53.2601, -1.9169
The restored Cundy House to the north of the castle
Bolsover, England

Cundy House

This restored 17th century "conduit house," often mistaken for a watchtower, actually supplied water to nearby Bolsover Castle.
53.2333, -1.2956
Crich Stand, the War Memorial of the Sherwood Foresters.
Derbyshire, England

Crich Stand

This poignant WWI memorial looks like a lighthouse 100 miles from the sea.
53.0909, -1.4865
water sources
Cromford, England

Cromford Mill

The world's first successful water-powered cotton mill paved the way for the factories of the British Industrial Revolution.
53.1091, -1.5557
The Trent Aegir tidal bore.
West Stockwith, England

The Trent Aegir

In the right conditions a wall of water up to five feet tall flows upstream against the current on the River Trent.
53.4434, -0.8126
Cloaca Maxima's outfall is near the Ponte Rotto bridge.
Rome, Italy

Cloaca Maxima

The "Greatest Sewer" of ancient Rome is one of the oldest sewer systems in the world, and is still in use.
41.8889, 12.4803
The gates with Traquair House in the background.
Scottish Borders, Scotland

The Bear Gates of Traquair

The main gates have been locked since 1745 and will remain so until the Stuart Dynasty returns to the throne.
55.6083, -3.0662
Spon Street
Coventry, England

Spon Street

A preserved block of timber buildings from the city's industrial era in the Middle Ages.
52.4084, -1.5172
Cherhill White Horse, Wiltshire.
Cherhill, England

Cherhill White Horse

The geoglyph once sported a glass bottle eye.
51.4252, -1.9320
A street performer on Las Ramblas.
Barcelona, Spain

Street Performers of Las Ramblas

The iconic boulevard is the perfect place to catch sight of a bicycling skeleton, a levitating Satan, or a chef with his head stuck in a pizza.
41.3812, 2.1733
Cyclists on the causeway with Pilgrims Way marker pole in the background.
Northumberland, England

Pilgrims Way to Holy Island

Twice a day this ancient path disappears with the tides, leaving the Holy Island of Lindisfarne out to sea.
55.6778, -1.8750
Hamilton Hill as viewed from Kings Mill Reservoir.
Mansfield, England

Hamilton Hill

The English town of Mansfield likely got its name from this enigmatic breast-shaped mound rising abruptly from the earth.
53.1242, -1.2315
Glenfinnan Monument .
Glenfinnan, Scotland

The Leaning Tower of Glenfinnan

A close look reveals that the Scottish monument is just slightly off-kilter.
56.8691, -5.4392
The 15th Century Merchants house that started it all.
Stoke Heath, England

The Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings

A slightly surreal menagerie of structures that were lovingly spared from demolition and reconstructed in a field.
52.3148, -2.0724
The coolest village sign in the UK?
Gotham, England

The Original Gotham

The storied English village that pretended to be insane inspired NYC's nickname and the fictional namesake in the DC Comics universe.
52.8664, -1.2076
Berlin, Germany

Soviet Graffiti in the Reichstag

The walls of Germany's Parliament still show the scars of the Red Army takeover in World War II.
52.5186, 13.3759
Þingvellir Church
Valhallarvegur, Iceland

Þingvellir Church

This beautiful, historic church looks like something out of a simpler past.
64.2572, -21.1211
Rainbow
Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls)

If a glacial river suddenly diving into a sheer chasm via a dramatic, multi-stage waterfall isn't peak Iceland, it's certainly close.
64.3270, -20.1200
A Strokkur geyser eruption
Iceland

Haukadalur Geothermal Field

This valley of hot springs and boiling mud pots is home to the record-holding "Geysir," which originated the English word.
64.3104, -20.3023
The Reynisdrangar from the cliffs above.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three columns of volcanic rock shoot out of the ocean.
63.4087, -19.0173
The GPO at night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
53.3493, -6.2611