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Bram Stoker, c. 1906
Whitby, England

Bram Stoker Memorial Seat

The view that inspired the scenes of Dracula's first landing in England
54.4863, -0.6133
Old Zakopane Cemetery
Zakopane, Poland

Old Zakopane Cemetery

Polish luminaries and masterful folk art find sanctuary in this unique cemetery.
49.2969, 19.9470
RAF Upper Heyford
Upper Heyford, England

RAF Upper Heyford

A rotting air force base is now home to rare birds and scarce plants
51.9294, -1.2796
Blue Lagoon
Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant
63.8801, -22.4494
Þingvellir Church
Iceland

Þingvellir Church

This beautiful, historic church looks like something out of a simpler past
64.2572, -21.1211
Creissels, France

Millau Viaduct

The world's tallest bridge is possibly also the most elegant.
44.0775, 3.0228
Þingvellir
Iceland

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past
64.2581, -21.1250
Whales of Iceland
Reykjavik, Iceland

Whales of Iceland

Iceland is home to the largest whale museum in Europe which allows visitors to walk among life-size giants
64.1553, -21.9472
Reykjavik, Iceland

Piece of Berlin Wall In Iceland

A bit of the Berlin Wall was gifted to the Icelandic capital to commemorate the 25th anniversary of German reunification.
64.1464, -21.9059
Hekla with Reflection
Iceland

Hekla

A stratovolcano located in the south of Iceland, with a long history of charted activity and a rich mythology attached
63.9035, -19.3520
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
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
Iceland

Midlina

Walk in the footsteps of the gods and straddle two tectonic plates
63.8683, -22.6754
Harpa at night
Reykjavik, Iceland

Harpa

This stunning concert hall has become a symbol of Iceland's national recovery.
64.1503, -21.9325
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

The tallest building in Iceland, and certainly one of the most visually impressive
64.1353, -21.8952
Silfra
Iceland

Silfra

This natural Icelandic fissure allows divers to swim right between two volatile tectonic plates
64.2564, -21.1181
Stones and Henge, respectively.
England

Stonehenge World Heritage Site

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
51.1797, -1.8265
Casemates overlooking Alzette River
Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Bock Casemates

An expansive complex of subterranean tunnels is all that remains of one of Europe's most formidable medieval fortresses.
49.6117, 6.1367
Main Fourvière theatre.
Lyon, France

Ancient Roman Theaters of Lyon

Lyon, France is home to two remarkably preserved Roman theaters, one dating back to 15 BCE.
45.7598, 4.8199
Before restoration
Elsecar, England

Elsecar Beam Engine

This jewel of an engine is one of Northern England's finest surviving legacies of the Industrial Revolution, even catching the eye of Henry Ford.
53.4946, -1.4198
Taxidermy animals and a whale skeleton
London, England

London Natural History Museum

70 million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home
51.4966, -0.1765
Tombs of the Kings
Paphos, Cyprus

Tombs of the Kings, Paphos

An ancient necropolis of magnificent tombs.
34.7748, 32.4050
(Flickr/Carlos Affonso)
Qesm Saint Katrin, Egypt

St. Catherine's Monastery

Charnel house at the foot of Mount Sinai
28.6683, 34.0656
Red Sea Blue Hole
Qesm Saint Katrin, Egypt

Red Sea Blue Hole

The deadliest diving spot in the world is also a stunning geological marvel
28.5091, 34.5136