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St Kilda, Australia

St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony

You'll find the little birds tucked within the rocks of this Australian beach.
Crotone, Italy

Capo Colonna

A single column facing the sea is all that's left of one of the most important temples of Magna Graecia.
Palermo, Italy

Vigili del Fuoco

A study of Fascist era Art Deco design in Italy.
Ventotene, Italy

Santo Stefano Prison

Built to be the ideal penitentiary, this abandoned panopticon saw several revolts and even a prisoners' coup.
Lospalos, East Timor

Lake Ira Lalaro

This crocodile-infested East Timor reservoir is also home to a spectacular half-sunken forest.
Hunedoara, Romania

Corvin Castle

This fairy-tale castle would make Dracula (who is said to have been imprisoned there) jealous.
Areni, Armenia

Areni-1 Cave Complex

This series of Armenian caves held the oldest brain, shoe, and winery in the world.
Bago, Myanmar (Burma)

Shwethalyaung Buddha of Bago

The second largest reclining Buddha in the world got "lost" for over 120 years.
Myanmar (Burma)

Thanboddhay Pagoda

Luxurious devotion and 500,000 images of Buddha in Myanmar.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
Kantubek, Uzbekistan

Vozrozhdeniye Island

Former island in the Aral Sea used to be a top-secret Russian bio-weapons facility.
Beijing, China

The Forbidden City

The most famous location in China was home to whole dynasties worth of imperial rulers.
Greenland

Camp Century (Project Iceworm)

A Cold War atomic camp buried under the ice is now emerging because of global warming.
Brussels, Belgium

Manneken Pis

A little sculpture with a large wardrobe.
Bruges, Belgium

Basilica of the Holy Blood

Christ's blood preserved in a Belgian town.
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Mackwoods Tea Plantation Sign

A Sri Lankan tea factory's ironic take on the Los Angeles landmark.
Sri Lanka

Saint Anthony’s Church and Cemetery

The ruins of this old church are slowing sinking into the sand.