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La Pompe, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Petit Nevis Whaling Station

This century old flensing port is a remnant of a culture for whom whaling is still legal.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Moonhole Homes

These eclectic homes nestled into the cliffs of a Caribbean island were built entirely from scavenged materials.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Owia Salt Pond

Natural Caribbean swimming pool ringed by bizarrely artistic lava rock formations.
Easter Island, Chile

Ana Kai Tangata (Cannibal Cave)

The ominously named cave is home to some remarkable ancient art.
Easter Island, Chile

The Navel of the World

This large round boulder is said to emit spiritual power, but it may just be magnets.
Easter Island, Chile

Orongo

This was once the center of the Birdman cult, and is now a World Heritage Site.
Easter Island, Chile

"El Gigante" and the Stone Moai of Easter Island

The largest stone Moai on Easter Island.
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri Heart-Shaped Traffic Lights

Instead of solid circles, the stoplights in this northern Icelandic town have glowing red hearts.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Monument to the Unknown Bureaucrat

Iceland's tribute to its thankless civil servants.
Iceland

Selárdalur Valley

A "simple-hearted artist" turned an isolated Icelandic valley into his own art museum.
Iceland

Selatangar

Eerie ruins of an abandoned medieval fishing village crumble atop an unforgiving stretch of earth.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Harpa

This stunning concert hall has become a symbol of Iceland's national recovery.
Iceland

Námaskarð

A sulfuric martian landscape that looks far better than it smells.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic Punk Museum

This tiny museum's sizable collection is jammed into a former underground public toilet.
Iceland

Aldeyjarfoss

A little-visited waterfall in an otherworldly landscape.
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.
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.
Iceland

Godafoss

This elegant arc of a waterfall marks a religious turning point.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrimskirkja

One of the tallest buildings in Iceland, and perhaps, the most visually impressive.
Iceland

Gljúfrafoss

This fantastical waterfall is hidden in a cave located in a cracked cliff.
Iceland

Hvítserkur

Rising from the sea like a stone monster.
Iceland

Svartifoss

The unique waterfall in Iceland's south features a backdrop of geometric black lava columns.
Grindavík, Iceland

Blue Lagoon

Medicinal spa created with the discharge from a geothermal energy plant.
Naqu, Tibet

Tanggula Railway Station

At 16,627 feet above sea level, this unstaffed station is the highest in the world.