Brett Ferron's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
Brett Ferron's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Iraq
1st
Places visited in Bhaktapur, Nepal
2nd
Places visited in Kyrgyzstan
2nd
Places edited in Middletown, Connecticut
5th
Places visited in Uzbekistan
Loading map...
Muscat, Oman

The Muttrah Souq

This bazaar is one of the oldest in the Arabian world.
Tarim, Yemen

Minaret of Al-Muhdhar Mosque

The tallest minaret in Yemen is 150 feet high and entirely made of mud.
Shibam, Yemen

Shibam

A city built from mud and known as the "Manhattan of the desert."
Yemen

Socotra Island

The most alien-looking place on Earth.
Kathmandu, Nepal

The Pashupatinath Temple

The oldest Hindu temple complex in Nepal serves as the seat of Nepal’s national deity, Lord Pashupatinath.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu Durbar Square

This historic square in Nepal is home to temples dating back to the third century.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Kumari Ghar

A brick building in Kathmandu's Durbar Square is home to Nepal's most prominent living goddess.
Koysinjaq, Iraq

Qshla Koya

Qshla Koya is an Ottoman fortress located on a hillock in the central quarter of Koya.
Dokan, Iraq

Qyzqapan Tomb

Ancient rock-cut tomb? Definitely. That of a great Median king? Unlikely.
Al-Chibayish, Iraq

Mudhif Houses

Giant reed houses made in the marshes of Southern Iraq.
Amedi, Iraq

Bahdinan Gate

This beautiful arched gate is all that remains of the fortress the ancient mountaintop town of Amadiya once was.
Erbil, Iraq

Erbil Citadel

An ancient fortified mound raised over the millennia from settlements built one on top of the other.
Al-Shikhan, Iraq

Lalish Temple

The sacred shrine of the Yazidis.
Hillah, Iraq

Babylon

Celebrated as a center of civilization, the remains of the ancient city have been nearly destroyed by greed, egoism, and war.
Madain, Iraq

Taq Kasra

This remnant of an ancient Persian city is considered to be the world's largest single-span brick vault arch.
Baghdad, Iraq

Al-Shaheed Monument

A giant bisected onion dome remembers the Iraqis who died in the Iran-Iraq War.
Samarra, Iraq

Great Mosque of Samarra

9th century Abbasid mosque, damaged in modern warfare.
Nepal

Bardia National Park

This park is the prime habitat for Nepal’s Bengal tigers.
Sanga, Nepal

Kailashnath Mahadev Statue

Nepal is home to the world’s tallest Shiva statue.
Bhaktapur, Nepal

Nyatapola Temple

Towering at a height of over 30 meters, this turn-of-the-18th-century landmark is the tallest temple in Nepal.
Khangsar, Nepal

Annapurna

Named after the Goddess of Harvests, Annapurna is the deadliest member of the Eight-thousanders club.
Bhaktapur, Nepal

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

The former stronghold of the Malla Dynasty has remained virtually unchanged since the 17th-century.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Boudhanath Stupa

One of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world keeps an eye out in every direction.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Swayambhunath Monkey Temple

Sacred Buddhist home of some spiritual monkeys.