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Funchal, Portugal

Principality of Pontinha

A micronation on an islet along the coast of a Portuguese island.
Nottinghamshire, England

The Saracen's Head Hotel

A 13th-century inn where the ill-fated King Charles I spent his last night of freedom.
England

The Oil Patch Warrior

A memorial to American oil drillers who volunteered to travel secretly to England in 1943 and work in the U.K.'s only oil field.
Nottinghamshire, England

Rufford Abbey

The undercroft is a spectacular example of medieval Cistercian architecture.
Valletta, Malta

Valletta Tunnels

A centuries-old forgotten underworld lies beneath Malta.
Blidworth, England

Will Scarlet's Grave

A mysterious medieval monument said to mark the final resting place of Robin Hood’s henchman.
Punta Arenas, Chile

Nao Victoria Museum

A display of hand-built replicas of the legendary vessels used by Patagonian and Antarctic explorers.
Sterling, Virginia

Dulles Airport Mobile Lounges

These unusual rooms on wheels are holdovers from the 1960s.
Falkland Islands

Bodie Creek Suspension Bridge

This abandoned suspension bridge on the Falkland Islands is now crumbling into the water.
North Yorkshire, England

Buttertubs Pass

A steep and winding road in the Yorkshire Dales passes by these deep natural potholes.
Entebbe, Uganda

Aero Beach

An aeronautical-themed resort forged around rusty relics from the golden age of air travel.
Nottinghamshire, England

Standard Hill

The English Civil War began right here in 1642.
Newark-on-Trent, England

The Newark Castle Remains

This English medieval castle is where King John died of dysentery.
Sheffield, England

Cobweb Bridge

The whimsical steel spider lurking in the shadows of this suspension bridge shows that engineers can have a sense of humor.
Portsmouth, England

Spinnaker Tower

This striking observation tower shaped like a spinnaker sail is the newest icon in historic Portsmouth.
Northumberland, England

Holy Island Boat Sheds

These upturned herring boats make nifty storage sheds for fishing goods.
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Castle

A castle from the Holy Roman Empire that hosts traveling youth... in its stables.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
Longyearbyen, Norway

Svalbard Bryggeri

The world's northernmost brewery uses water from a 2,000-year-old glacier to create its beer.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Highlandman's Umbrella

Displaced highlanders would take shelter from the wet Scottish climate under the large walled bridge at Glasgow Central Station.
Glasgow, Scotland

Duke of Wellington Statue

This stately monument has been wearing a traffic cone hat for decades much to the delight of the locals.
Edinburgh, Scotland

Old Calton Cemetery

A 18th century graveyard and its astonishing cortege of macabre iconography.
Liverpool, England

St. John's Beacon

The tower was originally used as a chimney for the waste incinerator of St. John's Precinct and Market.
Liverpool, England

William MacKenzie's Tomb

Pyramid shaped monument with a tall tale attached.