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Landskrona, Sweden

Hven

This Scandinavian island is the site of the first modern observatory.
Tucson, Arizona

Diamondback Bridge

In Tucson a giant metal snake helps pedestrians cross a busy highway.
Tucson, Arizona

Gallery in the Sun

This southwestern historic site was designed and built by an artist who wanted his work to "feel at home."
Anacapri, Italy

Grotta Azzurra (Blue Grotto)

The glowing blue Nymphaeum of Emperor Tiberius.
Pompei, Italy

Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
Cusco, Peru

Sacsayhuamán

The stones of this Incan wall complex fit together so well you couldn't fit a piece of paper between some of them.
Puno, Peru

The Uros People of Lake Titicaca

The Uros people live on floating reed islands in lake Titicaca.
Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo Ruins

Preserved Inca city and site of the last Inca stronghold against the Spanish Conquistadors.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
Coolidge, Arizona

Casa Grande Ruins

Some of the tallest ancient American ruins continue to inspire awe and curiosity.
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

Discover fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Mecca, California

Salton Sea

The ghostly remains of an accidental sea.
Heraklion, Greece

Knossos

A minotaur, a labyrinth, and a dubious restoration pull in visitors from around the world.
Istanbul, Turkey

Basilica Cisterns of Istanbul

A marvel of Byzantine engineering under the streets of Istanbul.
Taos, New Mexico

Taos Pueblo

A multi-storied adobe complex has been inhabited for more than a thousand years.
Montignac, France

Cave of Lascaux

Ancient paintings known as the "Sistine Chapel of Cave Art."
San Diego, California

San Diego Museum of Man

An extraordinarily ornate museum in San Diego holds wondrous anthropological treasures.
Aix-en-Provence, France

Bibliotheque Mejanes

A French library that makes sure its love of books is writ large... giant in fact.