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Bologna, Italy

Bologna Centrale Station Clock

Time has been frozen at this station since the bombing in 1980—or so it was believed.
Bologna, Italy

Statue of Pope Gregory XIII

A large statue of Pope Gregory XIII in Bologna was disguised as Saint Petronius to avoid destruction.
Bologna, Italy

Monument to Fallen Partisans

A striking memorial recalls thousands of Bolognese men and women killed fighting fascists in World War II.
Bologna, Italy

Fountain of Neptune

Legend has it this fountain built to symbolize the Pope’s power hides a strange secret concerning Neptune's manliness.
Bologna, Italy

Finestrella di Via Piella

A small window on Via Piella offers a lovely and rare peek at Bologna's lost canals.
Ordino, Andorra

St. George Icon Museum

Extensive Orthodox icon collection in Andorra.
Ordino, Andorra

The Miniature Museum

Some of the smallest works of art in existence.
Reykjanesbær, Iceland

Uppspretta

This wild explosion of color on a disused water tower tells the whimsical tale of a curious puffin.
Iceland

Red Chair

A giant red chair bolted to a rock on a remote mossy hillside in Iceland.
Iceland

Svartifoss

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

Harpa

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

Monument to the Unknown Bureaucrat

Iceland's tribute to its thankless civil servants.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Hólavallagarður Cemetery

This verdant, tree-lined Reykjavik graveyard is both enchanting and eerie.
Iceland

Grjótagjá

This volcanic cave lake is essentially hard proof that Iceland is the most magical place on Earth.
Iceland

Námafjall

In Northeastern Iceland lies something of an oxymoron: a steaming desert.
Iceland

Snæfellsjökull

A formerly glacier-tipped volcano that inspired none other than Jules Verne.
Rif, Iceland

The Freezer

A world-class theater sits hidden in this remote town in West Iceland.
Iceland

'Víddaflakk' ('Interdimensional Hopscotch')

This plaque tells the story of an event that took place in an imagined parallel universe.
Iceland

Rauðfeldsgjá

This mountain fissure hides a secret path to a secluded mossy grotto within the rock itself.
Iceland

Búðakirkja

This black church sits alone among a field of lava rock.
Stykkishólmur, Iceland

The Library of Water

This collection of unique liquids allows visitors to wander the waters of Iceland's glaciers.
Iceland

Hvannadalshnjúkur

Climbing Iceland's highest peak on the rim of the Oræfajökull volcano.
Iceland

Dettifoss

The most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.