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Viñales, Cuba

Viñales Mural de la Prehistoria

Neo-cave art on the macro scale.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Laetoli Footprints

Human ancestor’s 3.6 million year-old footprints.
Paro, Bhutan

Paro Taktsang

The small cliffside monastery known as the Tiger's Nest is said to be the meditation site of an eighth-century Buddhist master.
Paro, Bhutan

Paro International Airport

This Himalayan airport provides one of the most difficult landings in the world.
El Chaltén, Argentina

Cerro Fitz Roy

The inspiration for the Patagonia Clothing logo, Cerro Fitz Roy turns pink at sunrise.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Buenos Aires' city of the dead contains some very famous remains, including Eva Perón.
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Cave Church

Once the home of a hermetic monk, this cave now houses a small church.
Budapest, Hungary

Hospital in the Rock

A museum dedicated to a secret military hospital hidden beneath a castle in Budapest.
Vienna, Austria

Cemetery of the Nameless

The resting place for anonymous victims of the Danube's dark waters.
Auckland, New Zealand

Sky Tower

A New Zealand communications tower stands as the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

The Cracks - Las Grietas

These mammoth-yet-narrow crevasses in the Earth are perfect for taking an otherworldly swim.
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.
Aguas Calientes, Peru

Machu Picchu: The Lost City of The Inca

The intricate stonework of Machu Picchu serves as a testament to Incan engineers.
Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake

Aqueducts have dramatically changed this old lake, now home to tufa towers and its very own species of tiny brine shrimp.
Bridgeport, California

Bodie State Historic Park

Standing in a state of "arrested decay," this ghost town allows for a detailed peek into Gold Rush life in an unusually harsh climate.
Berkeley, California

Sather Tower

The century-old bell and clock tower at UC Berkeley is the third-tallest in the world, and has fossils.
Berkeley, California

Moe's Books

A shape-shifting buy-sell-trade bookstore, born to Beatnik Era spirit.
San Francisco, California

The Wave Organ

A huge musical instrument played by the ocean.
Sausalito, California

Marin Headlands

Concrete strongholds stand guard over the Golden Gate.
Turnov, Czechia

Český Ráj (Bohemian Paradise)

Bohemian paradise covered in majestic forests.
Liberec, Czechia

Hotel Ještěd

This unusually shaped mountaintop tower looks like a UFO floating over the city.
Espoo, Finland

Lake Bodom

Finnish lake, and scene of an infamous murder mystery.
Helsinki, Finland

Temppeliaukio Church

A subterranean house of worship carved right out of the bedrock.